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Master Bathroom Reveal: Our Home Remodel

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This has to be the reveal post that I have most looked forward to sharing with you… the master bathroom! It’s a complete dream especially given what it looked like when we bought the house. You may have seen some peeks back then on my instagram story, like this…

Holy sh&#, look at that tile! You know you want more…

80s bathroom mauve ombre tile

What would you even call this color? Dark mauve, cranberry? I love me some hexagons, but not when they are pink and in sink form. Mixed metals? Sure it’s a trend, but these chrome/brass combo faucets were never a good idea. Add in black walls and an abundance of glass block and you’ve got a sexy early 90’s beauty. With that said, you know this bathroom was the bomb in it’s day. It’s just that it’s day was 25 years ago. (Oh my gosh, I hope the previous owner never reads this)! You might not believe me that this is the same space. Seriously, I don’t think before and after photos get any better than this!

Right? This bathroom went from dark and dated to bright and modern.

white and black master bathroom remodel

Where do I begin?

freestanding tub in master bath

After spotting this gorgeous bathroom designed by Byrd Design, I was so inspired. I adored the patterned floor and freestanding tub so when on the hunt for my own. I found the gorgeous black, white and gray patterned tile here (also used here in my kitchen), and the large freestanding tub here. We decided to use a lot of subway tile (as always) and placed it all the way to the ceiling in the shower and on the vanity walls. On the other walls of the bathroom, we added board and batten, and painted the upper portion in Dunn Edwards Cloud (light gray).

freestanding tub with glass shower

Add in this darling modern bench from HomeGoods and a candle and bath accessories from World Market, and who’s ready for a relaxing soak? 😉 Don’t worry, there is a window covering there now. (ha!)

bathroom details

I spent several days searching and deciding on vanities. With the patterend tile, I knew I wanted white cabinets with marble tops. I chose these 60″ carrera marble topped vanities and absolutely love them. For contrast, I used my favorite round mirrors in antique bronze (love the pivoting brackets). The chrome faucets and towel rings and hooks are from Home Depot.

bathroom storage ideas

I originally bought these black wall sconces for our kitchen and loved them so much I ordered more for the bathroom!

black bathroom sconce light

What do you think?

Such a HUGE change, right?!


floor tile  |  lotion  |  wall sconce  |  bench (similar)  |  tub (similar)  |  mirror  |  shower faucet  |  shower floor tile  |  vanity  |  hand soap  |  pendant light  


October 11, 2017

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  1. Laura says:

    AMAZING KIM!!! Love it all!!!!

  2. Eileen says:

    Love your black & white bathroom! Especially the freestanding tub and huge shower.

  3. ashley says:

    OMG! I thought I was in love with your kitchen and now you’ve gone and added a bathroom to match! This is so gorgeous and I love the black and white combo. You knocked it out of the park with this one.

  4. Summer Adams says:

    Kim it looks amazing and I love CLOUD! Our home is being finished next week and I almost used Cloud! Beautiful job on this bathroom!

  5. Michelle Barry says:

    Looks Beautiful!!!
    I really do love everything, I have always loved Black and White! I am curious do you have any color anything that pops in any of your rooms? I’d love to see some color, wether it is in a photo or some decor.

    • Kim says:

      I prefer neutrals, Michelle! (as you can see from my reveals so far, as well as our previous home!) I do use color in my kids room and office, but I prefer black/white/gray/tans for my living spaces.

  6. Jen says:

    Woa! That is one serious transformation! Gorgeous!

  7. So gorgeous!! What an amazing transformation! Great job Kim! You truly have an eye and talent for this!

  8. Carrie Lockhart says:

    I love the tile! I’m planning on using in my master bath as well, but was advised not too because it is too thin to hold the weight of my freestanding tub. Have you had any issues with yours?

  9. Mylien says:

    I love look. How are the sconces holding up? I’m thinking of putting 3 in my hall bath over the vanity. It states it’s not damp rated, concerned about that.

  10. Kim says:

    I also am wondering how the tile is holding up with the freestanding tub. We are considering this for our master bath. I ordered a box from Home Depot to see it in person. It is beautiful but not very thick. Worried about whether it’s strong enough to support the tub.

  11. Fiza Petro says:

    What’s the size of the bathroom?

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