soaking in the bath


it’s almost midnight and this monday is about to draw to a close. that is if i can pry myself away from the infinite and inspirational images on pinterest.  how are you doing this february night? it’s pretty cold even here in miami beach so i hunkered down indoors enough of the day to paint my bathroom and prep it for a makeover. it’s about as basic as it gets with a glass door shower, built in vanity sink and mirror and 60s tile. scrolling through the pictures tonight made me really think about how this tiny space can convey so much from romantic to restful, masculine, welcoming, cozy, elegant, industrial, farmhouse, feminine, modern, natural or serene. just to start.  above image via house of jade interiors blog


i started getting obsessed with these kinds of memes

bathroom-with-personal-touches these bloggers, photographers and designers are amazing in my book

daebea840303120c83ec00986621c1e9 such simplicity and sophistication all at once

057e8bef1e32fbe2646512d0b927037a i love the bathroom cause even the smallest corner can pack a punch

5cde0d0951188adef8252b59ad8a50ac and the details can really be appreciated, maybe more than in any other room

0eb7229af66986926eaf06cf207354f7 some even consider it a venue to showcase artwork

9d954da76b8ff716ddffa464bca144c7 and others find that less is more



i love how they mixed the natural floor in with the modern hardware and rainshower

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dream green diy-how-to-refresh-tile-grout-without-renovating if you’re anything like me you want a quick fix. this is a great way to use what you have and touch up the grout

Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 9.33.48 PM Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 9.32.02 PM Screen Shot 2016-02-08 at 9.30.04 PM i thought this designer had some pretty good points: use tray and beautiful hand towels, wallpapers and take a paper into the medicine cabinet

bathroom-shower-hooks so much fun can be had in the minute finishing touches


decorpad i adore these crystal handles


just a smattering of ideas (click each for links)


personally i reside somewhere between these three. well the decor will have to wait, it’s drying and it’s bedtime. have a good night!


February 9, 2016. Baths, Makeover, paris apartment project, the paris apartment project, TPA Project. Leave a comment.

bathed in blue

allo everyone! we made it through another week and now it’s smooth sailing straight into the weekend.  it was a pretty productive week over here, having help from liz was just the boost i needed to propel me forward. thank god for friends, even if you have to pay them! truth is, liz is a clothing stylist and when she has big jobs i work with her and vice versa. anyway today we put together designs for 14 pieces for the a/d show, made a book detailing the different upholstery techniques, fabrics and piping. i was having a mental block  getting organized but now am now serene instead of stressed.

i’m not sure how this post evolved, but all these pics are from pinterest once again (i’m sorry i didn’t label each one but you can find them on my boards at there’s so much to play with, pair up and ponder that i let it free flow, kind of rolled the dice i guess, and of all things, came up with beautiful blue bathrooms.

of course in design, there’s truly something for everyone. pour moi, i love the old school stuff but get that the modern (especially in a bath), is pretty great too, especially if it’s got a touch of old and new.

i’m not sure if this ‘mod’ bath below is so much more advanced in style and design than, say,  the one at the top but i give them an A for effort in originality. there’s a lot to be said for simplicity i guess and not having to clean the rock wall is an added bonus.

this one below kind of brings together old, new, rustic and mod.

ultimately, it’s kind of like goldilocks, you know which one fits you best. this one fits me just right! what about you?

well, c’est tout chere friends, i’m closing up early and am suddenly in the mood for a hot bath. have a great night!

February 12, 2011. Tags: . Baths, Blue Interiors. 13 comments.