17 October 2015

Bathroom Remodel: Finished Tile

 Hey, y'all!  
(I've decided to start saying that because I've been watching way too many episodes of Fixture Upper. And because our daughter is now a resident of Texas!) 

Anyway, the tile phase of our bathroom project is done! I could not be happier with how everything looks. Our contractor did an amazing job with the installation! 

In the shower, we have creamy white subway tile on the walls, with "natural" or cement-colored grout. The shower drain has been installed but we still need to add the bronze-colored fixtures. The glass shower doors should be here in a couple of weeks!

Here's a close-up of those wall tiles. I love this tile so much that I think I will set up shop in the shower! There's even a tiny corner shelf for my crafting tools! :)

 The floor of the shower has the same hexagon tiles as the rest of the bathroom. I absolutely love the shower drain! It has sort of an old-style industrial look. I had nothing whatsoever to do with choosing it. One day it just appeared, so I'm really glad that I love it so much!
 

The "curb" of the shower is topped with the same material which will be on our counter top.
 

 It has sort of a chunky look which I love.

Here is the completed floor with the cream-colored grout installed. I love how it turned out! I would say that the lighter grout makes the entire floor "read" a little lighter than I expected it to, but that's OK. And it looks more homogeneous now...a bit less "busy", if you will. But you can definitely see the geometry of the floor tiles, and that was our goal!

 The green wallpaper is still a huge visual distraction, so here's the floor with no wallpaper and only the bottom half of a cat!

 As part of the tile work, we had a heating/cooling vent relocated from the floor to the vertical area which will be under the cabinet. Lily loved sitting over that floor vent, so she's still getting used this little change. "Aire iz comeen out heere naow, mommie!"

This project will be on hold for a couple of weeks, then the contractors will start working on the walls. We'll be adding wainscoting around the perimeter of the main bathroom, then putting a dark brown-ish wallpaper above it. I'm excited for the next phase of this project to start!

Thanks for following along with our progress!
jp


2 comments:

Kristina said...

Looks great!!! In our next home, I told the husband the master bathroom has to have a tricked out shower or we were going to have to put one in. I didn't with this house, but when we sell, that will be one of the "have to have" on my list.

Janet said...

Thanks, Kristina! I'm happy with everything so far! We opted not to go with all the extras in the shower -- it is going to have a "normal" type shower head (not a rain head) and no side jets. The opening at the top of the shower is for the fan, which will be installed in the same place as the old fan. I'm just so excited to be rid of the old shower! :)