Ultimate Guide to Bathroom Decorating and Design
3 Bathroom Renovations
These small spaces needed big help. With some creativity and hard work, they were given a much-needed makeover.
After: A New World
What Stayed: The sink and tub stayed put. By working with existing plumbing, they were able to keep costs down.
What's New: The changes were purely cosmetic: They used decoupaged maps (glued and sealed) for wallpaper, painted beaded board for wainscoting, and patterned hexagonal tile for the flooring. The only building project was a tiled box on one end of the tub to hide plumbing for the new shower fixture.
How It Works: The owners now enjoy a fun, pretty bath that doubles as a space for their baby son, Alexander, as well as visitors. "There's always something to look at -- it's never boring," says Hannah of the maps.