I keep meaning to…

I keep meaning to photograph the house, and I'm so far behind, I'm not sure when it'll get done. And I keep wishing for better lighting, but somehow I'm also out and about on sunny days, and it's not as if I'm about to invest in those cool umbrella lights real photographers use, just to take pictures of my renovation project. But here's one room, at least -- the tiny 5'x8' guest bath is finished. Not really decorated for Christmas, aside from one little washcloth, but at least it's done.

I'm very happy with how it came out -- it's the most luxe in styling of all our rooms, and it feels like a tiny Indian-inspired jewel box. The biggest splurge was probably the shower curtain, at least in terms of what shower curtains normally cost, but I think it was totally worth it -- it makes the room, in my opinion. I also love the tile, which was $10 / sq. ft., if I remember right, which is about double our original budget -- at least we didn't have to tile very much. :-)

If I were going to re-do anything (and had any money left), I would probably do simple art glass for privacy (no color, but patterned in some way) in a window that actually opens. And it would've been nice to wrap tile around the room -- Porcelanosa makes a neutral ribbed taupe tile that coordinates with the patterened one. And the metallic silver we put in the ceiling looks a little more blue than I'd expected -- I might try a different silver, and possibly put some more texture into it. But it looks pretty good to me as is. :-) Hope you like it!

Cabinetry: Restoration Hardware Cartwright Powder Room (extra-narrow, which we needed), topped with Calcutta Gold marble
Bath Hardware: Pfister Catalina
Tile: Porcelanosa Deco Silk Blanco, with Dove Grey grout
Shower Curtain: John Robshaw Stone
Chandelier: We Got Lites Legacy Mini Chandelier
Snowflake washcloth: IKEA
Wall paint: Benjamin Moore Revere Pewter (a historic color)
Ceiling paint: Modern Masters platinum metallic

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