In a guest bathroom, simple, ready-made elements create a classic design. Subway tiles have a sophisticated bevel; the marble countertop, basketweave tile and shower curb tie the space together. Beadboard pairs with cottage details on the sconce and medicine cabinet to make the space feel cozy.
Floor-to-ceiling cabinets provide much-needed storage in this light and bright bathroom. Dark gray countertops create an elegant contrast, while a chic sink with a trio of curved faucets takes center stage.
In a waterfront property on the far eastern edge of Shelter Island, N.Y., architect Jack Wettling used a palette of crisp white accented with sea blue to create a relaxing master bathroom. “The colors draw in the views from the picturesque Coecles Harbor,” he says. A judicious use of high-end stone — in the marble tub surround and a narrow marble border on the wall — lends a luxe look without breaking the bank.
BelleInteriors designed this serene bathroom with a palette of spring green and yellow. Black marble contrasts well with the color scheme and bright white trim. One of the best qualities of marble is that it has a unique look but, like most stone tiles, it requires sealing and regular cleaning.
Cottage Powder Room With White Wainscoting and Storage Baskets
This cottage powder room gets an updated look with white wainscoting, a modern mirror, and a pop of orange in the towels. The stacked baskets on the floor are a great way to house bath products when using a pedestal sink.
Light Green Cottage Bathroom With White Subway Tile
White subway tile wainscoting with dark grout adds a vintage look to this pale green bathroom. A furniture-style white vanity and clawfoot tub bring a touch of elegance to the casual feel of this space.
When designer Tara Seawright’s clients bought an outdated waterside cottage, they turned to her for help modernizing the space on a tight budget. “By painting the floors a bright white and using strategic pops of color — like a colorful shower curtain — against a neutral background, we gave the home a more current look,” says the designer.