Country Bedroom & Bath

Jill called me about updating their Guest Bedroom & Bath.  She wanted a Country look for both rooms with some bright cheery colors.  They wanted a walk-in Shower and more storage in the bathroom.  Replace the vanity that did not function properly, due to the angled door, the drawers would not open fully.  She also wanted a Farmhouse Sink in the bath!  In the bedroom, Jill wanted to keep her Grandmother’s antique furniture, but replace almost everything else.  After MUCH discussion with Don & Jill and several drawings by me, we came up with a plan that worked for their needs.

So here is what we came up with:

  • We started with a pretty plaid fabric that had the bright green that Jill was wanting, plus some barn reds and soft neutrals for that Country Look.
  • From there we chose our color palette.
  • I suggested a shower base that was molded with a seat on one side.  And a full glass seamless shower door to open up the tiny room and allow you to view the tile walls.
  • We tiled the shower all the way to the ceiling and added a recessed light in the shower area.
  • We decided to move the plumbing fixtures to the opposite wall of the shower, away from the exterior wall.
  • Tile on the bath floor.
  • New toilet.
  • Custom Designed, Built & Painted Cabinetry with an Under-mount Farmhouse Sink in it.
  • Updated the Lighting with a new light bar and a fan/light combo on the ceiling.  (The fan is much quieter, per Don’s request.)
  • We upgraded the Shower fixtures with a Rain Shower-head and a Handheld Shower head.
  • The sink faucet is a Wall-Mounted “antique look” with a soap dish attached.  Really fun for a Country Look.
  • Bead-board on the walls, up 6 foot with a narrow shelf on top.
  • And finally a shaped inverted pleat valance with red buttons over the shower door.
  • Then we took the Bead-board into the Bedroom, but only 3 foot up to create a chair-rail.
  • On the wall behind the bed, I installed a large mural with a beautiful Country scene.
  • New Custom Window Treatments and Bedding which consisted of Inverted Pleat Drapery panels with Green buttons at the bottom of each pleat.  The plaid went on the bed with a solid green pleated dust skirt, a pair of envelope shams and an accent pillow.
  • We recovered the antique rocker seat cushion in a fun green dotted fabric.
  • The angled door into the bath was changed into a Pocket-Door and moved slightly, so that the drawers would be fully functional.
  • And really fun part is the new “Barn-like” Closet Doors and Bathroom Door.
  • We again updated the lighting with a ceiling light/fan combo.  Changed the closet lights and adjusted the spots to shine on the new Barn Doors.

What a wonderful new Country Look for the Guest Room. Now Don & Jill have to decide if they want to leave it as the Guest Room or change it into the Master Bedroom Suite? hum…

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