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guest bath remodel

Jessi FisherDecember 23, 2012
Here is our guest bath. The pink tub is being refinished this week (to white) I need help picking tub surround tile and flooring. the vanity will be a mission style in dark alder.
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How dark is the dark alder stain? Some is almost black.
    Bookmark   December 23, 2012 at 3:53PM
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You have to be careful which color you use because of the colors in the floor.
    Bookmark   December 23, 2012 at 4:05PM
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Annette Batkin Designs
I would go light with the tiles. I hope all the wall paper is going and that shower door. and what about the black tile wall on the half wall? If the black tile wall is staying then look at vintage octagon with a black dot to pick up the black in the wall. I would do white subway tile with a 3 inch sizzle stripe of black and white checkerboard of 1" by 1" tiles. The floor tiles and 1x1's are available at dal tile at a very reasonable price. Run your sizzle strip at eye level. Instead of the the shower door, just do a chrome rod with a nice simple shower curtain. Then you can pick a fun color for the wall like a lime green.
    Bookmark   December 23, 2012 at 5:04PM
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I like the paper it is backin...paint the doors and cabinet, subway tiles are current...
    Bookmark   December 23, 2012 at 5:13PM
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Jessi Fisher
All of it is going bye bye. I love the subway tile ideas. The alder cabinet will have a chestnut stain, so not too dark. The floor will be tile too......haven't picked any of it yet!
    Bookmark   December 25, 2012 at 10:58AM
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Chestnut marble on floor & surround:
Montclair Bathroom · More Info
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Umm.....repaint the walls or floor white or tan. Lighten it up. Or put some really nice lighting in. Really nice bathroom though.
    Bookmark   December 25, 2012 at 3:11PM
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Annette Batkin Designs
Floor tile...http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/photos/0,,20413341_20830541,00.html
Shower tile sizzle strip....American Olean 12-in x 12-in Delfino Glass Black Magic Glass Wall Tile
White subway tile for the rest of shower
Shower curtain...http://st.houzz.com/simgs/5ca1318700a18c83_4-4550/contemporary-shower-curtains.jpg
Paint color...H146 Edgewood Gray (benjamin Moore)
wall graphic....http://www.trendywalldesigns.com/Prettifying-Wall-Decals_p_1114.html
    Bookmark   December 25, 2012 at 3:16PM
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