This is one of our dated bathrooms which will be renovated next summer. It was so hard for me to get past just the colour in here.
See the chair rail? If you have it in your house and you don't have wallpaper above it take it out!
Photos by Maria Killam
I didn't touch this bathroom except to paint it and remove the medicine cabinet and hollywood light fixture as it will be gutted soon enough.
The all-in-one tub and shower surround is pink beige. A very odd choice since it relates to nothing in this bathroom. See how the floor looks yellow beside the tub?
That's what people do when they think beige is just beige. It's certainly easy enough to cover with a white shower curtain in the meantime.
We lost the ends of the radiator caps during the renovation, I was hoping to find them once we were finished but they probably got accidentally thrown out. So I'm waiting for a new one.
Colour is Cloverdale CA184 or Behr 700E-3
It still needs art but I haven't decided what to install yet. Can you see how the floor now looks pink in comparison to the cabinets which are yellowy cream? That is why complex neutrals are so complicated.
I'm a big fan of white towels, white floor mats and white shower curtains but in this dated, windowless bathroom, I've decided it needs some colour to give it some life. So I'll keep you updated when I find some new accessories. Plus my existing bath mats are too small anyway.
I'm thinking green or orange, what do you think?
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