So…it’s been a while since I finished my bathroom, but I was waiting for some LIGHT and SUNSHINE in order to photograph it. But look, we had five minutes of the stuff on Tuesday and now it’s buggered off again. So I’ve given up. Here’s the bathroom, in the delightfully dull March light we’re all now so depressingly used to. Am hoping that by posting this, the sun will decide to appear and stick around, just to spite me for not waiting a little bit longer.
You may remember my personality-less bathroom from my post before here…
Grim eh? But here it is now… *ta-daaaa*
As you’ll see, I didn’t have the guts to go for the greeny-blue walls in the end. I was massively tempted, but decided it would look out of place with the rest of the flat, which is very light and bright. And also my uber-stylist friend Poppy Norton reminded me that if you want to do your make-up in them, it’s good to keep bathrooms light as possible. The wall colour I went for in the end is Dove Tale, by Farrow & Ball, and is a really interesting shade – that goes from very pale purpley-grey to a sort of warm mushroom-brown, depending on the time of day. It’s great because it gives the cosy feel I was after, without being too dark.
The sanitaryware was a bargain – the basin (Bauhaus) and toilet (Duravit) were both from CP Hart’s trade centre. I reused my existing bath. The shower and basin and bath taps are Grohe, and I bought them on Amazon!
In total I spent just over £3k, including fitting, which I think is pretty good. It’s not perfect, and as with any interiors junkie there are a few things that I wish I could change – or could have afforded to have done – but the main thing is it has personality, is warm and inviting, and puts a smile on my face first thing in the morning!