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8.01.2011

bathrooms . . . keeping it simple

All of our bathrooms are very simple.  White walls, white subway tile, white painted brick and white cabinets.  I've always loved it this way and never tire of keeping it simple.
I knew I wanted a large sink, maybe two, but when I saw this I fell in love with it.  It's a little shallow, but we've adjusted.  The storage cabinets on each side are way more storage than I could ever dream of having.  The top door actually has outlets for hairdryers, etc.  I am used to having a shelf behind the door from Bed, Bath and & beyond to hold everything that doesn't fit into a standard size medicine cabinet above the sink.  So this was a huge improvement.


Our contractor talked us into medicine cabinets on each side of the sink...they are low and therefore not easy to access.  I think I could of put that money to better use.
The open shelving and cabinet below are great for storing towels and sheets in the cabinet.  My idea was to make storage shelves inside the toilet room behind the door.  We did this on the other half of where the open shelving is, but I think it would have been fine to use the entire space for hidden storage.

We used all one panel doors throughout the house with black Emtek hardware.  I have used Emtek for the last 10 years and love the look and feel.  It's very reasonably priced and we have never had a single issue with it.  Also, it's available within a few days of ordering.  I used very traditional Emtek hardware in our Connecticut house, but was very happy with their new modern, more contemporary line which we used on the cabinets. (shown below).


Emtek Hardware in chrome.  Emtek has a lot of fun little pieces that are perfect for cabinets.

This is the storage behind the door in the toilet room.  We store light bulbs, upstairs cleaning products, paper products.  It's a great use of space and no one has to ever see it.

28 comments:

  1. annie you have impeccable taste. i love this room as i do your whole house. clean and classic. i'm so jealous of your storage.

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  2. Your taste is impeccable, what a treat to have bathrooms of such class, beyond gorgeous, as always LOVE the house posts!!!

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  3. What a stunning bathroom! Dreamy!

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  4. Annie, your home is one of my favorites! Every thing you have done is so beautiful and classic, just the way I like it!

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  5. simple and perfect. as ever.

    xo jane

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  6. Beautiful bathroom, clean and modern yet not all all sterile.

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  7. Love the all white and the mirrored frames!

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  8. I like white bathrooms too. Your bathroom looks great!

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  9. Love the white - it just makes bathrooms look prettier. I also love the red coral framed. Where are those images from?

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  10. This is a truly beautiful bathroom. I love simple, clean lines without any excess decoration. The built-in medicine cabinets do look a bit low, so I can see why you weren't entirely satisfied with them. However, other than that, it looks perfect. I have got to show my husband the photos of the lighting. I am desperate to renovate our bathroom. The sconces are sort of like what I want in my own bathroom as they provide soft, indirect light (right now we have one of those horrible lighting panels that blast light in your eyes - quite unpleasant to experience first thing in the morning!).

    BTW, thank you for the comment on my eyeliner post from last week. I finally got around to posting a reply but thought I would post again here. I'm glad you found it useful and I hope your daughter likes the Bobbi Brown brush!

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  11. What a gorgeous bathroom. You have certainly provided me with some inspiration for our future bathroom renovations. Thanks for sharing. Ange

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  12. Your bathroom is truly lovely. I think it looks simple, clean, crisp and relaxing. I really like your hardware selection and I just don't think you can go wrong with white subway tile.

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  13. I have a glass shower! Not as large as your's, but my husband and I love it. Plus it's always a highlight when we give a tour of our house. :)

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  14. Just perfect as is every other room in your lovely home. What color/brand of white paint did you use?

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  15. Annie! Your bathroom is absolutely stunning...you did an amazing job! The cabinetry is wonderful, the white paint & subways are so classic and clean...love it all very much, every detail...well done!!!
    xo J~

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  16. I LOVE that hardware. I will definitively have to look at Emtek's website.

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  17. Wow, you need to check the prices of Emtek Hardware at www.SimpsonsHardware.com
    They have the best prices online. They got our hardware to us in about 5 days. Your bathroom looks lovely, just hope our project turns out half as good.

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  18. For those looking for hardware in the Southern California are, I suggest going to New York Hardware in Costa Mesa. The selection is unbeatable and there showroom is one of the most unique I have ever been in. It is a candy store for designers!

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  19. WOW! I love that black door hardware, and the modern chrome. Looks VERY nice.

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  20. Breathtaking....love how you did the sinks!

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