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    A cramped, unattractive powder room will be updated from drab to fab! Using some daring freshness and originality, this small gem of a room is so… Read More
    A cramped, unattractive powder room will be updated from drab to fab! Using some daring freshness and originality, this small gem of a room is soon to be the home owners' favorite. Read Less
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The small, windowless guest bath feels cramped and uninviting. For $2,200 the stucco-style paint will be removed, the composite vanity top replaced with sparkling quartz topped with a frosted 16" vessel sink and single chrome faucet. The outdated lighting will also be replaced.

The homeowner fell in love with an "antique" filigree mirror with deep colored gem stones that adds a touch of unexpected  freshness and originality that became the focal point of the small space. It wasn't that easy. I extended the vanity top 1" to accommodate the width of the mirror.

To balance the contemporary sink and vanity, the lighting above the mirror was kept contemporary as well. The only light source in the room, the three bulb fixture provides a possible 180 watts of light.

Logic would dictate using a light hue to brighten and enlarge the space, but that's too predictable and unnecessary since the bathroom is used primarily as a powder room. The deep ocean blue in semigloss creates drama and elegance. 


Popcorn walls, plastic, and low end hardware, and harsh lighting makes this powder room look like an after thought. Guests feel like their hosts don't care. 
Many clients aren't able to visualize. A CAD image gives them a grasp of what the final product might look like.
AFTER - Ice blue walls and turquoise vessel sink are integrated by the crystal mirror, making this petite, windowless powder room sparkle like the sun reflecting off the ocean's foam.