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Midtown Overhaul: Guest Bathroom

Photography by Valerie Wilcox

Posted on Mar 6, 2021

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Midtown Overhaul - Guest Bathroom

Midtown Overhaul: 18 Renovation Tips for Bathrooms & Laundry Rooms (Ep. 89)

Hit play and get ready for a MAKEOVER ADVENTURE that showcases the dramatic “AFTER” reveals of 2 FAMILY BATHROOMS PLUS LAUNDRY ROOM in our Midtown Overhaul renovation project! If you’re thinking about tackling a bathroom or laundry room makeover/reno with contemporary style and sophistication, you won’t want to miss this episode - it’s packed with 18 expert tips and designer insights to help you plot, plan and scheme your next project with winning results! Tune in, kick back and enjoy three jaw-dropping transformations featuring gorgeous materials, smart + savvy spending solutions and lots of fresh ideas!

18 Top Takeaway Tips: Bathrooms

1. A renovation is your chance to make your space work for YOU! 

2. Rethinking existing storage can free up space for more design features.

3. Be cohesive with your designs by carrying your colour palette from connected spaces.

4. It's always a good idea to make your guest spaces look polished!

5. Use hardware to reinforce your design direction.

6. Look for unique sconces that make a statement.

7. Use Statuario marble if you want bright white with grey veining.

8. Reinterpret Listello tile pieces to become a slim chair rail.

9. Small design details add up to create the best end product.

10. Wrap your counter material up into a backsplash for extra wow factor.

11. Before renovating, make a wish list of all the functions you need/want.

12. If you have a showstopper element, let everything else be quiet.

13. Bring subtle design theme reference in the hardware.

14. Don't be discouraged by limited space - you can make it work!

15. White tile always feels bright and open!

16. Carry your shower floor into the bathroom floor as a special detail.

17. A wall hung vanity feels airy and open in a small space.

18. If your sink doesn't have to be centred, shift it offside for best circulation.

Midtown Overhaul - Guest Bathroom
Midtown Overhaul - Guest Bathroom - Before
Midtown Overhaul - Guest Bathroom - After
Midtown Overhaul - Guest Bathroom
Midtown Overhaul - Guest Bathroom

Get The Look

Benjamin Moore Paint: Paper White and Smoke Gray

Benjamin Moore: wall paint

Paper White, OC-55

Benjamin Moore: cabinetry paint

Smoke Gray, 2120-40

Thomas O'Brien Chirac Small Sconce, Circa Lighting

Circa Lighting: sconce

Thomas O'Brien Chirac Small Sconce

Luz 2" Length Bar Knob, Wayfair

Wayfair: knob

Luz 2" Length Satin Brass & Lucite Bar Knob

Renwil Newton 30" x 40" x 3" Mirror

Renwil: mirror

Newton 30" x 40" x 3" mirror, MT2359

West Elm Modern Shower Curtain Rings (Set of 12)

West Elm: curtain rings

Modern Shower Curtain Rings (Set of 12)

Rubinet Hexis Lavatory Set, Satin Brass

The Rubinet Faucet Company: lavatory set

Rubinet Hexis Lavatory Set, Satin Brass

Kohler Verticyl Undermount Bathroom Sink

Kohler: sink

Verticyl® Rectangle Undermount Bathroom Sink

Saltillo 2" Hex Multi Grey Shower Tiles

Saltillo Tiles: shower tiles

2" Hex Multi Grey Mosaic


Saltillo Tiles: floors: 12"x24" Statuario, 3/8"x3/8" Moonstone, wall tiles: 2"x8" white subway with Statuario Pencil, shower tiles: 2" Hex multi grey mosaic | Circa Lighting: Thomas O'Brien Chirac Small Sconce | Renwil: Newton mirror, MT2359 | Lavish Kitchens + Fine Cabinetry: vanity | Ciot: Cipollino Bluette marble countertop | Taps Bath: tub, 1" rod with flange, Kohler Verticyl sink, Rubinet Hexis shower system, lavatory set and towel bar | Wayfair: Luz 2" lucite + satin brass bar knob | West Elm: Modern shower curtain rings, set of 12 | HomeSense: towels | Around the Block: vintage glass accessories | Benjamin Moore: wall paint, Paper White OC-55, vanity paint, Smoke Gray 2120-40