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How to Create a Classic Bathroom Design That Lasts

classic bathroom design by The Decorologist

Bathrooms and kitchens are the spaces in our homes that most show their age. Creating a classic bathroom design that will be both lasting and “modern” can be a challenge. Design trends are fickle beasts, and choosing the right finishes can leave you overwhelmed by all the possible options. This recent bathroom remodel in my […]

Herringbone Tile Pattern And 6 Tips for Designing a Bathroom

herringbone tile pattern

Herringbone tile pattern is a current, yet classic trend. I’m sharing a recent bathroom remodel using it, as well as 6 of my best tips for designing a bathroom. This is a remodel of a guest bathroom in a client’s home that turned out really lovely, and I just can’t wait to show you! Here […]

Can You Use a Window Curtain as a Shower Curtain?

In recent months, I’ve grown a bit discontent with my master bathroom and decided it could use a little freshening up.  While I love the original tile in our 1939 bathroom, it’s a bit of a challenge to decorate around. The grout looks dingy, the wallpaper is tired, and the trim could use repainting. Sometimes, […]

Bathroom Trends from Nashville Parade of Homes

I started off my week in the best possible way – with a tour of the latest Parade of Homes in my city! Actually, this home tour is right outside of Nashville in the bedroom town of Nolensville, Tennessee.   I paid particular attention to the bathrooms of these homes, which I am featuring for […]

4 Reasons You Should Use Black Subway Tile in Your Bathroom

I’ve consulted on many bathroom renovations this year, many of which include black subway tile as an important design element. Why black subway tile?  Here are some great reasons to choose it for your bathroom.   Reason #1: It’s a fresh take on the classic black and white bathroom. Many of you will remember that […]

7 Ways to Make Your Tiny Bathroom FABULOUS

I’m so excited to FINALLY reveal the results of my tiny bathroom renovation! Actually, we completed the entire upstairs remodel, but I’m going to start with how I made a small bathroom into something kinda fabulous:     This bathroom was originally two even tinier spaces in the upstairs of our 1939 stone cottage, with […]

What's Black, White, Gold and Green All Over? My Bathroom Remodel!

Despite more than a few hurdles, our upstairs bathroom renovation is moving along. It’s being carved out of a small space that includes a dormer window on the front of the house. This is where we started: before   Wondering where the shower is?  No shower. Wondering where the toilet is?  This room was so […]

Does Paint Color Really Matter When Selling Your Home?

Many people can’t see why they may need to repaint prior to listing their home to sell.  As a Nashville Home Stager, I can tell you it’s not about just another coat of fresh paint – it’s important to choose just the right paint colors and know how paint color placement can actually make a […]

How to Win the Fight with Your Bossy Tile

My client loved her newer home, but she had a very traditional aesthetic.  The contemporary tile in her bathroom was a challenge – she tried to make it feel more traditional by painting the walls a traditional color.  Unfortunately, applying a unrelated color on the walls of this room did little to take it in […]