Bathroom of the Week: Bright White Style With a Spa-Like Wet Room

If you have 50 acres of Texas ranch, it’s likely to be hosting many relatives and friends. This was undoubtedly the situation for the property owner in the rural town of Burton, just an hour and a half away from Houston.

For frequent guest visits and extended stays with their plans, the couple decided to construct two houses on the property and hired a designer, Aurora Fain, who had been able to design rooms in their primary residence. They wished to create an open, modern farmhouse style with clean lines in the bathroom of a cottage with just one bedroom. Fain utilized a white-on-white color scheme that highlights light and makes the narrow, long 120-square-foot bathroom appear prominent. Details in black add excitement, while wood-look luxury flooring hints at warmth. A glass-enclosed shower room with a freestanding tub gives guests a spa-like feeling.

The white vanity (Simply White by Benjamin Moore) with white walls and ceilings with beige tones (Alabaster from Sherwin Williams) and other white finishes give the bathroom 120 square feet of style and a sense of more room. “I wanted the vanity to be crisp and the same crisp white as the subway tile we used for the shower,” Fain adds. “This provides contrast for the soft alabaster walls.”

Flooring made of wood softens up the white hue. “This floor looks just like wood but performs like a tile,” Fain claims. “It brings all the organic warmth that wood provides, but it’s not slippery and it’s also affordable and extremely durable.”

Floor: Rigid core Bighorn, Regal Hardwoods

Find the bathroom designer in your area. Studio FainThe double vanity is designed with a Shaker-style drawer and door fronts, black pulls, and specialized storage elements. “Under each sink is a cabinet with a fixed shelf with an outlet where the couple can charge razors or connect hair dryers,” Fain states. “This way, they don’t have to have clutter on the countertop.”

A black and ivory loomed area rug provides a graphic element that matches the room’s color scheme.

Hardware: Flat black Euro bar pull, Cosmas; towel rings: Trinsic in matte black, Delta Faucet

How to Select the Right Bathroom Vanity: The Step-by-Step Guide  Studio FainWidespread faucets that have a high arc spout have an elegant black matte finish, which coordinates with other black accents like the 30-by-40-inch matt mirrors coated with black powder and vanity lighting.

Quartz countertops with a marble-like appearance add a light-enhancing surface. The subtle gray and brown veining perfectly match the undertones of the painting walls.

Mirrors Raizel with matte black 30 by 40 inches Renwil the light fixtures The light fixture is Octave, black. Savoy HouseStudio FainA wet-room design featuring a 32-by-63-inch White acrylic tub surrounded by an expansive shower provides a spa-like experience. A frameless glass partition allows almost unobstructed views of the wet space to emphasize the dimensions of the bathroom, giving it a more prominent appearance.

The glossy white ceramic tiles with a vertical brick design help to emphasize the space’s height and increase light, enhancing the airy feel. Grey porcelain penny tile flooring gives a non-slip surface, which makes the room more spacious and works well with the black matte bathtub and shower plumbing.

A fixed-pane window in the wet space allows light and frames an oak tree canopy in a field. “The sill height for that window is 6 feet, so it provides lots of privacy,” Fain states. “Because it’s facing east, you also get lots of sunlight.”

Bathtub Juno, Wyndham Collection Shower System Monitor 14 series the matte black color, and Delta Faucet the shower walls: Santa Monica ceramic in white 4×12 inches Tile Bar.

Are you new to home remodeling? Find out the fundamentals with Studio Fain. This floor plan reveals the wide and narrow bathroom arrangement with the entry point on the left and the wet space towards the end of the room on the right. “This bathroom is effortless and easy to maintain,” Fain states. “It’s an affordable space with an elevated design.”

Katherine L. Branton

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