New old house…

Perhaps you are one of the two people that read this blog that I don’t know on Facebook. Well, then you might not know that my husband and I bought a new house. There we are, being adorable with an honest to God picket fence behind us and I put on makeup for the first…

The Bach Pad Bathroom

I don’t know if I ever mentioned that this bathroom is used by three men. I wanted it to be updated, sophisticated, and not even a little bit girly. The accent tile gave me the reds and browns and greys, and the white subway tile and tub brought in the white accents. I decided to…

repairing the walls and paint!

I never thought I would be done tiling the shower. I thought I would die cutting pencil tile on a precise 45 degree angle to fit in an inside corner and I thought I would never feel my fingertips again because of the thinset and grout. but once it was FINALLY done it was time…

TILE TILE TILE

A quick note on tile. I knew I wanted white subway, ¬†and a decorative boarder. I didn’t know I wanted two colors, that was added later. But I went down to a really cool store in Baltimore called Second Chance. This place likes to give second chances to people and things – they salvage things…

Building a home for a new tub.

You all know by now that I can’t do anything halfway. So, when I knew I was going to be doing this bathroom, I wanted there to be some built in shelves. I don’t really understand why tubs and showers are not designed with more storage – we KNOW we are going to need it….

A heated tile floor

  First step, the floor. The floor had some serious damage and rot, so part of the sub floor had to be replaced. I don’t want to talk about how fun it is to cut and install what is basically a giant puzzle piece. Once the subfloor was patched I covered the entire floor in…