A Suburban Master Bathroom Goes From Bland to Bam!

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The homeowner is a bachelor that wanted a master bathroom retreat with clean lines and hinted at his Las Vegas roots. The result is transitional space with a warm foundation and contemporary, sexy, organic layers.

A leak in the walls of. this master bathroom is what go the ball rolling on this dramatic transformation. Our client had been daydreaming of having a bawler bachelor bathroom for awhile and it was finally happening.

The Bland Before

Here is the space we started with.

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Before photo of shower/tub wall #before #masterbathroomremodel
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Before photo of one vanity space #masterbathroomremodel

Design Concept

The first step in the design process is always nailing down the design vision and concept, as well as discussing the list of needs and wishes. Our bachelor is originally from Las Vegas, so he had inspiration photos that mixed high roller with organic. Based on the inspiration he presented us with, our design concept was a masculine, clean, sexy, organic space.

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Design Concept

Our client list of wants was:

  • clean, transitional lines
  • light tones and textures
  • oval freestanding tub
  • vessel sinks
  • rain shower heads
  • and number one -OPEN SHOWER CONCEPT

The open shower concept was a new one for us, but we were definitely up for the challenge! We had a three main challenges on this project. First, he had remodeled his master closet a couple of years earlier, so we needed to make sure that the bathroom flowed seamlessly with the closet style.

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Newly remodeled master closet #customcloset

Another challenge was figuring what kind of flooring to use to tie in the existing wood floors in the master and open concept shower. We didn’t want to choppy space of busy floors from one space to another, but we also wanted the shower to stand out rather than blend in. Last, how to create an open concept shower and protect the other bathroom fixtures, ie: cabinets, from getting ruined with water damage.

Creating the Master Bathroom Design

We always start our selection process with the one element that we feel drives the feel and color palette of the space. In this case, it was the countertops. With the concept being masculine, clean, sexy, and organic, we felt the countertops had to be a natural stone to bring in the organic. However, with our color scheme of grays, light woods, and white, finding a gray granite that wasn’t boring or busy was going to be a challenge. We were beyond thrilled when we came across this stunning slab that blended tones of warm and cool grays beautifully.

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Itanuas Granite

From there, we found the ideal solution for our floors at The Tile Shop. We found a wood tile whose tones flowed seamlessly in from the master bedroom. It was also the created the perfect warm foundation the bathroom needed to contrast with the cooler, more contemporary floor to ceiling white tiles on the bathroom “water wall”.

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Hand Sketch of the Master Bathroom Water Wall Design #masterbathroomremodel #contemporarybathroom #transitionalbathroom

The Hardware had to be sexy and contemporary. The Litze Collection from Brizo had all the pieces we needed from the wall mounted faucets to the cool shower head. The sleek design with it subtle texture details makes it strong enough to make a statement but soft enough to be sexy.

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Brizo Litze Collection – Wall Mounted Faucets
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Brizo Litze Collection – Shower Fixture Details

One of my favorite features are the custom cabinets we designed for this master bathroom. We wanted cantilevered, two tone vanities and they needed to be protected from the water spray from the open shower. Our solution – water fall countertops that stopped at the edge of the main floating cabinets stained a custom gray tone. Underneath, we painted the floating storage shelf with high gloss outdoor paint.

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Progress Shot in the Final Stretch #masterbathroomremodel #contemporarybathroom #transitionalbathroom

The Reveal

Are you ready for the BAM?! A dramatic new bachelor master bathroom that is sexy and welcoming, clean and warm.

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Project Creston Springs Master Bathroom #masterbathroomremodel #contemporarybathroom #transitionalbathroom
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Project Creston Springs Master Bathroom #masterbathroomremodel #contemporarybathroom #transitionalbathroom
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Project Creston Springs Master Bathroom #masterbathroomremodel #contemporarybathroom #transitionalbathroom

We hope you loved the reveal of this project as much as we loved sharing it! There are so many fun details in this space to be inspired by.

We would love to help create the master bathroom of your dreams, pulling from the visions in your head to reality. Give us call and we set up a complimentary Discovery Call to get your project started. 🙂

Sherry Millien

Sherry Millien

Sherry Millien, one of America’s premier interior designers and is known for her unique, one-of-a-kind interiors she creates for prominent clients throughout the metropolitan Houston area.

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