Our Blue & Blush Paradise – Spotlight on the Guest Bath

Photo from the original listing for the house. There is a tiny glimpse of the flooring the last owners updated with. Notice the original tiled vanity with angled lower doors.

Photo from the original listing for the house. Notice the original tiled vanity with angled lower doors as well as the more recently updated flooring. (Which doesn’t match anything!)

With so much going on in the house I needed to just pick one room to share for now. Currently this is our only bathroom but will become the guest bath once the master bath is complete.

I love this bathroom! We were so delighted to see that everything but the toilet and flooring was original. The 60 year old tile, tub and sink are pristine. The wood paneling is different than much of the lighter hued knotty pine you typically see in mid century homes. This paneling has more of a spa/tropical vibe, which is the design direction for the entire bath.

There has been much to do about vintage pink bathrooms (check out Retro Renovation for some pretty magical ones), but I didn’t really know if ours even counted, since I couldn’t decide what to call the shade of our trim tile. Having drawn inspiration from this GarnerStyle blog post I decided the tile color is “blush”. (Although now I’m debating. Is it more pale peach?…) Continue reading


Our Nest

Below are the description and photos from the listing of our home. Please note that the photos are from when the house was staged, so don’t go thinking we’ve gotten really into tan and sage green as a color scheme or that we are having a baby.


Open & Bright Echo Lake Rambler, wall2wall windows w/ Southern exposure, vaulted ceilings Updated kitchen, hardwood floors in living room, dining, hall & kitchen, also under bdrm carpeting, skylights in kitchen, dual open gas fplce for living/dining rooms, media/family room, lots of storage space inside, newer gas furnace, lg outbuilding, covered patio, large fenced rear yard, close to SHL Pool & Tennis Courts.