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