Things Are Looking Up...A subdued palette of grays and browns gives the open layout of the home a sense of cohesion. In the hallway, antique-look pendants replaced basic builder fixtures and hint at the homeowner's personal style. The beehive-shape light fixtures add plenty of vintage character at a much lower price than true antiques.
Showers tucked into dormers can feel cramped and cavelike, but adding a skylight can remedy the problem. This shower becomes a bright oasis, thanks to a generous skylight. Inside the shower, slate-blue glass tiles line the back wall and continue on the floor, giving the shower focal-point status. A textured stone tile was used on the sidewalls, as well as elsewhere in the bathroom, to unify the spaces.