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Period-Perfect Bathrooms

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Period-Perfect Bathrooms

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Traci from Beneath My Heart incorporated faux wood beams in her master bathroom to complement a refinished claw-foot tub and an antique dresser turned vanity. You can see the project in its entirety at

5 Ideas for Faux Wood Beams

Rectangular tiles in mixed neutrals, stacked vertically up a bathroom wall, create an interesting rippling effect that's easy on the eyes and make the bathroom appear larger. Shown: Heavy Rain Mosaic, Calacatta, AKDO

5 Ways Mosaic Tile Makes a Small Bath Look Big

TOH contractor Angelo McRae shows how to install a new mosaic-tile floor.

How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

A diamond-shaped rug in small black-and-white hex tiles helps define this family bath.

Timeless Versus Trendy | This Old House Mobile

Mosaics can can cover a wall to make a rich wallpaper look. Vertical patterns demand attention and draw the eye upward for a high-ceiling effect. Shown: Lace Vine Mosaic, Bursa Beige, AKDO

5 Ways Mosaic Tile Makes a Small Bath Look Big

This bathroom's classic color palette is accented with traditional-style hardware in sparkling chrome. A DIY project ties the look together—inexpensive blue craft ribbon trims the edges of wall sconces to match the towels and shower curtain. Get the look with products from our boutique at

A skylight in this windowless master bath ushers in much-needed natural light. Subway tile and a Carrara-marble-topped vanity upgrade the dated 1988 addition.

Green Building Expert's 1931 Colonial Revival Redo

Eliminating a doorway in this master suite and installing a pocket door leading to the bath allowed for a spacious master bath with a two-sink oak vanity and matching medicine cabinets.

Cleaning Up a Classic Craftsman

A marble ledge on this shower provides a handy place to rest toiletries and protects the wood paneling from splashes.

A Bath With Room to Move

An inset of marble mosaic tile framed with black pencil tile and a marble border highlight the vintage-style exposed-riser shower fittings.

A Bath With Room to Move

Curvy feet give this bath vanity the look of a vintage furniture piece.

A Bath With Room to Move

From Crafty Texas Girls, a handsome bathroom redo with white subway tiles and dark gray grout that complement the marble floors and Sherwin-Williams paint in Lazy Gray.

Completed! Our Bathroom Remodel is Done

The new master bath evokes a time gone by with pedestal sinks, built-in storage, marble mosaic tile, and period-style paneling. | Toilet: TOTO USA

Room at the Top for a Classic American Foursquare
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Paneled wainscoting and chunky crown molding add period style, complemented by a delicate crystal chandelier overhead. | Chandelier: Crystorama Lighting

A Bath With Room to Move

Pro Advice for your bathroom: "Think about what you want to see when you first walk in—a footed tub makes a sculptural focal point."—Susan Klimala, Glen Ellyn, IL

A Bath With Room to Move

This relaxing, generous bathroom features a marble topped tub below two sunny windows.

Room at the Top for a Classic American Foursquare

Forgo traditional molding and extend tile several inches up the wall to create an eye-catching border, like this basketweave.

19 Budget–Smart Bath Updates

This new second-floor bath serves two new bedrooms. A door between the double-sink vanity and the shower/toilet area, which has its own sink, makes it easier for two to share the space.

The Lexington Colonial Before and After: Space for the Whole Family

Quartzite tile that the homeowner installed covers the floor of this master bath

Updating a Cozy Craftsman

A retro-style double sink with wall-mounted faucets is the focal point of this cheery farmhouse bathroom. Note how the nightstand cleverly conceals the toilet.

Farmhouse Bathrooms {Farmhouse Friday} - The Everyday Home

Sherwin-Williams paint in Orchid sets a soothing tone in this light and airy bathroom.

This lovely bathroom only looks vintage. The retro-inspired hex tile, pedestal sink, and medicine cabinet are brand new. | Photo: Laurey W. Glenn

Problem #4 & Solution

Add a luxurious feel underfoot in the bathroom with mesh-backed marble tile featuring impressive 3-inch hexagons.

19 Budget–Smart Bath Updates

This period-inspired master bath is set up for parallel morning rites with his-and-her sinks under a clerestory that channels light into a windowless stairwell.

Recrafting a 1915 Craftsman

Limestone tile lines the walls and shower in this master-bath. The homeowner installed all the tile himself and made the vanity, medicine cabinets, and concrete counters.

Updating a Cozy Craftsman