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Defining Your Style
Saturday, May 20, 2017

You’ve decided it’s time to update your tired, old bathrooms.  This is your chance to really incorporate your own distinctive touch to one of the least talked about and most used rooms in your home. But, before you can start working out the details of your renovation or the costs involved you need to determine your personal style and, while a good way to find what you like is to look through design magazines, books and websites, that can be a little daunting if you aren’t even sure what your style is called.  Let’s look at a few basic design styles and some examples of each.

o   Traditional – Dream of spending time in an English manor or a French country cottage?   Then your style leans more toward traditional, known for its mix of elegance and casual comfort.  One of the most popular and timeless styles, some common elements are bead board walls, ornate wood cabinets, clawfoot tubs and pedestal sinks, all of it resting on floors in rich natural wood tones or tiles in fresh whites, soft creams and soothing grays. Add lots of natural light (think garden window) and you have a beautiful, traditional retreat.

 

o   Modern - Webster defines modern as “relating to the present or recent times”.  Modern design, however, refers to styles that were popular from the 20s to the 50s.  Typically, modern design features open designs with exceptionally clean lines, sparse furnishings and a minimum of accessories.  In a bathroom that translates to expansive windows, sleek fixtures and floor-to-ceiling tile, often in simple black and white with just a pop of primary color here and there.  Let your wild side shine with a red toothbrush holder  J

 

o   Contemporary - While Contemporary design doesn’t strictly adhere to a specific era and is ever changing, it often reflects some of the most popular trends of the 60s, 70s and 80s.  As with Modern design, less is more. Stick with neutral colors for walls and tiles, wood, stone or cement for floors and then punctuate this muted, natural palette with some sleek and stunning fixtures and a few accents in bold colors or patterns here and there.

 

o   Transitional - Transitional design combines the best of traditional and contemporary design, relaxed yet clean and crisp and it’s a fantastic way to balance feminine and masculine elements.  Think about pairing a modern vessel sink on an angular cabinet featuring stone countertops and a vintage, standalone tub and shower combination using subtle color palettes and accents of rich woods to warm things up. 

 

o   Eclectic - Basically, anything goes and this look most often features a mix or bright colors and contrasting accents.  It’s all about the unexpected and coming up with a true reflection of who you are.  Done well, you’ll create a seamless, harmonious design but you’ll need to be careful not to cross the line between contrast and chaos or your bathroom will look like it belongs on an episode of Hoarders. 

 

Now that you have a better idea of what your personal style might be at Midwest Property Pros we stand ready to help you come up with the perfect bathroom design that truly reflects you and meets all your needs.  Contact us today for a design consultation and a complete bathroom remodel cost estimate!




 

 

 

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