Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Wanted: Powder Room Inspiration

I can't stand it any longer; the time has come to tackle my powder room.  To say it is small is a considerable understatement.  I can't even figure out how to photograph it.  I wish it could be stripped down to its bare bones, but mama's budget has to override any delusions of grandeur that may be had in the finishes department.  

I have tossed around many ideas, and the one I keep coming back to is a chic black and white with a pop of color, or gold, or metallic!  The perfect aesthetic for pee pee passers-through. 

Believe it or not, I was challenged to find pics of exactly what I had in mind.  But I did find particular elements of what I was thinking in a few images featured below.


Image Via Pintrest

I love the opulent wallpaper juxtaposed with the sleek, contemporary lines of the sink.  The sconces mirror mounted coupled with the mirror height extending to the ceiling gives off a regal effect.  


Image Via Pintrest


That mirror!  I recently came upon a similar mirror in my favorite antique shop, and I passed on it.  WHY?!?  Perhaps it is still there...fingers crossed. 
 
Image: Source Unknown

Loving the ebony crown moulding around the perimeter of the ceiling.  Not to mention, the always beautiful carrera marble.  Instead of counting sheep in my sleep, I count carrera marble slabs and tiles. 

My inspiration photo takeaways to start me down the powder room path, I've decided:  White walls, ebony crown mouldings, door and window frame and a large, horizontal Neapolitan-style mirror. 

What say you? 

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