We are participating in the 7th annual Bathroom Blogfest! This year’s theme is “Still Coming Out” and it is a great way to bring together bloggers from all over the globe to talk about bathroom designs. Take a look at who’s participating this year and get the inside scoop on everything bathroom.
There is just something classic about marble in the bathroom. Marble counters and sinks are traditional designs that continue to be popular today. But there are new ways to use marble in the bathroom in addition to the classics.
Marble tiles can be applied to the floor, walls, and shower stall. New tile sizes and patterns make this centuries old material feel contemporary. Laying the tile in a horizontal pattern, rather than a traditional vertical pattern turns these classic tiles into a contemporary style. Oversize horizontal tiles, like in this bathroom, are another way to put a contemporary twist on marble tiles.
Marble can be polished, honed and tumbled for shiny and matte surfaces. Honed and tumbled are better choices for flooring as they are not as slick when wet. Placing a bath mat down can help absorb water and prevent slips.
The tile is a neutral color, which allows a homeowner to have versatile options for the sinks, countertop, and bathroom accessories. This homeowner chose to keep the bathroom sinks and countertop clean and neutral by choosing white, but they always have the option of adding a pop of color with towels or candles. Another great option for marble tile choices is classic white marble with grey veins. A mix of white fixtures and marble has a crisp feeling that makes us think of a luxury hotel or spa.
Covering the walls and tub surround in the same marble tile gives this bathroom a uniform look and only adds to the luxurious spa feeling. Using the same material throughout the space makes the room feel even larger.
Even a little marble can make a big impact. A marble counter in the bathroom would take a small amount of stone and could fit most budgets. You could also add a strip of small marble tile for a sink’s backsplash in the bathroom. It will add detail and interest to your bathroom.
Read more about Bathroom Blogfest 2012 from other writers:
|Name||Twitter Username||Blog Name||Blog URL|
|Laurence Borel||blogtillyoudrop||blog till you drop||www.laurenceborel.com|
|Bill Buyok||AventeTile||Avente Tile Talk||http://www.aventetiletalk.com/|
|Jeanne Byington||jmbyington||The Importance of Earnest Service||blog.jmbyington.com|
|Nora DePalma||steamtherapy||The Mr. Steam SteamTherapy Blog||http://blog.mrsteam.com/|
|Mr. Steam||noradepalma||OR-DP POV||www.oreilly-depalma.com/blog|
|Diane Kazan||dkazan||Public Bathroom Blog||http://thekazan.blogspot.com|
|Arpi Nalbandian||Arpi_Nalb||Avente Tile Talk||http://www.aventetiletalk.com/|
|Victoria & Shelley Redshaw & Pond||scarletopus||Scarlet Opus Trends Blog||www.scarletopus.com|
|Sandy Renshaw||sandyrenshaw||Purple Wren||purplewren.com|
|Bruce D. Sanders||rimtailing||RIMtailing||http://rimtailing.blogspot.com/|
|Paige Smith||none||Tile tips from installation professionals||http://neusetile.wordpress.com/|
|Shannon Vogel||cyswebsites||From the Floors Up||http://fromthefloorsup.com|
|CB Whittemore||cbwhittemore||Content Talks Business Blog||http://simplemarketingnow.com/content-talks-business-blog/|
|Irene Williams||crossvilleinc||Elevate Your Space||http://elevateyourspace.wordpress.com/|
|Linda Wright||skiptotheloo||Skip to the Loo!||http://lindaloo.com/|