spa bath tip

 

spa element 4 – custom fit your tub or shower

When getting a new tub, sit in it before you buy, to make sure it’s the right fit.

Japanese style soaker tub

Experiment with back supports as well. It the height and slope of the backrest right for the primary bather?

size of tub is important

Don’t buy a tub just right for the 6’2” steadfast shower lover if the primary bather is 5’2”. There is nothing worse than drawing a nice hot bath and stepping in only to find that when your feet reach the end of the tub your head is underwater.

 

height of controls

When designing your shower, give careful attention to heights and placement of controls, shower heads, and bench seat.

glass tile

 

Bring in a mahogany or teak bath stool for added comfort.

greens and shower

lighting

custom tub

 

The best pair of shoes that money can buy are only useful if they fit YOUR foot. The same can be said for your bathroom. Who’s ready for some tub-hopping?

shower room

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Photographers

1,5,6, and 9 Steven Long Photography

2 . Matt Muller Photography

4 and 8 Ashley Segroves Photography

 

How to do Eclectic Design

Anyone that has ever worked with me, or spent time reading my blog, knows that a big part of my work is helping clients identify their unique design style, or what I call their Soul Style. I have a process that allows them to get very clear on whether they are traditionalists, modernists, sensualists, or practicalist at heart. (You can learn more about that process here). Today, however, I am going to discuss an additional design style that is unique and fun, and that can be integrated into all four soul styles — And so enters, Eclecticism.

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