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Finished! Transitional white marble bathroom

posted by: pipdog on 08.22.2012 at 05:47 pm in Bathrooms Forum

We finally finished the upgrade of our master bath! The bath had been remodeled within the last 7-10 years by the previous owners, but it was pretty sloppy DIY job with few too many grout lines for our taste and we didn't like the tile counters. We decided to expand into a closet and make room for a separate shower.

Truth be told, I'm a little freaked out by the maintenance of the white marble (two toddlers use this bath), but so far it seems to be holding up. We did have some funky grout issues with the shower floor (efflorescence and orange spots appearing), but they seemed to have cleared up on their own. Hopefully it won't be a maintenance nightmare. If anyone has any good cleaning tips for white marble, I'd love to hear them.

I still need some artwork for the wall above the bath and some curtains, but the room is ready for prime time, and we're so happy it's over!

Details:
Calacatta Nuevo marble from AKDO - subway in shower, hex on floors and mini-bricks in niches and backsplash
Grout - White Frost by C-Cure. We originally tried Silver Shadow by Laticrete but it was too dark so we went lighter.
Counters - Caesarstone
Duravit tub
Faucets/tub fixture: Toto
Shower fixture - Raindance by Hansgrohe
BM Light Pewter
Lights - Restoration Hardware
Cabinetry - existing, sprayed with BM White Dove
Pulls from Lowes

Here's the before:
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beyond gorgeous marble bathroom.
clipped on: 08.23.2012 at 12:03 pm    last updated on: 08.23.2012 at 12:04 pm

RE: Virginia Black Honed Granite... Your Pics? None on FKB. (Follow-Up #3)

posted by: pudgybaby on 11.18.2010 at 08:23 pm in Kitchens Forum

Here's some of my pics before we were finished with the remodel. BTW, I LOVE my honed jet mist!

Some of the pics show light reflections as spots. These were from temporary bulbs that we had in the cans. We have since replaced them with LED cans which eliminated those spot reflections.

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clipped on: 11.19.2010 at 08:57 am    last updated on: 11.19.2010 at 08:57 am

RE: Honed granite reviews??? (Follow-Up #13)

posted by: jeanteach on 03.23.2010 at 04:48 pm in Kitchens Forum

I'll just offer another vote for honed Jet Mist. It is soft and lovely. It does need a bit more tender loving care or else you can get streaks, but I don't mind. Here are some pictures of mine (I'm like Boxerpups: can't resist showing off).
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clipped on: 11.19.2010 at 08:57 am    last updated on: 11.19.2010 at 08:57 am

Finally - Final Kitchen Pictures

posted by: lucretzia on 09.26.2010 at 10:25 pm in Kitchens Forum

Sorry but many other competing activities my time so I finally have had a chance to get DH to upload the pictures of the completed kitchen.

Product details...
* Cabinets - Inset painted maple (Oxford Cabinet Shop)
* Backslash - 1"x2" quartzite (Walker Zanger)
* Counters - PA Green soapstone
* Floor - 12"x24" porcelain (Mediterranean Tile & Marble)
* Appliances - Bluestar 48" range, KitchenAid 36" refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, Prestige 48" 1200 CFM hood insert (Reno's)
* Faucets - Rohl Country (Grande Central)

A huge thanks to everyone on the forum who spent the time to look at my ideas, provide great feedback, and calm me down when I thought the project would never end up right.


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clipped on: 09.29.2010 at 08:35 am    last updated on: 09.29.2010 at 08:35 am

RE: Largest Sink in a 36 inch sink base? (Follow-Up #6)

posted by: buehl on 09.12.2010 at 09:59 pm in Kitchens Forum

We love our sink! My DH does the majority of cleanup so he uses it more than I do...but we both love it!

Sink Wall view from FR

Main Sink Closeup

Large bowl big enough for my longest cookie sheet
Longest Cookie Sheet

Large bowl big enough to hold several bowls & misc other items
Large bowl big enough to hold several bowls & misc other items

Small bowl big enough to fit 8qt Stockpot
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Small bowl large enough for utensils, etc. but small enough to use for soaking, if needed.
Small bowl big enough for utensils, etc.

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clipped on: 09.12.2010 at 10:24 pm    last updated on: 09.12.2010 at 10:24 pm