Robin’s Bathroom Makeover Reveal {Part One}

December 1, 2013 AT 9:58 pm 13 Comments

I am soooo excited to share this bathroom makeover reveal with you!

As you know, my husband went into business for himself this past year.  He started an insulation and remodeling business.  We thought he would do more insulation than remodeling, but it has actually been the opposite.

Part of the reason is because of my blog.  Many of his remodeling jobs have come from people who read my blog. Smile

Like Robin.

Robin has been reading my blog, and my sister’s blog, for a while now, and when she read that Cy was starting his own remodeling business, she asked him to give her master bathroom a makeover.

Robin is precious, and it was awesome meeting her in person!

Today, I want to show you what her bathroom looked like the day Cy and I went to her house, and some of the plans she/we had for the bathroom

Here is what the bathroom looked like as soon as you walked in…

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One of the first things Robin told us that she wanted to change in her bathroom was the flooring.

bathroom makeover reveal

She also wanted to remove the vanity and install a new double sink vanity.

I suggested that she tear out the small linen closet beside the vanity to make the bathroom feel more spacious.

bathroom makeover reveal

On the right side of the bathroom, there was a big, bulky shower right in the middle of the wall.  Robin wanted that shower torn out and a new one built in the right corner of the bathroom.

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She also wanted to get rid of the big tub.  I definitely agreed with this decision! Smile

bathroom makeover reveal

Removing the tub would make a huge difference in this space.

You can see in the picture below how the shower wall juts out and takes up a lot of space.

bathroom makeover reveal

The only thing that we were not going to change in this bathroom was the toilet.  It was going to stay where it was, but that area would get a little update.

bathroom makeover reveal

We also left the walk in closet alone.  It stayed put.

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Cy and his crew got busy on this bathroom!  They got rid of the old flooring and corner tub.

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They tore out the vanity and linen closet and hung new drywall in its place.bathroom makeover revealThey also tore out the old shower, and installed a new tub and shower in the corner of the bathroom.

bathroom makeover reveal

It is amazing how much larger the bathroom began to look with the shower moved down to the corner!

bathroom makeover reveal

Robin wanted an arch in the shower, so Cy custom built one for her.

bathroom makeover reveal

He installed beautiful 12×12 tiles on the shower wall along with an accent piece.

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For the new floor, Cy installed the tile on the diagonal which visually makes the floor space look larger.

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Do you liked what you have seen so far?

Well, here is a sneak peak of the final reveal tomorrow!

bathroom makeover reveal

I can’t wait to show you the rest of it!  {I wish I could take credit for how beautifully decorated Robin’s bathroom is, but she did it all herself, and you are going to LOVE it!}

Come back tomorrow to see all of the “before and afters” of this beautiful bathroom makeover!


 






Comments

  1. Why do I not live near you guys? I would have so hired him for my bathroom reno. I’d much rather use local contractors than big companies. This looks amazing!

  2. Okay, what is the wall color? I desperately need to know!

  3. Christine M. says:

    Beautiful, I wish it was my bathroom.

  4. What a big difference. Love the choice of materials!
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  5. looks amazing and taking that shower out was a great way to really open up the space…can’t wait to see the full reveal!
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  6. Beautiful! Can’t wait to see the rest of the reveal pics :). Love everything in the sneak peak! Great job!!!

  7. The tile in the shower area is beautiful!
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  8. What a great design team you and Cy are. Everything you do is beautiful. Can’t wait for the full reveal.

  9. Woo hoo!! Looks beautiful so far !!

  10. I wish I had a large bathroom like this. Oh what a great job, can’t wait to see the rest.

  11. Love it! :D xo

  12. Oh how I wish he were near me – we are ready to gut our upstairs bathroom and I’m having trouble finding anyone willing to do it! He does a wonderful job!

  13. Could you tell me what tile you used in the shower and on the floor? Thank you.

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