Bathroom Remodel: Glam + Retro

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Glam Retro Bathroom Remodel

I have been posting on this glam retro bathroom remodel for the 2018 Fall One Room Challenge for 6 weeks and I am so glad I get to share it in my gallery now!

This small bathroom is in a 1968 Ranch style home and part of a larger remodeling project. We wanted to cultivate a look that is high-end, but not too formal. We wanted to give a nod to the time period and use the collection of mid-century modern furniture pieces, but we didn’t want the stripped down look of a modernist or minimal approach. I also wanted to give the room a classic Southern look by including elements like linen drapery and custom soft goods, chinoiserie, and gold-toned metals. All of those elements would have a backdrop of a soft coastal palette, using creamy white and gray paint for the walls and soft, muted blues and aquas.

glam retro bathroom remodel

The goal with this bathroom remodel was to bring in a little glam. More of a Hollywood Regency look than mid-century, but in a way that would still allow the bathroom to feel like a part of the house. I used traditional bar style bathroom lighting over the white lacquer bamboo mirror. I also wanted a boldly patterned wallpaper, but I wanted the colors to coordinate with the rest of the house. Again, I didn’t want the bathroom to feel out of place. After a lengthy session in my local trade showroom, I found the perfect wall paper.

glam retro bathroom remodel

Details always make a big difference and this bathroom was full of glam retro details. To give the space its personality, I used a large acrylic and brass knobs to give the vanity cabinet some oomph!

vanity with acrylic knobs

And, the faucet and lighting were a similar tone, which worked perfectly with the golden flecks of color in the wall paper.

glam retro bathroom remodel
The Vanity
flowers on bathroom counter
bathroom tray decor
glam retro bathroom remodel

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