A Fresh New Bathroom for Two Teen Girls

As little girls grow up to be teens, they need their space. For these teenagers in Marietta, we transformed an upstairs bonus room into an additional bedroom for one of them, and gave them a new light and bright new bathroom to share.  Our in-house interior designer Lauren Hoke worked with the family to create a special space for them. She gave both spaces timeless style that will grow up with the family and be versatile enough for adult guests in the future.

A Light and Bright New Bathroom

A Transitional Style Mix

One of the biggest must-haves on the homeowner’s list for this bathroom was a double vanity, as their two daughters would be sharing the space and getting ready at the same time. To keep the room light and bright, we installed a mirror that extends from the backsplash to the ceiling.

The style is a balanced mix of modern and traditional finishes that results transitional style. The cabinetry is classic Shaker style. This is a versatile style that can lean traditional to modern. In this case, it was just the right choice for a transitional bath. The clean-lined countertop edge adds a more modern touch to the mix, while the elegant silhouettes and polished nickel finish on the faucets are traditional touches.

A Light and Bright New Bathroom

The quartz countertops are an updated and durable material that will stand up to all the abuse two teen girls getting ready in the morning are sure to throw at it! While the aforementioned countertop edge is modern, the subtle marble-like pattern is traditional.

Mounting the sconces to the mirror maintained an uncluttered look and helps to bounce the light around. Walah! A light and bright new bathroom.

A Light and Bright New Bathroom

Elegant touches like glass drawer pulls and polished nickel finishes make the bathroom timeless.

whimsical patterned floor tile

On the floor, the style leans more playful, youthful and eclectic. This tile choice anchored the space with pattern and whimsy. It is fresh enough for teens but classic enough to age well over time.

A Light and Bright New Bathroom shower stall

A Roomy Shower Stall

These young ladies were ready for a generous shower stall in lieu of a tub-shower combo. Laying out a proper shower with a shower head that’s high enough can be tricky when angled ceilings are involved. We were able to give them plenty of height here. The clear glass shower enclosure keeps the new bathroom light and bright.

elongated subway tile

Shower Stall Details

The elongated proportions of the tile are an update on traditional subway tile. And the tumbled surface gives them a lovely handmade look.

The thermal control is easy to reach without having to enter the shower stall — there are no bracing cold blasts for these two. The shower head has a built-in handheld wand.

A Light and Bright New Bathroom shower niche

We tucked two shower niches into the half-wall. This will keep plastic bottles and other toiletries out of view from the rest of the bathroom. The height of the lower shelf makes leg shaving much easier.

shower floor penny tile

Beautiful gray penny rounds compose the shower floor. A shower drain is often an afterthought, but it can be one of those icing-on-the-cake kind of details. Here, the pattern of the round drain holes coordinates with the round tiles.

Bonus Room Before

Here’s a peek at the bonus room before we renovated it. It was kind of a catch-all. Our clients knew it could be better used as a bedroom for one of the girls.

A Light and Bright New BedroomBonus Room After

Now the room has a bright and fresh feel. The bed nestles beneath another cozy angled wall. And a window seat is a great spot to curl up and read. It has extra storage beneath it.

If you need help modifying your home to meet changing needs of any kind, please give us a call to schedule a free consultation.

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