|Bathrooms in new homes
these days are increasingly becoming more than just functional spaces.
They’re outfitted with high-end cabinetry and flooring, as well
as high-dollar spa showers and sleek fixtures.
This is all well and good if you have a big bathroom and a bigger
budget. But even if you don’t, there is still a way to make
over your bath to be more stylish and functional. That way is, of
course, to do it yourself by building the suite of stylish projects.
Designer Vanity — It all starts with the wall-mounted
vanity shown above left. It sports sleek, contemporary lines that
give it great looks, and it has ample storage space inside.
Atop the vanity is a wall unit that incorporates display shelves and
a medicine cabinet, plus a large mirror that’s illuminated by
a lighted valance overhead. Together these projects form a great-looking
More In Store — We also added a
bench, above center, that provides a place to perch, plus storage
space. And you’ll find one more project — the storage
platform seen under the vanity in the photo, above left.
Shower Power — That brings us to
the stunning glass-block shower, above right. It’s a remarkably
easy kit that you install in place of an existing bathtub.