Tiny Master Bathroom Renovation

This master bathroom has had more than it's share of makeovers since I started blogging.

Tiny Master Bathroom with shades and baskets

You can see them {here} and {here}. See I'm not kidding!

This time however our renovation was almost a total gut job.

Please excuse the photos, some were taken by the contractor and the rest were by me trying to get good photos in this teeny, tiny bathroom. 

shower floor renovations

After 15 years the shower stall just didn't get clean anymore, the grout was old and frankly those white hex tiles were a mistake... 

too much grout to get clean and it was chipping out!

gutted shower

We decided to gut the shower and while we were at it put down a new floor in the bathroom. 

(White hex tile problems again)

gutted bathroom floor

At first we were just going to change the color of the grout on the subway tiles. 

After replacing the pan in the bottom,  they found that the grout had some kind of sealer in it. 

It was rock hard (and hard to clean) so they couldn't scrape it out and needed to replace all the white tiles in order to change out the grout. 

The process took a lot longer than originally expected because of the grout problem but the final results were well worth the wait. 

white subway tile shower with dark grout

We replaced the original white subway tiles with new ones and used charcoal colored grout. 

The shower floor is a  simple cement colored square tile to match the grout. 

The custom saddle is a granite slab that also matches the charcoal colored grout. 

My original plan for this shower stall included a polished cement floor but after the initial installation I made a quick change and went with a cement colored tile. 

white subway tile with charcoal grout

On the bathroom floor we used a porcelain tile that looks like wood. 

My daughter used this tile in her home and I loved the look. 

These tiles come in several different colors including a rustic barn wood and are available from Home Depot. 

The old rusty baseboard heater was also replaced with a new one.

tile floor that looks like wood

I went with a simple grey and white shower curtain

I'm loving all white towels and floor mats for easy cleaning. 

A little bleach and done!

The room was repainted using Behr Ultra by Home Depot in Tide Pool. 

The wainscot and the trim were painted with Bright White with primer. 

shower curtain with white subway tiled shower

My son-in-law was the contractor for this job 

(I know lucky me!) 

His company RDC Interiors is based on Long Island and they do great work!

Tiny Master Bathroom with baskets

Master Bathroom with decorations

Read all about how I made the enamelware storage tote and the DIY wooden wall shelf by clicking the blue links. 

Cleaning this new bathroom is going to be much easier!

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .