I’m LOVING this classic white marble and blue design. Check out our Master Bath Makeover plans. The vanity mirrors are stunning!
Master Bath Makeover Plans
Welcome, guys! This Master Bathroom makeover is the next major remodeling project I’m working on in this.
And, it’s long overdue. We’ve been living with a rusty, nasty shower door for 7 years now.
We also have chipped up paint all over the built in vanities, outdated tile on the floors, a stained shower floor, and a corroded and broken roman tub faucet.
Seriously, I’ve turned the water on and off in that tub with a wrench for over a year now. Yikes!
So, after months of going through Bathroom inspiration pictures, tiling stores, and plumbing supply stores I FINALLY have a plan for the new design of this bathroom.
I’m going with a classic white marble and blue vanity Master Bathroom Design Plan. Here’s a sneak peek.
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Marble Works Perfectly in our Traditional Style Home
Our home has a very traditional style inside and out. I always try to stick with that traditional style when I remodel, while updating the overall look to match the latest trends.
Here’s more posts that really show off the molding, wainscoting, and traditional design style in this home.
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- Colorful Small Modern Farmhouse Powder Room Makeover
- Colorful Laundry Room Makeover – Teal Cabinets, guys!
- Planning a Kitchen Remodel – Layout and Tips
This Bathroom Remodel will be Half DIY and Half Contractor Work
I am so ready to get this Master Bathroom remodel started. BUT, I am cheating a little bit in this room.
Typically I do all of the work for my home remodeling projects, except plumbing, counter tops, and some electrical.
So, I definitely needed a plumber to adjust and install the new plumbing and fixtures and to install the quartz counters.
AND, since they were going to be here already, I decided to have them do a few extra jobs. Like demo on the tile, tub, and plastic shower surround too. Yay, for not having to demo that all of that tile.
Check out this short video for a look at the bathroom after the plumbers finished demo and prep work for our Master Bathroom makeover.
I’ve done a lot of flooring demo and removal in the past. It’s always a back breaker. If you have wood flooring to remove, check out How to Remove Glued Wood Flooring on Concrete.
Now, let’s see those sad, sad before photos, right?! I’ll share the Master Bathroom Makeover Plans after that.
Master Bathroom Before Photos
Here’s the view of our Master Bathroom as you walk in from the Master Bedroom.
On the right we have 2 large walk in closets separated by the walk in shower.
On the left, it’s my vanity (not shown) and the large jacuzzi tub. My husbands vanity and the water closet are at the back.
The ceilings also have quite a few weird angles. I hope the new planked plywood ceiling design will down play those angles.
I’m also lightening up the walls with my favorite neutral off-white color, Behr’s Sandstone Cove. I’ve been using that light paint color on walls in this house a lot lately.
The vanities are dinged up and tired after 20 years of use. But, they are a pretty style and are worth keeping since they are custom built in 3/4″ wood cabinets. They’ll be getting a beautiful Navy Blue paint makeover.
More Tub and Shower Before Photos
Can you tell the tub faucet is broken in the photo below? My 3 year old is kind of strong, guys. He busted it in 2 places. And, that’s not the only faucet he has broken in this house. 🙂
I really don’t like the location of that faucet around little kids either. So, I’m moving that faucet to the wall.
The large window is fantastic for letting in lots of light. But that jetted tub is way too big and we don’t use the jets. So, I’m switching that to a deep soaking tub.
This shower door is a horrible, old-fashioned gold AND it’s corroded all along the bottom of the metal frame. I’m so happy to see this door go. 🙂
Now, let’s talk about the Master Bathroom makeover plans.
Marble and Blue Master Bathroom Design
I always struggle with the design on a room. I’m not a designer, at all. So, I try to see examples of everything I like together to get a good idea of how the design will look.
I’ve been planning out this Master Bathroom for a few months. I knew I wanted to lighten up this room with the neutral paint color I’ve been loving in this house.
I picked marble tile to give this room a classic, timeless look. White marble has a nice neutral color, with a touch of glamour.
And, I always add pops of bold color to the traditional style in our home. The bold color, a beautiful Navy Blue, will come in on the vanities, rug, and the wall art.
I’ve gone back and forth on the exact marble tiles to use. I mean literally, back and forth, from the store over and over with sample tiles. 😉
I tend to change up the details on my design plan on a room remodel right until the minute I have to install something. But, the general idea of feel of the room design is always the same.
Marble Tile Options
Here’s a look at some of the white marble tile design options I’ve been looking at as options.
Recently, I thought I’d go with the leaf marble mosaic tile (below) with a pebble shower floor, and marble-look porcelain flooring.
I just needed to pick between a marble subway (above, top left) or a white ceramic subway (shown below) as the main shower tile.
I finally decided on the first option, the marble subway. I thought I had my plan ready to go.
Then last week, I panicked and decided I needed a wood look floor tile instead. I searched everywhere and only found 1 wood look tile that I liked.
And, it’s only sold in huge pallets, so I went back to the original marble-look porcelain. Oh well, that’s how remodeling goes sometimes.
Picking a Pop of Color and Traditional Design Elements
After picking the tile, it was time to settle on a bold color for the bathroom cabinets. My main choices were a gorgeous dark green and a classic Navy Blue.
I LOVE both. And they both work great with the traditional style Area Rugs I wanted to use. I finally settled on blue when I saw a dark blue furniture with a dark wax in a store. I used that as my inspiration for my vanity makeover.
Then I went this shiny Moen chrome fixtures to add a little bling to the room. And, since we have 10′ high walls in our Master Bathroom, I decided I needed to find extra large mirrors to use above each vanity.
Getting scale right is half the battle when it comes to room design. I found beautiful, carved wood mirrors on Pottery Barn that worked perfectly with the traditional design elements of the marble and area rug I picked.
And, adding that natural wood to the room warmed up my white and blue Master Bathroom Makeover Plans.
Check out some amazing Deep Drop-In Soaker Tubs and Carved Wood Frame Mirrors on Amazon to find similar items.
See the Finished Master Bathroom
UPDATE: The Master Bathroom is finished. Check out the finished Bathroom or any of these DIY projects from the remodel.
- Before and After Master Bathroom Remodel Reveal
- Blue DIY Chalk Paint Bathroom Vanity Makeover
- How to Install Picture Frame Wainscoting with Video!
- The Latest Master Bathroom Remodeling Pictures!
- Marble Mosaic Tile Bathroom Installation Tips & Photos
- 10 Beginner DIY Tips for Installing Floor Tile
- DIY Plywood Plank Ceiling – Faux Shiplap Install
- DIY Shower Niche – How to Frame & Placement Tips
- Build a DIY Cabinet Door Mounted Garbage Can
Feeling inspired? Now that you’ve seen our Master Bath Makeover Plans, let me know if you have questions.
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Thursday 11th of April 2019
Lovely, there are so many beautiful choices out there. Growing up I think all I ever saw was pink, blue, yellow and beige shiny square tile. Yuck. Thank you for sharing on the Classy Flamingos Blog Party this week. poinsettiadr.com
Monday 15th of April 2019
I remember those days. So any choices now. :)
Wednesday 10th of April 2019
I honestly love your "Old and tired" bathroom; I can only imagine just how much your changes will enhance that! We have a broken faucet on our jetted tub too... and I'm pretty sure that was due to one of the kids when they were little and liked to "swim" in our tub.
Thursday 11th of April 2019
Ha ha. I think little kids are way stronger than they look. I hope you like the new bathroom even better. :)
Monday 8th of April 2019
enjoyed reading this post and gathering some great ideas we will be doing some remodeling this spring as well thanks for sharing come see us at http://shopannies.blogspot.com
Monday 8th of April 2019
I can't wait to see how it turns out, I'm sure it will be beautiful! The tiles you've chosen are so unique!
Monday 8th of April 2019
Thanks so much, Hillary. I'm so excited about this makeover. :)