Even if you buy all your tile and tiling needs at a big box store, do yourself a favor and visit a dedicated tile shop before your next project. Good shops feature vignettes using their products which is like visiting the kitchens and bathrooms of over a dozen Parade-of-Home homes all in one place. Over the weekend, I made a trip to my favorite tile vendor for inspiration concerning a possible bathroom re-do. As I was ogling the displays, I thought of my fellow Curbly peeps and decided to bring y'all on the tour with me. So here goes . . .
Are wall-hung sinks this decade's pedestal? Maybe, because they were everywhere.
Some even had storage below, like this one.
And this one.
And this one. Did you notice the mirrored-frame mirrors? Also hot. (Note to tile shop employees: maybe it's time to dust the light fixtures.)
This idea was interesting in that it forgoes the cabinet altogether and employs a built-in shelf-like deal. Great for a DIYer that isn't thrilled with the notion of woodworking.
As for the sink, I'm not sure. What do you think?
Console sinks were in abundance too. I'm not really into ornate, but the frame of this mirror really struck me.
The earthy blue running bond tile doesn't hurt either.