Who doesn't enjoy a good before and after? This bathroom is no exception. It started out as a space that was lackluster and plain. And now? It couldn't look more different - not to mention how much BIGGER the space feels! It gives off a very serene and spa-like vibe.
Photo by Allen Hart
Don't you wish your house had that fresh spa smell when walked in the door? There used to be a candle that replicated that wonderful aroma, but like all good things, it was discontinued. Not to worry, over on TipNut there are nine simple recipes involving eucalyptus that you can whip up to use as household cleaners.
Here are two to get you started and a link to the entire collection:
After a long hard day of diy-ing, who doesn't like to take a long hot shower and wash the paint flecks and garden soil out of their hair? To make your sudsy experience spa-rific, you might want to bang out one of these diy spa head towel wraps. It's a great way of reusing an old flimsy towel too!
To make one, you'll need:
- an old towel (or a new one if you want to make a wrap as a gift)
- a bit of elastic
- a button
- tape measure, thread...
The latest trend for bathrooms is turning them into private spas. As you can imagine, the transformation can be rather spendy. Here’s just some items that scream ‘spa’ as well as ‘I have enough disposable income to splurge on stuff like this.’
Translucent Bathtub from Jason International, $10,800.
Art Deco Mirrored Vanity by Maitland-Smith.
Programmable Shower from Kohler.
Illuminated Faucet from KWC America by designer Bruno Sacco
The Eris by Victory Spa has a window to the world. Why would you want a window in your bathtub? To illuminate your bubble time, of course. Referred to as ‘chromotherapy’, the light is said to elevate you mood–that along with the spa’s cascading waterfall, which ‘massage[s] the neck and shoulders intensifying an indulgent bathing experience.’