The master bathroom is almost done y’all. I’ve never had a new bathroom, I’ve always had ‘vintage’ bathrooms as I’ve never lived in an apartment or house that is less than 50 years old. It’s all stopping by the end of the week (although the toilet hasn’t arrived yet so I have to re-install the old toilet for a while until it does come, and then when we do the guest bathroom we’ll install it).
But lets talk faucets – we wanted brass because brass is still reigning supreme in the metal world. But there are a ton of brass faucets out there and a lot of them look cheap bad 80’s, and well, that’s not what we want. And after looking around I decided to go for a more matte brass with more of a satin finish instead of the super high gloss mirrored brass – even though I kinda love that as well.
So here’s a roundup of a bunch of brass faucets that we love:
1. Kohler | 2. Jewel Faucets | 3. Elements of Design | 4. Kohler | 5. The Watermark Collection | 6. The Watermark Collection | 7. Kohler | 8. Delta | 9. Delta | 10. Delta | 11. Rejuvenation | 12. Cifial | 13. Newport Brass | 14. Rocky Mountain Hardware | 15. Elizabethan Classics | 16. The Watermark Collection | 17. Delta | 18. Jewel Faucets | 19. Elements of Design | 20. Kohler | 21. Waterworks | 22. Waterworks
We are renovating two different bathrooms – the master and the guest, so we chose two different faucet/tub sets. For the master we chose this beautiful guy and for the guest this slightly more playful and fun faucet. And yes, my theory on mixing finishes is that as long as your bathrooms feel like they belong in the same house (sharing a similar style and feel) you can make the finishes and fixtures different. I think if I didn’t have an audience I would probably have phoned it in a bit more and used more of the same finishes, but I really wanted to ‘design’ two different bathrooms that shared similar color palettes and styles but would showcase two different design ideas. I think in this case the pressure of the blog has been a really, really good one. The tile is up and it looks INSANELY beautiful (I’ll snapchat about it later today – handle emhendersonsnap). Bathrooms and kitchens are hard, folks. Its all so permanent and you have to make all your big decisions before seeing it together – you can’t piece it together unless you are doing it yourself. Do I have any regrets? Yes. A big one – which I will tell you about as soon as I change it 🙂 AHHHHHH the learning curve of going from stylist to designer….