Happy Monday, Friends! After a fun-filled weekend, I’m pleased to share with you our completed master bathroom. Pop over and see our French Country master bathroom reveal! Hint: There may be a chandelier.
Our master bathroom has a French Country vibe like the rest of the house. However, the bathroom is missing one big item. A bath tub. So, while there is enough space for a tub the previous owners never installed one. I guess they just weren’t bath people. And because we aren’t either, we decided to put our pretty antique chaise lounge in this spot. Use what you have, right? We also used a marble top table and I added my vintage gold phone.
To make up for the lack of a tub there is an enormous walk-in shower. Across from the shower is a long wall pictured below. This house has an open concept, which we love, but it doesn’t leave much wall space. So, we didn’t have a place to put this beautiful antique piece of furniture. I don’t even know what to call it really since it is part desk, part bookshelf. This wall turned out to be the perfect spot! (Please ignore the tacky scale in the background. No one likes those.)
Such a pretty and practical way to store extras. The drawers hide toilet paper, soaps and toiletries. This antique chamber pot holds extra white hand towels.
The antique chamber pot set belonged to my husband’s Grandmother and his mother passed it down to us. She didn’t think it had been used for anything other than decorative purposes.
The set is complete and in excellent condition which is another reason it is best used behind glass doors. Merely to be seen and not touched!
Sometimes it’s just fun to have pretty things to look at and feel grateful someone cared enough about these pieces to preserve them and pass them down to the next generation.
Another pretty piece. It doesn’t match exactly but my Mother-in-law always displayed them together since they are such a close match. So we are doing the same.
The floral details are so beautiful. This set was probably fairly expensive in its day because of the intricate painting and gold leaf details.
This is the vanity in the master bathroom. This house was built over 10 years ago and the elements are as classic as ever. In my opinion it’s the mark of a well-built home. To still feel beautiful and relevant many years later.
The previous owners added this dramatic wall of tile behind the vanity. It adds such a splash of color and interest in the otherwise neutral room. The double sinks are a little closer together than we are accustomed to, but it works!
Here is a close up of the tile. I’m not sure of the maker but we love it! The colors are sort of a smoky gray and cream.
And my signature vintage silver tray. What better way to corral necessities and clutter than on a pretty tray?
This was the original fixture in the master bath. It’s very pretty but didn’t have the bling and formality I was craving.
Plus, I had this crystal chandelier waiting in the wings so I couldn’t resist! I’ll go into more detail later about this fixture but for now you can see what a huge difference it makes in our bathroom. It gives the bathroom more of an elegant feel. Do I love it? Mais oui!
My husband is super excited he gets to install yet another dimmer switch in the bathroom. But, it’s true every fixture should be on a dimmer. Lighting comes in a close second to “location”.
And the view from underneath the crystal chandelier is just as pretty.
So much sparkly goodness to enjoy! These brass chandeliers used to be such a bargain but since they have become more popular the prices have soared. Still, you can find them at antique and consignment stores and occasionally on Craigslist and eBay for not TOO much money. My advise? If you love chandeliers and run across a great deal, buy it. Otherwise you will have non-buyers regret which is way worse than buyers remorse.
Well, there is always a little more one can do to improve a room. For now we have the key components for our new French Country Master Bathroom! My sister is in the midst of adding a new master suite to her house so I hope I can persuade her to allow me to share and document her addition! (I’m thinking she’ll say yes to her baby sister!)
Thank you for stopping by today! Later I’ll share details on where to find chandeliers, crystals, etc. I hope you have a lovely evening! xoxo Dell