The hotel-chic bathroom boasts a vintage-style soaking tub, a spa shower and custom touches that incorporate architectural salvage.
When renovating a bathroom, designer Victoria Lesser recommends timeless tile, fixture and furniture selections “Make a bathroom white and then, if you want color, bring in green towels or bring in red towels,” she adds.
A 500-pound cast-iron tub was hoisted via crane to the second floor and positioned above the kitchen. Pine-clad beams in the kitchen support the weight of this luxury two-person soaking bath; a hot water heater stowed in an adjacent closet provides an unlimited hot water supply.
A 5-foot storage ledge, crafted from an old piano top, caps his-and-hers, farmhouse-style pedestal sinks. Matt Blashaw and Matt Muenster custom crafted the recessed medicine cabinets that incorporate vintage cabinet doors and glass knobs with new glass fronts and wood cabinets.
A matted sepia-tone print is one of many thoughtful touches that make Blog Cabin feel like a home. “While it is not an actual photo, I picked it, imagining the pair to be the couple who used to live at Blog Cabin," says designer Victoria Lesser.
A 2x4 tin tile, reclaimed from an upstate New York inn, is stripped of rust with oven cleaner and applied to a newly installed beadboard ceiling with glue and nails. A fresh coat of paint and decorative molding frames the ceiling’s finishing touch.