Simple, Clean, and Dramatic: A Bath & Kitchen Makeover

Simple, Clean, and Dramatic: A Bath & Kitchen Makeover

Drawing inspiration from well-known designer and blogger, Becki Owens, this trendy homeowner had a clear vision of what she wanted her Meridian-Kessler home to become. She just needed a little assistance bringing that vision to life.

It only took one meeting for ACo Designers, Amanda Wagoner and Kayley Vargo, to understand the client’s style – simple, clean and dramatic. In the hall bathroom, Amanda and Kayley devised a modest color palette consisting of white, black, & gold to appeal to the homeowner’s streamlined taste, while adding a punch of character with a patterned encaustic-style floor tile.

Knowing the client was looking for the bathroom to appear larger, Amanda and Kayley kept the same footprint but added more visual square footage by removing a wall and replacing the existing tub with a stand-up shower complete with a clear frameless glass enclosure. They also designed a custom floating vanity adding more floor space which allowed the eye-catching floor tile to become the focal point of the room. They eliminated the bulkhead running above the vanity and converted the linen closet into open storage, making this bathroom nearly unrecognizable.

The client wanted her style and taste to be seen throughout her whole home, not just in her hall bathroom. In the kitchen, Amanda and Kayley kept with the neutral color palette. The space had good bones; it just needed a little TLC. All of the kitchen cabinets received new shaker style doors as well as a fresh coat of white paint. The applied trim moldings, hood, and island were squared off for a more contemporary look, and a classic white subway tile backsplash was designed to provide a clean backdrop for the room. The once dark countertops were replaced with a crisp white marble-look quartz keeping the space current, refreshing, and airy.

Altogether, these two spaces now reflect the homeowner’s style perfectly. The end result is blog-worthy, to be sure.

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by Amanda Wagoner


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