I love the wood floor showing through this glass shower pan from Renaissance Glassworks. It comes in two colors and can be installed anywhere in a room by using their self-supporting showers. I think this would also coordinate great with glass tiles and mosaics.
Kohler’s new Pedicure Spa will make your home feel like a Day Spa. This Kohler package is complete with a deep whirlpool footbath, a teak client chaise lounge, a technician chair and all the needed faucet/drain components. The Pedicure Spa can be customized with your choice of layout and tile selections. The only thing it is missing is the soothing music and the person to pamper your feet.
I decided I had to watch the HGTV Design Star Sunday night since they were making over two kitchens. The results were not good. The HGTV website tries to gloss over how bad the rooms are by taking photos from a distance and showcasing other areas like the Dining Room that were more the designers’ fortes.
The kitchen below was not finished. The designers did not allocate their budget or resources well. They chose to do a black ceramic tile countertop but they did not purchase enough material and did not even grout the tile they had down. No amount of accessories is going to fix this room – although they tried. The judges commented that they liked the old kitchen better. I’m not sure what the home owners thought, their reactions were not revealed. Other comments on the HGTV site are just as scathing citing the lack of lighting and bad material choices.
The “winning” kitchen was not much better. A heavy crackle finish was applied to the upper cabinets leaving the lower cabinets with only new hardware. The time spent faux painting the backsplash should have been devoted to finishing the cabinets. While the homeowners were pleased with their results, the judges commented that they should have had better.
Their is truth in hiring a Kitchen Designer to get the best results.