Room of the Day: A Kids’ Bathroom Sets Sail With a Sunny Nautical Theme
A bright yellow-and-blue color palette, maritime mural and fish-scale tile bring cheer to a seaworthy bathroom
By Jennifer Blaise Kramer, Houzz September 27, 2016
This article originally appeared on Houzz.com.
Bathroom at a Glance
Location: Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle
Size: 52 square feet (4.8 square meters)
Designer: Catherine Schmidt of Model Remodel
A happy yellow-and-blue color palette energizes the once-dark bathroom. The homeowners cut out nautical images from posters, wallpaper and online art, then pasted them together for a mood board. Artist David Heck used this for a springboard to paint the nautical mural on the right.
Schmidt played with changing the directions of the yellow tiles to add dimension and an almost wavelike feel.
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Blue and yellow work their way around the tub-shower. Simple porcelain in indigo blue hits the backsplash, while tiles in a Key lime yellow work their way around the walls.
A mirrored medicine cabinet reflects the nautical mural and the glass starfish light overhead.