Beautiful hardwood floors give this kitchen a rich warm feeling. After replacing the door and windows, the trim was reproduced in detail to match the rest of the house.
The famous “Nook Of Truth”.
On this side of the kitchen, the glass tile was used to create a backsplash detail
Panoramic view of the stove wall.
Sometimes little treasures surface from another world. This postcard was found buried under the floor of an old Portland house remodeled in 2012.
“Children will practice three times this week” June 14, 1925
Brushed nickel and chrome are the most common finishes found in modern homes.
Rectangular tile is becoming very popular in bathrooms. This picture shows ‘straight set’ (white tiles) and ‘subway style’ (accent tiles).
A small soap cubby installed at knee level takes the place of a large shower bench, and can be used to shave legs.
A contemporary square bathroom faucet with waterfall spout complements the lines of this vessel sink.
Contrary to popular belief, a large floor and wall tile in a very small space often makes the room look bigger. The color and layout of the tile also play a part in creating the desired optical illusion.
The size of the tile for the shower surround has been reduced, but the style and the layout remain the same.
We were able to save this original stained glass window, and move it from inside the shower to its current location.
In order to maintain the “Old Portland” style the client selected a marble countertop and backsplash. The wall-mounted faucet allows for a larger sink.
Clean and simple subway tile.
This contemporary shower features glass subway tile throughout. Although most glass tiles have a white backing, it is important to use the proper color thinset to avoid noticing imperfections through the glass. We selected white grout and a white thinset behind this tile to achieve the effect desired.
The original tub was left in place. Marmoleum flooring, wood baseboard, and a modern vent cover complete the job.
On the opposite corner of the bathroom is an inset medicine cabinet and a one-piece countertop with integral sink. Notice that the mirror is perfectly centered with the faucet and the light fixture.
These containers mounted under a cabinet will hold flour, sugar, coffee, salt, and more: just another great space-saving idea.
This modern kitchen called for a detailed backsplash. A mosaic marble-mix tile, and glass subway tile was used.
Making the best use of every inch of wall space, while decorating the kitchen.