From bulky bathroom to sleek shower room, you won’t believe this makeover

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  • How a dated family bathroom was given a stylish new lease of life

    The owners of this bathroom tackled a new design for the room as a priority project when they bought their new 1980s four bed house in Suffolk.

    The en-suite room featured a pretty dated suite with a bath, separate shower and bulky boxed-in pipework.

    The makeover:

    The owner was keen to strip away the units and update it with a spacious shower room, creating a relaxed and calm space.

    This was achieved by removing the bathtub completely, which gave more space to work with when putting together the sleek, light and bright design.

    The wall the bath once ran along became the walk-in shower and large storage unit featuring both shelving and cupboards for lotions and potions.

    New flooring was fitted, along with a glossy vanity unit. The large bathroom window wasn’t left out of the project, either. It got a new cream and purple blind to compliment the room.

    Soft green metro tiles with white grouting make the room feel really light, airy and spacious, and the streamlined integrated storage solutions mean the room is clutter free with just colour pop towels on display
    (and everything else handily hidden away behind closed-door cupboards).

    Like this look? Here’s a breakdown of what was spent where…

    Shower £2,804

    Loo £288

    Vanity unit £1,092

    Basin and tap £463

    Wall tiled £441

    Floor tiles £182

    Mirrored cabinet £984

    Heated towel rail £201

    Lighting £500

    Blind £663

    Total: £7,618.

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