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Case Study: Transforming a Dated Bathroom into a Rustic Modern Retreat

Decor Snob Interiors Blends Natural Warmth and Contemporary Style for a Serene, Spa-Like Sanctuary

By Blake Lockwood | Curated by Blake Lockwood | Reviewed by Blake Lockwood

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Case Study Transforming a Dated Bathroom into a Rustic Modern Retreat

The Challenge

Our client wanted to transform their outdated bathroom into a relaxing, spa-like retreat that blended rustic and modern elements. The space needed to feel warm and inviting while incorporating contemporary amenities and a clean, uncluttered aesthetic.

Design Solution

Decor Snob’s design team created a balanced rustic modern look with a neutral color palette and natural materials. The vanity combines the warmth of reclaimed wood with the sleek lines of a concrete countertop and undermount sink. A round backlit mirror adds a modern touch and provides soft, even lighting.

In the shower area, large format tiles in a light neutral tone make the space feel open and bright. A rainfall shower head and handheld sprayer offer a luxurious showering experience. Built-in shelving provides convenient storage while maintaining clean lines.

Special attention was paid to lighting, with recessed lights supplementing the vanity sconce and backlit mirror. The toilet is discretely tucked away.

Rustic elements like the wood beam, woven basket, and wooden stool add character and warmth. Careful curation of decor, greenery and fluffy white towels complete the spa ambiance.

The Outcome

The redesigned bathroom strikes the perfect balance of rustic warmth and modern refinement. Natural materials and a soft neutral palette create a calming, restorative atmosphere. Clean lines and uncluttered styling make the compact space feel open and airy.

The client now has the serene, spa-like retreat they dreamed of with all the comforts and amenities of a contemporary bathroom. This stunning transformation showcases Decor Snob’s skill at bringing a client’s unique vision to life through thoughtful, cohesive design.

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