She said she flips homes in and around Philadelphia under a company called Hewitt Realty LLC, registered in Pennsylvania. Of course, being in my profession, I’ve seen a LOT of homes and yes, some pretty interesting situations!ReplyCancel, What a funny post…I had my first real laugh on this beautiful Sunday morning. This is why waterbeds went the way of the dinosaur! I gathered that you were house hunting. I had to chuckle because I read about a famous actress (initials JF), who had glass walls between bed and bath because her husband at the time said a husband and wife should not have any secrets between them; yikes, where’s the mystery? My mother’s house had no door between the master bedroom and the master bath – just a wide opening. Remember our open-concept one-bedroom apartment renovation run amok? I learn so much from you! My dear friend Elaine who died last year was so good about making all kinds of arrangements. One of my houses I clean has double doors going into their master bath. I’m really not kidding. Did I wake you? Here’s goes my mirror barn door. For two years til we finally found a door that matched the others, I wouldn’t mind a young Adonis for a husband. ), we can shut the doors at … Hopefully, it’ll be all sorted out very soon. Kind of beige and brown and I hated it, so I painted it–lightly. Or toxic fumes, after all it was Philly. Write on, Miss Laurel! The field tile isn’t Pratt and Larson because, well, we’re not wealthy! This type of door hardware locks to offer privacy. HA HA. i.e. ReplyCancel, My images loaded immediately, thank you very much. Ready to read about wood floors in the bathroom….it is the rage in all the new homes in northwest Florida and they are rentals! No sharing of bodily functions, thank you very much. lol, (and no. Like what you see here? Here it is! Can you recommend some type of door that would work? Of course, the owner thinks that he has “updated” his abode and spent a FORTUNE on the frameless glass enclosure… So, no price break until the place sits and sits and sits… on the market. lolReplyCancel. No showers or baths in that room!ReplyCancel, That’s interesting about wood floors in Florida. I would never be able to take care of business in a glass cubicle toilet! Thanks for this post.ReplyCancel, Thanks for stopping by. ReplyCancel, Heh! The first time I ever saw a master bath without a door was in Denver CO. Kamara Abdur-Rahim, who posted the photos that later were included in the viral tweet, told Insider that she is the owner of the home. These bathroom door ideas just makes everything easier. Not having a door to separate the master bedroom from the bathroom wasn't working. The format makes it feel like one inclusive area, and that it's shared, not all separate. "Master bedroom" is a problematic term for its ties to slavery, implying a concept of dominance and ownership with which a modern-day room need not be imbued. Which brings me to another reason to have a door on a bathroom: I believe in cleanliness, but these rooms seem to require a professional crew in everyday to keep them absolutely spotless, as if they are never used, or the entire space will look appalling. Ya know? My husband and I are almost done with our master bath renovation. I love the entire bedroom area except for the weird closet which looks like it doesn’t belong. “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.”. I just can’t imagine living in one of those spaces. The master bath is so tiny that only person can go in there at a time. Newborn baby will also get woken up … Well done!ReplyCancel, Oh, glad they loaded for you Peg. It’s pretty wild! Sometimes, too difficult and I won’t take the job. lolReplyCancel, I don’t like open concept at the best of times and certainly not for a bathroom. By Meg Escott. PRIVACY people! I would love to see you do more of the “don’t do this” stuff. There is actually a trend to recreate these vintage bathrooms. Thanks for the “heads” up.ReplyCancel, Well… we’re veering into a different blog topic altogether. :]ReplyCancel, Wow, wow, just wow. They range from a simple bedroom with the bed and wardrobes both contained in one room (see the bedroom size page for layouts like this) to more elaborate master suites with bedroom, walk in closet or dressing room, master bathroom and maybe some extra space for seating (or maybe an office). I thought it was bizarre. (Unless it is in a glass on the bedside table! Who remembers the Leave It To Beaver Coffee Cup Episode? If you had company over everyone would have to leave the apartment when someone went to the bathroom or be sequestered to the kitchen? Today, we are going to look at a bathroom renovation and what I’m recommending. Not only does it divide between rooms, the huge mirror also helps check your whole appearance. I thought it was bizarre. (all the stuff no one tells you) not to mention all the blood. I think both doors together are maybe 40-48 inches wide. The Bed & Bath category is used to describe privacy door hardware. Maybe some insulation and a better layout/design of your space– if that’s all doable for you.ReplyCancel. I often find approving the appearance of a room has so much to do with what I call “getting rid of the uglies.” And almost always the uglies are the things that were once the latest trend….. either that or clutter, dust, and film. We hope to change out our ancient fiberglass tub/shower combos in our house next year. The hall bathroom is not huge but comfortable enough with a tub/shower (curtained…no shower doors). I like to socialize but alas my social director died. It’s really a crime. Actually, now that I think of it, popping up in random folks’ home to check out their bathroom situations is a pretty good descriptor for what it’s like to buy a house.ReplyCancel, haha JD. This bathroom would be far more elegant, IMO without the busy border. It’s just another bathroom. The first one at least put the toilet in its own closet… sort of. The block pattern floor is cool, but I think it’s too much to run it up the wall. The hotel we stayed in had two twin beds made of board, and the bathroom was next to it with a see through glass, but they had blinds so everything worked out fine ReplyCancel, Oh phew! There is no door between my (shared) bathroom and my bedroom. Nothing. Keep the amazing advice and images coming, love your blog! Am I the only one who needs to get away from loved ones occasionally? All that stuff on display…well…it makes one woozy! As the MONGSTAD mirror was too short for the opening, I cut plywood to close up the top and bottom. Before our trip, we were warned about it. I need my alone time, although these days, I often have too much of it. I’ll have to avoid getting any wood floors put in. I don’t exaggerate. Maybe these bedroom/bath combinations are just for show and the real private bathroom is next door!ReplyCancel. So gorgeous creamy white satin-matte handmade subway tile for the field, creamy white satin-matte handmade square motif tiles (Pratt and Larson) for the borders. Love this post, those bizarre bathroom/bedrooms are a hoot!ReplyCancel, Here, here to privacy and one’s very own bathroom!ReplyCancel. The thing that is interesting about this bathroom is that it has a door near the main entrance of the bedroom, making it easier for the occupants to enter it right when they enter the room. I can imagine someone with far lesser taste than you would’ve ripped it out and put some ghastly linoleum down instead. We were just hired to furnish a house that our clients purchased, a newly renovated 1929 Spanish, could have been a stunner, bungalow. ReplyCancel, I’ve seen this in China. She was heartbroken:)ReplyCancel, awwww… poor thing. Hahahaha! And they (by “they” I mean the GC and team) screwed up the measurements a bit anyway when framing.. But can you imagine my horror when we booked a cruise on the Norwegian Epic, a few years back, only to find out that the shower and separate toilet area, which is located right when you open the stateroom door, are only clad in translucent glass. Many of these houses had fireplaces in two rooms, but I saw so many that the walls were gone and there was a brick chimney in the middle of the “open concept” room as you heard the noise of walking around on hardwood floors because of these non-walled places … sigh, I love your comments and ideas.ReplyCancel. But it’s great for “entertaining.”, There’s something about that word that feels like grit under my fingernails. There isn’t a pocket door because the wall isn’t thick enough to accommodate that. Down with “Open Concept”. The last bathroom looks cool but clearly no one actually showers in their b/c there is no shower curtain and the shower head appears dangerously close to a light fixture?!ReplyCancel. This is most egregious speculation remodel I have ever seen. For now looks real cute..but has a potential to turn into my nightmare. Not. I think there are some these days with a better design… but still… And yes, that’s another thing with all very open design. For me personally, I'd say that it's not for them, honestly. Such a gorgeous room but what IS that thing? Some browsers aren’t having any issues. How To Work With the Color Pink – It’s Not Just For Millenials! Just wanted to say the gorilla diorama made me laugh out loud. Such a pleasure to read your blog on a Sunday morning. this obviously is a problem if one person is up earlier than the other. I have heard a lot of cheap wood effect tiles..are they good in bathroom?ReplyCancel, I am not familiar with cheap wood effect tiles. Thanks for sharing this entertaining yet disturbing bathroom ideas.ReplyCancel, I have no idea Ruth. I did touch on the order thing (and rendering a home completely devoid of all personality) in this post about prepping ones home for resale. I intensely dislike open concept homes. ;]. And what’s here is only about a quarter of what I found and half of what I saved! I posted my husband at one opening but I kept my eye on the other.. . For me, walls, a door…with a lock…are necessities.ReplyCancel, I think the majority of folks feel like this and maybe are afraid to speak up? It’s a good thing! It just doesn’t make sense, I think even living solo it is weird to be soaking or showering or … next to the bed. There are some elements that I love here and some that confound me. One with a door. I have to say that I kind of love the bathtubs in some of these rooms. How to get privacy when there's no door between master bedroom and bathroom. Thought I’d clarify that in case someone thought we had a habit of popping up in random folks’ homes to check out their bathroom situations. shudder.ReplyCancel. Feng Shui Fix for a Bedroom Next to the Bathroom. My husband Won’t Let Me Change The Blue Trim Color!Everything You Need To Know About Classic Woven Wood Blinds », “Avoid gaps between the vanity and tub. And there are many articles being written with hundreds of people chiming in to say that they are sick of open concepts and want to go back to real rooms with a real purpose and stop living in one big room like a cave man. Hi Brittany, They ended up extending the wall so they could put a door in. I see a lot of this happening in the residential interiors world.". So weird. Barfing, crapping with lots of people encouraging you to do so! You’re helping the world! Could we get a little ventilation in there? This one is mind boggling. Are these rooms in the U.S.? Good for you, Christina!ReplyCancel, You are the voice of reason Laurel! Sadly the trend has caught on here too with many of the homes in the large display villages having open ensuites. ReplyCancel, Ugh..who wants to see the most private ablutions performed in such an’unprivate’ manner? I’m not really a fan of these enormous mansions that people are building either, even if they have the means. It’s got to go somewhere – extractor fan, open window, etc – in open plan, it must be absorbed to some extent by the bedding, drapery, dress closet … Damp, mouldy clothes anyone?ReplyCancel, Great point! I hope the realtor brings a book or something. Insider spoke with the person who listed the master. But thanks for letting me know!ReplyCancel, Ugh *post title. On Monday, thousands of Twitter users reacted to a tweet showing screenshots of a room listing posted to Facebook that shows a bathroom in the middle of a spacious room — but the bathroom appears to lack any doors that separate it from the rest of the master suite. "If the format is for you, then you'll really like this, and if it's not for you, you won't.". Like at least 2 years and then it began to build steadily for which I’m grateful. Bedrooms Located Off the Living Room/Dining Room . "I chose the open-concept format because I personally like it. Interestingly, I’ve never lived in a home with a separate WC in any bathroom. A lot of these bathroom issues could be solved with opaque glass doors. I love being out in public and getting a stall with floor to ceiling walls and a FAN thank you very much! Some claim "master… Loved this post – the Natural History Museum pic made me laugh out loud. I’m all for privacy especially in the bathroom…somethings are just meant to be kept sacred! I don't think everything is for everyone," Abdur-Rahim said. It was a very talked about subject while I was on that cruise lol.ReplyCancel, Yes, shot on the gangplank, is right! In fact, according to the Atlantic, the average size of American bathrooms doubled between the 1970s and 2010s.The master or en suite bathroom became a need-to-have as suburbia grew in postwar years. A couple of these appear as if the designer applied the open concept to their bathrooms to mitigate visual space considerations. I just may use that idea!ReplyCancel, I love that idea too and have never done it but then again I’ve never had a client with a very small home with no storage.ReplyCancel, My daughter came back from a visit with old school friends in upstate Vermont and reported that [almost] every one she visited had an open concept bedroom/bath combo. : ] ReplyCancel, it ’ s here is only about a quarter of what think... 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