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Renew the loo!

Having a separate loo is convenient, but they tend to be quite tiny rooms. So we thought, "why not bling it up a bit!" The toilet was old-fashioned and the boring painted plasterboard walls needed warmth, so we added additional features to give the room a bit of warmth and personality. Here's what we did: -Replaced the loo with a clever loo from Caroma which has a sink attached to the tank, so you can wash your hands and that water is recycled into the tank and used at the next flush.  -Created a tiled feature wall behind the toilet. -Decorated the walls with grass cloth wallpaper, which adds texture and warmth. -Added a shelf to hold ethnic statues. -Saved money by...

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Mexican Fiesta bathroom renovation!

Back in the day, a spa was the ultimate in luxurious living. Well, we don't do spas, and the antiquated spa was mostly used in containing baby goats when we were forced to bottle feed the babies when their mothers walked off and left them to fend for themselves .... So, we hoiked out the spa, which gave us room to add a modern open shower with a clear glass wall and an additional loo. Replacing the black slate floor, we re-tiled over the top of the slate in modern cream-coloured tiles. Painting the old wooden cabinets brightened them up, and to give it an individual look, we tiled the vanity with beautiful Mexican tiles in a solid colour and accent brightly...

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The 5 best sinks to transform your bathroom quick!

OK, it's time to break out of that 'slick white modern bathroom sink' mode and time to inject some colour, texture and character into the smallest room in the house.   Here's how: install one of these beauties:       Mother of Pearl Bathroom Sink: Exquisite luminescent texture, shine and made of natural materials:   Bamboo: bathroom sink Sustainable, textured and robust   Lapis Lazuli: bathroom sink Who cannot admire the beauty of this semi-precious stone Glass: bathroom sink Graduated colour from aqua to stunning cobalt   Moroccan: bathroom sink Exotic hand-painted designs   Find these and many more at uniquesinks.com.au

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Roses really are red

...and this gorgeous floral bathroom sink will make a big splash in your design.As a vessel basin, it sits above the counter, showing off the sides and revealing the outside design.A stunning addition to any bathroom, you can find the glass rose sink here.

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