The tub with in-line heater sits in a river-rock-filled, drained fibreglass pan.
A wood-textured porcelain tile floor follows the gentle curve of the tub and rock path.
A large walk-in shower and water closet are carved out of a former guest room closet.
Water tiles and a slide bar provide a rain shower and a traditional shower respectively.
The shower space is defined by a curved wall that contains a drained planter and shampoo storage.

when pulling together this compilation of the best bathrooms i was shocked at how many great ones people have shared in their sneak peeks. bathrooms usually don’t get much attention or fanfare, but this post is devoted to one of the more intimate spaces in your home and different ways you can spruce up your space. and don’t miss the second bathroom post (going up tomorrow!) devoted to bathrooms with gorgeous clawfoot tubs!

There are so many elements to consider it can be mind-boggling – there are all the fittings, from baths and showers, to taps and sinks, vanity units and mirrors and then you’ve got to think about colour schemes and whether to go for a contemporary or traditional style. We’ve handily collated all our favourite bathroom ideas for your delectation. Bathrooms are often the smallest room in the house so it’s wise to include as much storage as possible, you always own more pots, tubes and bottles than you think and these are so much better stashed away in orderly fashion. Although white bathrooms can look ever so smart it’s important to make sure they don’t feel too clinical. Why not go for a cosy combination of wallpaper and colourful tiles? After all, a bathroom should be a retreat, the place you can sink into a deep bubble bath at the end of a long day….