bathroom makeoverWhen updating a small-sized bathroom, it helps to use smart features that add style, don’t take up much space, and make the room seem bigger than it really is.

Living with an outdated bathroom for six years gave the owner of this home plenty of time to dream about her perfect bathroom.

When it came time to extend and renovate the house, the first step was to commission an architect, who came up with a plan to make better use of the area by removing an old-fashioned linen press and repositioning the bath under the window. The result is a sleek new space with dramatic chocolate square tiles that contrast with the clean white tiles that cover the rest of the bathroom.