As a comment to my article about choosing a tub & shower set-up for your master bathroom, Marci wrote:
My gosh, you have described the VERY bathroom I’ve been looking for as we prepare to build in the spring. Do you have a photo yet? Would love a space just as you described. Sounds lovely!
So, as an update, here’s what we have so far…
Our Uniquely Designed Bathroom & Shower
The closest I have to a picture at this point is the following diagram.
It shows one of the preliminary plans for our master bathroom and shower area:
Specifically with regard to the shower area, there is also a corner seating bench, a window for air and natural light (wide & narrow, rather than tall and skinny as currently shown), 2 built-in niches for shower supplies, and some ceramic/tile towel hooks at the entrance to the shower (in the dry area).
In this plan, the showerhead is placed on the shortest part of that floating wall — in the very back.
It’s similar to the walk-in shower in this first photo — where the floating wall has the bathtub on one side and the shower on the other side…
Actual Bathrooms That Inspired Our Design
Our master bathroom was designed after looking through far too many home magazines and watching way too many DIY tv shows (mostly the HGTV network).
Here are some of the photos which inspired our “dream bathroom”: