In this Chelsea bathroom renovation, exposed bulbs and graphic tile create an unforgettable look Project: Update and brighten a small bathroom in a Chelsea studio Before: The bathroom tub, fixtures, and drain in this circa 1964 co-op had done their job, but were now way past their sell-by date. Kristen knew her Chelsea apartment was […]
A couple creates their dream home with walnut wood floors, a spa bath, and enough kitchen storage to turn heads A year-long search—involving a specially-written code!—led Jonathan, a consultant, and Cecilia, a social media strategist and beauty blogger, to a mid-century co-op apartment in Queens. The unit was in a serious state of disrepair, with […]
Tiled niches and marble shelves…pretty and practical While the minimal approach of floor-to-ceiling tile in the shower surround can be beautiful, where does one keep the shampoo? If the answer is the lip of your tub, adding a few shelves or niches in the shower can be a game-changer. Below, five homeowners who worked with Sweeten, a free service matching […]
Each week, we aim to translate insight from NYC homeowners and contractors into information you can use to make better decisions about improving your home. This week: a look at a few of our favorite backsplash choices from Sweeten projects to show how simple elements can make a kitchen distinctive and beautiful.
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