My mind has been a whir of excitement and planning. There is a lot of work to do. That's a serious understatement. But most of it is really exciting work. I love any excuse to re-examine our things and purge ourselves of unnecessary clutter (checkout unclutterer.com. I always feel less cluttered just scanning the blog!).
I have a few friends who are really talented in the design arena, and I have never felt particularly gifted in that area. However, now that we will have a house that I already love, I find that I'm really excited to start decorating it and making it my own! I hope you don't mind if I bounce some ideas off of you to see if my design ideas are
Here's my newest idea. Have you ever heard of a "wet room"? Apparently they're big in Europe. I think I've been in one, but I can't remember where. The basic idea is that there is a sink, toilet, and open shower where the water converges to a central drain in the floor. Here are a few pictures.
It seems to me to be a good idea for a small bathroom. Everything else that you generally have in the bathroom could be in a nearby bigger closet area. And doesn't it seem easier to clean? Bathroom floors can be such black holes. What do you think? If you were looking to buy/rent, would this be a + or - for you?