Calgon, Take Me Away

Following up on the last post about plumbing, and probably due to stress, I’ve been daydreaming about bathtubs.  We want a budget-friendly whirlpool (jetted? jacuzzi-like? whatever you want to call it) tub with sleek modern lines.  We need a smaller tub, as our guest bathroom will be about 5×7′, which sounds tiny, but it’s the same size as the ONLY bathroom we’ve lived with for 10 years.  I’m guessing that a cheap, small, modern-looking, jetted tub was difficult to find five years ago, but there are lots of options out there today.  Kohler, American Standard, LineaAqua, and others make models that 60″ and below.  Our tub will be a drop-in (which means it’ll go against the wall with tile built around it) rather than freestanding, like this armchair-like beauty below:

image from Freshome

image from Atomic Ranch

I like the wide tile in the pictures above and below, and both tubs have the lines I want.  I’m debating having a shower set (like below) installed in the guest bath…seems like a tub in there, a shower in the master, and a shower outside in the guest studio is enough, right?

image from Apartment Therapy

image from Freshome

We’ll probably go with a white tile surrounding the tub (we had talked about this one awhile back).  Also worth noting in the picture above is the toilet…not wall-hung, but with some nice lines.

image from Apartment Therapy

image from Bloomerism

The tub above is either extra small or it is a weird angle.  It’s nicely inset with the wood accents and the cool built-in shelf (which we plan to do in our master shower).

image from Pinterest

And then there are the tubs above and below that are just different from anything else I’ve seen.  The glass “invisible” tub above is totally fun.  The tub inset among bookshelves below with the great view is made for us…although I don’t know how practical it is to keep books near water, but that’s just the librarian in me coming out.

image from If It’s Hip, It’s Here


2 thoughts on “Calgon, Take Me Away

  1. Ohh… the one from Freshome is sooo european! Thats the one! I do like the invisible one too. But thats cheeky! Hee hee!

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