After: For Grown Overnight Guests
Brightly painted walls can boost a bare-bones space for only so long. In Diane and Ed Henkler's 1994 home, in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, the punchy purple their now-grown daughters had chosen for their childhood bath hadn't aged well, so when the girls moved out, Diane knew it was revamp time. Major changes were beyond the budget for the bath, now used only by overnight guests, so Diane focused on adding custom cosmetic touches.
Shown: Faux paneling and framed mirrors add sophistication and architectural interest, while a clever window treatment lends a lofty feeling.