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Table of Contents: The DIY Bath

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Table of Contents: The DIY Bath

October 6, 2014

The most remodeled room in the house? Tie score: The two workhorses, the kitchen and the bath, share the honor. We recently devoted an issue to kitchen design around the world; this week we’re delving into the possibilities for making over the bathroom–and tackling (most of) the work yourself. Do try this at home.

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  • In her Brooklyn bath, French designer Corinne Gilbert uses a ribbon and painted wooden knob as a tp dispenser. Tour her apartment and its many homemade solutions in Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home.
  • Stay tuned later today for seven space-saving, storage-minded DIY Ideas to steal from maritime design.
  • Read the story of Thomas Crapper and his “sanitary fittings” in this week’s Object Lesson: The Old-Fashioned Loo. (And, on Wednesday, watch for Janet’s 5 Favorites post on low-flow toilets.) 
  • We’re eternally on the lookout for the best toilet-paper holder. In Wednesday’s 10 Easy Pieces, Alexa presents our latest favorites (including these ceramic and wood designs from Japan).
  • Who knew an electrical outlet could change the look of a room? In the latest edition of our Remodeling 101 series on Outlet Placement, Janet explores smart places in the bathroom to plant some power (shown here, Julie’s medicine cabinet with a built-in niche for an electric toothbrush).
  • A rental bath is its own beast, but not one that’s untameable. In Expert Advice, Sarah details ways she has upgraded her own family bath–and without breaking any tenant rules.

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