With Elsa potty training now, a second toilet in the house would be exceedingly useful. Especially since Jeff likes to check Instagram and Facebook and email while in the bathroom, sometimes being in there for hours at a time. Maybe I'm exaggerating and providing TMI, but seriously, a second bathroom will be awesome.
Because we're only a family of three (plus two fur babies) and don't have a guest bedroom, one full bath is sufficient. We really only need another toilet and sink, and the ideal location, for construction and convenience reasons, is right off the kitchen in the current laundry area. So that's the plan. Very simple rectangle bathroom, entering through the door to your left will be the sink, and to your right will be the toilet. Two feet of space in between the two, and about 8" on each side of the toilet to the walls. Basically just a closet where you get business done.
Jeff's one requirement throughout this whole planning process has been painting this bathroom with black chalkboard paint. Fine, I can live with that. It will relate well with the black kitchen cabinets, and the white fixtures and gold hardware carried through in here too will make it all jive together. Here's what I'm thinking:
Chalkboard paint and upside down bin pulls as the chalk holders (thanks Pinterest!).
Kohler Tresham toilet. I love the lines of this collection from Kohler. So elegant. You know, for a toilet.
I'm a firm believer of staying within the same collection when possible too, especially if you're going with a specific finish like gold. The kitchen sink faucet I want is from the Delta Trinsic line in champagne bronze so we'll carry that into the bathroom too. Above is the toilet paper holder from the same Delta Trinsic line, simple and space saving. Below is the bath faucet from Delta.
I've always liked this hexagon towel ring from Urban Outfitters, I'm kind of surprised it's still on the website! I should probably snap it up soon before it sells out.