Skip to main content

Kids Bath: Shower Caddy


The grout is in, and this little baby is done. I have to admit, at first I was a little skeptical how it will turn out, but it really looks great. We used one 12x12 tile to create 2 shelves: the bottom for soap or short bottles, razors, and whatnots, and the top shelf for shampoo/conditioner/body wash bottles.

The bottom shelf has a slight pitch, to improve drainage. At first, I was not really sure that I would be able to match the color of the marble tile to the color of the vanity marble, but, again, it all worked out. Huge thanks to our carpenter Charlie who suggested it. I hate looking at bottles all over the tub. And I hate even more not having any other place to put them.

Also huge thanks to our tile guy, Don, who worked tirelessly for almost three weeks. He worked long days, and made sure that everything was done to the best of his ability. He said that the tiles, especially the floor, were of such good quality, he wanted to do them justice. So, thanks Don.

Home stretch. Almost there...

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

We found the "missing" house

Thanks to one of our readers, Robert, who identified the house on South Mountain Avenue.

I almost crashed into a tree while looking at it and can't believe I never noticed it before. It was right there. I mean, it looks exactly the same as in this photo. Right?






The funny thing is that I drive by the house almost daily. Which goes to show you just how many things go unnoticed in our lives...

History - Part I: Who was Harry Fenn?

The Cedars, or Henry (Harry) Fenn residence, was built in 1885. Harry Fenn was a watercolor artist and an illustrator. He was born in Richmond, Surrey, England in 1845. He first trained as a wood engraver before embarking on a career as a painter and print maker.

In 1860's, Fenn settled in the United States after coming to see the Niagara Falls. After spending six years in the U.S., he left to pursue further art studies in Italy. He returned to illustrate his first book, “Snow Bound,” written by John Greenleaf Whittier. The success of this first illustration project lead to more work and Fenn’s second book, “Ballads of New England.” These two books were the first illustrated gift books of their kind in the United States. They were important milestones in the history of American book making and created great renown for the artist.

In the 1870's Fenn traveled extensively around the country for numerous illustration projects. One such trip brought him to western North Carolina for …

Kids Bath: Electrical - DONE

Electrical - DONE, TOO! Yay!

However, he opened a hole in the wall in the wrong place above the mirror, so now that needs to be patched up tomorrow. That means an extra day tacked on. We really wanted it to be finished tomorrow. We are already 4 days over schedule. Ugh.

I. Need. This. Job. To. End.