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Achieving the Perfect Bathroom with a Clawfoot Tub

"Happiness is a nice warm bath". Clawfoot tubs have been around for centuries.
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Achieving the Perfect Bathroom with a Clawfoot Tub

Interior Design Trends | Mikaila Cordeau

"Happiness is a nice warm bath". Clawfoot tubs have been around for centuries.

Vintage has made a strong comeback in the designer world. However, now there are so many different types and takes on the original clawfoot tub; the possibilities are endless. Whether you want modern or vintage Victorian there is definitely a clawfoot tub for you. These beautiful tubs are a statement.Think of the addition as a relaxing escape; its inviting presence will remind you to take a nice soak during a stressful day. Clawfoot tubs are deeper than your average tub, so you can actually have a nice soak. This is a lifetime investment; invest in yourself. If you have not considered switching over to this classic beauty, we urge you to reconsider. 

Choices
Colors: Your tub can honestly be any color you choose. They make these gorgeous tubs in every color imaginable. Also you could add a pattern to your tub. 


The Make-Up: You can choose from a variety of materials; copper, cast iron, or acrylic.
Foot choices: styles and colors and even materials vary for your foot choice. 

Types: 

Classic Roll Rim

Double Rounded

Slipper Tub 

Double Slipper Tub 

Tips To Achieve the Right Atmosphere:

Modern
An unconventional take on the classic. 
Add a unique feature, but keep it simple. This is a great opportunity to experiment with "foot" choices. 

Glamorous
Think fancy luxury fit for a king and queen. This is where you embrace the original purpose of the clawfoot tub. This style is all about the details. Think about a silver or gold painted tub. Add a chandelier, and make sure to have a fancy mirror. Possibly add a fur rug, but definitely have marble flooring. This could also be the perfect atmosphere for a slipper tub. 

Vintage 19th Century 
Think about adding a curtain around your tub to add a romatic feel. Add minimal gold fixtures, and tile flooring. A classic porcelain white tub is the way to go. 

Funky Fun 
Make your tub a bright color, or add a pattern to your tub. This is a playful unique take on a classic. 

Asian Infused 
This style can be done in different ways, but it is a very calming choice. Think of an oriental influence, or imagine a Buddhist temple for inspiration. You can choose more neutral colors or add jade (a special color that symbolizes wealth, wisdom, and power). 

Rustic Farmhouse
Add natural wood, stones, and neutral colors. You can choose to do a wall gallery of mirrors that gives a country-chic feel. There are many directions you can go with this style. You can choose to go completely nature infused, or you can add subtle eclectic touches that provide a more country-chic ambiance. This is a great opportunity to choose a copper tub!

 

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