Liquid Assets

By Sigrid McCandles

hf_sigridIt is often said that a home should be a reflection of the people who inhabit it. The bathroom is no exception. Leave your own personal mark by getting creative with tiles. From subtle textures, basket weaves and chevrons to antique hand-painted designs, the choices is virtually limitless.

Reflection of style
Mirrored vanities create a light and airy feel, and they’re oh-so sophisticated.
Photo: Appiani

Some like it hot
What could be more luxurious than having a towel-warming drawer in your bathroom?
Photo: Maison Valentina

Be transparent
These gorgeous accessories are made from mouth-blown lead crystal, etched by hand with playful frosted orbs.
Photo: Labrazel

Traditional revival
Lovely quilt-like patterns adorn these Italian ceramic tiles for a country farmhouse feel.
Photo: Artistic Tile

Tea for two
Created around the needs of children, this whimsical basin and tub transform the bathroom into a fairytale dream.
Photo: Park Avenue



Sigrid McCandless, ARIDO, IDC, CMKBD, is an interior designer and certified kitchen and bath designer. She is the owner of Avonbridge Interiors and past president of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (Ontario Chapter).