WHAT’S NEW / TRENDING? Blue & Gold!

WHAT’S NEW / TRENDING?  Blue & Gold!

Blue and gold is a classic color combination, but it’s a relatively new one in our kitchens and bathrooms. Cobalt blue cabinets paired with gold-colored faucets and hardware give these spaces an elegant edge. 

Painted vanity cabinets from reputable cabinet makers and manufacturers will withstand the slightly moist environments found in bathrooms and are a worthwhile investment.

 

 

Blue Vanity Marble Top Gold Faucet and Trim
Blue Vanity White Top

Although polished brass has been a steady standby for years, there are new finishes in the gold-toned family that include brushed, French, satin, and polished golds, brasses and bronzes. 

Just a little word of warning — gold colors and finishes from different manufacturers may not match.  That’s not necessarily a bad thing!  A little variation in color and texture can add interest, but be sure that it looks intentional and not accidental (not all design accidents are happy ones!).   

 

A white countertop is a classical complement to our blue and gold combination.  A porcelain or fireclay sink-top provides a clean and crisp white surface, while natural stone or quartz offers a softer white with veining or subtle flecks of color.  Porcelain tile slabs are a newer option with stone-like looks and quartz-like durability.   Gold-colored veining or flecks in the stone, quartz or tile slab that match your golden faucet would look fabulous!

 

Blu Vanity White Counter
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Julie Brady
Julie Brady

I own Portsmouth Bath Company with my husband, John. We have two grown sons who attended school in Statham and Exeter. John, I, and our dogs (3 labs) love drives along the ocean and scenic backroads in our 1974 Jeep (no top, of course!). Gardening and reading are also favorite activities. We are so lucky to be able to call the Seacoast area home!

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