Mother Earth Living


Natural Home & Garden Bathroom of the Year 2009: My Own Private Grotto

From ugly to ahh...on a budget.



The tiny, cramped bathroom in Leni Pinyan and Duane Monczewski's Santa Fe, New Mexico, home hadn't been updated since the 1970s. The cabinets were deteriorating and the tiles were just ugly.
A glass shower wall opens up the cramped bathroom and brings in more light.
Photo By Douglas Merriam
Leni Pinyan repurposed an antique hutch to serve as a vanity, lending character to her tiny bathroom.
Photo By Douglas Merriam
A glass shower wall opens up the cramped bathroom and brings in more light.
Leni Pinyan and Duane Monczewski relax at home with their dogs.
Photo By Douglas Merriam
A glass shower wall opens up the cramped bathroom and brings in more light.
Photo By Douglas Merriam
Leni Pinyan made this toiletries holder using and off-the-shelf shadow box and flea market chain.
Photo By Douglas Merriam

















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