Rita, the downsizing designer, showcases blog posts about bathroom remodeling.

Bathrooms Need a Little Love Too!

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Why is it that our bathrooms are often the last rooms in our house to finally get the love and attention they deserve… when in fact, they are one of the most important rooms in our homes? We spend a lot of time talking about our kitchens because it [...]

By |2021-10-14T16:06:40+00:00October 14th, 2021|Bathroom Remodel, Construction, design ideas, Interior design, Interiors, Kitchen renovation|Comments Off on Bathrooms Need a Little Love Too!

10 Most Common Design Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer #1 Copying Others During the last 10 to 15 years, design influencers and manufacturers have been extremely successful in marketing their own unique “look”. - Martha Stewart, Pottery Barn, West Elm, etc. It’s great to use these for inspiration and even to use a few of their collection, but [...]

By |2021-06-14T12:54:29+00:00June 14th, 2021|Bathroom Remodel, design ideas, design trends, Home Decorating, how to utilize space in your house, Interior design, Interiors|Comments Off on 10 Most Common Design Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

Top 10 Bathroom Design Trends to Avoid

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Clients have been expressing how anxious they are to do something with their bathrooms since they have been sheltering in place for the past year. They are seeing and experiencing their homes with a new set of eyes. Things that may have bothered them before are now at the [...]

By |2021-02-28T14:51:43+00:00March 1st, 2021|Bathroom Remodel, design trends, Green Design, Interior design, Interiors|Comments Off on Top 10 Bathroom Design Trends to Avoid

Do You Like Saving Money? Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Bathroom Renovation

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer If you’re like most of us today, we’re all looking for ways to save money, and yet you know your bathroom is in desperate need of updating and remodeling. That’s why I want to share with you a few of my top ways to save money on your renovation [...]

By |2021-02-22T12:56:56+00:00February 8th, 2021|Bathroom Remodel, Concepts, Construction, Interior design, Interiors, Renovation, Space Planning|Comments Off on Do You Like Saving Money? Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Bathroom Renovation

If You are Remodeling Your Bathroom Why Not Future-Proof It?

By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer Face it, renovations of any kind costs a lot of money, so if you are investing in a remodel, why not design it so that it works for everyone and that it’s ageless? What I mean by that is… If you incorporate universal design principles in your bathroom renovation, [...]

By |2021-02-22T12:57:54+00:00February 4th, 2021|Bathroom Remodel, Design, design ideas, Interior design, Interiors|Comments Off on If You are Remodeling Your Bathroom Why Not Future-Proof It?

Do You Have a Love Hate Relationship With Your Bathroom?

How to fall in love (with your bathroom)? Hi, I'm Rita Wilkins, also known as the downsizing designer. Do you have a love-hate relationship with your bathroom? And would you like to fall in love with your bathroom all over again? As an interior designer for over 35 years, we've done bathrooms and kitchens and [...]

By |2021-01-14T11:14:36+00:00October 30th, 2020|Bathroom Remodel, Construction, Interior design, Interiors, Renovation, Residential|Comments Off on Do You Have a Love Hate Relationship With Your Bathroom?

Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship with Your Bathroom?

Do You Want to Fall in Love All Over Again? By Rita Wilkins The Downsizing Designer It might surprise you, but according to a survey by “Bathroom Habits,” the average American spends: 3o minutes each day in the bathroom. 182 hours each year. And, that’s just the average! And, that’s a whole lot of time [...]

By |2021-02-01T12:27:57+00:00September 1st, 2020|A Peak into Your Good Life, Baby Boomers, Bathroom Remodel, Decorating, Design, design trends, Home Decorating, Interior design, Interiors, Renovation, Residential, Space Planning, trending|Comments Off on Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship with Your Bathroom?

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