Don’t Tell Me You Don’t Read in the Bathroom: Spring Clean Bathroom with Hanover Avenue

Welcome to the final installment of the “Don’t Tell Me You Don’t Read in the Bathroom” Series…where Hanover Avenue and Shannon Kaye accessorize this affordable “blank canvas” master bathroom (created entirely out of materials from Lowe’s Home Improvement!) three different ways.

So far, we’ve featured the soothing, spa-inspired Mineral Bathroom and the seafaring themed Captain’s Quarters Bathroom (all with accompanying books, of course!). Now, we have…

The Spring Clean Bathroom

Spring Clean Bathroom

Visit Hanover Avenue for more pictures of this gorgeous bathroom and buying and design guides.

Neutral materials and finishes in bathrooms seem to beg for gorgeous color on the walls and accessories to bring your personal style to the space. […] don’t be afraid to use unexpected objects in surprising ways. Then fill the room with quirky personal things […].
– Shannon Kaye
The Books

Obviously, a well-stocked bathroom must include at least a few books because…don’t even try to tell me you don’t read in the bathroom!

Shannon’s vision for the Spring Clean bathroom made me think of whimsical books with quirky characters. I also loved the bright, colorful covers of these two selections for this room.

Auntie Mame, Infinite Home

Auntie Mame
 by Patrick Dennis

Could the classic Auntie Mame be fiction’s original whimsical character?! This story of “the rollicking adventures of this unflappable flapper as seen through the wide eyes of her young, impressionable nephew” (Amazon) was a favorite when I read it years ago.
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Infinite Home by Kathleen Alcott (my review)
A sweet, heart-warming story featuring an eclectic cast of characters living in a rundown apartment building. Oh, and the writing is knock-you-out gorgeous and totally unique.
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  1. Carmen wrote:

    The first of the three and this one are my favorite bathrooms. This one is just gorgeous. It looks like a five star hotel (maybe). I haven’t read either of those two books but quirky sounds fun and it suits the design to perfection.

    Posted 10.21.15 Reply
    • admin wrote:

      I have the same favorites you do! And – the best part is all the hardware is affordable, despite the 5 star look! I’ll take that 🙂

      Posted 10.21.15 Reply
  2. Oooooh, I like this one, too, Sarah!! I’m going to have to read Infinite Home, one of these days; I’ve not requested many galleys or made many commitments past this month, so I may just start reading some of the ones I’ve left behind this year. I’ll make sure this one is on the list!

    Posted 10.22.15 Reply
    • admin wrote:

      I’m not requesting anything else the rest of this year either! Just doing Nonfiction November and then using the rest of the year to catch up on “must get to before end of year” list (aka books other bloggers have loved, but that I missed when they were released)!

      Posted 10.22.15 Reply

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