Measure twice, cut once, right? Or in the case of a big slab of marble, measure many times. And use lot of blue tape. Because blue tape brings certainty to all things.
About a week ago I went out to the counter warehouse to approve the cutting plan for our creamy slab of Botticini marble. Botticini — the name alone conjures up visions of italian fountains and rustic yet elegant cuisine. We had purchased a single slab to provide the raw material for our counter, sink backsplash, tub deck, and shower bench in our master bathroom. Mapping out a cutting plan for this slab was a job for some experts. Continue reading
So, we’re two months into our bathroom remodel and we are still in design mode. We got fairly delayed by making the decision to hire a designer because I was too busy to do it myself. Well, after a couple rounds with the designer who was planning on taking us way over budget (note to self – don’t work with designers who are also going to be the vendor for the products, their goal is to sell you stuff) I ended up taking matters into my own hands and doing the designs myself. I will admit that I am taking some of the designers ideas, but most of the materials, etc, were chosen by Cristina and myself.
Anyway, here are some 3D renders straight out of modo, plus a photo of some of the actual materials. Hope you like it.