Farrow & Ball wallpaper was a splurge, but small powder rooms are a safe spot to experiment with pattern.
A vintage Canadian flag, picked up for $1 at a thrift store, adds edge to the prettiness of the blue wallpaper. Former H&H style editor Michael Penney and his wife Sara replaced the toilet, but saved money by adding a new faucet to the existing sink. Read more about decorating their main floor.
Read all about Michael's new house — including before shots and DIY projects — in his blog, tour through each floor on Online TV, see the full story in our June 2011 issue, and browse all before and after photos in the online gallery. Plus, for more bathroom decorating ideas, check out our gallery of 20 Small Bathrooms.