Kathryn J. LeMaster Art & Design gives a primary bath in Paron a practical, stylish refresh
After a water leak caused damage in her shower, the owner of this home in Paron decided it was time to renovate her outdated primary bath. On the hunt for someone to help with a redesign that would be bright and inviting but easy to maintain, she stumbled on the work of interior designer Kathryn LeMaster in the pages of At Home in Arkansas and gave her a call.
For the homeowner, replacing the high-maintenance marble in the shower was the first order of business. “We’d had it resealed several times since we bought the house because it kept leaking,” she says. When she told Kathryn she preferred something modern that required less TLC, the designer recommended porcelain. “It can look like natural stone, but it’s hardier for the shower and bath area,” Kathryn says. She also replaced outdated glass brick walls while changing the shower’s footprint slightly, making it both wider and shorter than before to create space for a new seated vanity on the other side of the shower wall….