Bathroom De-Cluttered!

cluttered bathroomThis photograph really made me laugh when I stumbled upon it earlier today – look at all the products I had shoved beside the bath! That was just the products I was testing out for review that week! It feels like so long ago now.

I’m pleased to say that the new bathroom is pretty much finished, I just need the window blind to arrive and be fitted and then I’ll give you all a guided tour. As a little sneak preview, though, have a look at the photo below. Slight difference! I very much doubt that I’ll be permitted to clutter up the new bathroom in the same way that I did the old one, but fortunately I have a huge sink cabinet to store things in. Now I just have to decide which products will cut the mustard and make it into the hallowed Drawers of Desire.

(Dear God! Drawers of Desire? That sounds like a dodgy erotic literature book title!)

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  1. Mandy
    February 23, 2011 / 8:24 am

    lovely, can’t wait for the tour! Where did you get the bath panel?

    • February 23, 2011 / 5:02 pm

      It was custom made for the bathroom – the fittings are all Villeroy & Boch but they didn’t do a bath panel! Weirdos…

  2. February 23, 2011 / 9:48 am

    It looks beautiful, horrible when all the work is being done but so worth it when its finished, you’ll be able to use your entire home for photo shoots requiring uber cool interiors!

    • February 23, 2011 / 5:02 pm

      I used to rent it out as a location (Vogue, films etc) but was a nightmare. No more! x The Colin Firth pics were taken here though… x

  3. SummerBabe
    February 23, 2011 / 11:19 am

    Your bath is just great! I am sure you will feel so relaxed in it! Have fun and I am really looking forward to seeing your whole bathroom!

  4. February 23, 2011 / 12:00 pm

    What a gorgeous bathtub! Well, I agree, no clutter should be allowed around it. Only some pretty, stylish containers with a bath oil for example… Can’t wait for the bathroom tour video!

  5. Charlene
    February 23, 2011 / 1:04 pm

    Woooow really luxurious bath there! Wonder what will end up in the Drawers of Desire haha! Thanks for sharing xxx

    A Cosmetic Affair

  6. February 23, 2011 / 3:45 pm

    New bathroom seems amazing! Can’t wait to see it fully done up! Better yet if we get to see a tour of the whole house ;)

  7. Rachel
    February 23, 2011 / 4:02 pm

    The headrest is an excellent idea.

  8. Teenee
    February 23, 2011 / 4:51 pm

    your new bathroom is LOVELY ruth :D

  9. Silvia
    February 23, 2011 / 8:50 pm

    Lovely! But I hope the Sanex is not yours!! ;)

    • February 23, 2011 / 8:54 pm

      Everything on there is/was mine! I have to test EVERYTHING! x

  10. Memabige
    February 23, 2011 / 9:04 pm

    very nice, I can see Moroccan shampoo and conditioner there how did you found that? do you like it? xx

    • February 23, 2011 / 9:23 pm

      mmmmm………..hokay………… The oil is AMAZING though!

  11. February 23, 2011 / 9:34 pm

    Oooh that is gorgeous! I now have bathroom envy.

  12. Lulee
    February 23, 2011 / 10:51 pm

    omg. simply amazing

  13. February 24, 2011 / 3:12 am

    Ha, drawers of desire, love it. My BF is looking at me sideways right now, something odd about laughing out loud while on the laptop apparently.

  14. Lizzie
    February 24, 2011 / 1:54 pm

    Severe bathroom envy. And did Colin Firth get in your bath?

  15. Sarah
    February 24, 2011 / 8:02 pm

    Seriously admiring your bathroom Ruth! Also can’t wait for the tour! Such lovely dramatic lighting too.

  16. Rachel
    February 24, 2011 / 8:50 pm

    Did you really cook him breakfast? I remember reading that tweet and thinking if it was some kind of inside joke…

  17. Anna D.
    February 26, 2011 / 2:26 pm


  18. Anna D
    February 27, 2011 / 2:08 pm

    I wonder where your Mr puts his products. You obviously take up the entire space! hahaha! *_*

  19. Sue
    March 6, 2011 / 1:21 am

    What a gorgeous bathtub! I can’t wait to see the tour :)

  20. lisa
    March 13, 2011 / 3:11 pm

    wow the new bathroom looks amazing!!! is the interior of the rest of your house this same kind of style?!? x

    • March 13, 2011 / 4:31 pm

      Kind of – it’s all original mid-century modern . See the Tom Ford candle post for a pic of the sitting room x

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