Updating An Outdated Bathroom in McKinney

Modern Farmhouses. We’re known as the modern farmhouse builders in McKinney, but that’s not the only trick up our sleeve. This luxury bathroom remodel complete with sleek marble floors and modern brass accents is a break away from our beloved subway tile & reclaimed wood.

Regardless of style or scale, the core values of Integrity Custom remain the same. Craftsmanship, attention to detail and quality are the common threads in each of our projects. We tell your story by creating spaces that are well built and a joy to live in.

Working with the homeowner and designer, we transformed an outdated master bathroom into a modern spa-like retreat. Floating cabinets, marble floors, under the cabinet lights and hidden medicine cabinets are luxury details. The soaking tub is showcased by floor to ceiling tile and a glamorous modern light.

This master bathroom remodel is STUNNING, but that’s not just what it’s about at the end of the day. We helped create a space that will bring many moments of peace, fulfillment and relaxation to the homeowners. Quality build + quality design + quality materials = quality moments

Do you have questions about remodeling your home? Or maybe you’ve had your heart set on a custom new build, but are wondering if remodeling could be a good fit? We’d love to answer any questions you may have, brainstorm design ideas with you, and then put together an easy estimate so you’ll have all the facts to make an informed decision. CONTACT US here.

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A laundry hamper is concealed behind a custom door.

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Floating cabinets make the space feel light and modern.

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His and hers vanities.

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Under the cabinet lights add to the light and airy glow effect of the room.

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There is a touch release, hidden medicine cabinet in each mirror.

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Creativity Through Constraint In An Historic Cottage

"Boosting Creativity Through Constraints and Creative Constraint: Why Tighter Boundaries Propel Greater Results are the names of two articles in a sea of many that are popping up in media outlets ranging from business to fashion. It seems there is a creativity boost when the "sky ISN'T the limit".  Environments with restraints, restrictions, rules, and boundaries (what ever names they happen to go by) are catalysts for creativity. In other words, thinking "within a box", spurs "out of the box" thinking. When boundaries are movable, there's simply no reason to crush through them. 

Potential clients walk into our office and say "We've talked to a few people, heard it's not possible, but they've said to reach out to you anyway." Or we walk a delapidated property with a potential buyers for the first time and after sharing their vision, look at us sheepily and say "Are we crazy....can this even be done?" Those conversations end up being the first steps in our most satisfying projects. 

Historic properties, and really all renovations or restorations for that matter, have their own playbook, a set of rules pre-determined by the hands that built them or the bank account that's funding them.  Granted, items like plumbing and electrical can be moved, but isn't your focus more intense when your chess opponent has your king in check? "GAME ON", right? 

We have a special place in our heart for the dreamers that take on that playbook, crumple it up, and free throw it right in the garbage pail. This historic McKinney cottage, built in 1935, has been featured in Country Living Magazine and more recently on Oprah.com. It's inspiration is far more reaching than the walls of our office or our town. 

The replacement of a burnt out furnace sparked the remodel. Then, can we add another bathroom? Why not a fireplace, too, and a master bedroom upstairs?  Before any of us knew it, we were in a full blown remodel, and simply amazed at what could be achieved within the confines of this beautiful, 1538 square foot cottage. 

Enjoy the home tour below. The homeowner, Cynthia, has a love for all things vintage and antique and an absolute gift for putting it all together! We've also added links for more articles discussing creativity through constraints at the bottom of this page if you'd like to learn more.  

If you've been told that it can't be done, or if you're guilty of  telling YOURSELF that you'll never have your dream home, give us a call. We welcome the opportunity to work within your constraints, whatever they may be, to give you the home of your design and dreams.

 

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The trim pieces covering the gaps in the original shiplap were added for practical purposes. The texture and finished look was an added surprise. 

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After exposing the brick, we fashioned a spice rack, using salvage wood. 

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My favorite part is the kitchen. It’s a great place to cook, bake and gather.
— Cynthia W. (homeowner & out of the box thinker)