Monday, March 26, 2012

Trough Sink

When we first renovated the children's bathroom we installed a trough sink with two faucets.  I'd seen a similar sink in a magazine and thought it was a brilliant idea for a shared bathroom.  Of course, I also loved the look of it!  However, I was unsure how the reality of the sink would play out and whether or not the sink would be as fabulous as I thought.  I'm happy to report that the sink has lived up to all my expectations!  The children love having their "own" side and I love that it's easy to use.  

Recently, I changed the wallpaper in the bathroom (pictures tomorrow!) and I also painted the underside of the sink.  The original sink came with a matte black underside, and I've been hesitant to paint it (sort of how I'm always hesitant to paint brick!?!).  

 But paint it I did and I love how it turned out.  It makes the sink look fresh and happy.


  1. I love it in the lighter color! My kids would love that sink too. They wouldn't have to wait for the other to brush thier teeth. Awesome.

  2. would you mind sharing where you found/ordered your sink? I've been on the search for quite some time. I love your blog!

  3. The white looks more finished. Good decision. Could you send me some of your extra energy?

  4. The sink is by Kohler and is called Brockway. Here is the link to it on Home Depots website:{keyword}&kwd={keyword}&cm_mmc=shopping-_-googleads-_-pla-_-100017098&ci_gpa=pla

  5. omg I LOVE this idea...who would have thought that a simple little change would add so much!!! LOVE the color choice too!


    come follow my blog all about color if you'd like! I think you'd enjoy it! :-)

  6. Oh my goodness! Love that sink! It is absolutely the best!

  7. Where did you get the faucets? We are going to order the trough sink, but were somewhat dissappointed in the appearance to the faucets that go with it. We'd love to get some like yours!!!

  8. Hello Pegk- We got the faucet online. I didn't care for the finish on the kohler faucet- it was too industrial for me. This faucet is by Chicago Faucets (I believe it is the 225-261CP). Definitely do a google search because the prices can really vary. Also, when we purchased they were offering different handle styles and that's how we got the white with lettering. Hopefully, they still do because I think it's charming!

    Here's the link to Chicago Faucets:

  9. what type of paint did you use for the underside? thanks so much!

  10. I used Benjamin Moore flat pait for the sink. It was just regular paint and it's done great! Hope that helps!

  11. Where did you purchase your toothbrush/tumbler holder as well as your ceramic/porcelain shelf. They are adorable.

  12. Hi there everyone, it's my first go to see at this web page, and paragraph is actually fruitful in favor of me, keep up posting such posts.

    Look at my website Top clickbank Products

  13. Hi there! I realize this is kind of off-topic but I had to ask.
    Does managing a well-established website such as yours require a lot of work?

    I'm completely new to operating a blog but I do write in my diary on a daily basis. I'd like to start a blog so I can share my
    personal experience and thoughts online. Please let me know
    if you have any ideas or tips for brand new aspiring blog owners.

    Appreciate it!

    Feel free to visit my blog ... free hosting
    my web site - webspace hosting

  14. you are actually a just right webmaster. The website loading velocity is amazing.
    It seems that you are doing any distinctive trick.
    Moreover, The contents are masterpiece. you have performed
    a magnificent job in this subject!

    Also visit my blog post :: private krankenversicherung studenten

  15. Appreciate this post. Let me try it out.

    Also visit my page - home business work opportunity
    my site > entrepreneur companies

  16. Informative article, just what I wanted to find.

    Here is my web blog: kredit ohne schufa schnell

  17. Pretty! This has been an extremely wonderful article. Many thanks
    for providing these details.

    Look at my site :: what business To start
    My webpage >

  18. Hi, I love the faucets that you used, what are they and where are they from?

  19. Hi Tick Tack. The faucets are from Chicago Faucets.They offered different handle styles at the time, not sure if they still do. Hope this helps! I ordered them online.

  20. Hi
    I am loving your wallpaper can you tell me what it is and great job on the bathroom it looks divine ! Thanks

  21. Thank you, we love the wallpaper! It called happy frogs by Thibaut. It's part of the sweet water collection.

  22. I just love this bathroom! Bravo! I am interested in getting the faucets you have can you please tell me where you got them? I understand they are Chicago Faucet but I cannot find the lever you have with the HOT and Cold.
    Maybe I can order them from the same place you did? Any help is much appreciated!
    Thank you!

  23. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you about the faucet handles. It appears, unfortunately, that they no longer have the option of those handles. When I bought the faucet I could choose the handles (they had three options). I did a search and couldn't find the handles but I would certainly call Chicago Faucet and ask if they still make them.

  24. We've got the brockway sink, and love it. But I'm also loving the ceramic shelf above the sink! Where's that come from?

  25. Hi Courtney! I have looked and looked for an email, receipt or anything to indicate where I got that shelf from and I can't find anything! I'm so sorry.


  26. Hi guys,
    Thank you so much for this wonderful article really!
    If someone want to know more about the Long Bathroom Sink With Two Faucets I think this is the right place for you!

  27. Where did you find that great ceramic shelf? Thanks!

    1. I"ve gotten this question a lot and have looked and looked for an email, receipt or anything to indicate where I got that shelf from and I can't find anything! I'm so sorry.

  28. Just admiring your work and wondering how you managed this blog so well. It’s so remarkable that I can't afford to not go through this valuable information whenever I surf the internet!
    Faucets Online

  29. i am always looking for some free stuffs over the internet. there are also some companies which gives free samples.
    Bathroom Sink Faucets

  30. I really appreciate this wonderful post that you have provided for us. I assure this would be beneficial for most of the people.
    Kitchen Taps

  31. Wow. I love this sink and just how stinkin cute it is painted blue on the bottom. I can't unsee this. I have to get it. I know this is an old post, but this is too adorable. I have a third floor bathroom we are starting to demo, and I just told my husband we had to get it. Love reading these older posts when your kids were younger. Mine are 5 and 8 right now. Wish we could freeze time. Love, love your new farmhouse!!

  32. certainly like your web-site however you need to check the spelling on several of your posts.
    Many of them are rife with spelling problems and I find it very troublesome to inform the truth on the other
    hand I'll certainly come again again.


Blogging tips