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Best Places To Shop For Your Bathroom In DFW

August 13, 2013 5:00 AM

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When it comes to home decor, the bathroom is often the last place to get the attention it deserves. Although, renovations may be quite costly, there are ways to take your bathroom from drab to fab without breaking the bank. Whether it’s an elegant, posh retreat or a powder room that’s shabby and chic, these DFW stores are the best places to shop for transforming a bathroom space that is over the top.
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Casa di Lino (Credit, Ilene Jacobs)


Casa di Lino

4026 Oak Lawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 252-0404
www.casadilino.com

If you want the finest in luxury bath essentials, Casa di Lino is the place to go. You probably won’t find a better assortment of exquisite linens, towels and vanity accessories in the metroplex, but quality and opulence does comes with a hefty sticker tag. Some of the bath accessory lines like Arte Italica and Labrazel start at $140 and go up to $1,000. However, if you’re on a budget, you can enhance your less expensive accessories with a few pieces that are elegant and more affordable by Kassatex and Paradigm, starting at $60. In addition, there is a selection of beautiful linens and towels by Nandina, Homesource and Abyss— priced from $15 to $66. The store also carries Nest candles, Dr. Vranjes diffusers and Lothantique bathing products, priced from $18 and up.

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La Mariposa (Credit, Ilene Jacobs)


La Mariposa

2813 N. Henderson Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 826-0069
www.lamariposaimports.com

Transform your boring bathroom into a bright and colorful baño with decorative accessories from La Mariposa, the oldest retailer of Mexican imports in the country. The assortment of Guatemalan textiles and Mexican serapes, priced from $29.95, make great curtains for windows or showers and you will find a variety of folk art to adorn your bathroom walls. There is also a massive array of talavera pottery that is sure to give any bathroom a real Spanish flair. You will find everything from switch plates for $9.95 and soap dispensers for $24.95 to tissue holders for $34.95 and toothbrush holders for $39.95 to create a truly authentic Mexican theme.

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Wright At Home
4818 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 989-8222
www.wrightathomefw.com

Wright At Home is a virtual decorator’s paradise, offering a variety of furnishings and accents that add elegance to any room in the home. If you want to create a blissful atmosphere, Waylande Gregory vanity accessories are the perfect touch—with tissue box covers and trash cans to soap dishes and pumps at prices starting from $110. Nothing says luxury more than fluffy bamboo bath towels from Peacock Alley, priced at $30 to $39. You will also find other gorgeous objects, priced from $30, to complete the ambiance, including crystal jars, Gianna Rose soap petals, porcelain flower diffusers and Kenneth Turner home scents.

Southern Simplicity
2435 Ridge Road, Suite 101
Rockwall, TX 75087
(214) 771-3339
www.sosimplicity.com

Create the timeless style of shabby chic in your bathroom with an array of whimsical, one-of-a-kind treasures from Southern Simplicity. A country French chandelier for $70 and a few $4 glass bottles with fleur de lis crowns will add a touch of soft feminine charm. Distressed wood tissue box covers for $21.95 and antique garden prints in distressed frames for $11.95 will elevate the vintage feel. Accessorize with an assortment of items for under $50 to complete the look—including a towel ring with a metal hand, embroidered linen hand towels, baskets, soaps, candles and a REpurposingNOLA burlap shower curtain.

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Elliott’s Hardware (Credit, Ilene Jacobs)


Elliott’s Hardware

5439 Denton Drive,
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 634-9900
www.elliottshardware.com

This neighborhood hardware store has been a Dallas institution since 1947 and continues to known for carrying a variety of items that you won’t find in the big box stores. Those looking to change things up a bit on a budget will find a small selection of practical items, including plastic shower curtains for $12.99, as well as shower caddies and vanity accessories starting at $7.99. However, sometimes it’s the details that matter most and Elliott’s offers a wide variety of bathroom hardware that can create an upscale look for your bathroom and fun accents to a child’s bathroom, without having to bust a budget.

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Ilene Jacobs is a freelance writer living in Dallas, Texas. Ilene enjoys writing about a variety of topics, ranging from food, fitness and travel, to kids, pets and senior care. You can find some of her work at Examiner.com.

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