Pale-blue-and-white bathroom

Photo: Eric Piasecki

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Let Your Bathroom Shine
Blue and white may often be associated with French country homes, but when they have silvery undertones—like these icy blue walls and gray-streaked marble accents—the result is anything but rustic. Designer Phoebe Howard takes things a step further by paying extra attention to the sheen on the walls. "I like to paint them with high-gloss paint, which not only makes an impact but is easy to wipe down when you need to clean," she says.