Bathtub Love: Black Beauty

I saw this AMAZING shot of a black bathtub in the newest Rue Magazine and it reminded me how much I love the look of a classic tub outfitting in my favorite colors. As we were planning our new master bath we had to forgo a tub, mostly because of space restraints but also because I rarely take baths (however, which comes first, a love of baths or an amazing bathtub?) I hope someday I can have a tub like this but for now a girl can dream…
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So I rounded up my favorite images of black bathtubs for some inspiration…


( I mean, the cuteness is too much!)







Also, I have an incredible love of outdoor tubs so this one hits BOTH targets!


Here are a few black tubs for you to peruse online to purchase new.  Another option is to scour salvage stores and antique building supply companies for vintage clawfoot tubs and have them refinished. It’s such a great option as you get a truly antique styled tub (cast iron possibly, which keeps water nice and warm) and most likely the whole process will cost you less than a new fancy tub!


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14 Responses to “Bathtub Love: Black Beauty”

  1. Abby says:

    I absolutely love a black bathtub – it’s such a great statement!


  2. Kristin says:

    Next re-decorate we do, I’m taking a page from your book and incorporating some black into the mix. LOVELY.

  3. franki says:

    Some day!!!!! franki

  4. Patricia says:

    Every room is improved with a touch of black… Love it!

  5. jillian says:

    SO classy! love these tubs! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  6. Lily says:

    A bathtub is top of my list in any home — I take a bath at lest once a week! They’re just a staple in my relaxation routine. These black ones are awesome…

    x Lily

  7. Definitely a statement piece- like a gem for any washroom… Love!

  8. we have a claw foot tub and i LOVE LOVE LOVE it!
    i’d love to paint it black, but since we live in a rental i’ll just have to make do, for now :)

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  13. Jen says:

    So, this is random, but do you ever watch Rehab Addict with Nicole Curtis on DIY network? she is also obsessed with claw foot bathtubs. I’m as addicted to her show as I am to your blog, and I was just wondering. :-)

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