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The Blocktagon Bathroom Reveals: Gorgeous Graffiti & Terrible Tiles

What a week it’s been in Block land, with shattering shower screens, bickering Blockheads and Luke claiming Neale is “full of sh*t”. It’s high-drama this season and it’s only week two!

Let’s take a look at this week’s Blocktagon bathroom reveals – from highest score to lowest score – and sort out what was working and what was woeful from the five spaces up for judging.

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Shay and Dean’s Bathroom

When Neale walked in and claimed “this is the business” I have to agree. All three judges were blown away by the high-end feel of this space and I am equally wowed.

My eyes went straight to those breathtaking black herringbone tiles. They were the standout in the space for me and made the room feel luxurious. I also loved the shower recess and the styling of it was really cute.

Shaynna praised Shay and Dean for not resting on their laurels and Darren couldn’t help but exclaim, “This is hot”. It truly was.

Total Score: 28.5

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Kingi and Caro’s Bathroom

Long-time readers of the blog will know that good graffiti makes my heart skip a beat, so the bath that Kingi and Caro executed was stunning in my eyes. All three judges said “WOW, look at that bath”, as soon as they walked in – and with good reason.

They also praised the guys for working with an oddly-shaped room as well as the underfloor heating and the sense of maturity that the space gave off.

Shaynna, predictably, adored all the storage space and Neale thought the textured walls were successful. Personally I wasn’t a fan of the separate vanities. I thought one larger one would have worked far better.

Total Score: 27.5

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Whitney and Andy’s Bathroom

Neale gave these guys grief last week over their bedroom, but was full of praise for Whitney and Andy’s bathroom. “What an amazing turnaround”, he said.

I loves the raised bathtub. I thought they made a real moment of it by elevating it slightly. The pops of timber really gave the space a sense of warmth and made it feel more inviting too.

Neale did have some negatives to say about this room though, stating that the space wasn’t quite sophisticated enough. Sure, it’s not as high end as Shay and Dean’s bathroom was, but I like the fact that it felt a little more casual. What do you think?

Total Score: 26.5

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Suzi and Vonni’s Bathroom

I have to be honest; I’m shocked the girls didn’t come last. I thought this bathroom was a bit diabolical – and the tiles were the worst part!

Neale hinted that it looked a bit like a nightclub and I have to agree (but not in a good way). What on Earth were they thinking choosing those tiles? Is it just me or are they very early 90s?

I also didn’t like the bath in the middle of the room, though the judges were full of praise for the space, saying that they thought The Block could do with a bit more glam and that the girls were bringing it. Odd!

Total Score: 24

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Luke and Ebony’s Bathroom

Luke and Ebony’s space got mixed reviews. Darren kicked off by saying that he liked the blue tiles and white grout, saying it gave the space a fresh, nautical feel. I totally agree – I adore them!

Neale found the room over-designed and I can see what he means. I thought the wall between the shower and toilet was a bit of an eyesore. Perhaps a different layout was required here, as the shower looked rather tight in space.

Shaynna said that individually there were a lot of good elements, but cited that they didn’t all come together seamlessly, which is a fair assessment of the room I think.

Total Score: 22.5

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This competition has now ended. The winner was Kate Morley.

Outside of writing this blog, Chris is an interior designer, presenter and author. He's also spent time on TV, on Channel 10's Changing Rooms, as well presenting segments on Channel 7's Sunrise and The Morning Show. If you'd like to book a design consult with Chris, you can find out more here

COMMENTS
  • I have to agree, that bathroom Suzi and Vonni was kind of hideous. I thought the tiles were ok but probably better with lighter colored floor and wall tiles. My favourite one was Whitney and Andy’s bathroom, it looked really cozy and I loved that little wooden stool!

    14 September, 2015
  • Janet Feldman

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    I love the Bondi Wash! Peppermint and Rosemary sounds like a fresh clean scent that would be great in the kitchen or bathroom!

    14 September, 2015
  • Rhonda Lockery

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    Oh my goodness I love this show anything to do with Reno’s and home decorating has my full attention
    my favourite was Shay & Deans it was so elegant but I loved the Graffiti bath too

    14 September, 2015
  • Jayne Cummins

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    I loved Whitney & Andys bathroom just looked so relaxing. Also the graffiti bath was sensational !! BUT i need those mint towels in my bathroom !!!!

    14 September, 2015
  • Cristen Milonas

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    The Flynn Mirror leant against a wall with other items to create a casual vignette. The perfect size for almost any space, it’s hard not to fall in love with Flynn!

    14 September, 2015
  • Anna T

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    The Hilda side table is just amazing. It’s a small piece but just adds so much style to a room. Modern yet classy!

    14 September, 2015
  • Mary Hand

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    I love the nail brush soap holder. So convenient and easy to use yet taking up little space!

    14 September, 2015
  • Totally agree, those tiles in the girls bathroom were freaking hideous.
    I love the timber shower head from the block shop.

    14 September, 2015
  • john walker

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    The graffiti art bath is cool, the closest I have to that is a print cushion cover which is from a photo of some graf’d berlin wall

    14 September, 2015
  • Suzie Mc

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    Love many things my one choice would be the autumn pendant drum <3

    14 September, 2015
  • Kasey z

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    I’m loving the Hilda side table in the bathroom! Its exactly the funky, stylish finishing touch i need in my bathroom! Perfect!

    14 September, 2015
  • karenc

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    The mandarin, basil and lime candle sounds divine! I love citrus fragrances. This one would be perfect in any bathroom. Totally agree about the separate vanities, waste of potential bench space.

    15 September, 2015
  • Jelena M.

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    I would love some delightful, eye-popping Katie McKinnon art to grace my bare lounge room walls. A transformative piece that would be a true delight to glance at!

    16 September, 2015
  • ali

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    Hate the graffiti bath. Loving the ‘STYX’ MOUNTAIN ASH VANITY At the block shop. What a piece of art.

    16 September, 2015
  • Georgi

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    Love the colour and bold impact of the Graffiti Art Prints.

    16 September, 2015
  • Erica

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    If only I was building or renovating a bathroom I would definitely buy the Styx Mountain Ash Vanity. Love the look and texture of natural wood. On a more realists view I absolutely adorable the vibrant colours in the Acceleration canvas print.

    16 September, 2015
  • Melissa Simonetta

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    Love the Salus body products, I use these and they’re divine and look good laying around the bathroom or house!!

    17 September, 2015
  • SEA TANGLE BATH SHEET how great are these towels, simple black and white but soft at the same time, timeless

    17 September, 2015
  • Taryn

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    The graffiti bath was cool to look at, but I don’t think I would actually want it in my bathroom – too much!! I need artwork for a new house – I love the shooting stars hand painted canvas. So many beautiful things!!

    17 September, 2015
  • I love the Corridor entertainment cabinet. It would fit in perfectly with our house & is something we are sorely in need of.

    17 September, 2015
  • kate morley

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    every time i go on the block shop website i have a look at the set of 4 John martono 25 x 25 prints. i just finished building my first home and i can already imagine them in my home, i love the bright colours – they immediately lift my mood and would create awesome contrast on one of my walls

    17 September, 2015
  • Camilla Greening

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    I love the Check Mint Bath Towel set! I think these colours are perfect for the spring /summer season.

    17 September, 2015
  • Shay and Dean’s Bathroom is probably the first bathroom that I have really liked and would gladly have it in my home.Total wish full thinking of course.

    17 September, 2015
  • gorgeous bathrooms! The Ragnar Pendant is simple yet a standout! love it!

    17 September, 2015
  • Aja

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    I am an absolute fiend for Armadillo and Co rugs – so my favourite is the new Camelia rug from the Perennial collection. I just think it is the most gorgeous, feminine design and would work in so many different spots in my house!

    17 September, 2015
  • Benjamin Travia

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    G150 Light globe as it will grant my kitchen the ambience of a NYC cafe. And that’s a good thing!

    17 September, 2015
  • From the shop I love the bakelite pendant, retro AND modern. Awesome! Bit over all the geometric lamps, geometric baskets, geometric baskets turned to lamps… You know the current trend, yawn.

    17 September, 2015
  • Catherine Augunas

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    My favourite item in The Block shop is a stunning print titled ‘Pisces’. It’s quirky, fun and would be perfect in the main bedroom of our new (first) home. As were currently renovating the bathroom before we shift in I’d have to spend the balance on some lovely copper and marble candles to add some much needed glamour to the space

    17 September, 2015
  • Amber Boyce

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    The Amelia Armchair. It’s such a classic style, and looks like you could really sink into it after a long, busy day.

    18 September, 2015
  • jody buhagiar

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    The graffiti bath was a stand out for me! Original, stylish and creative!

    18 September, 2015
  • I am loving the all australian made acrylic glass framed prints especially “calm before”.
    I agree they are perfect piece’s for any space 🙂

    18 September, 2015
  • gail secombe

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    the leo brass and black butt tapware is class

    18 September, 2015
  • Danielle

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    I keep going back to the same item of the Mint Check bath towels by Aura Home. I’m loving mint at the moment it’s every where and absolutely gorgeous.

    18 September, 2015
  • Adele Smith

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    I love the Leo Brass and Blackbutt Taps as they make tapware a standout feature and an integral part of the design.

    18 September, 2015
  • Kerry

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    Art Series by Rebecca Judd. Beautiful rugs !

    18 September, 2015
  • Ella wilson

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    Loving the Zappa 6 Light Pendant at the block shop, it would be great over a dining table or part of a reading nook and even though I don’t know the IP rating I can’t stop imagining it over a bath!

    20 September, 2015
  • Heather

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    I love the antique Japanese merchants chest. For something totally different as a feature in my guest bedroom. If only!!!!!

    20 September, 2015
  • Natasha Andrews

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    The Urban Road Black and Gold Right canvas print – I just love that cocatoo!! http://www.theblockshop.com.au/store/single/black-and-gold-right-canvas-print and I think it is high time I moved on from pineapples!!

    20 September, 2015
  • michelle caulfield

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    I would definitely love the Myne by Prudence Caroline “Studio 30” artwork, to complete my living/dining space!

    20 September, 2015
  • Janine Sherrard

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    I know we’ve moved on from pendant lights (to shelving!) but there are still some stunning lights around, like the girls bathroom glass pendants. And my fav from The Block Shop? The Hug Occasional Chair for sure!

    20 September, 2015
  • gianna

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    The Mint Check bath towel set — so fresh, so pretty! I love both the green and the dove grey, and everything about it screams bathrime bliss.

    20 September, 2015
    • gianna

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      Or even “bathtime” bliss lol

      20 September, 2015
  • Julie

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    Love this blog and love the block!! I love the Dixon terracotta leather lounge. A little different but would work anywhere!!

    20 September, 2015
  • Eek! I cringe when the girls describe their style as ‘Gold Coast’, I live in the GC and my style does not involve colour changing strip lighting!
    And, I’d love to win a voucher at The Block Shop, I am in desperate need of art. I love the Total X in Indigo print. Hx

    20 September, 2015
  • Natalie

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    Wow! Wow! Wow! Crushing hard on Shay and Dean’s bathroom. And I would love to win a $300 voucher to The Block Shop. There is a long haired sheepskin with my name on it

    20 September, 2015
  • Charmaine Campbell

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    Where do I start, so many beautiful things! I do love most of the pendants especially the Southampton 1 Light Pendant because our lighting is boring and mostly has downlights, so I often drool over a lovely pendant!

    20 September, 2015
  • sapna

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    ZAPPA 6 LIGHT PENDANT | MATTE BLACK AND COPPER because it is very unique and i like it a lot.

    20 September, 2015
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