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Design Solutions

Replace the bulky built-in vanity with a lighter vanity on legs.

A black-and-white color scheme will create the illusion of more space.

Draw the eye to the window by painting the sash a darker color.

Crown molding will make the space feel grander and more open.

Large artwork will add visual interest to the long wall.

- Scott Fazzini, Designer

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The Homeowner

An Alexandria homeowner would like to remake her 12-by-5-foot full bath, which she calls "the ultimate 1970s galley bathroom."

Designer's Critique

Building on a classic foundation with a few modern flourishes, use design tricks to make the bathroom feel more spacious.

- Scott Fazzini of Domicidal Maniac in Washington, 202-320-1993, www.domicidalmaniac.com

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