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powder room

1. The anteroom of a women’s toilet, in which makeup and clothing are adjusted; by extension applied to a women’s toilet itself.
2. The small first-floor toilet room in a house.
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Because a powder room is often away from the main rooms in the home, it makes a good room to test out a new style or creative remodeling technique.
With the addition of a shower tray, the powder room becomes a fully-functional, comfortable bathroom that, if necessary, can also be used as a second bathroom for overnight guests.
Through the Pink Powder Room, she's bringing loungewear, sleep wear and intimates to a number of young women who want contemporary designs and soft fabric rather than the ill fitting and poorly designed ones that made for the only available options in outdated, local department stores.
That's why The Powder Room offers a wide range of full body massage to French pedicures.
His 758-square foot penthouse cabin featured a living and dining area with a large balcony, a bedroom with a master bath, a whirlpool tub and separate shower, and a powder room.
MCM Construction installed the tile on the walls of this powder room and on the floor in the library in the same house, creating a distinctive high-end look for a two-story condominium.
On average, 14 percent of the new homes had hardwood in the living room, 28 percent in the dining room, 11 percent in the family room, 23 percent in the kitchen, 2 percent in the bedroom, 3 percent in the powder room, and 25 percent in the foyer.
For instance, Santa Monica designer Sara Goodman papered a small powder room with more than 1,000 individually cut and applied pieces of joss paper, which she further enhanced with gold and silver oil pastel.
Retail manager Michael Mack and his wife, information security specialist Chauntai Mack of Chicago, did just that and transformed an unsightly basement into a family room that includes a wet-bar area for entertaining, an entertainment/media area, a powder room, a computer room/office and a mirrored dance studio for Chauntai, who also teaches dance to children on the weekends.
Fashion disasters, soap storylines, neighbour and family feuds were key topics re-hashed in the powder room.
But that did not quite prepare them for the candy cane lane in front of the house that we walked along when we got back from the airport--nor for the Christmas guest towels in the powder room, the porcelain reindeer, and the singing Santa.
In fact, the toilets, showers, sinks, lights and just about every other fixture found in the typical powder room are little more than drains for untold amounts of water, energy and money.