A little facelift goes a long way!
For those of you who might have seen my pleas for help with an old ceramic towel bar mount (broken) and a thick mud job tile surround that we were unable, for many solid (pun intended) reasons including the need to avoid undue demo to protect an in-ceiling radiant heating system, to remove... here are before and after pictures of our little hall bath with a cosmetic facelift that should buy it a few more years!
Before (circa 1959):
And for those who followed the ceramic towel bar angst, the old shower (with broken-and-glued-back towel bars):
and the new:
Closeups that show what a few sheets of glass mosaic can do... it's a patch, yeah, but who cares...
And finally... my "what towel bar?" photo!
A very modest facelift but what a world of difference!