Come Swim with The Mermaids

by | Jul 9, 2021 | Ensuite Renovations | 0 comments

Luxury, Resort Style Ensuite Design

“I LOVE IT!” The words that came out of Erica’s mouth after Simon and I completed her Ensuite Renovation. “It’s so tranquil.”

This luxurious Moggill Ensuite Renovation is a gorgeous, fresh and adventurous design.

Take a look at the photos and you can see why!

The Mediterranean Sea Inspired Feature Wall

Erica and Adrian were unsure about how they wanted their Ensuite to LOOK. But they knew how they wanted the space to FEEL.

  • Tranquil.
  • Luxurious.
  • Relaxing.
  • Calming.
  • Spacious.
  • Resort vibes.

My mind went straight to The Mediterranean Sea.

  • The calming, turquoise ocean.
  • Green, blue and aqua hues.
  • The sound of waves and pebble beaches.
  • Tranquillity and relaxation.
  • The fantasy that mermaids might exist. 😉

As empty nesters, this meant they had a generous renovation budget and could make some premium selections.

Renovation Mood Board

Familiar with the range at Beaumont Tiles. I had the Babylon Fan Teal Crackle Mix Gloss tile from Beaumont Tiles in mind. This tile would become the star of the show. I presented a Mood Board; displaying how a colorful, bold tile could work as a focal point in their Ensuite space. And how the other proposed design selections can complement it.

We were thrilled that Erica and Adrian had the confidence to use colour, with ease and delight. Some clients like to play it safe with colour.

My advice is colour can be beautiful. It can be engaging!

There is an inescapable emotional aspect to colour. There are no bad colours, only bad colour combinations. 

The hardest part for me was choosing tiles and colours for my remodel, so that’s where the team came in. They had a fresh approach to style and fantastic ideas. Making the most of a small space was my top priority, and minimalism in that space. They listened and produced the goods
I love it!!” – Erica, from Moggill

Mermaid Tails

First, you see the vibrant colours of the feature wall. Then, you see the form. The shape of the tiles. Use your imagination, and, like me, you may see mermaid tails or swirling waves. These mosaics are known as both fish scale or concave tiles.

We didn’t want the grout to be a feature, so we didn’t use white grout. Instead, a light grey grout. If you’re interested in using fish scale tiles just an FYI, they’re a more expensive tile choice (sold in sheets). There is also additional labour time and grout involved.

The Interaction of Light and Colour

Without light, there is no colour. With an already large, frosted window at one end of the room, Simon added a skylight at the other end above the shower. Without the skylight, the room wouldn’t appear as light and bright as it does. Nor would the feature wall look as lively without the inclusion of this skylight and updated LED lights.

The Other Things we LOVE about this design:

  • Ultra-Clear shower glass.
  • White Gloss custom-made vanity. Coleman Cabinets
  • Brushed Nickel tapware, fixtures, and fittings. ABI Interiors
  • Large, open doorway through to the master bedroom.
  • Alphine Mist Caesarstone benchtop and shower bench.
  • In-wall toilet system.
  • Heated towel rails.
  • Real, fresh palm leaves give a holiday feel.

Getting More than One Opinion

Erica and Adrian had received other quotes from builders. Yet, they were not confident in moving forward with the renovation until they met us. They’d previously been told some of their wish list items around layout and functionality couldn’t be done. However, Simon’s honest advice and willingness to find a solution meant they could achieve their renovation goals. 

If you’d like help with designing your dream Bathroom or Ensuite, send Simon and I a message. We will get in touch. In the meantime, why not enter our competition.

WIN a…

Country Road / al.ive Body Bathroom Set

(value of $250)


  1. Visit Avocado Constructions Facebook
  2. Comment on the Pinned Post telling Us…

A name, starting with T, for our Turtle.

Where in the bathroom you can spot him?


Competition Terms & Conditions:

  1. One entry per person.
  2. Your information will NOT be used for the purpose of marketing.
  3. Winner drawn at random, live.
  4. Winner must reside with 30km of Brisbane CBD.
  5. Competition closes 22 of July 2021 6pm.
  6. Winner announced 22 of July via Avocado Constructions Facebook page.

This competition is independent and not in conjunction with Facebook, Country Road or al.ive Body.  Prize given by Avocado Constructions.

About Us

meet Simon Edwards Avocado Constructions Brisbane

Avocado Constructions is a Brisbane renovation business delivering superb and high-quality home renovations for families across Brisbane. Our specialty is bathroom renovations, delivering modern, functional designs. Although, we can discuss any renovation project you have. With 19 years of building experience, fully licenced trades and a commitment to delivering exceptional workmanship, your renovation project is in safe hands with Simon and the team.

Want to know more about Avocado Constructions? Find out more here