Determination, DIY skill and a stunning tile feature wall helped make this formerly dark and gloomy powder room feel spacious.
Chrissy Torres is determined when it comes to tackling home projects. Once while stripping a fireplace wall in her Saint Paul, Minnesota, house she fell off a chair and broke her arm so badly, it had to be put back together with a plate. But before her scheduled surgery, she was up on a ladder finishing stripping the wall with her good arm. “Yes, I’m very determined,” she says. “It’s probably not my best suit.”