The black bedroom and bathroom of your delightfully dark dreams #Decor & Decorating#bathrooms#bedrooms#black#gothic#moments August 2 | Megan Finley meganfinley Tabatha, of Turn Right at Lake Michigan, has been working HARD on her master bedroom — starting from the studs up — and it's finally finished. It's dark and beautiful and FULL of gothy inspiration. Now this is how one does a BLACK home decor… Tabatha took out the closet doors on either side of the bed and used bolts of dark fabric instead. I never would have thought to pair a black dresser (transformed by glossy oil paint, small trim, and glass knobs) with a black wall, but it looks great! Also, points for the sassy Audrey print. Speaking of wall art, this room is topped off with — what else? — a black and white gallery wall. I think my favorite is the framed white key. Or as Tabatha calls it, "Our gallery wall of lurve featuring finds from Etsy, Fab, our local thrift stores, our engagement photos, and some of my own graphic design." Gotta love this dresser "moment." But the fabulously dark black action doesn't stop in the bedroom, it continues into the bathroom, which is separated by this black open shelving unit. Related Post Six gothy, hippie, neo-classical ceiling alternatives for when you need something not-white to stare at Remember the brick-ceiling Spanish apartment of Clarisse, her partner, and a friend? I've been thinking about ceilings a lot because sometimes, when I can't sleep,... Read more I love the tile work in here! And the pop of red from that clawfoot tub? Amazeballs. Even the toilet's in on the black and white action. And I have to say, loving the purple towels and that great swirly bathmat. To see more of her home renovations, head over to Turn Right at Lake Michigan. But I'm sure, if you ask real nice, Tabatha will answer any questions you have about going black. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Megan Finley is the Associate Publisher and Editorial Overlord. When she's not slaving away for the Empire, she's sharing her dork side on her own blog. @meganfinley @meggyfin PREVIOUS Got an old t-shirt? Use it to make a headband for yourself! NEXT Steampunk dragon coffee table is a thing that is real Toggle comments [ 28 ] That bathroom is stunning! I can imagine myself taking many happy baths in there. The red bath makes the room just right. 2 agree Reply Very nice! Not my color palette of choice, but it really looks well done and I think making a bathroom look THAT good takes serious talent! 5 agree Reply So dreamy *sigh* 1 agrees Reply Yay! We actually built those closets … So there were never doors because they're super skinny and tall to fit the bed between them. But thanks so much for posting this! 1 agrees Reply I was going to ask about the closets. LOVE them. We recently added tall shelves to either side of and across the top of the bed. Something about the space between the bed and the walls being all filled in really appeals to me. I saw the bathroom pics in the flickr pool and at first I thought it was a b&w shot and you just added the color of the bathtub on the computer. Fantastic job! Did I read correctly that the bathroom and bedroom are separated ONLY by the open shelving unit? Reply There's a dividing wall there that we built where a closet used to be, but yeah, the tub is pretty much open to the whole room. 1 agrees Reply I'm not brave enough to do such a dark color but this is absolutely breathtaking. I actually thought the pics were in black and white until I got to the first one with exposed brick. Love the chandelier action as well as the damask. 2 agree Reply THE BATHROOM OH GOSH I'M FLAILING. 4 agree Reply Wowza. I'm in awe. I'm currently trying to think up a good excuse to use on my husband for painting our bedroom black… These really are gorgeous rooms, what a great job! Reply Oh. My. God. Those rooms are amazing! LOVE the bathroom, that mirror, the tile…just, wow. 1 agrees Reply First thought: I really love it Second thought: Really more of a sidelong look at my cat and dog and wondering how they'd take to being shaved……. 2 agree Reply Oh excellent point… I have two black dogs. I'm good to go! 😉 Reply We don't let the pets in there 😉 Reply DYING. 1 agrees Reply It's so…relaxing. And elegant. I'm jealous. 1 agrees Reply Black has been my favourite colour since I was a child – so I must say, wow! Just wow, that was simply amazing and I will also say yes to the red tub <3 1 agrees Reply WHOA. This is amazing. 1 agrees Reply At first I just skimmed through the pictures and thought that they were just black and white photos of a nice room, then I saw the brick and realized that I'd better read the text to see what this is all about! Very cool! Reply LOVE this so hard. That red tub makes me swoon!! But mostly I love how it is supa dark, but not at all gloomy! Its actually quite vibrant and full of life. Love love… love love love!!! 2 agree Reply Wow, this is B&W done RIGHT! I'm usually not a fan because the results are too metro/modern, and i prefer a more antique look… but I am absolutely in love with these brick and tile details…. *want* 1 agrees Reply *sigh* Can I just live in there and never ever leave? Gorgeous! Reply That is one of the coolest things I have ever seen. Reply I'd just like to say that if I ever use a bathroom with these wall tiles, I'll have to stand in the toilet and try to make it to the Ministry of Magic. 3 agree Reply Wow! I was about to re-do my bathroom in all-white. Having a big re-think now! Reply It's rooms like this that make me so excited to own my own place! I love the black and with the amount of hair dye I fling around my bathroom it's just brilliant!!! Reply SJDFHS#*%$wdFSKTHIS…34985JDKdfhj…FUCKING…sdlf*$%fHJSFDHKS….HOUSE…CAN'T…WORDS…BLUDGEONING…s98327DKEYBOARD… CANIHAVETHISALLPLEASEYESPLEASEOMGEXPLOSIONSORGAMSIAMHAVINGEYEGASMS I'm getting a house soon. You can bet I am GOING BLACK! I hadn't thought of it, but BOOM CAN'T STOP ME NOW DESTINATION GOTHIC FANTASY CASTLE POPULATION ME AND HUSBAND AND FURBABIES 3 agree Reply I'm sorry. I get caught up in euphoria and didn't make any sense. Your house/apartment is amazing and I applaud you for attaining the most epic and beautiful rooms IN EXISTENCE OF EVER. Except for maybe Hogwarts. 3 agree Reply Not going to lie, this is one cool master suite! Coming here from your other post on your previous owners finding the blog, I agree that it's going to take someone special to inherit it next (unless you redo it before selling it), but in the mean time, it's YOU and it's awesome. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.