We updated! Wanna see how it turned out? Remember the gaping hole of dispair from Feb. 2011?? We had a cute surprise a year and 3 mos. ago when we found out our shower was MOLDED. Look, I don't even care I just all-caps it! So John demo'd it and we migrated on to Leelah's bathroom.
We purchased all the tile ourselves and told them how we'd like it designed. The tile purchasing was made through 7 trips to the store, Floor and Decor. We're BFF's with them now. We learned things like- do not use slate for anything involving the shower or ceramic- but use porcelain if it's in the shower. We picked out ceramic tile (.69/sq ft! clearance!) for both master and guest and entryway tiling. OH yeah the guest bathroom- i.e. LeelahTown: