A few months ago I spent the day with my mother and grandmother shopping and antiquing. The location: Middle-of-Nowhere Kansas (to name a few towns...possibly unincorporated ones-- Belleville, Scandia, Cuba. These places were landmines for treasures of years past. And me? A kid in a candy store. But one of the most interesting spots we "hit up" was a place called the Feathered Nest. A skeptic, per usual, I questioned my mom's constant RAVING about it. But for once in my life, she was right and I was wrong (lol luv u mom). We spent damn near 2 hours there and I could have stayed longer. The ladies who owned it were lovely and boy did they have a knack for interior design. Upon my mom's raving, she said, "Alex, you have to check out the bathroom!!1!" and in the span of our 2+ hour stay, I did. I walked in, greeted by a large painting of a german shepherd (my weakness<3) and then the sink caught my attention. I know, a sink? catching attention? It was a circular basin sink and inside the bowl they had placed large polished stones.
So. being a creep. I took pix in the bathroom.
And then as soon as I got back that weekend I went and bought some rocks.
So here's my sink `*1!!1~~!_@``~**
Not nearly as fancy of a basin sink as they had had, but mine is a simple pedestal type..so I don't think it looks too outta whack.
There are a few things, if you want to do this with your own sink to remember though:
1. You are going to have to (and I mean HAVE TO) clean your sink at leeeast once a week. You don't want scummy rocks. I'm a clean freak, especially since I started living solo, so it's nothing unordinary to me.
2. MAKE SURE your rocks don't have jagged edges or are too rough that they'll damage your sink. I rent a place and I'm not down to buy a new sink come the end of my lease.
3. This may be something for you that's more practical in a guest room/bath type of situation. They will be like "hey that's cool" and you will feel successful @ life and also won't have to clean it nearly as often
And lastly, a tip on cleaning sinks: use a tiny spray of pledge and a soft, dry rag to shine the stainless steel/faucet. You'll be amazed by the reflection you see of yourself :P