Tall wainscotting with color above and matching tub exterior. Except ours is Sweet Juliet. clawfoot tub bathroom (junkgarden) Tags: blue urban white house home vintage bench bathroom industrial turquoise teal country cottage tub de.
Maybe for the downstairs bathroom, use the shelves you stowed away in the chest instead of a towel rack for hanging the hand towels. That way, you can also display some of the metal decor on the shelf.
I've seen a lot of clawfoot tubs with subway tile accent wall(s). Some clawfoot tubs are painted black. Maybe the grey tile floor, white subway tile, black outside the tub? too much tile? too much white?