[Shower] Curtain Call

Hey guys!  We’re going to start tiling on the bathroom tonight!  I’m so ridiculously, incredibly, little-kid-on-her-birthday excited.  Today is day 42 of the reno, so tiling feels like the light at the end of a way-longer-than-expected tunnel.

Tiling has got me thinking about the finishing touches in the bath.  I know were going to go with crisp white towels (hellllo bleachable linens), but I haven’t decided on a shower curtain yet.  Originally, we had planned on painting the walls a pale grey and going with the navy striped West Elm shower curtain we showed in our mood board.

Little House Big Heart Bathroom Mood Board Gray Navy

Now that we’ve painted the room a velvety navy, I don’t think that shower curtain will work out. I’ve found a few others I like, but can’t decide on which is my favorite.

I’m really in love with this navy Greek key shower curtain from Ballard Designs.  It’s $85 (which is pretty steep for a shower curtain), but I won a $50 gift card to Ballard Designs at haven, bringing my price down to a much more managable $35.  The more I look at this one, the more I think I could DIY it…

Ballard Designs Greek Key Shower Curtain

I also love this ruffly shower curtain from Anthropologie (let’s face it, I love everything from Anthro).  It’s so whimsical and feminine; I think it would contrast with our really geometrical tile and give it a little bit of softness.  They’re out of stock online, but most of their other shower curtain run in the $90 range.

Anthro Scallop Shower Curtain

I also really liked this West Elm Dotted Stripe shower curtain.  The pattern is subtle, but not so subtle you don’t see it.  I really like the texture in this option, too, and at $49 its price point isn’t out of the ballpark.

West Elm Dotted Stripe Shower Curtain

I’m really torn on which of these I like this most… and I haven’t even looked at Target or Home Goods yet. 

Which curtain would you choose? Does $100+ for a shower curtain seem a bit nutty to you, too? Would you check out some local stores before getting one of these?