Inspiring Bathroom Design Ideas
A few key design choices can update the vibe of your bathroom in a snap. Want a clean, modern look? All-over white does the trick. Use colorful accents like rugs, towels or even wallpaper for a more inviting space. And of course, get all of the storage secrets to house every last beauty essential.
Wrapping Paper Used as Wallpaper
Truth be told, you can use everything from fabric to magazine covers as wallpaper with some creative adhering (liquid starch! double-sided tape! staples!).
Don't let windows get in your way. Pulleys and rope can hoist mirrors into place for a rustic vanity.
Pocket, sliding or barn doors are ideal options for small spaces. Since they don't open wide, they don't take up any extra valuable space.
Bathroom lighting trends include hanging pendants and light bars that diffuse light in a room. Select LED lighting fixtures since they’re the most energy efficient and don’t heat your bathroom up.
A dirty or tired bath mat is a surefire way to make your bathroom look unkempt. If you have one, there’s no question that it should be swiftly replaced. But the fanciest bathrooms have taken this a step further by replacing terry cloth mats with Turkish and Persian rugs. The tufted wool rugs are both soft and the perfect substitute for a bath mat. Better yet, with beautiful patterns and colors that only get better as they fade, they can add so much personality and sophistication to your bathroom.
With a little ribbon and some fabric glue, shades get a custom look. Brass pulls and pyramid knobs add extra glam every time you reach for the toothpaste.
Master a cohesive style by echoing design elements from other areas in the home.
When dealing with a small space, don't forget the ceiling is up for decorating grabs! Painting the ceiling allows for adding a color pop, without closing in the small space.
Input a Monogram
A monogram is a staple of practically every classic sophisticated bathroom we’ve seen. Monogrammed bath towels are a no-brainer, but you can make your mark on hand towels in a powder room, a tissue box, or even the back of an upholstered chair.
A Sink with Style
Don't get stuck with a standard sink. A flat-bowl sink delivers a modern and sleek feel to this bathroom vanity.
A Wall Collection
Fill a small space of empty wall with a collage of artwork or framed photographs. It packs a lot of visual punch in a small space.