4 Eclectic Ideas for Bathroom Decoration
ideas for decorating your bathroom
|Your imagination is the only limit when it comes to decorating your
It’s funny how the smallest room in the home and the one you spend the least time
in can completely change your impression of the entire place. When leasing a new home, future tenants always first
go to the bathroom. Some think this is just to see if the installations are in order, but there is much more to
|A great way to break monotonous white is to add some colours with
The appearance of the bathroom is so important that a lot of people base their
decision of whether to take the place or not solely on the state it is in. So, if you aim to improve the impression
that your home leaves, here are four eclectic ideas for bathroom
decoration you might find useful.
|Decorative metallic accessories can be surprisingly effective in the
Start with a Focal
Of course, it’s possible to both get inspired by multiple sources and use them all
in your decorating efforts. However, you don’t want to end up just stockpiling random items you like, hoping for
|Well-incorporated vintage look for the bathroom with warm colours
and freestanding bath
The first thing you need is to set a focal point. In most bathrooms a vanity or a
shower serve this purpose. Every item that goes along with this particular focal point will fit your bathroom as a
whole. This is why it is good to pick something universal.
|Well-chosen decor gives the bathroom a neat
In other words, if you intend to make a colorful bathroom, make sure your focal
point is rich in color. If you intend to go with dark wood, then choose this for your focal point. It really is
|If you lack enough space in your bathroom, a feature wall could provide an
interesting bathroom decor.
Next thing you may want to do is try and combine vintage and contemporary styles
in your bathroom. For example, nothing has a more authentic 21st century look than an all-white ceramic tub. However, you
can always hang an art piece above it.
|Incorporate your bathroom features to be both decorative and
Keep one thing in mind, bathrooms are humid places and if you deem that a painting
could be damaged from overexposure to such an environment, you may want to think twice about hanging it there.
There are always materials made with this particular purpose in mind so going with them could turn out to be a
Seeing how the largest surfaces in your bathroom are all covered in tiles, it
might be a good idea to focus on them just a bit.
As we have already mentioned, it’s not the job of every item to match the entirety
of your bathroom. Sometimes it’s enough that it matches anything else and with the right tiles, this can be a piece
For example, if you go with rainbow bead tiles or a beautiful glass mosaic, it
will be quite easy to match any item rich in color with them.
A Bathtub of the
One of the greatest misconceptions surrounding bathtubs is that they have to go in
Well, seeing how having a freestanding bath is very
popular at the moment, it would be safe to claim that this idea is
no longer valid. Another advantage of the freestanding bath is that you can place it in a shower
In this way, one of the greatest bathroom dilemmas of all time (bath or the
shower) can be solved to everyone’s satisfaction. This is something really worth considering.
As you can see, all of these tips are both aesthetic and practical, which means
you won’t have to sacrifice the comfort of your bathroom in order to make it look good. Remember that at the end of
the day, it’s still your bathroom and no matter how impressed guests (or potential tenants) are with it, if you
don’t like it, it isn’t good enough. You have one goal above them all, being comfortable in your own
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Diana Smith is a full time mom of two beautiful girls and a passionate traveler. In
her free time she enjoys writing about home and family, pets and gardening.