We use our bathrooms every single day of our lives, to maintain hygiene and get ready every morning. Therefore, it plays a huge role in our daily lives. However, you may not often have the luxury of a large or medium sized bathroom which poses a decoration dilemma. Because of the limited space, small bathrooms can easily become cluttered if careful thought is not put into decorating it.
To inspire you, experts at ArchiPro New Zealand have shared some delightful ways to spruce up a small bathroom -from mounted wall art to relaxing colour schemes as well as some organisation tips -you are sure to find something helpful in this article.
Small bathrooms can be difficult to work with, especially if they have to be shared. Thankfully, there is a work around it. Consider installing a large trough sink in your bathroom, so one than one person can make use of the sink at the same time.
You can play around with patterns and colours , if you keep the colours of your floors and walls clean. Consider using a white subway tile that work well with dark coloured grouts like black or grey.
With limited space, walls need to be used properly. You can spruce up a bare wall and turn into an interesting feature – using the stick on tiles. Try to ensure that you go for the ones that are made using Vinyl material – they stands up in humidity and water. They come in a wide array of sizes, colours and textures – some look like real wood, some like metal and so on.
You can try using a simple shower curtain and and a drain to save space that would otherwise be taken up by traditional full installs.
When decorating a small space, the ceiling should not be left out. You can add a pop of colour to your bathroom, by painting the ceiling a bright colour-without closing up the space.
You can immediately bring your bathrooms alive using Kaleidoscope patterned wallpaper. Which will make your bathroom appear larger and add a fun element.
You can add a touch of greenery to your bathroom by hanging up some plants. There are a couple of houseplants that would work well in bathroom conditions (think one temperature and natural light).
Your bathroom tiles doesn’t have to be boring boring – add an element of fun and colour by changing the shape or colour of your tiles.
Hanging up a framed wall art is a great way to add an artistic touch to your bathroom. You can create one yourself or purchase a piece from your favourite artist-however, ensure that it is a fun piece.
Woven baskets are a stylish and an easy way to store items like towels and other bathroom essentials – especially under the sink.
Do away with old cabinets or create more storage above your mounted sink, by installing a chic contemporary temporary vanity.
As an added bonus, this solution can be taken when you move(if you are a renter. However, ensure that you get permission from your landlord you make the installation.
One of the easy ways to make a small space appear bigger is to allow natural light to come in. The go to solution is larger windows – if this isn’t an option, skylights are great alternatives for allowing more natural light into a small bathroom, which would also make it appear bigger.
Organisers a great way to keep a small bathroom tidy-make use of trees, baskets to organise toiletries and other bathroom essentials. You can price them in your bathroom cabinets or in hanging shelves.
Hang extra towels against the wall, using ladders. This is not only adds a rustic touch to your bathroom but it doesn’t take up extra storage space.
Use strategic configuration to make up for a non-existent linen closets. You can use of mirror cabinets or create shelf in grooves and corners in your bathroom.
You can add dramatic contrast to a small white bathroom, with the use of black accessories and fixtures. Installing the new fixtures is an easy and also reversible bathroom renovation project- especially if the new fixture fit existing holes on the countertop or the sink.