All you need sometimes is a change of scenery or a new look to feel refreshed. The same goes for your bathroom. Maybe you’ve been thinking about redecorating, but you’re not sure how to go about it. If you’re ready for a bathroom transformation but don’t want to spend the money on a full remodelling project, then this article is for you.
We’ve got some clever and practical ways to enhance the appearance of your bathroom that will help you bring back that spark. See seven simple and fun ways to spruce up your bathroom on a budget.
Accessories are used to jazz up an outfit, and the same goes for your bathroom. Go online or pop into one of your local home stores and find an attractive soap dispenser and tooth brush holder.
This bathroom is the perfect example of how elegant and tasteful bathroom accessories make a statement. Think about what you’re currently using to store cotton balls and soap and determine if it’s adding to the style of your bathroom or bringing it down. If the latter is true, then it’s time to purchase some new ones.
2. Bath Towels & Rugs
Towels and bathmats come in all shapes, colours and sizes. Depending on your storage and display options, they’re a great, free way to style and brighten up the space.
It’s easy to forget how adding little touches here and there can make such a big difference. Take the time to shop around and see what looks are a possibility in your bathroom, and then narrow it down from there. The nice part is you don’t have to stay with one look forever. Bath towels and rugs come and go, and so do trends. Have fun picking out new pieces and mix it up when you’re sick of the look.
Don’t overlook the weight décor carries in the visual appeal of your bathroom. Some ideas include: pictures, frames, flowers, shelving, mirrors and up lighting. Instead of purchasing a picture from the store, think about if you have any of your own images you can print and frame to add that personal touch.
The bathroom in this image is an excellent example of how décor can work to your advantage in a small space. They’ve added open shelving and up lighting to create a soft and elegant look. The large, frameless mirror is a great piece that also makes the room look bigger. As you can see, these details make a world of difference!
4. Get Organized
A messy bathroom is an unhappy bathroom. Before you do any decorating, make sure you’ve cleaned up and picked up so you’re organized prior to sprucing up your bath. Get creative with your storage. Build or buy containers and shelves that will consolidate your bathroom products.
Mirrors that open are one way to hide items you don’t want displayed and provide extra room in a small space. Take a look at the bathroom in this image. The owners installed a beautiful dark wood storage cabinet which is more useful than a picture in this spot. What a great idea!
5. Sinks & Vanities
Stylish and unique sinks are trending. Bathroom sinks don’t just come in one shape and size anymore. If you’re purchasing a new sink, think about the flow of the entire area, not just the singular piece. Mirrors, vanities and the sink’s hardware should all be taken into consideration as you plan your new look. If you need more guidance around this topic, then take a look at our guide to bathroom sinks and vanities and our installation cost guides.
Adding detail or back splash to your shower design is a fantastic way to make it more glamourous. If your shower needs more love than a little detailing, then think about installing new shower tile. The cost varies by material, so make sure you do your homework before starting the project.
This accent wall is absolutely stunning against the neutral tile in this bathroom. Look at how a budget-friendly DIY paint livens up the space and creates sophistication. This bathroom décor comes together perfectly to showcase some serious style!
Giving your bathroom a face lift doesn’t always have to be complicated and expensive. Focus on a few small tasks that will give new life to the space. It’s the little things that really do matter in this case.