The bathroom is an important room because people usually start their day with a bath or a shower and end their day brushing their teeth or washing their faces inside the bathroom. For this reason, decorating your bathroom ‘just so’ allows you and your family to have a relaxing and comfortable experience every time they spend time inside that room.
While most people are scared of starting a project for bathroom decorating because of the potential costs and the effort involved, you should remember that even with a small budget, your can organize, update, freshen-up and revitalize the look of your old-looking or plain bathroom.
Decorating bathrooms is as easy as updating your existing furniture, adding accessories and repainting the walls or hanging new wallpaper. With a larger budget, you can also update your tiles, add light fixtures and installor replae your bathtubs or even add a spa.
Regardless of budget, it is important that you sort out the existing items in the bathroom and determine which items you want to keep and which items can now retire. Clearing out unimportant clutter from the bathroom can help you decorate the room easily and match items for your contemporary theme.
Three Common Themes
You can choose from a traditional, contemporary or natural themes for your bathroom decorating based on your taste and desired look. If you wish to decorate your bathroom to evolve into a sanctuary, you can implement a traditional design into the bath or toilet area. Traditional styles can easily add elegance when you add draperies to a window, install floral fabrics and add gold or silver accents.
Although the result of traditional bathroom decorating can look expensive, you don’t need to buy expensive materials to capture the theme you want. However, if your existing bathroom already has a traditional motif, you can update the look and feel of the room by going for contemporary designs.
Contemporary bathroom decorating involves wood finishes, clean lines and other modern accents. Many modern bathrooms include natural stones, tiles and wood to provide a calming feel. When you choose a contemporary theme, you can rely on simple fixtures and accessories that result in a dramatic overall look for the bathroom.
If you love natural materials and neutral colors, you can choose an organic theme and decorate your bathroom with natural colors, forms and fabrics to give warmth, and simple flooring or wallpapers. You can think about using rich colors as an accent to give a dramatic effect, but still offer a relaxing room.
Decorating bathrooms can easily give a new life to your old and tired bath and toilet area. By choosing a theme to fit your personality, you can enhance the look of the bathroom and provide a haven for you and your family.
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