A low-lying stool or side table (like this one from an AT home tour) offers up some bath side storage without taking up too much floor space.
(Image credit: Pia Ulin for Bangia Agostinho Architecture via Vogue)
Your bathroom is arguably the most personal and private area of your home, and that’s why it should be a space where you enjoy spending alone time. To help inspire your very own bathroom decorating endeavors, we rounded up 50 incredible bathrooms for your perusal. Fashioned with everything from boldly tiled floors to chandeliers, these beautiful bathrooms offer enough design inspo to jumpstart a year’s worth of DIYs and remodels (or just tuck away in your “dream home” photo stash).
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This small bathroom uses a bold, colorful geometric wallpaper to make the most out of its space. The yellow is echoed by the towels, and the rest of the space remains neutral so the yellow really pops. A sleek, ultra-modern tankless toilet stays out of the way until you need it.
The rough brick wall and unfinished wood table of this space contrast with the smooth, geometrical look of the washbasin and mirror. The taps set in the wall save space, while an interesting black-and-white tile mosaic adds movement.
One of our favorite bathroom looks has always been the repurposed dresser. A mid-century sideboard has been transformed into an appealing vanity in this Cape Town home.
Searching for a colorful way to liven up an awkwardly shaped bathroom? Brightly patterned floor tiles, like these from a London house tour, bring the perfect amount of pizzazz.
Brightly patterned walls, like the lime green ones in this bathroom on Apartment Therapy, pack a lot of punch into an oddly shaped bathroom.
Looking for a natural way to play with fun patterns in a bathroom? Partially painted wood floors, like this white-checkered version we saw on Elle Decor, will liven up your bathroom without compromising an earth-toned color scheme.
Bathroom by EMBARC Architecture Design Studios, via Bloglovin’
This bathroom shows that nobody should be afraid of mixing patterns. Hexagonal tile on the floor and bath, brick tile around the bath, and blue patterned mosaic around the sink: it could be overwhelming, but it isn’t.
Gray Built In make Up Vanity with Lucite Klismos Chair by Talbot Cooley Interiors, via Decor Pad
Banana leaf and other tropical flora wallpapers are trendy right now. This tropical powder room uses the wallpaper as its main decorative element, and highlights its shade with a yellow tissue box on the toilet tank, and a rattan-framed mirror.
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These bathroom decor ideas are ideal for both lovers of nature and avid DIYers. Outdoors types won’t be able to resist this carpet of grass, flowers, and ferns, which bring a fresh and relaxing feel to the bathroom. The outdoor carpet covers a great deal of space, so it’s also ideal for remodelers who need to cover up an entryway or something unsightly in an older home. Whatever your reason, the outdoor carpet is the centerpiece of this design. The stark white walls and utilitarian design of the tub and chair complement the riot of green that is the centerpiece of the room.
This walk-in shower has everything: body sprays, rain shower head, handheld shower heads, and even a steam unit. The large porcelain tiles have minimal grouting, which makes cleaning easier. This shower feels private and relaxing.
Mediterranean Powder Room with Gold Quatrefoil Wall Sconce by Talbot Cooley Interiors, via Decor Pad
Whimsical patterns, like the koi fish-speckled wallpaper in this bathroom, are a great way to distract the eye from an awkwardly shaped bathroom.
Fashion a light and breezy bathroom, with sheer curtain panels and pastel-colored textiles like this room captured by photographer Alyssa Rosenheck for Domino magazine—and you’ll never want to leave the tub.
Extending the patterned tile to the storage shelves is what turns this bathroom into something visually stunning. No need to put a door in front of the shelves when the wall looks this good! Also note the zigzagging pipe leading to the pendant lighting—a nice touch that echoes the tile pattern.
Red Fish Scales Shower Tiles by Meg Graff Designs, via Decor Pad
Beach Style Bathroom by Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty, via Houzz
Contrasting geometric details, like the black-and-white tile floors and clean-lined black picture frames in this bathroom from Architectural Digest, bring a graphic touch to a colorless bathroom.
Gold hardware is a gift that keeps on giving. Whether used to offset an all-white color scheme or to play up lightly patterned walls, shiny gold fixtures (like these in a bathroom by Amber Interiors via Instagram) make a big impact in a small bathroom.
Can industrial also work with vintage style? If this bathroom is any indication, then yes. The exposed lightbulbs and copper piping show their industrial heritage, while the dark tile and wallpaper are definitely vintage. There’s something comforting about this bathroom; the black should be unsettling, but it’s not.
A little subway tile goes a long way in a small bathroom space. Case in point: this stunning DC bathroom, which boasts glossy white subway-tiled walls that make the cramped space feel more open and clean. The dark grout is a modern twist (and prevents dirt and grime from showing easily).
A little black-and-white can go a long way in a small bathroom. If you’re looking for a stylish way to offset a dark-colored room, graphic wallpaper—like the kind in this bold bathroom on Elle Decor—provides a nice contrast to dark walls while creating an artful scene.
The large, French-style doors of this walk-in shower remind you of a window–and that’s precisely the point. In a space that uses so much black, a lot of transparency is necessary to fight the claustrophobic effect.
A monochrome bathroom—like this all-white stunner we spotted on Domino—is awesome for playing with differently shaped wall and floor tiles.
This bathroom renovation really brought out the best of this space: the large window, the corner space for the bath, and the washbasin with modern faucets. Soft textures via the towels and the wicker basket make the whole feel warm and welcoming.
The 1960s inspiration touches for this bathroom are subtle, yet they demand attention. The mirror with rounded corners and the stool with golden legs pop out first. Then there’s the predominance of black and white and the strong geometric lines, whether it’s the cylindrical sink or the cubic freestanding tub.
When in doubt about what type of hardware to use in your pale gray bathroom, remember that chrome finishes (like the fixtures in this bathroom on The Everygirl) offer a shiny spin on a gradient tone of gray.
Yellow and Green Powder Room with Banana Leaf Wallpaper on Coastal Living, via Decor Pad
Contemporary bathroom by Interiors Joan & Associates, via Houzz
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There are so many beautiful things to notice about this bathroom that it’s hard to know where to start. The concrete sink? The wallpaper? The sconce lighting? The tarnished mirror on the door, reflected in the main mirror? The barely-there ultra-modern faucets? Whatever you notice first, though, you can’t but admit that this space is a masterpiece.
Fans of old Hollywood glamour can choose bathroom decor ideas that are an homage to their favorite stars. This sophisticated black-and-white bathroom is a tribute to the Audrey Hepburn film, My Fair Lady. The black-and-white design echoes the costumes in the famous Ascot scene, while the stained glass window recalls the arts and crafts movement of the Edwardian era. This design also uses the long, narrow space in a clever way. The graphic print opens up the room, while the square design of the sink and cabinets provide plenty of storage in the small space.
Log cabin decor doesn’t have to be cheap or kitsch. For example, this beautifully luxurious bathroom has all the style of a comfy log cabin, but with a conscious, thought-out decor. The freestanding tub placement makes the best out of a beautiful view to the garden.
Very masculine and and European in style (note the bidet toilet), this bathroom is modern, dark, and moody. But there’s something original about the choice of a glass brick wall for the walk-in shower. It distorts the occupant, without hiding him completely.
Fit for an adult but designed for kids, this bathroom avoids any distracting decor elements and focuses on providing a blank canvas for the children’s creativity. The window frames a beautiful tree outside, and its shape is echoed by the mirror.
Most people don’t think to bring in non-bathroom specific accessories, but the spun brass planters from West Elm, the Oriental rug and the seagrass basket in this bathroom from Elle Decor really elevate this space’s style.
This resort bathroom features an innovative tub/shower combo. By using a circular freestanding tub, this space gives plenty of access to the beautiful views around. The simple surroundings in natural wood is just the perfect kind of neutral support for this gorgeous space.
White and Celery Green Bathroom with Large White Hex Tiles by Meg Braff Designs, via Decor Pad
Subtly patterned wallpaper, like this light gray printed beauty on Emily Henderson, is a perfect counterpoint to the colorful wainscoting on the walls and bright gold fixtures.
A bright banana leaf-printed wallpaper, like this green beauty we spotted in designer Marjorie Skouras’ home tour, turns a tiny bathroom into a glamorous Hollywood Regency-style stunner in no time.
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This refreshing powder room makes a bold choice with this green bamboo trellis wallpaper. Accented with a fresh green window frame, bamboo blinds, and an elaborate exotic mirror frame, this space is both eccentric and personal.
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These bathroom decor ideas range from the quirky to the glamorous. Bathrooms aren’t just for convenience anymore. They are deeply personal living spaces where you can soak in nature, spend time with your significant other or even relax with a glass of wine and a good book.
This sleek modern bathroom combines form and function into a relaxing living space that is in tune with nature. The large windows, rocks, and ferns bring a sense of the tranquility to the bathroom that is heightened by the natural wood floors and cabinets. The clean simple lines of the porcelain tub and sink add to the zen-like feel, as does the excellent use of space. The expertly designed cabinets provide plenty of storage while the large vanity can accommodate more than one person.
A good shower curtain can turn a boring bathtub into a watery sanctuary in seconds. Invest in a quality one in a print you love, like this ikat-patterned stunner on Architectural Digest, and you’ll never want to leave your bath.
Sometimes the essence of luxury isn’t in abundance, but in the absence of what is not necessary. This bathroom with lots of open space is a great example of getting that spa feel with only what is needed. A simple freestanding tub, a classic marble countertop, and a refinished chandelier give this space all the character it needs.
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What’s more natural in water than a fish? This gorgeous white and red bathroom features a a bold orange-red scalloped tile, reminiscent of goldfish scales. The subtle red lines on the shower curtain and matching bath mat enhance the look without overdoing the red. The warm nickel faucet finish is the most appropriate choice here.
Modern farmhouse bathroom by Jenny Wolf Interiors, via It’s A Grandville Life
Many urban dwellers are renovating old apartment buildings, warehouses, and even factories into modern living spaces. These bathroom ideas works within the unusual space to create a functional bathroom that combines industrial chic with modern technology. The custom built shower fits perfectly into what would otherwise be an awkward corner, and the exposed pipes are a chic design touch that also gives the illusion of more space to the room. This bathroom also has plenty of modern touches with a state of the art shower head and a heated floor.
Focus on the bottom half of your bathroom by employing colorfully tiled floors and textiles—like the ones we spotted in this Moroccan-style stunner—to liven up all-white walls and fixtures.
Who knew a cramped bathroom corner could offer up so much design opportunity? Follow in Shannon’s footsteps and invest in a corner-friendly accent cabinet to turn a narrow corner of your bathroom into a storage-savvy niche.
Green Powder Room with Green Trellis Bamboo Wallpaper by Sarah Bartholomew Design, via Decor Pad
Built In Makeup Vanity with Sheepskin Bench by Winkle Custom Homes, via Decor Pad
For a laid-back bathroom scene that still feels luxe, employ an antique kilim rug, like Amber Interiors did in this boho bathroom, for a colorful look that feels relaxed.
Even with its focus on neutral colors, you can still find interesting contrasts in this beach-style bathroom: the metal and the marble, the sand-colored flooring and the white freestanding tub. A sheepskin stool provides a touch of warmth and comfort.
Not everyone is a fan of chintz furniture and pastel wallpaper, so with that in mind here’s some bathroom decorating ideas for the rugged individualist. This bathroom combines a utilitarian style with a bit of whimsy, using wooden boxes for storage and electric bulbs hanging from extension cords for lighting. The concrete floors and grey marbled walls also enhance the construction zone feel of the room without going over the top. Despite the rough edges, this is a fully functioning, state-of-the-art bathroom with an elegant shower and tub.
Sometimes the most serene bathrooms are the ones that are most pared down. Case in point: this industrial-style bathroom, which employs exposed wood floors and a raw-edged wood counter for a naturally stylish bathroom scene.
If you’re lucky enough to have a home with an ocean view, this is a bright and elegant bathroom design. The pastel blue wall color will enhance the ocean view while the aquamarine accessories and green and coral tile are the perfect color complements for beach side home decor. The Victorian-inspired claw-foot tub invites you to soak and enjoy a good book while the stand-alone shower features all of the modern amenities. This bathroom is also a luxurious living space. You can pull up a chintz chair by the fireplace and enjoy a glass of wine and a glorious sunset.
This contemporary bathroom features a balanced mix of shapes: rectangular countertop and wall, and soft round lighting and faucets. There’s also a great contrast of light and dark, of natural and man-made. But the light fixture really stands out as a bold lighting choice and focus point for the space.
Whether with patterned floors or a fresh paint job, black-and-white bathrooms create a bold backdrop for colorful artwork and textiles.
Everything about this bathroom reads “smooth and sleek”: the slate tile, the tankless toilet, the modern vases in the window. And there’s even a space for books and magazines that you can reach from the toilet or the tub. If minimal is your style, this is excellent inspiration.
The brass accents in this traditional bathroom bring warmth and color. Metal finishes are quite trendy right now, and they never really go out of style. The mirror really makes the room, though.
Luxury children’s bathroom by Alexander & Co, via Homes To Love
This tiny bathroom packs a lot of sweet punch with its all-over honeycomb tile. The tile shape helps make the room look wider, which is a great choice for such a narrow space. And the brass faucets add just a little touch of honey to the whole.
Tiny bathroom by David Foessel for Septembre Architecture, via My Domaine
Now more than ever, homeowners are looking at their bathrooms as an increasingly important part of their home decoration. 2016 is shaping up to be a great year for bathroom decor ideas with several hot, new trends hitting the marketplace. You can now integrate your bathroom into your home decor and create intimate, luxurious spaces that cleanse the body and refresh the spirit. These bathrooms combine form with function to create a 21st century living space that has an aesthetically pleasing design and modern conveniences. So with that in mind, here’s 50 bathroom design ideas that will inspire you.
The best thing about this bathroom isn’t its cool, traditional whiteness or its great lighting. What really strikes is the clever storage space above the tub, which is just in the perfect place to grab a towel after a relaxing bath.
Gray Single Washstand with Shelf and Champagne Gold Mirror by Erin Hendrick, via Decor Pad
This daring and lust-worthy bathroom by Decus Interiors challenges what you think a bathroom can be. A mixture of slab stone, hand-glazed tiles, a floating mirror and a stunning vanity come together to create an incredibly luxe space.
Old World-style accessories, like the classical chandelier and antique mirror in this bathroom by Emily Henderson, offer a stylish contrast to contemporary floors and fixtures.
A tiny bathroom is no excuse for a stuffy setup. Follow in Studio McGee’s footsteps and fashion a bold sink display—think: a matte black freestanding trough sink with gold-finished fixtures—to create a chic but streamlined scene in your mini bathroom.
White Bathroom with Green Accents and Marble Herringbone Floor by Sarah Bartholomew, via Decor Pad
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, navy is the new neutral. Case in point: this dreamy bathroom from Studio McGee, that employs a rich shade of blue on the bathroom vanity to balance out the mix of gold and silver finishes.
(Image credit: Jan Baldwin/English Houses via Architectural Digest)
Don’t let the white of this bathroom fool you: it’s anything but boring. Instead of color, it uses textures: the shiny diamond tile in the shower, the two branching wall decor elements, the lightness of porcelain on the wall, and the luxury of marble. It has a nice, clean, classic design, without being boring or expected.
Apartment dwellers have unique challenges when it comes to bathroom design. This simple, yet chic design lets you maximize your style even when you have a minimum amount of leg room. The square shape of both the sink and toilet is modern and stylish without taking an extra space. The Cubist inspired tile design is a great way to add a bold pop of color to an otherwise muted palette. Plus, if you don’t like yellow, you can choose tiles in a rainbow of colors. The medicine cabinet is also a subtle way to add light and style to small space.
Black walls create a sexy backdrop for an unusually shaped bathroom—like this tiny space on Apartment Therapy—that allows traditional white fixtures to really stand out.
This stormy walk-in shower gets this amazing feel via its rain shower head and its dark, broody tile. The blue lights add to the relaxing ambiance, as if you were sitting in a thunderstorm (some people find thunderstorms relaxing!). It’s also a great way to introduce chromotherapy.
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When you use a bold accessory like an animal skin, you need to make sure that it isn’t lost in a bunch of other decor elements. This bathroom uses its neutral, modern design to really give space to the zebra skin rug here. And the great thing about this kind of design is that you can change this one decor element as often as you wish, without having to spend thousands remodeling every time.
When you think about white and modern, this is the kind of bathroom that comes to mind. Clean lines, white, and a few organic touches are all that’s needed. The shower disappears in the background, thanks to continuous flooring and wall tile throughout the room.
Whether it’s in an all-white bathroom or paired with a sprightly wallpaper print, like Poppy Delevingne’s bathroom in Architectural Digest, a pale pink bathtub—you can hand-paint your own—makes a major design statement.
Searching for a design-savvy way to brighten up your bathroom without taking up any floor space? Mount a couple of shapely sconces to your bathroom wall—like these cool ones we spotted in Architectural Digest—to devise a better lighting scheme for your bathroom without sacrificing any style.
If you just have a small space to remodel, you probably want bathroom ideas that won’t break the bank. This guest bathroom has been completely redone with just a coat of paint, new fixtures and some new flooring. The intricate blue and white tile brings the whole room together. The deep blue wall color adds a touch of elegance to the room while the white cabinets bring light to a dark space. The elegant silver fixtures and the fresh flowers makes this a room you and your guests will want to return to again and again.
Funny how something as simple (and affordable) as a bathtub tray can offer so much storage (and relaxation) opportunity. Make your own with a sanded-down board (like this one on Camellas Lloret) or buy a well-designed one to store all of your bathtub essentials in style.
A metal-finished bathtub—like this polished steel stunner on Architectural Digest—brings instant drama to even the most subdued of spaces.
This bathroom features warm, luxurious limestone and natural, light-colored wood for a peaceful, almost zen, space. The focus on natural materials makes this bathroom a wonderful space to relax and contemplate life.
Tiny doesn’t mean it can’t work! This wet-room style bathroom puts the toilet in the shower space, saving tons of room. The ledge serves as both a space to put the plant near the window, and a storage area for shower items. A plant gives a green, refreshing touch to contrast the clinical feel of white and gray tile.
When in doubt about what direction to go with your bathroom finishes, consider trying a bit of each. This beautiful bathroom from Amber Interiors boasts a solid mix of both silver and matte black fixtures.
Forget your grandmother’s wall baskets, these hand-woven accents are inexpensive and super easy to find (think: garages sales and thrift stores), and look surprisingly sophisticated when used as bathroom art.
The always-classic white bathroom gets a circular twist with this subtle yet stunning patterned wallpaper. The gray-on-white recalls the veins in marble, and the circle shapes contrast the square angles throughout the space.
Searching for a humidity-friendly way to display art in your bathroom? Take a cue from this Apartment Therapy home tour and forge a mural made of wall tiles inside your bathroom or shower.
For a stylish bathroom that always feels fresh yet lived-in, opt for rustic finishes—as seen in the weathered off-white chair and exposed wood floors in this farmhouse bathroom—to fashion a simple but sophisticated scene.
This country style bathroom is another elegant home decoration idea for small spaces. The stone floor combined with the black and white tile gives a sense of brightness and openness to the room. The eggshell-shaped tub has a shower attachment and the double sink vanity provides plenty of room for your morning routine and lots of storage space. Other great design elements are the use of the blinds as a towel rack and the many niches for storage and decoration. The eggshell-shaped mirrors ties the whole bathroom together, and the shape is echoed in both the tub and the calla lilies scattered around the room.
This small bathroom saves space with a pedestal sink and an alcove walk-in shower. The natural light from the window really makes the difference here. The fun mosaic tile adds character and personality.
White isn’t the only thing that you can use in a powder room. Dare to go dark by painting it black—but don’t forget to add color with some beautiful art! Black is always classic and elegant.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful, even if it’s bathroom decor. Take a cue from this maximalist-style sink set up, and use a small sink area to flair out with over-the-top bathroom accessories.
Painting this bathroom door black really makes this bathroom stand out from the rest. With plenty of white to go around, the door adds welcome contrast. And the industrial-style finishing touches (the lighting, brass faucets and exposed piping) give plenty of personality to what could have been an otherwise really boring white bathroom.
Kid-friendly bathrooms, with wipe-able wall paint and durable finishes like this one by Jenny Komenda on Little Green Notebook, look super stylish without sacrificing any practicality.
No shower? No problem. A flashy ceiling fixture—like the hanging plant ladder in this country home—works wonders above a bathtub (and looks way better than a shower curtain).
A well-designed gallery wall can work wonders for a small bathroom. Fashion your own unique salon-style arrangement on a single bathroom wall (like this one from “English Houses” by Ben Pentreath, featured on Architectural Digest) for an artful display that personalizes your space.
If you’re looking for the latest bathroom decorating ideas for a luxurious master bath, we’ve got plenty of tips from bathroom decor inspired by ancient Roman spas to zen-like spaces that incorporate nature into a design that beckons you to rejuvenate your spirit. So with that in mind, Happy Designing!
(Image credit: Photographed by Susie Lowe, Designed by The Pink House)
This whole house tour is worth a gander, but we had to share this buzz-worthy bathroom. Bumble bee wallpaper, a trough sink, hexagonal wall tiles (and of course, the vibrant cow art work just outside the door frame) make for a space that would elicit smiles from anyone who entered
This trendy contemporary bathroom features a modern-style freestanding tub. The unusual fluted shape is contrasted by the decorative vase with a narrow neck on the shelf right above it. The stone mosaic wall brings visual interest and movement in neutral shades.
Ivory Bathroom Vanity with Gray Marble by Francesca Owings Interior Design, via Decor Pad
A pale bathroom is the perfect place for brass accessories and blue-colored accents, like the vanity and side table in this image from House & Home, to shine.
The soft, round shape of lotus flowers add beautiful movement to this small yet bold bathroom. A light gray vanity highlights the veins in the marble countertop, and a gold-framed mirror breaks the repetition of the wallpaper pattern.
Looking for a sophisticated way to make a bold statement in your bathroom? Polished metal finishes—especially in brass and gold like in this bathroom from Domino—shine brightly in even the smallest of bathrooms.
This beautiful modern bathroom uses a blend of old and new: the geometric side table and patterned wallpaper represent the new, while the retro faucets and brass mirror keep their roots in the past. A dreamy powder room that makes the best out of two worlds.
A luxurious bathroom is possible, even if you have limited living space. This highly functional bathroom artfully combines everything you need into one small area. The long design of the stand-alone shower gives you plenty of room, and the artfully placed tub fits perfectly without taking up any leg room. Also, the sleek fixtures provide ample storage for necessary items. This design with its rich color scheme of bronze and gold also makes the space seem larger and gives it an unmistakable old-world glamour.
The pebble floor and column in this walk-in shower definitely has a beach feel. Remember that last time washing off the salt from your skin by adding beach-inspired elements to your bathroom. Pebbles are a great way to start!
This fun, floral design is the perfect home decor choice for the little princess in your life. The soothing pastel blue of the walls combined with bright purple flowers on the curtains and zebra-striped accessories will help children complete their morning routine in a cheerful manner. The tub is also specially designed for kids. The stepping stools and handles will help your little ones get out of the tub without accidents, and the soft cushions scattered about the room make it easy for adults to assist at bath time. The canopy design and chandelier also add visual interest to bathrooms that have an outdated style.
Modern bathrooms can be a little… clinical. The gray-green tile of this bathroom could easily suit a hospital, except it doesn’t feel that way, thanks to the beautiful red rustic rug. Also note the touches of industrial influence via the original lighting fixture.
A bathroom doesn’t need to be extravagant to look great. This minimal, rustic bathroom makes the best out of the least amount of decor possible, with a wooden ladder for the towels, a concrete floor, and open wood vanity. The frameless mirror adds to the bare-bones style.
Industrial doesn’t have to mean rough. This chic bathroom is the perfect example: sleek black and white elements enhance and contrast industrial elements like exposed plumbing and hardwood flooring.
Brie Larson of A Beautiful Mess DIY-ed her perfectly pink bathroom vanity with nothing more than some blush-hued paint and shiny gold drawer pulls. (The new mirror and sconce round out the sweetly modern refresh.)
This fun and funky design is perfect for a second bathroom makeover, especially if you have a young girl in your life. The bright wallpaper is a great way to appeal to your teenager’s love of color while at the same time covering up the dated and dark bathroom designs that are all too common in older homes. The nifty vanity gives everyone plenty of room to complete their morning hygiene routine. Plus, she and her girlfriends can pull up a stool after school to experiment with makeup and beauty tips. The clean white cabinets and three mirrors also help to lighten up the dark space.
Wouldn’t you feel invigorated just walking in this beautifully fresh bathroom? Lots of white with a touch of green, tons of light with a bamboo roman shade: these all work together to make a nice, refreshing bathroom in which to wash the day off.
Searching for a natural way to play up a tiny white bathroom? Take a cue from this costume designer’s plant-filled Paris bathroom and hang up a few bathroom-friendly houseplants, like ivy (which grows better in humid environments), vertically.
Hoping to mix a medley of prints in your bathroom? Stick to patterns in the same color scheme—like the blue palm-printed wallpaper and window treatments in this eclectic London bathroom—without overwhelming the space.
Searching for an attractive way to open up a cramped bathroom? Mirrors, the bigger the better like in this home tour from Vogue, open up a small space by creating the illusion of depth and brighten up a dimly lit bathroom (by bouncing light around)
Transitional bathroom by Pineapple House Interior Design, via Houzz
There’s something in these bathroom designs for everyone whether you’re planning a minor makeover or creating a whole new living space. If you have a tiny apartment, we’ve got ideas for adding a tile design or a fresh coat of paint to jazz up your living spaces. Perhaps, you have an outdated second bathroom that has a severe case of seventies style. We’ll show you how to modernize with a sleek industrial design or turn the space into a bright and inviting children’s bathroom.
This eye-popping bathroom decor is for the fashionista who has everything. The fifties-inspired design has a serpentine vanity where you can primp in style, and there’s plenty of storage space for your Manolo Blahniks and designer bag collection. The funky fixtures and the swirling wallpaper enchance the retro-feel, while the clean white tile floors brightens up the interior. This bathroom has plenty of cabinet space for your cosmetics and beauty care items while the recessed lights will add extra light when applying cosmetic and beauty treatments.
The contrast of dark wainscoting paired with a light and whimsical cloud-print wallpaper makes for a lavish (but dreamy) bathroom, like this one featured in Domino.
It takes a little bit of courage to set your tub in front of those large windows… but then, when your bathroom is so beautiful, it’s no wonder you want to show it off. This contemporary design features a minimal freestanding tub, marble zigzag flooring and countertop, and glass and metal accents.
Designers and architects are creating “wet rooms” inside of their client’s bathrooms (i.e. a shower area with a bathtub and partition like this bathroom by Elizabeth Roberts) to shield the rest of the space from water without wasting any square footage. The look is popular in Europe (and we can see why!).
You’ll feel like you stepped back in time with this unique bathroom decor idea. The mosaic tile and stone floors recall the Roman bathhouses, which were a luxurious part of life during ancient times. The spacious shower feels more like a spa, while the large, elegant tub is ideal for a rejuvenating whirlpool bath. Although this design is shown in a large space, you don’t need a huge home to make it work. The placement of the furnishings works quite well in a small bathroom, and the simple niches are elegant ideas for storage space.
In the desert, a bathroom is a space of respite and refreshment. The minimal feel of this bathroom is enhanced by the cacti and the simple, retro dial radio sitting near the tub. There’s something so calming about having just what’s necessary, nothing more, nothing less.
Using the ultra-trendy animal skull as a main focus point, this space definitely stands out from the rest of the usual white and boring contemporary bathrooms. Notice how the tiny, delicate bare branch echoes and contrasts the strong antlers on the wall, and how the pendant light hangs right in the middle of the negative space provided by the antlers.
Warm up a simple all-white bathroom with clean lines and geometric prints, like the ones in this minimalist (yet not boring!) room by Amber Interiors.
This chic, sleek, ultra-modern bathroom makes great use of white and gray marble on the countertop and floor. But the best detail is its transparent lucite chair, a hallmark of 1960s modern design, updated for today’s tastes.
Everything about this bathroom feels fresh, and refreshing. The original feathered pendant light adds beautiful movement, and contrasts the geometric stool on the floor. A leafy plant (instead of flowers) is a nice, original touch that avoids being kitsch.
Create a streamlined, but oh-so-luxurious bathroom scene, with floor-to-ceiling marble or other heavily veined stone (like in this gorgeous bathroom on Elle Decor). Want a similar look sans the hefty price tag? Removable Carrara marble-inspired wallpaper can be equally compelling (at a fraction of the cost).
We’ve all dreamed of (and some of us even have!) showering under a refreshing waterfall in a tropical forest. This luxurious walk-in shower has that feeling of a special little grotto on some private tropical island, with one slate wall and another rough-hewn, natural stone wall. The waterfall is definitely a change from typical rain shower heads.
This bathroom uses a bold black and white forest wallpaper. The use of lithographic and black and white art on the walls enhances the “etched” quality of this room. The small touches of blue brighten up the whole.
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The soft blue-green is colorful enough to bring some joy, but not too far away from neutral that you’ll get tired of it quickly. The clean lines, simple shapes and traditional touches of the faucet make this bathroom something that will stay classic for years to come.