Designing small bathrooms may seem like a difficult designing task but with artistic improvisation and clever planning these spaces turn into a bold style statement for your house and becomes a functional and storage-friendly bathroom. You can expand the space with a few tactical decorating ideas, creating a space that’s elegant, gorgeous and efficient.
To create or save space every design element in a small bathroom should have a purpose and be functional in a way.
Instead of bulking them in large cabinets, display your colorful, textured towels in open shelving. This will add warmth, add visual aesthetics and playful color to your space and eliminate unwanted large furniture pieces. Other ideas:
- Install floating shelves to add storage in a fashionable way.
- Colorful storage ladders flaunt personality and are a great place to store containers.
- Sink skirts add panache and hide cleaning products.
- Wooden crates can be set on the floor, drilled into the wall or placed on the ground for accessible storage.
Functionality is the key element of a small bathroom design. Small rooms can easily lead to unwanted clutter, only design elements that are functional need to be added.
- Install a hamper under the sink
- Minimize counter space by storing personal products
- In order to save space add stackable baskets underneath the cabinets and above washer and dryer units
Choosing the paint
When it’s time to paint, keep in mind that painting a wall an accent color needs to be chosen. Create a neutral color scheme to form the base theme of your bathroom.
- Utilize textures and patterns in light tones to add vision and depth.
- The color white is associated with cleanliness and is hence the safest to use. It also brightens up your room making it feel more airy.
Adding Splashes of Color
An alternative to painting is to add pops of color by displaying colorful hand towels, bathroom tiles, rugs or even robes to create a personalized ambiance and flair.
- Hang bold, vibrant towels or robes to add color and personality
- Paint your mirror frame with an accent color for depth.
Whether it’s a small powder room or a shower stall without much room, a crammed washroom can really cramp your style. To make your morning routine seamless with these easy storage and styling solutions for tiny bathrooms let’s look on for more ideas.
Under-mounted twin sinks are a great choice for the modern master bath, but the lack of cabinetry cut down on storage space. Oversized bins are the handiest with plenty of room for fluffy towels.
BOTTLES IN THE NICHE
You could add a massive shower caddy, but little cubbies look so much better.
Not everything has to line up and be symmetric. A corner sink maximizes space instead of having one dead center of a wall.
A TROUGH SINK
Big families know that twin sinks come in handy. The large sink in a boys’ bathroom can accommodate three kids at once, with nice little step stools to go with it.
KNOW WHERE TO SAVE ON SPACE
If there is a big tub make sure you’re saving space elsewhere. Shelves built into the wall behind the bathtub can accommodate towels and sanitary products.
TRY A TRENDY OVAL SINK
An oval-shaped sink gives you more counter space than a square one.
STYLE BUSY FLOORS WITH SIMPLE WALLS
It’s important to keep the tiny bathroom space simple, so the room doesn’t become overcome with patterns and color. Keep the walls simple with light colors.
A SMALL TABLE
A small table with an open base doesn’t close off space but comes in quite handy and looks very classy.
A towel rack above the tub are both convenient and saves on wall space.
A mirror over the tub creates the illusion of a larger space. Mirrors in the bathroom or any other room has always been the first choice to create an illusion of a larger space. If you can afford it spatially, use large mirrors on any one of the walls to create that depth.
CONTINUE FLOOR TILE INTO THE SHOWER
This makes the room seem large. Breaking the tile design breaks continuity and makes the room seem smaller and compartmented. Continuing floor tiles into the shower with a clean glass creates the illusion of a larger room.
CURVE THE CORNERS
By making the edge of your vanity softer and rounded, you’ll gain back space and you wouldn’t bang into the edge when you’re in a rush.
DON’T BLOCK THE SHOWER FROM SIGHT
People choose a foggy glass or dark curtain to block the shower from view. But glass doors make the shower feel large and airy.
TRY OVAL MIRRORS
Since they appear to stretch upwards they make ceilings feel taller and bathrooms feel bigger. It’s also classy and stylish.
USE AN UNTRADITIONAL SHOWER CURTAIN
Use a classy drape than your average plastic shower curtain to make the room feel more sophisticated.
DO NOT BLOCK WINDOWS
Natural light is very important for illuminating small spaces. Opt for clear glass doors.
DON’T UNDERESTIMATE A WELL-PLACED LEDGE
Install a handy ledge right above the sink to hold all your daily essentials and save floor space.
A SLIDING DOOR
Instead of a door fixed on a hinge that takes up space when it’s open, choose a door on a rail that stays parallel with the wall at all times.
UNUSUAL ACCENT COLORS
Chrome shower accessories, like the door handle, knobs and even drain add decorative elements to the bathroom. A lot of designer accessories are available that enhances the plaid white ambience in your bathroom making it interesting with a very simplistic approach.
A small bathroom can look chic and classy with proper planning and implementing witty designing strategies to free up space and make the room more comfortable. With decorative additions that double up on functionality your small bathroom is the perfect place to incorporate big designing ideas.