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Beautiful Bathrooms : The Struggle Is Real

Bathrooms are entirely different from any other type of room in your home, and this is glaringly obvious when it comes to decorating them. In fact, they can be something of a struggle to get right. Luckily, there is a formula that can help you succeed in this area, and all you have to do to find out what it is is to keep reading my post below.

Do get your color scheme right.

Most people think bathrooms should be all white. However, this isn’t the case. In fact, they can be any color you want them to be as long as you follow some simple rules.

Firstly, choose a maximum of three colors to use and don’t go beyond this, because it will be impossible to keep your bathroom space balanced and cohesive.

Also, remember the color rules of design and pick analogous colors, those that are next to each cloth of the color wheel. Doing so is particularly important because it helps to create a sense of harmony in a space, which is essential for a beautiful bathroom.

Don’t forget about lighting.

Next, most folks tend to go with the lighting that is already present in their bathroom. Usually, this is just a single light in the center of the ceiling. However, to create a truly beautiful bathroom, additional lighting is often needed.

That means investing in the installation of uplights and spotlights in specific parts of the room, where they will make the most impact. These locations may include places such as on each side of the vanity mirror, or above the bath. Although, you will need to work out what will look best in the particular space you are working on.

Don’t forget either that the lighting tone can affect the feel of the room, so if you are going for something crisp and modern go for a cooler light. However, if you are looking to create a more relaxed and welcoming feeling, warm lighting is best.

Do make a feature of the bath.

Bathrooms typically contain baths, and as these are such large fixtures, it makes sense to embrace them and make them the focal point of the space.

You can do this by going for something like these freestanding Helixbath acrylic modern bathtub options instead of having the traditional back to wall tubs. The latter being something that can make the room seem more regimented and less spacious.

Of course, there are many types of freestanding baths to pick from, and you may wish to look at commission a custom option built from wood or stone if you are going for a specific vibe in your bathroom.

Don’t forget to accessorize.

Lastly, please don’t forget to decorate your bathroom space! Too many people pop in a soap dish, and some coordinating towels and leave it at that.

However, there is no reason why you can add in plants, framed pictures, and even decorative objects to ensure your bathroom looks as beautiful as possible.

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Karen LeBlanc

Karen LeBlanc is a travel host and writer with a popular travel show, The Design Tourist, and a companion lifestyle blog. As a widely published travel journalist and content creator, Karen is a member of the North American Travel Journalists Association. She also serves as the Design and Travel editor of the national lifestyle magazine, LaPalme. Karen believes that every destination has a story to tell through its local art, architecture, culture, and craft. This immersive creative exploration begins with authentic accommodations where the narrative of place unfolds through art, accessories, accouterments, furnishings, fixtures, and food. 

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