Coastal touches will also be popular in 2014. Look for natural seaside accessories such as rocks shells and driftwood which will give the bathroom that natural beach feel. The design below is a great example of a driftwood mirror which can either be bought or made by yourself; that is if you have the time inclination and access to beach doodads of course.
Adjustable lighting will create a multifunctional bathroom: When a space is limited to only one function it can feel smaller than it is. For example if you only have one overhead light in the bathroom you will find only utilitarian tasks to occupy your time and then leave. Add a dimmer switch to that same lighting fixture and now you can get ready for work in the morning and in the evening relax in the tub or shower. Your small bathroom just got a lot larger!
Most people enjoy having maximum room around the toilet although this is not always a realistic option in today’s small bathrooms. If you’re able to change out the toilet they come in smaller sizes that take up less floor space and allow for more room around them. If you cannot change the toilet try to minimize floor items like scales trashcans and laundry hampers in the bathroom. The more floor area you can see and use the better you will feel.
Is your bathroom so small that you can touch both walls when standing inside? Small bathrooms are a huge challenge to use and to decorate. Some bathrooms have the ability to feel bigger while others may need small renovation projects to improve the square footage. Depending on your particular bathroom the options can be easy. Decide what your budget is and then follow these big design ideas for your small bathroom.
Open and closed showers are increasing in popularity from the all-in-one showers and bath tubs from years ago. There are pros and cons of each type of shower but depending on your lifestyle and usage will help you determine which is right for your family. Before opting for either style consider visiting a bathroom showroom where you can feel examples of each before they are incorporated into your home. Whichever you choose it should give you years of satisfaction and enjoyment.
Take the picture above for example. In it you can see that whoever designed the space has taken the time to add plenty of fresh towels a plush robe a variety of high-end soaps and lotions plus spa-like bath treatments can be found on the back wall.