A small space like a bathroom is a great place to try out bold colors and finishes that might not work in larger areas. We’ve rounded up 17 colorful bathroom tile ideas to show you how. Whether you want to plaster your bathroom with stripes and ombré or just make your beige a little less blah these ideas will give you some inspiration to pump up your space’s style.
Open shower: PROS: The no barrier appeal of open showers opens up your bathroom and can give visual views of expansive vistas and views outside of a window beyond. This modern touch gives the feel of a luxury spa or high end hotel that home owners enjoy. CONS: Many home owners don’t enjoy the open and unprotected feel of open showers. While visually appealing some home owners still prefer to have a visual and physical barrier between the shower and the rest of the bathroom.
Sleek and minimalist; A massive trend over the past 5 years: Frameless shower enclosure are simply no nonsense. Cutting back on all the frills bells and whistles using only what is necessary to ensure structural integrity (chrome brackets) this is the design to go for if you’re looking for longevity versatility and class.
Update your small bathroom with modern fixtures: Even though your bathroom is small it can still look like a bigger than life space. Bathrooms have huge resale value when selling your home and updating your fixtures is a worthy investment. If your bathroom feels small due to out-of-date and boring fixtures opt for brushed chrome bronze or copper fixtures. For a wow factor consider vessel sinks placed on top of granite countertops. You will love to spend time in your small bathroom when it feels luxurious!
Use recessed accessories to free up moving around area: Consider using a recessed toilet paper holder and create niches in the wall for holding towels toiletries and display items. Niches in the wall will create visual interest and will help avoid objects protruding into valuable floor area. Use this same trick in showers and bathtubs to hold soap and bath accessories. If you’re renovating your bathroom create niches in the shower wall and use tile inside the niches for a custom look.
Lay geometric tiles in an ombré pattern to bring a modern edge to a room with industrial elements. The cobalt blue pattern on these tiles evokes the soothing watercolor feel of Japanese shibori painting the wall with subtle texture.