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As Autumn begins to get into full swing, the forces of mother nature will inevitably usher us into spending more time in our homes. With this in mind, now may be the perfect time to consider a bathroom makeover. It doesn’t have to be as complicated as you think! Just a few changes can give your bathroom a whole new look that you never would have dreamed was possible.
Renovating your restroom shouldn’t mean that you have to take out a home-equity loan to fund your new project. There are always small details that can be added to complement your existing layout! We recommend that you jot down some of the ideas that pop into your head as you read through this post. Altering the appearance of your bathroom has never been so simple! Here are 5 Quick Tips for a Super Easy Bathroom Makeover that you can try at home!
One of the easiest ways to improve the aesthetics of your bathroom is by applying a fresh coat of paint. Maybe your current bathroom is a bit dingy or even worse, you have WALLPAPER. Yikes! Not to worry, painting is pretty straight forward and you won’t need masters degree to accomplish this task. By updating the color of the walls, you can effectively change the atmosphere of your bathroom. There are a variety of styles and themes to choose from so take your time to do a little research. Let your thoughts settle before you rush over to your local home improvement store!
Have a look at some of our previous posts to see what types of styles you can pursue for your bathroom makeover:
Mediterranean Bathroom Design
Country Bathroom Vanities Infuse Your Bathroom with a Warm Rustic Style
10 Incredible Designs that Will Make You Rethink Your Bathroom
Remember in order for this project to turn out the way that you envisioned, you have to take all of the necessary precautions when prepping your bathroom for paint. For some more guidance and painting tips, check out these articles:
Choosing Colors and Paints for Bathrooms
Top 4 Ways to Add Color to Your Bathroom
2. Tidy up a Bit
Now this one may appear to be irrelevant to what you’d imagine in a bathroom makeover, but it’s a very important step to understanding where your real problem lies. By clearing away the clutter that is filling your bathroom, you can have a clear understanding of where you need to improve and what just needs a little cleaning! Coming home to a clean an organized home is also a proven method to reduce stress. Having some sense of order in your daily life is important!
Okay, now that you’ve cleared away all of the unnecessary clutter and solved your hoarding issues, take another look at your bathroom. Is there adequate space for all of your bathroom items without having to stuff them into drawers and cabinets? If you take a second look and realize that you need a bit more storage space, you should consider revamping your existing bathroom vanity with a fresh coat. Find out all you need to know by reading our previous post entitled, “How to Re-paint your Wood Vanity with Lacquer.”
Don’t fret if the time has come to retire your existing bathroom vanity! You can replace your old cabinets with brand new vanities for less than what you’d expect. Browse a gallery of affordable luxury models without having to leave the house!
For your benefit, we’d like to share these helpful articles that will target organization problems and have your master bathroom looking spiffy in no time:
5 Ways to Organize Makeup in Your Bathroom
DIY Bathroom Corner Shelving
3. Add Some Bathroom Accessories
Now for the fun part! Bathroom accessories can put the icing on the cake for your bathroom makeover. Keep in mind that these small details should help complement and accent the rest of the room! These subtle details can reinforce style, themes, patterns, and colors that you would like to bring out of your bathroom design.
Instead of buying the first thing you see, take some time to look for items that will contribute to the overall theme. This will create continuity within your design and have your friends wondering if you hired a pro! Things to consider are soap holders, towel racks, switch panels, and faucets!
4. Personalize Your Bathroom
Personalization is the key to creating a lasting bathroom design that you will love for years to come. Often times, homeowners choose styles that may have been popular with others but doesn’t particularly hold true to themselves. Adding a personal touch is a great way to create a bathroom that will last a lifetime. Think about your hobbies, interests, and passions. Interweave these into your design to make something that is truly unique and speaks to you!
Update your bathroom and help preserve our natural environment at the same time! Upcycling used products is a great way to repurpose household items. In layman’s terms, it’s a way of making new stuff out of old stuff. Think about using old glass jars to help organize cotton swabs, q-tips, and first-aid supplies. This largely depends on what you have lying around the house but you can upcycle virtually anything. Tradewinds Imports encourages you to be green and help protect the environment!
About this Post
This post was written on behalf of Tradewinds Imports by Cheryl Khan who is a contributor to the TWI Blog. She is an interior designer by trade as well as a freelance writer who enjoys doing both. One place that she would like to visit in her lifetime is Cabo!