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Hey everyone! It’s been a great week in the bathroom world, with lots of great articles and images and ideas getting posted and shared everywhere! Side-note: Pinterest is awesome. Ready for some conversation starters? Want to get inspired to do something about your bathroom design? Do you feel like creating safe bathroom environments for people “aging in place” is an important issue in our society? Then read on, we’ve got some great stuff for you here in this week’s Weekly Round-Up!
Check out the stuff that really grabbed our attention this week:
1. Care2 Shows Us How Wood Paneling is Done!
Whether you’re using birch, beech, or plywood, you can make a tremendous impact in your bathroom with natural wood paneling! A popular Japanese aesthetic, we think these wood bathrooms look incredible. What do you think?
2. HGTV Features 5 New Bathroom Trends
Carpets, shower rooms, ornate and over-sized mirrors, chairs, and encaustic tile: HGTV examines 5 growing trends in bathroom decor that can help you stay ahead of the design curve! How do you decorate your bathrooms? Do you see trends going in a different direction?
3. A Creative Wall-Mounted Hanging Storage Solution for Your Bathroom
What a clever idea for hanging your towels and wash cloths! These fun clips take a simple and tired design – the clothespin – and make it extraordinary with a little bit of innovation! These pegs can hang your towels with ease and help make your bathroom more visually enticing with whatever photos or artwork you want to display. Cool!
4. Padstyle Brings Our Attention to a Great Wallpaper Giveaway!
Padstyle is having a great giveaway, courtesy of Totalwallcovering.com… one winner will receive $100 worth of wallpaper to help her make her bathroom beautiful and fun. Very exciting! Wallpaper has slowly been reclaiming its old popularity and, with better materials and cooler designs, it seems like 2013 will be a great year for wallpapered powder rooms again!
5. Making Bathrooms Safe for Those “Aging in Place”
*ED. Note, February 11, 2014: Palatka News has taken down their article. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
We have created a new post that will show you how to make bathrooms safe for those who are growing older. Curbless showers are also another bath renovation that increases safety for those who are Aging in Place.*
Palatka Daily News offers up a helpful article on an important topic that doesn’t get a lot of press: how can we make homes safer for people who are “aging in place?” Bathrooms can be especially dangerous for the elderly. This article talks about the problems facing our elders and how we can make those problems disappear, or at least mitigate them. From replacing your old faucets to securing your bathroom environment, there are many things you can do to ensure your home is safe and welcoming to people of all ages.
That wraps up this week’s Wrap-Up! Be sure to check in next Friday to see our favorite bathroom design posts and decorating tips that really grabbed our attention!
The Weekly Round Up is curated by Mike Bowman.
Mike is the acting Digital Content Manager at Trade Winds Imports. He has been writing about home improvement, remodeling, and design for over 9 years and has been featured in such publications as theSpruce, ApartmentTherapy, Freshome, Huffington Post, and Forbes. When he’s not busy writing, developing websites, or working on his own house, he’s spending time outside with his wife, 2 year old daughter, and newborn son. If you have any questions or comments regarding the content on this site, please email Mike!
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