The bathroom is usually the most used room in the home. Unfortunately, this can mean it is often viewed strictly as a utilitarian space used to get in and get out during your morning rush to work. But lately homeowners and renters alike have been reconsidering this space and its design. Today’s bathrooms are bringing together both style and function.
The modern household bathroom is often a high traffic area and the focal point of your morning routine. We use it to stay clean, put on makeup, brush our teeth and to get ready for the day. I think it is also safe to say that most bathrooms come with their share of problems or quirks.
There’s something to be said about how lighting can change the look and feel of a room. This can be especially true in a bathroom. Many homeowners can become tired of their bathrooms and feel they need an expensive remodel to shake things up. But before you hit your bank account for a renovation consider installing new lighting. Properly installed and designed lighting can breathe new life into any bath.
When most people think of renovating or updating their bathroom they usually think about faucets, lighting and new paint. But shower curtains are often overlooked feature in most baths. A good curtain can protect your floors and walls from water while adding a bit of flair to the space. Sarah and I went with a simple vinyl liner and a bright, decorative fabric outer curtain to liven up the room. Here are a couple of things to consider when looking for your own shower curtain…
Having new cabinetry installed is certainly an expensive undertaking most of the time. But sometimes all those old cabinets need is a change of hardware and a fresh coat of paint to bring them back to life. Many wood, laminate or even metal cabinets are great candidates for a coat of paint if prepped correctly.
So you’ve just installed, updated or painted your cabinets…hardware is typically the next step for most people and can really bring together a room. Even though this is the last stage of a redesign or installation it is often very important to the overall theme or décor of the room.
Kitchens are no longer a single use space in your home, but now serve to entertain guest, spend time with family, and of course… cook. It is no wonder why kitchen remodels are so popular among home owners. With some many options in faucet to cabinet selection to lighting and flooring it can be overwhelming for sure. Here are a few parts of your kitchen you should consider during your next renovation.
Designing around a small bathroom certainly comes with its own set of challenges. But with the right tips and a little work a small bath can actually be revamped and refreshed without a total remodel; all it takes is some creative planning and some big ideas.
We’ve all been there - wanting a change or an update but not wanting to spend the extra money. It’s inevitable that the same decor can become stale over time. These 10 tips will help you redesign your bathroom without breaking the bank.