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12 simple ideas that WILL make your small bathroom look bigger

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but if the size of your bathroom is making it look less pretty and more pathetic in your eyes, then we've got some great tips for you. 

Professional designers really know how to make the most of a small space, so we've taken a look at some of the more ingenious approaches and clever projects that have been completed for a little inspiration. 

If you want to tap into some of these genius small bathroom ideas, read on!

1. Don't have any cupboards

BIDDULPH MANSIONS, MAIDA VALE:  Bathroom by Ardesia Design
Ardesia Design


Ardesia Design

So you don't swallow up space unnecessarily.

2. Make it super light and bright

 Bathroom by Dream Design
Dream Design

Łazienka Styl Nowoczesny

Dream Design

And the room will feel much bigger.

3. Stick to pale neutral tones throughout

For a cohesive feel.

4. Don't have a vanity unit

They just take up lots of space!

5. Always have a large mirror

Bath Interior Design Project and Showpiece :  Bathroom by Etons of Bath
Etons of Bath

Bath Interior Design Project and Showpiece

Etons of Bath

To create a larger perceived area.

6. Use a transparent shower door

As they prevent a small room looking too sectioned off.

7. Make sure the door opens outwards

To keep the room unimpeded.

8. Add clever wall storage

Loft & Extension, Raynes Park:  Bathroom by Cube Lofts
Cube Lofts

Loft & Extension, Raynes Park

Cube Lofts

That makes the most of already accounted for spaces.

9. Have a bath/shower combination

Instead of two separate installations.

10. Make the bathtub the unapologetic star of the show

Loft and Extension, Hammersmith, London:  Bathroom by Cube Lofts
Cube Lofts

Loft and Extension, Hammersmith, London

Cube Lofts

Then minimise everything else.

11. Opt for compact suite items

That fit together perfectly and disappear into the background.

12. Be as clean as possible!

A clean, organised room always looks and feels more spacious. 

For a more bathroom inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: This Crappy Old Bathroom Gets a Sparkling Makeover.

Which of these ideas will work in your small bathroom?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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