Broadgates Road:  Bathroom by Granit Architects

18 easy ways to have a lovely bathroom (and not die trying)

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton

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In case you didn't know, you don't have to break your back or your budget in order to create a bathroom design you can be proud of. In fact, if you follow some simple and inexpensive tips, you can stand back and marvel at one of the most beautiful and usable spaces you've ever seen.

Luckily for you, we've brought together some of the best and most effective tips right here and they all get the interior designer nod of approval as we gleaned them all from completed projects! Sneaky? Us? Never! 

1. Coordinate your accents

So, shiny with shiny and brushed with brushed! This will look more thought out.

2. Have wall-mounted taps

For a quirky and modern touch.

3. Opt for an invisible glass shower screen

To make the room appear larger than it is.

4. Have all the metal fixtures re-covered

We love these gold tones!

5. Replace old radiators

Schoolmasters:  Bathroom by build different
build different


build different

With a heated towel rail.

6. Paint the original floor

With bathroom-friendly paint.

7. Freshen your tile grout

With a new application or a grout pen.

8. Add wood beading your cabinets

Oakhill Court, Putney:  Bathroom by Ardesia Design
Ardesia Design

Oakhill Court, Putney

Ardesia Design

And then paint them for a heritage look.

9. Paint a few items black

To create a monochrome masterpiece.

10. Just replace an old fashioned bath

And go all out with the new style!

11. Use salvaged mirrors

For a heritage feel at a fraction of the cost.

12. Upcycle an old dresser

Victorian Townhouse:  Bathroom by Etons of Bath
Etons of Bath

Victorian Townhouse

Etons of Bath

As a vanity unit.

13. Use over the top light fixtures

Bathroom, The Wilderness, Wiltshire, Concept Interior:  Bathroom by Concept Interior Design & Decoration Ltd
Concept Interior Design & Decoration Ltd

Bathroom, The Wilderness, Wiltshire, Concept Interior

Concept Interior Design & Decoration Ltd

To brighten a sparse bathroom.

14. Add framed art to the walls

Like you would in any other room.

15. Continue a mosaic tiled effect around your mirror

So stylish and eye-catching!

16. Invest in a huge plant for the room

Stonearth - Finesse Oak washstand double basins:  Bathroom by Stonearth Interiors Ltd
Stonearth Interiors Ltd

Stonearth—Finesse Oak washstand double basins

Stonearth Interiors Ltd

It'll look so fresh.

17. Tile your sink surround

Courtyard House  -  East Dulwich:  Bathroom by Designcubed

Courtyard House — East Dulwich


For a fast and impactful revamp.

18. Go all out with your towels

High-quality ones will stand out and make your bathroom feel far more expensive.

For some extra bathroom inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 19 Tricks To Have The Cleanest Bathroom EVER!

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

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