modern Bathroom by 피앤이(P&E)건축사사무소

Cheap bathroom improvements you can do in a weekend

Amy Buxton Amy Buxton
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Why is it always the bathroom that needs a little pick me up? Maybe because it's one of the most used and perfunctory spaces in your home? 

Whatever the reason, we know lots of you out there are looking for cheap and easy ways to give your bathroom design a little spruce up, so we've come up with some fantastic weekend projects that are easy to complete but make a lasting impression. 

We know even seasoned bathroom designers will be impressed by these tips, so come and take a look!

1. Box in your cistern for a neater look

Long Crendon: scandinavian Bathroom by MailenDesign

Long Crendon


You can use plywood so the costs will be minimal.

2. Stain your mirror frame

To match the rest of the colour scheme.

3. Upgrade your flooring to something a little more exciting

Lino comes in plenty of awesome patterns these days.

4. Hang some statement, paste-the-wall wallpaper

It goes up in minutes!

5. Add mosaic tiles to your shower walls

Easy but impactful.

6. Invest in some new, brightly coloured towels

They'll perk the space up in a flash.

7. Consider stone-cladding on just one wall

How fantastic does that look?

8. Go to town and add a lot of tropical plants

eclectic Bathroom by JSD Interiors
JSD Interiors

Bathroom 2

JSD Interiors

They'll love the humidity and look amazing.

9. Mount your existing mirror in a homemade frame

rustic Bathroom by JSD Interiors
JSD Interiors

Guest Bathroom

JSD Interiors

Much more eye-catching than a store-bought version.

10. Add to a rustic vibe with individual wall tiles as decoration

eclectic Bathroom by MARVIN FARR ARCHITECTS



Your imagination can run wild and it'll still be cheap!

11. New faucets and hardware will change the feel of your bathroom

Plus, they don't take long to install.

12. Decant liquid soap into prettier, more high-end bottles

A real slackers tip for a nicer looking bathroom.

13. Simple wooden window shutters will hide any ugly privacy glass

modern Bathroom by CS DESIGN

De Kelders Residence Hermanus Western Cape


If only everything ugly could be disguised so easily!

14. Repurpose old ladders as funky towel rails

eclectic Bathroom by JSD Interiors
JSD Interiors

Bathroom 3

JSD Interiors

For more bathroom inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 19 tricks to have the cleanest bathroom EVER!

Which of these ideas do you fancy trying?
Whitton Drive:  Terrace house by GK Architects Ltd

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