Get inspired to decorate your small bathroom with these storage ideas below
Are you looking for small bathroom decorating ideas?
If so you are not alone.
We spend a ton of time decorating other “public areas” of our homes, but, oftentimes our bathrooms get neglected and forgotten.
Especially if it’s small.
Small bathrooms demand you to decorate it differently from those of larger rooms.
Consider the following small bathroom decorating tips:
Use large, light-colored tile on the floor. White or very light beige or gray floor will give a small bathroom the illusion of space.
Choose light colors for the walls. They don’t need to be white or beige, but dark colors in a small bathroom will make the walls “close in” on you.
Look for small, wall mounted sinks without vanities. These permit more of your floor to show.
More visible floor space makes a small bathroom appear larger.
Choose cabinets that can be set into the wall. Cabinet doors or open shelves should be flush with the wall surface.
Smooth, unbroken wall surfaces make a small bathroom appear longer and wider.
Any cabinet doors should be painted to offset the wall color.
Consider buying small and functional freestanding storage cabinets like the ones you see below.
Over the toilet, ones are a great addition to a smaller bathroom to maximizes the space.
Hang large mirrors. Mirrors reflect space and make a small bathroom seem nearly double the size.
Consider a large mirror above the sink and one or more additional mirrors.
Your small bathroom may have a bathtub. Replacing it with a clear-glass-door shower stall will free space.
Or choose a small, extra deep Japanese style bathtub.
This comes in a near-square that frees space beside the tub for your wall sink.
The tub is large enough for small children. Older children and adults can use as a soaking tub.
Add a shower and curtain for rush times.
RV suppliers sell great accessories for small bathrooms.
Over-the-door towel bars hold multiple towels in a small space.
Tissue box holders in clear acrylic mount on the wall, as do toothbrush and tumbler holders.
I love baskets! Less is more in this case, but, pair varies sizes together to really bring in a cohesive look to your small bathroom without losing storage opportunities.
Make a checklist of what is used in the small bathrooms of RV’s.
8. Pictures and Plant
One of the most important small bathroom decorating tips is to use pictures and plants.
Photos or prints mounted in “floating” clear frames can establish a decorating theme for a small bathroom.
Two or three pictures of palm trees or plants, for example, can establish the use of greenery on the walls.
Towels can be white with a border of sage or olive. But, I prefer no borders. 🙂
A shower curtain can carry through the theme.
A green plant, live or silk, can be hung in a corner.
Add a Peace Lily or a Snake Plant both of which will survive in a bathroom with low light and water.
Plants will definitely add a sense of relaxation and luxury to your small bathroom space.
All, while helping with air purification!
Use a light-colored basket for an airy look.
Tips for Organizing Bathroom Cabinets
These tips for organizing bathroom cabinets will help keep your small bathroom looking great.
9. Reduce clutter by reducing container size
Shampoo, lotions, etc. are more economical in large sizes but do not put them in your cabinet that way.
Invest in small travel-sized bottles.
Small bottles take less space and are easier to handle.
Fill with lotions and shampoos, and arrange in small bathroom cabinets. Store larger containers elsewhere.
10. Use a Bath/Shower Wall
Alternatively, attach a soap-shampoo-conditioner dispenser to the bath/shower wall.
This frees the small bathroom cabinet of several items.
Store cotton swabs and cotton balls in small stacking containers with lids.
For multiple lipsticks, use a holder – some offer up to 24 compartments.
Decorating your small bathroom will help you make every trip into your bathroom a pleasant and relaxing trip.
Let me know below if you ever had to decorate a small bathroom? Share your tips below!