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How To Make Your Bathroom Comfortable And Practical

LenaH December 29, 2020

When people are styling their homes, they often neglect the bathroom. That is not that great because your bathroom should be your personal oasis in your home. A bathroom isn’t only a place where you get clean, it is also a place you relax for a busy day. Therefore, your bathroom needs to be made into a self-care room, where you will be able to destress after a long workday. To ensure that you create a bathroom that is both practical and comfortable, here are our best tips.

Carefully Choose The Color Schemes

When you are creating a bathroom that is both practical and comfortable, the first thing you need to think about is the colour of it. You need to pick something that doesn’t show dirt very easily but also something that will make you calm. Think about adding colours like navy blue or light purple or other colours that are soothing to the eye. An all-white bathroom does look great and cozy but it is not very practical, especially if you have children. 

Enclosing Your Tub

Even if you don’t have kids, having a bathtub can get messy pretty fast. Puddles everywhere and your bathroom is becoming one big hazard. All the extra work can be avoided by simply enclosing your tub. That way you will not only be able to take more relaxing baths because you won’t have to think about all the puddles, it will also provide more comfort and privacy. There are so many different options for doing so like adding glass doors of a fun shower curtain to spice things up. It’s the best way to create your private paradise and make it more practical. 

Adding Some Bathroom Furniture

Something as simple as adding shelves to create a fun contrast in the bathroom as well as a great way to add more storage to your bathroom. If you have a shower, why not think about adding a shower chair that can both be a relaxing spot but also serve as extra storage if needed. It doesn’t matter if you’ll use it to shave your legs, keep your towel nearby or simply to sit in the shower it is a great addition to any bathroom. Pick furniture that is waterproof yet aesthetically pleasing, that way you will add decor and something practical at the same time. 

Install A Rain Showerhead

There is nothing that will make your bathroom more magical and comfortable than installing a rain showerhead. Something that is not very uncomfortable is getting into your shower and standing under a stream of water that will barely wet your hair. A good relaxing shower means that there is good pressure and coverage. A rain shower head will help you relax as it will make you feel like you are in a rainforest and they are usually made to use less water. 

Make Your Bathroom Breathe Color With Textiles

One of the things that can make or break the comfort as well as the functionality of the bathroom is how crowded it looks. The best way to make your bathroom cozy is by adding different textiles. Try incorporating different coloured bath mats and towels to make it comfortable but also practical, as bathmats will prevent your floors from being slippery and wet. It is also a great way to create contrast or pop of colour to a bathroom. To make it even nicer make sure that your towels are neatly folded and your mats are nice and centred.  

Hang a Fun Mirror

We all have to have a mirror in the bathroom, they are simply a necessity. There is nothing better than hanging a large mirror over your sink. It will open up the space and it will simply be a functional thing to have as well as make your bathroom look great. There are so many different styles, sizes as well as types you can choose from. If you are looking for something more advanced, look into getting a non-fog one so it doesn’t steam up while you are taking a nice bath. If you are looking to improve your storage, you can look into investing in a nice vanity that has both a great mirror as well as storage space. 

Don’t Forget About Your Toilet

Something that not a lot of people put much thought into is their toilet and the area around it. Always start by making sure that any toilet repair is done or installing a completely new fixture. Once that is set you can decorate around it and add things like fuzzy toilet mats to keep your feet warm and a toilet paper holder that will give your bathroom a polished look. 

Hang Up Some Art

A great way to spice up the decor in your bathroom is to hang some pictures in it. By hanging up beautiful art you will make it a more enjoyable and relaxing space to be in. Even though it might sound like an odd place to hang up art, it will bring a lot of character to a bathroom.

Lighting Plays A Big Role

Another thing that people don’t think about is how important lighting is in your bathroom. Usually, bathrooms don’t really have a lot of natural lighting so it can be quite hard to do your makeup if you don’t install proper lighting. Most people chose to go with an overhead lighting as it is the best. But you can spice it up and install chandeliers that will reflect the sunlight in fun ways. 

Install a Heated Towel Rack

The key to having the most comfortable bathroom is installing a heated towel rack to keep your towels nice and toasty. It is a really inexpensive way to improve your space as it will dry your towels and it will keep them warm for you. 

Have Matching Hardware

Something that will complete your whole bathroom decor is the matching hardware. If you can, try to match things like shower curtain rings, toilet paper holders with finishes that you already have. Having one unison finish will give the luxurious feel to it and it will pull the space together. 

Decorate It With Your Treats Favorite

If you are someone who likes to take baths, the chances of you having a whole collection of bath bombs and different salts are high. Rather than storing them somewhere, use them as decoration. All the spaces and colours will make your bathroom look fun and cozy and they will be close to you when you need to use them. 

Install Heated Flooring

If you really want to invest in your bathroom there is nothing better you can do than installing heated flooring. It will not only warm up your floors but it will help with the overall temperature of the room. Heated floors feel amazing underfoot and they are definitely worth it. They will take your cozy bathroom to another level. 

Invest In Good Shelving

Bathrooms are one of the rooms in your home that can always use more storage. That is why you should install shelves. Choose ones that can be used both as decorations and storage. That way when you are displaying your towels or trinkets it will look more put together and cozy rather than just having plain shelves and things stacked on them. 

Have Towel Racks in All Shapes and Types

If you want to take it up a level, and you are simply not satisfied with normal towel racks there are other ways you can go. Instead of putting them up on the shelves, you can hang them on hooks to give your bathroom a more lived-in look or you can get special shelves where you can display rolled towels. 

Adding Plants Will Bring In a Sense of Luxury

Plants in the bathroom aren’t that common, but they will not only bring in a sense of luxury, but they will also clean the air and make it a tranquil space. By adding plants that thrive in humid places you will create the best spa-like atmosphere. 

Don’t Forget To Focus on Other Senses

When you are creating a bathroom that is comfortable and practical you have to take into consideration other senses too. One of the simplest ways to satisfy all your senses is to incorporate things that are fuzzy and soft, things that look nice but also things that smell nice. Smells will help you relax, that’s why it’s always a great idea to add some scented candles or add a diffuser to complete your bathroom. 

No matter how big or small your bathroom is or how large of a budget you have, your bathroom can be comfortable yet practical. It is very important that you dedicate enough time and attention to decorating your bathroom as it is your own personal getaway. With the right accessories and additions, you will be able to create anything that you want. Be creative and think outside the box. 

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