As we’re nearing the end of 2022, many of us are considering new exciting projects they’ll take on next year. Some are planning a full-blown home renovation while others simply want to freshen up certain areas. Regardless of your reno plans, one place that can always use some revamping is the bathroom.
Along with kitchen, bathroom remodels make for the most transformative projects, mostly because these areas are the most utilitarian ones. What’s more, a good makeover of these two rooms can increase your home value by an amazing 10%. Whether you’re looking to boost the price of your home for sale or simply want to give your space the much-needed facelift, here are five stylish bathroom remodel ideas that are genius.
Wall-mounted elements for maximum storage and square footage
We all know how easy it is for everyday items and essentials to accumulate. Before you know it, your bathroom is overflowing with toiletries, making the entire room feel cramped and disorganized. This is why planning for multiple storage solutions is vital when remodeling a bathroom.
Start by freeing up some floor space with wall-mounted elements. Toilets and faucets of this variety don’t only save space, but they also look very sleek and luxurious, although they do require a professional to install them. You can also put the vanity in the hall just outside the bathroom. The same goes for large storage elements for putting away essentials such as towels, toilet paper, etc. Finally, look for smaller elements, go vertical, and install built-in shelving. Doing so will boost storage space and maximize square footage.
An eye-catching wall update for a unique look and stylish flair
Painting is one of the most effective and transformative changes you can make when remodeling your bathroom. A fresh coat of paint will reinvigorate the room, especially when paired with wallpapers on accent walls. Stylish designs and patterns will act as fun elements, giving your walls a unique flair while also injecting some personality. Not to mention, painting your bathroom also makes for a great DIY project.
Now, planning a bathroom remodel can be energy-draining and time-consuming, even more so if it’s a solo project. Therefore, don’t hesitate to include the pros in the process. It can spare you the hassle of dealing with some common remodeling mistakes, thus saving you time and money.
An oversized mirror for an on-the-spot style statement
Speaking of updating walls, a bathroom can always use one or two (or more!) mirrors. Not only do mirrors create a sense of spaciousness, but they’re great for creating focal points. Reach for large, oversized mirrors for an on-the-spot style statement, or install a dramatic piece of art. Pair it with a wow-factor wallpaper and you’ve got yourself a stylish oasis that oozes with elegance and style.
If you’re working with larger square footage, you can double the style impact by adding two of everything. Hang two matching mirrors over two of your vanities, go for identical storage, and get similar-looking wall sconces as well. Not only will this make your bathroom more practical, but it’ll also give it a designer feel thanks to all the symmetry and balance.
A couple of warm design accents for an immediate homely feel
Most people don’t think of their bathroom as an extension of their home. Rather, they treat it as a separate area, meaning that the focus is put on functionality. While it’s important that your bathroom is practical for day-to-day use, it’s always a good idea to add some homely touches.
From cozy rugs that visually warm up the space to potted plants that act as a breath of fresh air, textural elements such as these act as the perfect finishing touches to a practical bathroom design. But why stop there? If you’re feeling creative (and have the space for it), you can create a bathroom gallery wall. For larger bathrooms, consider adding an armchair and a small side table or a stool. These will help you avoid that sterile feel and make your bathroom feel more pleasant and welcoming.
A new set of taps for an instant bathroom facelift
Last but not least, if you’re looking for an instant upgrade that will give your bathroom a wow-effect facelift, look no further than a new set of taps. What usually ends up as an afterthought is often just what your bathroom needs to feel complete. To make this simple change that will make all the difference, consider the colors of the floor and walls. Remember to take all the other bathroom elements into account when selecting tap finishes, along with the overall bathroom design.
Tapware comes in all different varieties, from polished and satin brass to oil-rubbed bronze to chrome and nickel. For a particularly modern feel, go for matte black. It’ll create a dramatic contrast while also making a classy, chic style statement.
Creating that luxurious, elegant, designer feel in your bathroom can seem difficult to achieve. However, the ideas listed above prove otherwise. All you really need is some inspiration and a bit of know-how, and you can give your bathroom the astonishing makeover it deserves.