The bathroom continues to be one of the most important rooms in your home because it is used by the entire family for a variety of reasons every day. Often the bathroom can be a room that is looked at for its utility rather than its beauty. But if you allow this to occur you miss out on having a room that you are really proud of.
The great part of putting some beautifying effort into your bathroom is that you don’t have to spend a ton of money to make it look great. The key is know the ingenious tricks that make your bathroom look and feel expensive. Here are a few of those tricks.
Perfect the Lighting
Lighting is the secret weapon for interior designers who want to make a room look upgraded. There are several types of lighting and each has a specific purpose in the bathroom. You can use ceiling lighting that is a combination of soft, bright and daylight bulbs and to set the perfect overall tone for your bathroom. Add spot lights that can highlight any particular areas you want to show off. Around the mirror you want to focus higher wattage light because this is the area where people want to closely examine themselves when they are in the bathroom. Today you can purchase an elegant mirror with lights that sits right above your bathroom sink. The lighting in the mirror can be dialed brighter or dimmer to allow you to see your face clearly when shaving, putting on makeup, and when you want to get a clear and close look at your face.
Buy Premium Bathroom Fixtures
Bathroom fixtures are something that everyone notices in the bathroom because everyone uses them each time they use the bathroom. Consider upgrading your faucet, towel racks and toilet paper holder to ones that have a more custom look. Today home improvement stores have premium fixtures and you can even order ones in the particular color or finish you want. Focus on unique colors and satin or brush finishes if you have a more traditional looking bathroom and go for stainless steel or porcelain if your bathroom has a more modern look. Fixtures are an inexpensive way to upgrade any bathroom.
Paint it a Darker Color
If you notice the features of a classy looking bathroom, one thing you will see constantly is the use of dark colors of the paint or wallpaper. Darker colors give a richer and deeper look to any bathroom and they cause other colors and fixtures in the room to pop. You should experiment with different shades that complement the colors of your bathtub and sink. You might be surprised at how some colors and shades create a look that makes your powder room look very high end.
These small but impactful renovations and upgrades can make a real difference in the beauty of your bathroom. If you want to have your friends and family be impressed and you also want a more functional bathroom, use these tips to get the desired effect.