February 26, 2024

Remodel Your Bathroom: 7 Tips to Refresh Your Space

Remodel Your Bathroom: 7 Tips to Refresh Your Space
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Your bathroom is more than just a functional space; it's a sanctuary where you start and end your day. However, over time, bathrooms can become outdated or lose their charm and even buyers of new homes are looking to “instant remodels” in order to upgrade spaces, making them their own. Reinventing your bathroom can breathe new life into your home and elevate your daily routine.

Whether you're aiming for a complete overhaul or a simple refresh, these tips will help you create a rejuvenating oasis right within your own home.

What’s Your Style?

Before diving into any renovation project, it's crucial to define the style you want to achieve. Are you drawn to modern minimalism, rustic charm, or classic elegance? Create a mood board or a digital collage to visualize your preferences and guide your design choices. And take a DESIGN QUIZ like this to help you with your discovery.

New Fixtures and Hardware, perhaps!!

One of the most effective ways to reinvent your bathroom is by updating fixtures and hardware. Replace outdated faucets, shower heads, towel racks, and cabinet handles with sleek, modern alternatives. We opted for finishes in brass to add a touch of sophistication. These small changes can make a significant difference in the overall look and feel of your bathroom.  SHOP BATHROOM HARDWARE PICKS HERE.

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Refresh Walls and Floors

Give your bathroom walls and floors a fresh new look by applying a new coat of paint or installing new tiles. Choose light, neutral colors to create a sense of space and brightness, or experiment with bold accent colors for a striking contrast. Consider using waterproof and easy-to-clean materials for both walls and floors to ensure durability and longevity.  

In our featured project, we selected a monochromatic vibe. We enhanced the palette with like-colored large porcelain tile boasting subtle movement in the pattern to add interest, depth and the appearance of texture. The light-colored porcelain slabs were a top contender due to the ease of care requiring fewer grout lines allowing for low maintenance. These inviting choices not only set a soothing tone, but they added to the illusion of a significantly bigger space with the larger scale options.

Custom bathroom with porcelain on walls

Lighting is on Trend!

Proper lighting can transform the ambiance of your bathroom and enhance its functionality. Incorporate a combination of overhead lighting, task lighting, and accent lighting to create layers of illumination. Install dimmer switches to adjust the brightness according to your needs and mood. Additionally, consider adding a statement fixture, such as a stylish pendant light or a glamorous chandelier, as a focal point. SHOP BATHROOM LIGHTING PICKS HERE.

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We all Love Storage, right?

And, we just can’t appreciate clutter! Too many items on your gorgeous countertops can detract from the beauty and functionality of your bathroom. Maximize storage space by incorporating clever storage solutions such as floating shelves, built-in cabinets, or under-sink organizers. Invest in multi-functional furniture pieces like vanity cabinets with integrated storage or mirrored medicine cabinets to keep your essentials organized and out of sight. We’re loving a scalloped basket for soaps and hand towels. SHOP OUR FAV BATHROOM STORAGE PICKS HERE.

Bathroom storage

Take it Up a Notch

Elevate the luxuriousness of your bathroom by adding indulgent touches that evoke a spa-like atmosphere. Treat yourself to plush, high-quality towels, a soft and absorbent bath mat, and cozy bathrobes. Incorporate decorative elements like scented candles, aromatic diffusers, or live plants to create a serene and inviting environment. Don't forget to invest in a high-quality shower head with adjustable settings for a truly indulgent bathing experience. SHOP OUR FAVS.

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Details! Need we say More?

Finally, pay attention to the finer details to ensure a polished and cohesive look. Coordinate accessories such as soap dispensers, toothbrush holders, and waste baskets to complement your chosen style. Replace outdated or worn-out grout and sealant to give your bathroom a fresh and clean appearance. Don't overlook the power of small details, as they can significantly impact the overall aesthetic of your space. SHOP OUR FAV BATHROOM DETAILS HERE.

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Reinventing your bathroom is a rewarding endeavor that can enhance both the beauty and functionality of your home. By following these tips and infusing your personal style into the design process, you can create a rejuvenating sanctuary where you can unwind and pamper yourself. Whether you opt for a complete renovation or a simple refresh, your newly reinvented bathroom is sure to become a cherished retreat within your home.

How we Reinvented this Project
  1. Modern Vibe - Our clients had hired us to remodel various rooms in the home and this space was the last to go. They wanted to get the old out and start with new, while in keeping with the aesthetic throughout the home.  Our palette choice in other parts of the house were very neutral, relaxed, with brass accents and a hint of glam. So we continued the look with a slight monochromatic style enhanced with gold fixtures, the warmth of wood and a little black for drama. Matching the rest of the property perfectly.
  2. New Vanity - The current vanity was dirty, dingy and in need of repair. So, I customized a vanity design that would adhere to their modern style. With clean lines and unique custom designed pulls, this one of a kind, white oak vanity is a show-stopper.
  3. Updated Fixtures - With hard water and the original plumbing fixtures our clients were ready for an update. Selecting stunning Hansgrohe faucets and shower system gave the space the bling they were looking for.
  4. Steam Shower - They knew they wanted a spa-like vibe in the room and had always dreamt of having a steam shower but didn’t think they had the space. So we made it happen, enlarging their shower slighting and adding a smart steam package.

Before the Transformation

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