SPA AT HOME

Get the de­tails right for a beau­ti­ful bath­room you’ll just love to spend time in, writes Robyn Willis

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Tak­ing a shower or bath is about so much more than just get­ting clean. In­creas­ingly, we’re look­ing to our bath­rooms as a sanc­tu­ary, some­where to recharge, body and soul.

There are plenty of small ways to make a dif­fer­ence at home, from the in­clu­sion of scented candles, body oils and hand­made soaps to the ad­di­tion of lux­u­ri­ously soft tow­els, wash­ers and bath mats.

A small wooden stool has be­come the must-have ac­ces­sory, ei­ther for an ind in­door plant or, bet­ter still, as a spot for aba book and your favourite bev­er­age.

Lad­der towel rails have also be­come apa pop­u­lar ad­di­tion with de­sign­ers, pu pur­pose de­signed to be se­cure.

But if your bud­get al­lows, in­vest in hig high func­tion­ing tap­ware for an ex ex­cep­tional bathing ex­pe­ri­ence that wi will leave you feel­ing re­freshed.

The Brook­lyn Cop­per Co was founded by a plumber and a sculp­tor to pro­duce beau­ti­fully func­tional tap­ware. Wall-mounted show­ers in­clud­ing shower rose and taps start from $700, from Can­dana.

The sil­i­cone Drop show­er­head from Paco Jaan­son has a flow re­stric­tor giv­ing you a re­fresh­ing shower with­out us­ing so much wa­ter.

If you keep the look of your bath­room sim­ple, you can eas­ily up­date with bath tow­els. Avoca Bath tow­els, $39.95 each, from Pri­vate Col­lec­tion.

No bath­room is com­plete with­out a lad­der style towel rack like the Bloom­ingville towel rack, $260 from Click On Fur­ni­ture

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