Room service A new vanity and a lick of paint create a fresh look
A fresh grey-green palette and accessories in natural textures have taken this bathroom from dated to divine without spending up large
The bathroom, although only 10 years old, felt shabby and dated. The tiles were in good condition but had a slight peach tint to them, which was highlighted by the adjacent cool white wall colour. The vanity was an odd freestanding unit with a DIY base, which looked unfinished. Silver hardware and a halogen wall light were in need of replacement.
The bathroom also lacked flat surfaces for toiletries and there was minimal storage. Despite all this, the bathroom was in good condition, so an update rather than a full renovation was the most cost-appropriate solution.
First, a new wall colour was chosen to warm the room and complement the peachtinged tiles. The existing stark white was painted over in a soft grey with a slightly green tone, which suits the tiles perfectly and helps the room feel warmer and more inviting.
The vanity was removed and replaced with a wall-mounted unit. This balanced the room visually as well as adding much-needed storage and a handy flat surface.
All stainless-steel and glass fittings were replaced with warm oak accessories to help soften the scheme and make it feel less clinical.
A round mirror was substituted for the old rectangular one to counteract all the straight lines and ‘boxy’ feel. A floating shelf with rounded corners was also added.
A fun art print from Pop Motif brings a splash of colour to the fairly neutral palette.
Indoor plants, new towels, storage baskets and lovely handwash provide more layers of interest in the room.