27 Clever And Unconventional Bathroom Decorating Ideas

Sometimes an odd touch is what takes a room from dull to designer.

1. Replace the mirror with a chalkboard.

Wouldn’t you so much rather read some inspirational profound quotes than see what you look like on this dreary morn?

ID: 992673

2. Paint an entire wall with chalkboard paint.

ID: 995965

3. Paint the radiator a crazy color.

ID: 992781

4. Upcycle an old bicycle into a bathroom sink.

ID: 992720

5. Hang a row of plants.

Plants in a sunlit bathroom add tons of character.

ID: 992729

6. Make a sliding barn door the entrance.

ID: 992734

7. Hang your towels on a rustic ladder.

ID: 992741

8. Replace a shower curtain with an umbrella.

Won’t work for all bathrooms, obvs.

ID: 992913

9. Divide space with a screen.

A pretty great idea if you have an extra-large bathroom and live with roommates.

ID: 993121

10. Or use a screen instead of drapes.

ID: 994866

11. A chandelier can make all the difference.

ID: 993154

12. Paint the tub.

ID: 993181

13. Don’t be afraid to hang tons of art.

They might not be practical, but if you clean them and switch them out fairly often, it’s totally worth it.

ID: 993208

14. Paint your curtain rod black.

Your silver shower curtain rings will look just a little more stunning.

ID: 994163

15. Paint the whole bathroom black.

Forget everything you heard about white paint making a space seem bigger. Black paint with white fixtures can look elegant, not cramped.

ID: 994616

16. Use multiple mirrors instead of just one.

ID: 994558

17. Cover one wall in floor-to-ceiling shelving.

ID: 994591

18. Add windows to a windowless bathroom, even if they’re not to the outside world.

This is a great solution for a studio apartment, where chances are, the only real windows are in the living area. This way, you still get a little bit of natural light in your bathroom.

ID: 994599

19. Replace sconce light fixtures with moveable arm lamps.

This seems to be a huge trend in bathrooms going on right now.

ID: 994600

20. Instead of shower curtains for your bathtub, try a canopy.

ID: 994864

21. Trade typical sliding shower doors for the more industrial look of salvaged windows.

ID: 994879

22. Instead of tile or linoleum, paint floors with a high gloss.

Using a stencil adds a graphic element. Get more information about this process here.

ID: 994882

23. Paint the insides of cubby holes bright colors for a kids’ bathroom.

ID: 995416

24. Circular shower curtain rails add an adorable retro feel.

ID: 995425

25. Spell something out with mosaic tiles.

ID: 992724

26. Stack crates for casually effortless storage.

It’s like you’re not even trying to be organized.

ID: 995429

27. Throw up some decals for a temporary decorating solution.

ID: 996107

Check out more articles on!

  Your Reaction?


    Now Buzzing