10 Genius Decorating Ideas for Small Bathrooms
Though space may be limited in a guest bath, the ceiling is not off limits for a little whimsy when it comes to décor. Extend parts of your wallpaper onto the crown molding and overhead with custom-cut paper such as this bold palm pattern by Schumacher.
Often lacking in square footage, powder rooms can be packed with personality. Go glam with gilded accents such as brass sconces (these are from Visual Comfort) that sport Art Deco style and a statement mirror like this one from Jonathan Adler.
Paper your bathroom walls in a vivid pattern rooted in white, such as this Fan Tan wallpaper by . Leave the rest of the room white on white to let the pattern shine, and you’ve got a small space with big personality.
A monochromatic color scheme gives any bathroom lacking in space a big dose of charm. Go green with contrasting patterns on the wallpaper and floor tiles to infuse a playful feel.
Pretty in Paper
Bold fabric coupled with graphic wallpaper is a no-fail way to turn any blank space into a decorated room, and tiny half baths are no exception. A custom vanity skirt in bright coral with a dreamy bamboo trellis wallpaper make this powder room perfectly beach chic.
Pop of Color
A big pop of color does wonders in any room, but especially in a tiny neutral space. We love all hues reminiscent of the sea, including the on this standout vanity.
Black and White All Over
There’s more to black-and-white bathrooms than floor tile, so when it comes to the classic look, think outside the box. A jet-black glossy vanity surrounded by walls of funky black-and-white paper are sure to take your small space from blah to beautiful.
This bathroom proves that tiles aren’t just for the shower. Wrap them around the walls of the room to give a small bath some much-needed character. No window? No problem. Add a skylight to flood the space with natural light, making it feel instantly airy instead of airtight.
Are you short on space but just have to have that full bath? Problem solved: Cover the entire room in penny tiles to create a bathroom that doubles as a shower. The sink-shower combo is especially fun for sandy kiddos.
Getting creative with tile is an easy way to add instant interest to any small bathroom. Go bold with pattern and color in the shower, and pair with clear-glass doors so that it becomes a permanent focal point of the little space.