Though they're usually hidden behind closed doors, master bathrooms, guest bathrooms, and powder rooms all deserve to be as thoughtfully decorated as your home's living spaces. We found three bloggers with DIY bath remodeling stories to inspire your own makeovers.View Slideshow
Bathrooms are excellent rooms to experiment with fun color palettes. Take a cue from these rooms to transform your bathroom into a stylish retreat.
Large-scale chartreuse blooms climb the walls as a bold backdrop for the crisp white pedestal sink. A brushed-nickel faucet and metal-frame mirror offer gleaming companionship with the wallcovering's gray stems and leaves.
The walls of this masculine bath are covered with plaid Madagascar cloth in tones of black and tan. The vanity and trimwork add rich mahogany tones.
Classic white subway tile mixes with vintage finds, such as the old farm stool and a refurbished wall sink. The underside of the sink is painted a matte black, while yellow and black accents dot the room.
In this bathroom, white beaded board and soft blue walls lend a barely-there backdrop for a rich walnut vanity and shimmering chrome furnishings. The walnut cabinet base helps the airy color palette feel grounded. The bathroom's chrome furnishings reflect and bounce light around the room to add subtle sparkle.
The bold orange wall color adds warmth and a splash of youthful energy to this kids' bathroom. Crisp white beaded board adorns the lower portion of the walls, while the tub and its surround are covered with square white tiles that match the vintage look of the bathroom's trough sink. The blue stripes on the bath mat incorporate a hint of contrasting color.
A color palette of warm yellow and crisp white creates a vintage vibe in this master bathroom. White-painted paneling covers three-fourths of the bathroom's walls, while the upper portion features a sunny yellow hue. The thick, dark grout lines throughout the shower and floor tiling, plus the vanity's furniture-style construction, emphasize the bathroom's vintage aesthetic.
White-painted walls, wispy white draperies, and white marble flooring look grounded thanks to a collection of black accents in this master bathroom. The outside of the claw-foot tub was painted black to match the legs of the nearby chair and glass-top table. The bathroom's modern black-and-white color scheme draws a unique juxtaposition to its vintage-inspired furnishings.
A cheerful pink hue on the upper portion of this bathroom's walls lends an unexpected splash of color to the predominantly neutral scheme. The marble tile on the lower portion of the walls adds smooth texture, which is echoed by the trim along the ceiling. Mirrored cabinet fronts on the black-painted vanity ensure the piece doesn't overwhelm the small bathroom space.
Yellow is the most visible of all colors, and it boasts chameleonlike character, shifting its appearance with its surroundings. In this trendy bathroom, the light wood vanity cabinet and green hand towels both sport yellow undertones that pick up on the soft yellow wall color. The upper portion of one wall is covered with wallpaper that features a birch tree motif, which plays into the relaxing vibe created through the wall color.
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Metallic gray walls create a dramatic backdrop in this regal master bathroom. Here, the luxurious Carrara marble countertop on the walnut vanity base mirrors the soothing gray on the walls. The shimmering gold mirror frame above the vanity subtly bounces light from the nearby window, echoing the room's gleaming chrome fixtures.
This tiny bathroom has big style thanks to an analogous color scheme of green, yellow, and blue. To create the illusion of more height, the walls were outfitted with narrow-plank beaded board and the ceiling was painted a soft blue hue. Decorative elements scattered throughout the space, such as the window treatments, hand towels, and sconce shades, incorporate splashes of green and yellow.