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
See photos of cottage bathrooms and gain inspiration for remodeling your bath. Discover cottage color combos, country vanities, and the relaxing feeling that comes with it all.
Hints of sea green take this white bathroom beyond standard. Furniture-style feet on the vanity add dimension and a sense of openness.
Capitalizing on natural light, this bright white bath is crisp and cool. Pedestal sinks and a vaulted ceiling enhance the bathroom's openness, while the all-white palette creates a cottage feel.
Beaded board is fundamental to cottage style, and it outfits both vanities in this attic bath. The wood countertops and flooring warm up the space, and the sea-green paint adds personality. The large window between the vanities provides plenty of natural light in the small space.
A cabinet on wheels adds storage to this simple bath. Mixing materials and textures -- all in shades of white -- coordinates this bath and keeps it from feeling stark.
While the rough-hewn beams and chipped paint on the country vanity lend rustic charm, this bathroom doesn't lack modern amenities. The deep soaking tub offers stunning views of the woods outside the windows, and the vessel sink atop the vanity adds modern sensibility.
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With fresh paint and knobs, this old dresser gets new life as a chic country vanity. Vintage glassware and a French-inspired tea towel work just as well in a country bathroom as they do in the kitchen.
The furnishings in this space seem to belong in a living room rather than a bathroom. The console table-turned-vanity pairs perfectly with the classic sconces on either side of the mirror, and the aged-brick floors and wicker accents help to create a more casual space.
Large windows, a vaulted ceiling, and an adjacent dressing room create a grand feeling in this bathroom. A traditional claw-foot tub sits in the center of the room, giving the bather a direct view outdoors.
Whitewashed horizontal paneling is the perfect counterpoint to the slate-color tile floor and modern steel-and-stone vanity. Simple outdoor-style lights over the vanity and provide plenty of illumination for grooming.
Timeless white tile complements the vintage style of the handsome soaking bathtub in this large bathroom. The tiled wainscoting brings down the height of the ceiling and complements the scale of the bathtub, giving the room a finished look even though it's lightly furnished.
This cabin bathroom mixes stone with natural and painted wood to create a cozy escape. A big window over the soaking tub brightens what could otherwise be a very dark room.
A console-style sink gives this bath a furnished look, and a distressed stand-alone cabinet provides storage and character.