Color is a terrific way to wake up a boring bathroom. Browse our beautiful colorful bathroom ideas before you head to the paint store.
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A color-block paint treatment in this bathroom adds dimension and of-the-moment flair. The upper half of each wall was painted with a warm off-white tone, while the lower portion was given a shade of deep blue-gray. A blue-and-white patterned shower curtain surrounding the claw-foot tub ties the whole look together.
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Crushing on Coral
For a high-impact space, go all out with pattern and color in a small bathroom. Graphic coral wallpaper covers the walls in this petite powder room to supply a burst of bright color. Pretty brass accents, including a towel bar, mirror frame, and faucet, sparkle against the shade of pink.
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Beautiful in Blue
There are many ways to get colorful bathroom decor. Proving that color doesn't always have to appear as paint on the walls, this bath features a powder blue double vanity and tiled open shower and half-wall. The soft color is countered by a sleek gray slate-tile floor.
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Colorful wallpaper can take a bathroom from blah to brilliant. This vibrant floral print features kiwi and purple hues, proving opposites attract and creating maximum contrast that's not for the fainthearted. The colorful bathroom wallpaper adds a playful accent to a green painted vanity and mirror.
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Rich red is not the typical bathroom color idea, but when used correctly the hue can exude style and pizzazz. Here, a wall of tiny red mosaic tiles adds colorful character to this nearly all-white modern-style bathroom. The tile not only adds a splash of needed color, but it also reflects light streaming in from the large window nearby.
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Prep School Hues
Jump onto the preppy bathroom color trends. To keep shades of orange fresh and modern, pair with cooler colors like dark charcoal or deep blue. In this powder room, navy blue wallpaper in a graphic print provides a contemporary backdrop for an elegant orange mirror, while white trim and a neutral vanity provide contrast.
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Sea Green Serenity
A soft palette of blue-greens, white, and brown, paired with simple lines, ensures tranquility. Natural surfaces like teak cabinets and ipe hardwood flooring warm up shimmering cool green tiles in this master bathroom for visual balance.
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Modern Meets Traditional
Take a few tips from this colorful bathroom idea. Deep purple walls wrap this bathroom in bold color. A metallic glaze creates a textured look that is both modern and full of character. The pop of eggplant purple prevents monochromatic finishes like dual-tone honeycomb flooring from reading as flat.
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Warm and Playful Space
A red, orange, and white color scheme creates a warm and inviting colorful bathroom. This space gains a playful edge from a patterned shower curtain and colorful bath accessories. By keeping the majority of the elements white, the bold colors pop without making the room seem too dark or small.
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Pretty in Pastels
Use complimentary colors when searching for small bathroom color ideas. Soft pink accents pick up the energy in this small bathroom that features soothing mint green walls. Black and white finishes, including the vanity countertop, are an ode to the home's 1930s roots.
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Don't limit yourself when it comes to color ideas for bathroom walls. An orange tile accent wall lets the color do the talking in this vibrant bathroom. A large frameless mirror balances the bold hue and adds to the horizontal effect of the space.
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Creative Tile Designs
Add pizzazz to a bathroom with decorative tile. The multicolor bluish-purple tiles in this bathroom infuse the space with color and movement. Hardwood floors and black countertops lack distinct patterns, allowing the tile to be the focal point. A floral chandelier and long white curtains are sophisticated yet charming touches.
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Bold and Bright
A mix of tile materials, including subway, glass, and bluestone-look porcelain, joins bold green wall paint to create visual interest in this tiny bathroom. The splash of citron, a neonlike hue with yellow undertones, energizes the otherwise monochromatic space.
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Many popular bathroom ideas emphasize color and metals. Push your bathroom color palette to upscale by mixing rich pink wall color with a variety of luxurious neutrals. Here, a marble vanity top, warm hardwood floors, and clean white furnishings make pink look mature.
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Look to the Sky
Bold blue walls and a warm desk-turned-vanity make an inviting first impression in this colorful powder room. The plucked-from-the-sky shade makes rooms look fresh, playful, and energetic. Keep everything else simple to let the color be the focal point of the room.
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Looking for bathroom color idea that's a little more subtle? Opt for earthy greens and blues that pair well with clean whites and tans. This bathroom's gorgeous green wallpaper and shower curtain feature a twist on chevron that makes us love the pattern even more than we already did.
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An almost-orange shade of coral is a chic update for a white bath. Decorative tile lines the tub and vanity. Lattice window mullions and white trim enhance the traditional look. Small silver sconces mounted on the mirror give this room effortless elegance.
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Brilliant Blue Wallpaper
A wallpaper-wainscoting duo provides a dressy backdrop for simple fixtures. The blue patterned wallpaper instills this bathroom with character and a cool ambience. Warm accents emphasize the cool blue hues.
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One bright color might be all you need to spark up your space. Yellow adds instant style in an eye-opening hue. A fun print poster plays up this space, while white bath fixtures offer respite from the bold wall color.
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Shades of Gray
Trendy neutrals give unexpected splashes of color to any space. These metallic gray walls take on a cool bluish hue and create a strong sense of depth. A shimmering gold mirror frame adds another layer of sparkle, while the dark-stained vanity cabinet helps keep the space feeling grounded.
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The buttery-yellow wall color adds a hint of warmth to the bathroom without overwhelming the space in bold color. A natural-colored backsplash fades into the light wall paint. Dark wood accents and dark tile floors work with the vanities to keep the space grounded.
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Watery-blue walls add color to the bathroom and give the space a calming spa-like feel. White tiles around the shower and white wainscoting keep the look fresh, while dark wood accents tie in the tile floor and rug. The mixture of blues, tans, whites, and wood makes the bathroom feel like a day at the beach.
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