Powder Room Perfection

Create a stylish and functional half bath with inspiration from these beautiful powder rooms.

Traditional Charm

Subtly patterned wallpaper in a neutral shade adds warmth, character, and depth to this tiny powder room tucked under the stairs. The shapely vintage-style faucet and the marble countertop add elegance to the simple painted vanity. The flared legs on the vanity allow the flooring to be visible all the way up to the wall, which creates the illusion of more space.

Perfectly Patterned

Often labeled as outdated and drab, this bathroom proves that the right wallpaper can work wonders in any space. The subtle pattern recalls the look of tile, but for just a fraction of the cost. The soft neutral shade adds traditional flair without weighing down the tiny room.

Recalling the Past

Wainscoating climbs high onto the walls for dramatic impact in this powder room. The patterned wallpaper above gives a sense of depth with its graphic tree motif. The predominantly white backdrop focuses attention on the vanity -- an old washtub scooped up from an antiques shop topped with a wooden countertop and deep vessel sink. The brass wall-mount faucet enhances the vintage theme.

Woodland Wonder

The wallpaper's woodland motif lends depth to the small powder room. Along with the nature-inspired wall covering, the round mirror displays a frame of crosscut tree branches that finishes the space with rustic warmth and natural character.

Playful Pattern

Think modest dimensions demand quite colors and pint-sized designs? This fun, fashion-forward powder room reveals an opposite truth. Here, bold, oversized patterns create a grand feel. Large-scale chartreuse blooms climb the walls asa bold backdrop for a crisp white pedestal sink and toilet. The brushed nickle faucet and metal-framed mirror complement the wall covering's gray accents.

Sparkle and Shine

This unexpected light choice -- a sparkling glass chandelier -- gives the powder room a splash of whimsy. The chandelier's delicate proportions contrast perfectly with the substantial blossoms that adorn the walls.

Modern Reflections

Layers of horizontal elements, such as the slender linear tiles, the clean-lined shelf, and the long vanity, work together to make this powder room feel more spacious. The mirrored wall beside the vanity also creates the illusion of more space and boosts the room's amount of light. The clean-lined vanity is nestled close to the wall and features plenty of open and closed storage space.

Clean and Simple

A square vessel sink -- paired with a sleek single-lever faucet -- supports the powder room's modern vibe. The mirrored wall alongside the vanity reflects the sink and shelf above, which gives the tiny room the illusion of more space.

Vintage Calm

Opting for vertical elements in a powder room can also help the small space feel larger. Here, patterned wallpaper featuring a twisting vine motif draws the eye upward, giving the illusion of a taller ceiling. A mix of metallic finishes, such as the gold-framed mirror and metal sink legs, gives the space a relaxed vintage vibe.

Small but Mighty

The two-legged console sink lends uninterrupted views from wall to wall, which helps the tiny powder room feel larger. Topped with a beautiful slab of marble and outfitted with a vintage-style faucet, the sink adds to the room's traditional flair.

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