15 Tricks to Upgrade Your Bathroom

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Transforming your bathroom into a relaxing space is easy. There is no need to splurge on expensive renovations at all! Here are 15 easy ideas that will change your bath from chaotic and chaos to simple and serene:

1. Repurpose wooden crates.

 

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Photo source: http://housetohome.co.uk

Do you have wooden crates lying around the house? Repurpose them into shelves and add extra storage to your bathroom. You can use them to store towels, tissues and other odds and ends.

2. Use an old nightstand.

 

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Photo source: http://southernrevivals.com

Your old nightstand can be revived. Put it in your bathroom for additional storage to hold toiletries, towels and many more. With creativity or with the help of a professional, you may also reconstruct it into an interesting bathroom vanity.

3. Install a sink skirt.

 

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Photo source: http://hgtv.com

A sink skirt hides a multitude of sins so install one under your sink. If you want to add a personal touch, ditch the ready-made ones in the market and make your own. You can enjoy a free hand at fabric choices that can match your bath’s whole theme.

4. Hang fruit baskets.

 

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Sure, there are no fruits inside your bathroom but hanging fruit baskets is mighty useful. When you lack storage space, they are a simple solution. Hang them on your shower curtain rod to hold toiletries, small towels and many more.

5. Opt for shelf racks with hooks.

 

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There are plenty of shelf racks to choose from but opt for the ones with hooks. Towels can easily slip off rods most especially when you are in a hurry. Hooks, on the other hand, provide more stability.

6. Categorize your cosmetics.

 

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Clean out your vanity drawers and separate cosmetics by category. Group lip colors, shadows, blushes and others together. Store them in small drawer organizers or if you are the crafty type, you may create can caddies that you can easily arrange.

7. Keep bath salts and candles nearby.

 

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Do you enjoy long and relaxing soaks? Indulge in a spa experience in your own bathroom. Keep bath salts, aromatic candles and essential oils within easy reach.

8. Use sugar bowls for storage.

 

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Photo source: http://etsy.com

Some kitchen items are useful inside the bathroom, like a sugar bowl for example. Think of it as a decorative container for your cotton balls and Q-tips.

9. Organize with serving pieces.

 

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Photo source: http://tidbitsandtwine.com

Be on the lookout for interesting serving pieces like the vintage silver set on the photo. You may also have a set stored away in your kitchen cupboard. Use them inside your bathroom to keep your countertop mess-free.

10. Store with woven baskets.

 

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Photo source: http://hgtvremodels.com

Woven baskets are chic and helpful if you need more storage space. They are great decorative pieces that can store rolled towels and other odds and ends.

11. Paint your walls with calming colors.

 

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Photo source: http://thespacebetweenblog.com

Your color choice can make or break the feel of your bathroom. Give your bath a sense of tranquility by painting your walls with calming colors like blue-green. Pastels colors are also a great choices to use.

12. Use complimentary colors.

 

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Photo source: http://everafterblueprint.com

Suffering with old-fashioned bathroom tiles? There is a quick and affordable fix to your problem. Blunt the old-fashioned feel out by painting your walls and using décor with a complimentary color.

13. Install wooden blinds.

 

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Photo source: http://revistaad.es

Wood is a natural element that adds a relaxing feel to your bath. Use it in your bathroom by installing faux wooden blinds. Not only do they look great, they also give you privacy.

14. Supersize your bathroom window.

 

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Photo source: http://hgtv.com

This idea works, however, if you don’t have any neighbors nearby. Imagine yourself taking a long, relaxing soak while enjoying an amazing view. With an oversized window, you can experience that luxury.

15. Decorate with fresh flowers.

 

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Photo source: http://decorpad.com

Who says you can’t put fresh flowers inside your bathroom? Take some fresh blooms, place them inside a vase and place on your vanity, sink or countertop.

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