Lakisha Day February 23, 2021 Bathroom
Paint colors for bathrooms can be more daring then what youd use in the rest of the house. Bathrooms are contained so you wont have to continue the color scheme in a different room. Your master bath can be a room thats just for you. If you want a daring or darker color then just use it on half of the wall. Paint a lighter color on the top half or the top third of the wall and then separate the spaces with a wide molding or plate rail. This will compensate for a powder room or space that doesnt have tile. The best bathroom color is usually a cool tone simply because these colors recede. Bathrooms are often the smallest spaces in a house so cool or lighter colors will make it seem bigger. These include shades of purple, gray, blue or green.
Tile Patterns Not only color combinations but combinations of tiling patterns can be used. Such as diamond pattern followed by a border and then a simple rectangular arrangement. Floors can be equally creative with diamond, square, rectangular and brick work patterns. If using a rectangular tile, aligning the longer tile dimension with smallest room dimension tends to expand the perception of that room dimension. The reverse is equally true, and in this manner a bathroom can be made appear wider or narrower. How much pattern effect could be used to achieve an optimal result would depend to a large extent on the size of the bathroom. Tile Material Conventionally, ceramic and marble tiles have been used in bathrooms. Both materials are relatively cheap, widely available and easy to work with in the sense that cutting tools are readily obtainable. Tile material trend is fast changing in favor of porcelain as opposed to the more common marble and ceramic tile. With the projected sales of porcelain tiles to double within the next ten years. These tiles are nonporous, extremely hard, and show little signs of wear even in high traffic areas. So any bathrooms fitted with these tiles would maintain its as new look over many years.
Depending on your bathroom, getting a new design can be as easy as a new coat of paint or as challenging as a complete remodel. Changing all of the fixtures in your bathroom might seem like a big project, but if your vanity, toilet, or tub is starting to show wear, a remodel can provide a much-needed facelift to an older home. Your first step is to look around your bathroom and decide what you would like to change. Pick out new paint colors and towels if youre unhappy with your colors and the general theme of your bathroom. Go ahead and commit to your remodel if the shape of your vanity makes you miserable or your toilet looks like it survived the first moon landing. Choose a Theme for your Bathroom Design By choosing your theme ahead of time, you can give yourself the opportunity to choose fixtures that represent your style even before you start to pick out paint or think about toothbrush holders. You can find bath vanities and mirrors that have a distinctly rustic design if you have always loved the American west or that have an antique finish if you enjoy the intricate details of the Victorian era. By shopping on the internet, you can get a good idea of what is available in your price range and get inspiration for themes you didnt think of.
Natural tones provide a classic look. Luxurious shades of whites and creams work with any bathroom style from traditional to contemporary. Natural tones are also a fantastic base to which you can add color through accessories such as towels, soap dishes, and shower baskets and curtains. Cooler colors and tints create a calm, soothing environment. Shades of blues and greens are tranquil oceanic colours providing a relaxing element. Furthermore they help enhance a room making it appear more spacious (perfect for smaller bathrooms). Spa baths generally opt for these colors to emanate the feel of a personal sanctuary. Earthly colours provide warmth and comfort to your bathroom making it inviting and cozy. Colors such as oranges and reds are lively, great for re-energizing you each day. Theyre perfect too for larger bathrooms with lots of natural light
The ceramic tile color could be dictating your bathroom color palette. This is especially unfortunate if the previous homeowners left you with a sea foam green or rose tile that you just dont know what to do it. Instead of using the same color on the walls, break it up with a neutral color. Painting the same color on the wall will just make the room seem more oppressive and overbearing. Instead youll want to change things like installing new bright white sinks and toilets to make the room feel contemporary. Then you can put frosted glass on the shower stall and even on the windows for a contemporary vibe. Change out the light bulbs for the brightest effect possible and then paint the walls a favorite neutral color so that your tile will go from a liability to an asset. Choosing the right color for bathroom tile ensure that youll have a space that will withstand the test of time. Neutral colors dont have to be boring. You just have to tie them in with a favorite design style or theme that you like to create a unique bathroom without breaking the bank.
What tile to use and how much of the walls you intend to cover are critical issues when you come to redesign your bathroom. Bear in mind that the space you are designing is probably where you are going to start the day so the psychological effects of color and pattern cannot be understated. The question of a fully or partially tiled bathroom is an issue partially of taste and convention. Partial tiling offers the option of easily changing or embellishing to some extent the color scheme of the bathroom by simply painting the remaining wall or for mural or stucco type designs. Full tiling does not offer such flexibility but, it does offer the advantage of easy to maintain hygiene. Tiled walls can be easily cleaned and requires minimal maintenance.