Lakisha Day February 23, 2021 Bathroom
Today, there are only a limited number of manufacturers that produce pedestal tubs, such as Kohler and Aquatic Whirlpools. You cant really expect much variety of colors in the vintage pedestal tubs - these are mostly available in white color finishes. But, there are other types that you can repaint so that it will match your color theme. And the more modern versions of a pedestal bath are now produced in different colors and styles. Of course, bath fixtures are not the only elements of a vintage-inspired bathroom. The floor tiles could be made from different materials like marble or porcelain (tiles with three-colored combinations are also be considered). When it comes to your walls, you have the option of using paint, tiles, or wallpapers. Make sure that the color you use has a classic hint of the vintage era - any shades of blue, mint green, or black. The lighting fixtures found in Victorian houses normally incorporate frosted glass and chrome into the design.
Everything that is visible, from water cups to wastepaper baskets to tissue box covers can be matched to your color-scheme for the most beautiful appearance that your bathroom can possibly have. Prints And Solids You may also like to consider some prints in addition to the solid colors. If you have a special liking for them, you can find stripes, dots, paisleys, and other prints in a variety of colors that will look quite elegant in your bathroom. Prints are especially nice when they are used in combination with solid colors. For example, one small flowered rug or a set of striped bath towels will look absolutely great when the rest of your bathroom is in one basic color.
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
Tile Format In either case the format and color of tiles can be used to great advantage with a little imagination. A bathroom revamp is not something normally done on a frequent basis so it is advisable to select size and color in line with current and projected trends to keep the bathroom as modern as possible, for as long as possible. Over the years the trend in tile format has been to increase both dimensions following the rectangular pattern. By comparison to 20 or so years ago when the norm was square 10 cms * 10 cms (although this format is still available). It is now common to encounter tiles in the 30 cms * 40 cms range and not unusual to find tiles of 30 cms * 60 cms and larger. So, potentially a good choice would be the larger format. Be aware that the small tile offers the advantage of being able to follow the contours of the walls much more so than the larger formats.
When choosing the color of bathroom tile youll want to be careful. Its likely that youll have to live with your decisions for several years or even decades. You may even pass your tile choices onto the next homeowners. You may want to steer away from trendier materials and colors that will become dated quickly. This doesnt mean that you have to have a boring bathroom. Instead of going with a bold tile color go with a neutral tile and then mix it up with a bolder bathroom paint color. You might not even have a lot of wall space in your bathroom because of lots of white tile. This means that it can handle a more vibrant color. Youll just want to choose a shade that doesnt make you look sickly because you will be peering into the mirror in such a room. For instance a Tuscan bathroom might have deep wood tones and a neutral travertine tile. You can paint a rich gold or terra cotta on the walls. You can change this out a lot easier than youd be able to change out tile so you can afford to take a risk. Many stones like granite or slate have flecks of orange in them that will tie the room together.
In many homes the bathroom is the one area that is most neglected in the entire room. It is a small room which is mostly painted in white or a sickly green. However nowadays many homeowners started paying more attention to their own bathrooms and giving it that importance that it deserves. There are some interesting trends in modern bathrooms regarding color that are touching on bolder and brighter shades. You can go with burgundy or a strong and cheerful yellow or even an energizing teal. Many people also like the seaside designs with the refreshing ocean blues and greens. You can go here with bright turquoise and some rich violet shades that can be in the wall tiles or wall color. While I personally dont like brown, there is a strong trend in employing browns and blues on walls. For example you could use the wall painted in brown and then add blues as accents or patterned tiles on the walls, floors and even shower stalls. Also brown cabinets seem to be quite trendy today. Many people still prefer the neutral colors, and that is also OK as neutral is always in fashion. All you need is add a couple of highlighting accents, a few shades of brown or gray, or different shades of the very same color. The classic white which used to be quite strong is nowadays replaced with a soft and muted off-white strongly reminiscent of whipped cream. There are many shades of white that you can use and it gives the bathroom a nice effect when you alternate between them.