Bridgett Mcfarland February 23, 2021 Bathroom
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
Use of Color Color choice is of course entirely subjective again current trends favor lighter warmer pastel colors. The use of these colors increase the perception of space and light, especially in a small bathroom. Colors such as beige, orange and pink would be regarded as warm as opposed to blue, green, gray. Tile arrangements range from the simple one tile for the whole walls, to more elaborate combinations of tone used with a border tile to enhance the effect. Commonly the darker tone is used below the border and the lighter above. One border or multiple borders can be used. Picture or decorative tiles can be added at random but focal points to further enhance the desired effect. Tile sets are available from manufacturers that offer all these options.
Before going for a redecoration just think what looks or themes you want to assign to your bathroom such as: a simple classical looks or an artistic appearance. If you are looking for a gentle bathroom with a sense of harmony, then classical theme will be the best option for you. In case of classical appearance: simple colors and least accessories utilization give your bathroom a glimpse of illumination and spacious look. Decorating your bathroom with artistic themes is a great idea and you will find a huge choice for artistic expressions. Water themes are very well accepted and fashionable with endless choices such as: Dolphins, sea sells, Fish, under water scenery and more. In light soothing shades you can start your bathroom redecoration with basic aquatic color for instance blue and green. The natural and relaxing colors can set the mood.
When remodeling your bathroom in the classic era, you should naturally purchase fixtures that mirror the classic period designs. You could start by focusing on the bath tub that you want. Vintage bath tubs are available in different models and finishes. For the design, you could choose between a claw foot tub and pedestal tub. These could be available in different finishes like cast iron, copper, steel with porcelain coating, and acrylic. If youre tired of the usual claw foot tub, the pedestal tub is a good alternative. This has an elevated front portion that slopes down at the middle or it could also have parallel level edges. Unlike the claw foot tub, this doesnt have any feet, but a wooden oval-shaped base as a support. It also doesnt have any faucet drilling that allows water level to be deeper - you use freestanding or wall-mounted faucets for pedestal tubs.
Depending upon the colors and texture or design used on the walls and tiles etc, you can make a note and follow similar scheme while choosing the rest of the things for the bathroom. Check out what accessories are available in the bathroom and what is required. A detailed inventory should include accessories like soap dish, dispensers, toilet paper roll and stand, waste bin, mirror, stool, bucket and mug, brush holder, etc. These are functional accessories required for day to day use. All these accessories can be bought in sets with matching color and designs or you can buy them separately while ensuring that the color combination is in line with the overall theme and compliments the rest of the bathroom. The bathroom is not complete without the rest of the accessories including toilet seat covers, shower curtains, window curtains, foot mat and rug, napkins and towels etc. While you go looking for them, keep in mind the color combinations in line with the overall theme. Your bathroom is where you spend a lot of time everyday and should make you feel relaxed. It is important that the bathroom be decorated with the right color combination and design as you like it. It should make you feel good and should be functional too. A bit of time and effort spent while planning can give you the required end result.
In flooring and fixtures, the colors should be coordinated or should provide a delightful contrast to the color of your walls to create a variety in visuals. However, also remember to stick to one or two shades only to avoid creating confusion in a single small space. The tiles on the floor should be darker than the walls. This is to emphasize the solid floor providing a contrast to the walls making it a focus. Also, it would help conceal dirt and grime and will not easily discolor through continuous use through time. Choosing bathroom colors for your vanities and cabinets is also carefully selected. In color schemes, dark colors will make a room darker. So when painting a strong and solid dark color, provide lots of light to make it brighter. Use small spotlights for a focal point effect enhancing an elegantly displayed décor or area. For counters, use light colors to create a clean and polished look. Accessories also play up the overall theme of the bathroom. Compliment dark colors of your bathroom with light accessories and vice-versa. Accentuate accessories with colors according to your mood and theme. This is a quick and interesting way to alter and cheer-up your overall bathroom appearance and play for bathroom colors.