Lakisha Day February 27, 2021 Bathroom
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.
Most people dont think to do this with their bathroom. But you spend more time in your bathroom than you think you do. Cool colors like blue or green are soothing and calming. So if you want your bathroom to be a sanctuary, use these colors as a starting point for bathroom color ideas. Using lighter cool colors will also brighten your bathroom, and make a small bathroom feel bigger than it actually is. On the other hand, if you want to feel more energized and active, choose warm colors like orange or red for your bathroom. These colors can make your bathroom feel cozier and more inviting. But be careful - they are bold colors, and may overcome everything else in the bathroom. It might be better to use them for an accent wall, or for a splash of color to stand out and tie the rest of your room together.
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.
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
To create the perfect bathroom is a unique task. Homeowners are yearning to turn their bathrooms into a place of rest and relaxation, a personal retreat so-to-speak. Color can influence the balance, mood and perception of space in your bathroom. Every persons definition of perfect differs. Choosing your bathroom color is important in personalizing your design. Have fun with it! Add a personal touch of vibrant colors to radiate energy, or soft/deep colours to emit intimacy. Before choosing your color scheme stand back and take a good look at your room. What size/space have you got to work with? How good is the lighting? Do you have a large window or skylight helping to open the room up? Once youve grasped the basic dynamics of your bathroom youre ready to choose your color scheme.
Some people would rather go monochromatic, or maybe use only two colors for their bathroom paint. For example, using a black and white color scheme will give your bathroom an elegant, classic feel. But you might want to add some warm color accents to relieve the starkness of black and white. If youre starting from scratch - completely renovating your bathroom - then lots of bathroom color ideas are available. But if youre just doing a repaint to freshen up an existing bathroom, youll have to take into account the colors of your fixtures to make sure that everything coordinates.