Luz Mason February 23, 2021 Bathroom
Pick your Colors Once you have an idea of what youre looking for you can start looking at different color options. Your theme might even prompt you to look at some unusual colors that you might not have been interested in before you chose your theme. Think of the colors of your current fixtures if youre keeping them or the colors and finishes that you liked while you were surfing the internet; maybe a rich sunset color will complement your cowboy chic or a light sandy color could give a beach feel to your Newport inspired design. You might not want to purchase paint or towels until after your fixtures have arrived and you get to see their true colors. Some handmade pieces vary when they are finished and can throw off your carefully selected bathroom colors. Once youve made your decisions about which style and colors fit your bathroom best, its time to put your plan into action. Knowing ahead of time what you want will make it much easier for you to find all the elements you need to create your bathroom design or make substitutions if you need to. Whether you do it yourself or hire a contractor to come in, your bathroom with reflect your taste in no time.
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.
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.
Blue Blue is the most popular of all bathroom colors. It is the most inspirational and larger than life color as nature has given it to sky and water in the oceans. So you will feel the coolness and openness of this shade. Green If you are an eco loving person then you can pick the green color as there is nothing more soothing than this color. Wonder why our eyes feel relaxed when see greenery. Same is the effect of green paint on bathroom walls. So for cooler and calmer environment pick the green color. Yellow to Orange Hues If you are life loving person who checks and sees the brighter side of life then pick the hues and tones of yellow to orange color. These color tones are of Sun that gives us energy and light. You bathroom will be more brighter than ever with the yellow color. But if you are person who gets irritated very easily and owns a short tempered nature then try using some cooler colors rather than the bright ones.
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.
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.