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4 Fantastic ways to update your bathroom on a budget, DIY takes first prize

Transform your bathroom with these four budget-friendly tips

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By Kauthar Gool | May 4, 2023 | Bathroom

Ideally, your bathroom should be more than a place of utility. There’s nothing as relaxing as a long soak in the bath or a divine shower to rinse away the day’s stresses. However, if your space looks dingy and unwelcoming, it’s very unlikely that you’ll want to spend a significant amount of time therein.

Whether you’re looking for a way to give your bathroom a spruce of life, or just want to add a few personalised touches to your space, we have the perfect tips for you.

1. Refresh your grouting

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Cleaning out the dirty grouting between your bathroom tiles is a wonderful way to spruce up your space and have it look brand-new without breaking the bank. There’s nothing that makes a bathroom look more outdated than dirty grout. Foodguidelondon illustrates perfectly how this can be done efficiently. The overall effect clean grouting will have in your bathroom may really surprise you.

2. Add a plant or some flowers

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Eco-friendly bathrooms are a wonderful trend in 2023. Do not be afraid of adding some lush greenery to your space. Your plants don’t have to overpower the bathroom, but should merely add to the overall calm, relaxed aesthetic in your place. A eucalyptus plant could work well. Adding a few of your favourite plants or flowers could also add to the overall scent within your bathroom, creating a space that is more inviting and fresh.

3. Place toiletries in clear containers

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Instead of having your bathroom stacked full of toiletries in various shapes, sizes, and colours, which would give your space a cluttered look, opt for uniform bottles to create a more organised, well-put-together look. A great hack would be to use your older, stylish-looking bottles and simply refill them periodically.

4. Add a statement piece

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Incorporate at least one upscale, exquisite-looking piece in your space. It could be a gorgeous, irregular-shaped mirror or a piece of artwork or pottery. Be creative and make the space your own.