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8 Fantastic small bathroom decor solutions everyone should try

Eight tips you can use to make the most of your tiny bathroom space

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By Kauthar Gool | May 18, 2023 | Small Spaces

While a bathroom should, ideally, be an oasis for the body and mind, if your space is quite small, you may be struggling to think of ways to decorate it effectively. Now, the most important thing to remember is that you don’t want too much mess or clutter and your focus should be on optimally using the space you have without giving the room a chaotic feel. If you’re looking for ideas on how to decorate a tiny bathroom, we have eight amazing tips for you.

1. Be practical

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Before anything, you need to consider exactly how much space you have and how to use it efficiently. Think about where essential items, such as toiletries, will be kept before you venture into thinking about miscellaneous decorative pieces, such as art or plants.

2. Clear up clutter

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You don’t want your space to look chaotic, therefore decluttering is key. Use beautiful woven baskets to house items that you need that would otherwise create a mess. Isolating the mess is a great way of achieving a clean aesthetic in your bathroom, and woven baskets are aesthetically pleasing pieces which can be placed discreetly under your sink.

3. Add shelving and add-ons

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If your space is truly tiny, using the walls as storage is of utmost necessity. Add a few shelves to your space to hold essentials that are utilised daily, such as toiletries that you would not want to be stored away and unpacked each and every time you take a shower.

4. Be mindful of paint

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No matter how small your space is, incorporating the right shades within your bathroom can really lift the room. Instead of using white, try softer colours like sandy beige, plaster pink, or blue. If you’re not afraid of bold colours, experiment as much as you want. However, do be mindful of the space you have and the idea that you want your room to be welcoming.

5. Lighting is your friend

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Soft lighting has a wonderful way of elevating a room. Another way of making the place seem bigger is to let beautiful natural light in to illuminate the bathroom. There is nothing as depressing as a dingy, badly lit bathroom space, so use light to your advantage.

6. Add a styled mirror

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Upgrade your mirror to one that has a ton of character to lift your space and give it a more chic, designer feel. A statement mirror has a way of giving your space a wonderful edge and shows how thoughtful you were in the planning of your bathroom.

7. Incorporate art

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While you do not want to overpower your space, adding one or two artworks is another way to have your space looking chic, well-thought-out, and stylish. Never be afraid of expressing your interests and personality in the decor within your home.

8. Under-the-sink-storage

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Ideally, you want the path in your bathroom to be cleared and would not want to have any obstacles as you enter the space. Therefore, storing some items underneath your sink is a great way to hide clutter. Be mindful of how you store the items, though. Try using stylish baskets that fit with the theme of your space.