Small Bathroom = Big Ideas

Small Bathroom = Big Ideas

Small Bathroom = Big Ideas The bathroom is usually the smallest room in the house.  And just because it’s small, doesn’t mean that it has to appear small.  There are various ways in which to make your bathroom look bigger than it actually is.  Here are a few tips and guidelines. Everything the Same Tone Keep everything in the room the same tone as much as you can.  For example, if you have dark walls and light tile your room will be chopped up visually making it appear smaller.  But if you do want some contrast, limit it to an item such as a low cabinet or a light fixture.  This allows the item to stand out as a feature and everything else will fade into the backdrop. Ceiling and Walls If your ceiling is angled or has oddly shaped low areas, you should paint them all the same color.  By making this one unified color, the unusual shapes seem to disappear causing the space to look larger.  The amount of transitions and intersecting planes are diminished creating a cleaner and more expansive space in the top of the room. Mirrors Don’t be afraid of mirrors!  When it comes to mirrors, you have several options in your bathroom.  Here are a few tips on how to make your bathroom appear larger using mirrors:         Give your bathroom that grand feeling by installing a mirror that reaches the ceiling.  Whether trimmed in wood or tile, a spacious mirror that has lighting above or hanging in front of it will double the impact of the lights and allow the space to grow....