3 Mistakes In Bathroom Decor And 25 Ways To Correct Them

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Most of us aren’t professional designers and we tend to make some mistakes while decorating and designing spaces. Today we are discussing mistakes in bathroom decor, bathrooms are important because we use them often and such a space should be functional. Three most popular mistakes in decor are not layering lighting, forgetting about decor and not making enough storage. Let’s have a look at all of them and at some ways to correct them easily.

Not Layering Lighting

Layered lighting makes any space look larger as you see every single corner and nook, besides your space becomes very functional, which is essential in bathrooms, where you need to shave, wash, make your hair and so on. Layered lighting should include ambient, accent and task lighting. Ambient lighting is those lamps and lights that are overhead, they should be bright enough to illuminate all the corners. Accent lighting should be placed where you spend much time: next to the mirror, somewhere near the bathtub if you often take a bath or near the shower. You may also go for additional task lights, for example, in a beauty nook to make grooming or making up easier.

a perfecly styled pendant lamp as a sink zone accent light is a great idea

a perfecly styled pendant lamp as a sink zone accent light is a great idea

every mirror features a lamp, which is used as an accent and maybe task light, too

every mirror features a lamp, which is used as an accent and maybe task light, too

though ambient light here isn't bright, the bathtub space is additionally illuminated

though ambient light here isn't bright, the bathtub space is additionally illuminated

an accent and a task light with layered mirrors in a modern art deco bathroom

an accent and a task light with layered mirrors in a modern art deco bathroom

a chic glam crystal chandelier is a stunning accent light idea for any bathroom

a chic glam crystal chandelier is a stunning accent light idea for any bathroom

a very cool idea of accent lighting is a large pendant lamp with a brass accent and matching fixtures

a very cool idea of accent lighting is a large pendant lamp with a brass accent and matching fixtures

smart, almost invisible ambient lighting and additional built-in accent lighting for a modern space

smart, almost invisible ambient lighting and additional built-in accent lighting for a modern space

additional accent lighting in the shower to make taking it more comfortable

additional accent lighting in the shower to make taking it more comfortable

Not Enough Storage Space

A bathroom is a functional space and you should help it realize its functions foreseeing enough storage space from the very beginning, it shouldn’t be an afterthought, especially in a small space. Having enough storage space will make your bathroom more organized, less cluttered and consequently it will look larger. Invest in pieces that are double-duty, look for creative and stylish solutions and of course, DIY something that suits your space perfectly! If there’s enough space, go for a chic glazed armoire to store various supplies, it will add to the style.

floating shelves over the toilet is timeless classics for a small bathroom, it always works

floating shelves over the toilet is timeless classics for a small bathroom, it always works

make a double countertop vanity to use the space in between for storage

make a double countertop vanity to use the space in between for storage

incorporate some built-in storage right into your shower to save some space

incorporate some built-in storage right into your shower to save some space

a ladder with wire baskets is a great idea that allows to accomodate a lot of things

a ladder with wire baskets is a great idea that allows to accomodate a lot of things

bathtub screens hiding some chemicals are a great idea for hidden storage to declutter the space

bathtub screens hiding some chemicals are a great idea for hidden storage to declutter the space

a bathroom shelf with woven basket drawers is a creative and easy idea

a bathroom shelf with woven basket drawers is a creative and easy idea

a yellow cabinet with glazing is a great idea to store towels in a rustic bathroom

a yellow cabinet with glazing is a great idea to store towels in a rustic bathroom

a smart IKEA hack to hold various supplies, towels and some baskets and caddies

a smart IKEA hack to hold various supplies, towels and some baskets and caddies

built-in shelves in a very tight space save the deal

built-in shelves in a very tight space save the deal

No Decor

Yes, bathroom is a utilitarian space but why not make it more pleasant to stay in? Striving for functionality don’t forget about decor, too: use various materials and textures, add cool chandeliers and lighting fixtures, choose chic tiles and textiles and try some bathroom wall decor like wallpaper, wall art or even sculptures. You may also go for an oversized vintage mirror on the wall if it fis your style: it will make the space look bigger and mor elight-filled besides its decorating function.

a gorgeous marble accent wall and bathtub platform make the space peaceful and refined

a gorgeous marble accent wall and bathtub platform make the space peaceful and refined

an accent mosaic wall changes the whole look of this very small bathroom

an accent mosaic wall changes the whole look of this very small bathroom

trendy black penny tiles with white grout to stand out plus gorgeous pendant lights

trendy black penny tiles with white grout to stand out plus gorgeous pendant lights

catchy printed wallpaper is a trend, and such wallpaper can totally change the look of your bathroom

catchy printed wallpaper is a trend, and such wallpaper can totally change the look of your bathroom

a chic black and pink space with flowers and an artwork for a girl

a chic black and pink space with flowers and an artwork for a girl

wooden and woven accents make this small space cozier and more wlecoming

wooden and woven accents make this small space cozier and more wlecoming

a super bold shower wall with fish scale tiles is a gorgeous way to add color to the bathroom

a super bold shower wall with fish scale tiles is a gorgeous way to add color to the bathroom

add style to your bathroom with gorgeous furniture like this metal and brass vanity

add style to your bathroom with gorgeous furniture like this metal and brass vanity