A bathroom remodel is sure to be a delight for you and your family once the revamp is complete. Guests who visit your home will enjoy the upgrade too, as there’s nothing like a fresh new look to make the time in there a bit better. After all, we do spend a significant portion of our waking hours in the bathroom, so fixing it up is always appreciated.
Not only will a bathroom remodel or upgrade make the room more livable for you and yours, but it will add value to your home in the event you choose to put it on the market sometime in the future. This may not be top of mind at the moment, but it is a consideration to be aware of, no matter your selling plans at the present time. As one of the most used rooms in the home, a clean, crisp, well-coordinated, and upkept bathroom makes an immediate impression, proving that your home is well taken care of and maintained to the max.
Size is not an issue when it comes to making an impact. Even the smallest bathrooms have plenty of potential, so don’t dismiss an upgrade when there is a lot that can be accomplished. For instance, if you currently have a tub, consider converting it into a more streamlined shower. This will add more space and make the bathroom look modern. You can add attractive mirrors to create an illusion of a larger room, as well as lighting techniques that will add a degree of dimension. Less clutter on the countertop, a sleek vanity space, and even the color of the tiles will change everything. Small does not mean you’re stuck. We will reinvent your bathroom room so the area appears more spacious.
Depending on your budget, redo options are all over the board. We will work with you to get the most bang for your buck, be it in just one of your bathrooms or all of them. First and foremost, function is top priority. Let’s be sure your faucets aren’t dripping or leaking, cracks and crumbles are dealt with, and there’s nothing falling apart or especially unsightly. It is always smart to focus on the bathroom(s) that buyers care about the most – perhaps the one in the master bedroom or one in your main foyer that gets lots of foot traffic. It all depends on the layout of your home and the current status of your space. If all you require is a few touch-ups, consider giving each bathroom an upgrade to some degree. Little changes go a long way, be it adding a double sink for that “fancy” factor, or removing your clunky vanity for something slimmer and more stylish. Glass shower doors look far more flattering than ratty old plastic shower curtains, and nice shiny new faucets add a touch of flair.
Tiles can last a long time if they are made from high-quality materials and have been installed properly. They may do the trick for the time being, but as for reselling, you may want to swap them out. An old-fashioned look – no matter how well the tiles may have tolerated time – may make people think your bathroom isn’t up to par. We’ve got tons of tiles to choose from, in a wide range of colors, shapes, and sizes, and at a variety of price points. Peruse our sizeable showroom for samples, and see the drastic difference new tiles can make. They are durable and easy to clean, so the upgrade will last you just as long as the ones you’ve got now…if not longer. If your bathroom is not currently tiled, consider making a swap to this style. The luxurious look of tile adds pizazz and provides a nice selling point when buyers are looking at your bathroom.
A bathroom remodel of any size is a smart move for your money. Whether your budget is small, large, or somewhere in the middle, our friendly and focused team is trained to take your bathroom to the next level. No matter your taste, we will together work out a style that speaks to you. And when you one day sell your home, you will get what you deserve, thanks, in part, to a Columbus Bath Design upgrade. Give us a call when you’re ready to remodel at (614) 907-4558 for an estimate, or stop into our vast showroom to see some of the set-ups we’ve designed. Let’s plan a redo start date. We can’t wait to deliver your dream bathroom!
2020 is upon us, with so much to look forward to. There is plenty of potential to make changes that have an impact on your everyday life, and home is where it all begins. Why not reward yourself for making it through 2019 with a new bathroom remodel? We do spend a significant amount of time in there, after all. Whether you are looking for a simple step-up or something far more significant, Columbus Bath Design is ready to make your new bathroom perfect for your plans. We are always excited for our customers who are seeking an upgrade that is sure to make their home more heavenly. As the clock counts down towards a brand New Year, let’s work together to transform your bathroom into something so much better.
There’s no time like the present, and when a New Year approaches, it helps us assess our options and goals for a greater tomorrow. New Year’s resolutions are top of mind this time of year, and many people aim to improve their daily routine. With a free estimate there is nothing to lose, so get in touch with a professional at Columbus Bath Design and realize your home’s potential. Your daily life will benefit from the beauty you’ll enjoy once your new bathroom is complete. Kick off 2020 with a redo you certainly won’t regret.
At Columbus Bath Design, no project is too small to see a real change. On the flip side, we can accommodate your needs to go grand (see the next point below). It is all about your space, budget, and ultimate remodeling goals. A shiny new vanity is a nice addition, spicing up the main focal point of your bathroom. Mirrors and lighting may not seem like much, but they have a wonderful way of reworking the area for added allure and appeal. If your old bathroom sink isn’t up to your standards, let us replace it with something more modern. When you talk to one of our experts, we will go over your options and agree on some not-so-serious, but oh-so-splendid design upgrades.
If you visit our showroom in Lewis Center, you will get an up-close look at how much we can do to any size bathroom. Imagine walking into yours and seeing something basically brand new. From smooth, sparkling tiles to a brand new tub or shower, we can do it all, and you will be impressed with how the change will truly transform your space. Check out the impressive wall systems and shower units, our vast array of elegant tiles in as many shapes, sizes, and colors as you could ever hope for, and note how all of the materials we use are high-end and long-lasting. And with the value you will get by working with us, every penny you put into your remodeling job is money well-spent. Remember, a well-maintained bathroom adds significant value to your home, so if you choose to put your home on the market when you are done enjoying it, the fabulous fix-ups will be a smart and savvy selling point that will benefit you in the long run.
Our remodeling process is pain-free! We want to get you going so you can see the bathroom you desire sooner rather than later. After all, it is your New Year’s wish to have a bathroom that is more beautiful than ever. Give us a call at (614) 721-3872, or stop into our spacious showroom. You will speak to one of our creative design experts who will help you narrow down your options until you’re set on a style that suits you. We will offer you an honest cost estimate, as well as how long the bathroom redo will take. Once we finalize the design, we’ll get started. Pick a date and the bathroom of your dreams is underway. If you require assistance with payment, the GreenSky Loan Program is a helpful way to work things out. Inquire within and learn more here.
2020 is your year to make changes that reflect your sense of renewal. A bathroom redo is not only eye-catching, but a functional upgrade you can rely on. If remodeling your bathroom has been on your mind for some time, make the New Year your opportunity to begin the transformation. Columbus Bath Design is committed to our customers, and we go the extra mile to make bathrooms beautiful. Quick, affordable, and worry-free, we’ll work our magic to make you smile. You may never want to leave your bathroom! Give us a call to get started today at (614) 907-4558.
Let’s face it, it’s easier to keep one big resolution rather than several smaller ones. That’s why you might want to bump planning a custom bathroom remodel to the top of your list for 2020. Whether you’ve been thinking about swapping out the dated tile, updating your fixtures, enlarging the shower or doing a complete remodel, tell yourself that this is the year you will finally make it happen. And we can’t wait to come along for the ride!
The key to successful goal-setting is not to be hasty when you do it. The most action-worthy resolutions are usually the ones you’ve thought through and are willing to dedicate your time and energy to. Whatever you do, don’t make a resolution on the fly after too many toasts on New Year’s Eve. If you’re not totally committed to your goal, the odds of staying motivated are not in your favor.
So now your resolution ‘list’ has one single goal: Remodel the Bathroom. You’ve been putting things off, making do with that tiny shower, putting up with that ugly green tile. It’s time to bite the bullet and call in the professionals who can help you research, plan, design and create a custom bathroom you love with the features you’ve longed for.
Creating a custom bathroom is a big step, that’s why you need a partner you know and trust. For more than 20 years, our family-owned and managed business has been faithfully serving the greater Columbus area with beautiful results.
Whether it’s a tub-to-shower conversion, adding a soaking tub, remodeling a stuck-in-the-80’s powder room, or doing a complete master bath remodel, your project can be smooth, affordable and completed in as little as a day or two depending on size and scope.
It all starts with our easy custom bathroom remodel 5-step process:
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With virtually hundreds of choices, you’ll want a partner you can trust to help you make all the right decisions. One who has seen (and done!) it all when it comes to creating a luxury custom bath that expresses who you are and how you live.
Are you all about function? Think about enlarging the shower, modernizing the tile, changing out the countertops and adding niches, drawers and cubbies for plenty of storage.
Love a spa-like vibe? Think about a decadent soaking tub, stunning vessel sinks, luxurious lighting and a spa-like multi-jet shower showcased by a gorgeous mosaic tile accent wall.
Concerned about safety? Think about converting a shower to a tub, or a tub to a shower. We do a lot of walk-in tubs as well – the perfect solution for aging in place. You might want to think about grab bars, hi-rise toilets and other safety features to make your new bath work for your specific needs and situation.
If you can dream it… we can do it! It all starts with a visit to our showroom where you’ll see beautifully designed vignettes with showers, tubs, tile treatments and storage options. You’ll also be able to compare vanity styles, countertops, tilework, flooring samples and paint colors, right there on the spot, and get a good idea of how things might look when your room comes together.
Our showroom consultant will walk you through the process and help you think through all the details – from function and design, to bath décor selections, to lighting and hardware – all the important niceties and necessities that will turn that resolution for a new luxury bathroom into a beautiful reality in the new year!
Get 2020 off to a great start!
Give us a call right now to set up your appointment.
Forget about making lists and loading up your sleigh with things they don’t really need (or want!). Christmas is just around the corner, so why not up your game this year and give your family something they really want… a gorgeous new luxury bath with all the bells and whistles!
This may be your best idea, ever — a brand new family bathroom (or two!) fully loaded with the niceties and necessities that check all the boxes on your wishlist. Now’s the time to do things up right… enlarge the shower, update the tile, change out the vanity, and/or add much-needed storage and style.
Think about the last time you were in a luxury bath. What did you enjoy most there? How did it make you feel? Then look through magazines and online sites like Houzz and Pinterest for the look you love and the features you long for. Be sure to consider who’ll be using the space – spouse, kids, in-laws, guests — and what might jingle their bells, as well. There’s nothing like a tricked-out bathroom to encourage family unity, comfort and joy! Here’s some food for thought just to get the ball rolling:
Now’s the time to add the custom touches that will make your life easier, more organized or more fun. Have a problem you need to solve? We can help you with that, too. We can take out a dated garden tub and replace it with a new custom shower, or convert a shower space to a tub… it’s easy when you know-how.
Go ahead, make a list…. check it twice. Your family gift bath starts in our showroom, our one-stop spot for all the customized choices that will make your new luxury bathroom unlike anyone else’s.
And what a showroom it is! Look, design, dream, explore – this is where it all comes together to bring your dream room to vibrant life. Here, you’ll see beautifully designed vignettes with showers, tubs, tile treatments and storage options. You’ll also be able to compare vanity styles, countertops, tilework, flooring samples and paint colors, right there on the spot, and get a good idea of how things might look when your room comes together.
Creating a custom bath is a big step. That’s why our showroom consultant will walk you through the process and help you think through all the details – from function and design to bath décor selections, to lighting and accessories – all the things you may not have thought about, but are key components in the creation of your new custom bath.
With virtually hundreds of choices, you’ll want a partner you can trust to help you make all the right decisions. One who has seen (and done!) it all when it comes to creating a luxury custom bath that expresses who you are and how you live.
Christmas is coming fast, so talk with us now! Your Columbus Bath Design specialist will be with you every step of the way to help you identify all the niceties and necessities so your dream bath has all of things you want … and none of the things you don’t.
That’s it. That’s all. Let’s get the snowball rolling.
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It’s that time of year when everybody wants to breathe a little holiday decor into their home. The good news is that you can do this with just a few simple tips and tricks. You don’t have to spend a ton of time or money to give your house that warm and cozy holiday feeling. Here are a few simple tips to get you started.
To help you narrow down on decorations, choose a theme that you love. Not only will this give your home more flow, but it’ll make the decorating process a little less hectic. Consider what you love most about the holiday season and then incorporate that into each and every room.
Sometimes, people try to decorate around their normal everyday décor. However, you may need to pack it up for a couple of months to make room for your seasonal items. If you try to decorate around the existing décor, it may end up looking and feeling unorganized or cluttered.
Red and green are certainly holiday decor favorites, but don’t be afraid to play up your space with other colors. This time of year can easily incorporate other color schemes such as blue and silver or even loud, vibrant colors. Choose colors that suit your personality and help you get into the holiday spirit.
Candy is one of the easiest (and most delicious!) ways to incorporate holiday decor into the season. You can fill various holiday bowls with your favorite treats or use candy to make arts and crafts you can display. Candy canes are always a holiday favorite for many people.
Holiday music can bring it all together! If you’re having a gathering, don’t underestimate the benefits of a quality holiday song. Choose a few of your favorites and play them quietly in the background at your next social gathering.
A wreath is the first thing that people will see as they approach your home. The wreath can be a simple store-bought one, or if you’re the creative type, then you can make your own! Use pops of holiday colors to bring it all together. You can focus just on weaving in green and red, or you choose your favorite holiday character. Try to stick to a theme that matches the décor inside.
You don’t necessarily need to buy new holiday décor every single year. Instead, choose a theme and add to it periodically. You may also have everyday items that can be pulled out and put on display. For instance, the red mixing bowl that your grandmother gave you may now be a festive candy bowl that you can leave out during the holiday season.
The fireplace is a great focal point of any room. You can add poinsettias and sprigs of greenery to the mantle for a quick holiday pick-me-up. The fireplace is also a great area to display your favorite holiday knick-knacks for everybody to see and enjoy.
Pine cones are an excellent addition to any holiday decor scheme. It’s an easy way to incorporate a bit of nature without overwhelming the space. You could add a few to your holiday wreath or just place them in a decorative bowl. It’s really that simple!
Be mindful of the fragrances you use this time of year. Choose scents such as pine, cinnamon, or clove to help create the ambiance you are looking for.
Don’t forget to add a little something to your light fixtures! This is an excellent opportunity to incorporate garland and holly in a subtle yet effective way.
While the mailbox isn’t inside the home, it certainly adds to the overall feel of it. Add a bit of garland or even a string of lights to your mailbox to bring a little more holiday cheer to the outside of your home.
You don’t have to go overboard with holiday decor. Instead, keep it simple by incorporating a few holiday-inspired touches throughout your space. Reuse, recycle and revamp as many products as you can to save some valuable time and money.
The holidays mean that your home is likely to have a lot of company. This may be the perfect time to consider a remodel of the space that gets frequented the most: the bathroom. Adding a little more storage space or updating the look will go one step further in making the most of your holiday décor.
If you’re considering an update to your space, get in touch with us at Columbus Bath Design. We’re more than happy to help you create a space that you can enjoy all year long! Give us a call at (614) 907-4558 to get started.
The holidays bring people together. It’s the time of year that you can enjoy the company of your family and friends as you celebrate this joyful season. That means that it’s time to deep clean every nook and cranny of your bathroom! After all, you want to make sure the space is sparkling clean and ready for use.
Are you feeling overwhelmed? Don’t worry; we have a few simple reminders to help you achieve a perfectly cleaned bathroom that your guests will appreciate. To kickstart the deep clean, let’s take a look at how you can get the space ready for your next holiday party.
Remove all clutter from the area. If you have small children, this means removing their toys and toilet bowl attachments out of sight. Remove all laundry, unnecessary items on the sink, and of course, any trash or debris that may be lying around. You want the space to look as clutter-free as possible.
We don’t mean just to wash your clothing. This is also the time that you should take down and launder shower and window curtains and any washable rugs. Doing so will make your space look and smell great! Keep in mind; you should add fresh linens so that your guests may dry their hands after using the restroom.
You want every space to be sparkling clean. Start by wiping down the windows, shower doors, and mirrors. These spaces are usually covered in fingerprints and smudges, so wiping them down will give the space an instant facelift.
Make sure that the counters and all fixtures are thoroughly cleaned. You may want to polish your fixtures to give them an even cleaner shine and that deep clean feeling.
Floors should be scrubbed thoroughly. Be mindful of corners as well as baseboards. You’ll want to be sure to wipe down these areas by hand, as most cleaning products will not get to these areas adequately. Doing a little more work will have a huge pay off in the end.
Make sure that the toilet bowl is completely clean—this means no water stains! Take a moment to wipe down the outside and the base of the toilet to ensure that the entire bowl is cleaned.
Make sure that your bathtub doesn’t have any toys or used washrags sitting around the edges. Clean the tub thoroughly and make sure that there is no hard-water build up around the drain. Speaking of drains, you should take a moment to clean out the drain of any debris.
Bathrooms can become somewhat of a “catch-all” in some homes. If this sounds like you, take a moment to remove any items that aren’t necessary. You may also want to put away some items that are too personal such as toothbrushes, hairbrushes, and other sensitive items that you may not want to be displayed.
You can make the space feel even fresher by adding in a toilet bowl fragrance, spritzing the area with a holiday scent, and making sure that all of the trash bins have fresh bags.
During the holiday season, you want to be sure that you have prepared the bathroom for guests. You may want to have extra soap, lotion, and toilet paper available. Make sure you incorporate adequate storage so that these extra items are easily accessible, but not out in plain sight. This will help the space look tidy and fully stocked for guests.
One of the best cleaning products you can possibly use is just regular vinegar. Vinegar can tackle harsh build-up and can make cleaning a breeze. A simple mixture of 1:1 vinegar and water and you can clean your entire bathroom essentially with this one concoction. It simplifies the process without sacrificing quality cleaning. Plus, you won’t have to worry about the space smelling like harsh chemicals. It’s certainly a simple approach to cleaning that many of us can appreciate.
There are many small touches you can do to make your space feel welcoming. You can add in some greenery, have artisan soaps available for use, and even add little pops of holiday décor. Doing so will make your space feel even warmer and more inviting.
At Columbus Bath Design, we are always looking out for our customers. We want to help you get your space holiday and guest-ready by incorporating a quality cleaning strategy that works. If you want to do even more with your space, reach out to us to schedule a design consultation. We are happy to answer your questions and walk you through various design options. Give us a call today for more information at (614) 907-4558!
Everybody deserves their own little slice of heaven. For many people, there’s nothing quite like having a beautifully revamped dream bathroom where they can relax, unwind, and leave their worries behind. If you’re interested in updating or totally remodeling your bathroom, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether your style is modern and chic or comfortable and cozy—Columbus Bath Design can help you design the bathroom you’ve always wanted.
There are a few key areas you should focus on if you’re interested in a bathroom update or remodel. We understand the process can feel complex. That’s why we’re here to help you every step of the way. Let’s kick this off by starting with some of the key considerations you should keep in mind as you move throughout the design process.
First, consider what your dream bathroom looks like to you. This part of the process requires a little creativity. You’ll want to start by considering the ambiance you would like to create. Perhaps you want a spa-like feel, or you prefer something simpler that is more geared toward functionality. Even if you aren’t sure of the proper design terms, you can start by looking at pictures and discussing what you like or don’t like about each design aspect. As you make these decisions, you’ll quickly realize that you have a design concept that you prefer.
Starting a bathroom remodel can feel overwhelming. After all, there are so many choices! However, it’s best to start with the basics. You can narrow in on your design by simply beginning with the color scheme. While the color of the space may feel like a fundamental decision (and it is!), it can go a long way in helping you narrow down which fixtures and décor will enhance the space. Perhaps you prefer something bright and welcoming, or maybe you like something calm and tranquil—that one decision about color will get you on the path toward designing your perfect bathroom!
While it’s certainly essential to understand that trends come and go, you also want to be aware of the hottest designs in the market. Right now, we see a lot of combinational bathrooms with soaker tubs and walk-in showers. People want the best of both worlds, so often, if there is enough space for both, then that is what we do!
There are primarily two broad design choices that people lean towards: minimal or functional. Of course, there is a lot of room for customization in each category. Minimal designs focus more on keeping the space open and modern. Functional designs tend to be more focused on how space can be easily used and comfortable.
Products and accessories can go a long way towards bringing a design scheme to life. The fun part of the design process is when we bring together tile choice, lighting fixtures, faucets, and all the other finer details. The best part about it? You can take things you like from different designs and bring them together in a way that makes sense for you and your space.
The critical thing to remember is that this space should be designed for the people who live in it. While trends can certainly be a great point of inspiration, the process is all about personalizing the space so that you feel the most comfortable in it.
The hottest trend in any kind of design project these days is just how much it focuses on the personality of the customer. Your preferences should be apparent through every step of the process. While we can help you hone in on colors and products that will make the most of the space, your style should be at the forefront of the design. We will help you get there!
No matter the design you choose, make sure that functionality is part of it. You’ll want to be sure that your space has plenty of usable storage and that the flow of the room makes sense. Using different types of baskets, totes, or bins can really bring the space together.
Everything from tub size to faucet design can play a critical role in how you use your bathroom. Giving some thought to the finer details can go a long way in ensuring that the space is the most comfortable and useful space possible.
Are you interested in kickstarting your dream bathroom design? Columbus Bath Design can help! We offer a simple five-step process that is as easy as: contact us, explore designs, get an estimate, finalize your design, and schedule installation! The best part? Our remodel process can be completed in a single day. Contact us today at (614) 907-4558 to get started on customizing your dream bathroom!
Whenever we tell people that we can have many bathrooms remodeled in just one day, it’s always fun to see the reaction! Those who’ve been through bath remodeling cannot figure out how it’s even possible to do it in one day. Those who haven’t want to know our secret!
There’s no secret, really. Just a well-thought-out business model that keeps the customer foremost in the process and makes it easy for them to both choose and afford our products.
Why did we go this route? We studied all kinds of remodeling processes and bath remodeling businesses. In addition, we talked to people — customers just like you. Here’s what people said, and how Columbus Bath and Design responded:
Bath remodeling is expensive. From flooring to fixtures, a luxurious-looking bath can take a big chunk out of the wallet.
We provide free in-home estimates so you know exactly what to expect. Or, we can give you a basic quote at our bathroom design center. Either way, our bathroom designers and remodelers will be as upfront as possible to make sure your project comes in on budget.
Bathroom remodeling is time-consuming. Let’s face it, the bathroom is used many times a day by everyone at your home. When it’s out of commission, it can mean pandemonium!
Hey, we don’t want your bathroom out of commission any longer than you do! Once you’ve made your choices and we’ve finished your design plans, it often takes us just one day to complete the remodel. We’ve got the people and process down pat to finish your remodel quickly.
Bathroom remodeling is messy. Different contractors walking in and out, dragging equipment and supplies and disrupting your life for days or weeks on end – ugh!
With our process, you don’t need a single contractor for this and another for that. We do it all for you using our trusted professionals and with a guarantee that we’ll leave your bath — and your home — spotless after your remodel.
Bathroom remodeling is overwhelming. SO many choices: fixtures, cabinetry, flooring, lighting, tile! And news flash: I’m not an interior designer.
We agree! That’s why we’ve made it easy for you. Just visit our showroom in north Columbus where we’ve put all of your choices under one roof. Select from our huge selection of shower units, wall systems, tubs, accessories and more. We’ve put a lot of looks together for you, or, our designers can also help you make decisions!
Bath remodeling comes with surprises. So the flooring contractor didn’t measure correctly, or the plumber didn’t know THAT was behind the walls.
We don’t like surprises any more than you do! We measure, design, and estimate as accurately as possible, with the primary goal of staying within your budget, always.
Our process ensures that your remodel happens quickly, but with NO skimping on quality of products or labor.
To get started, call us at 614-907-4558. We are located at 8596 Cotter Street on the northside of Columbus, Ohio. The remodeling showroom is just off of Polaris Parkway. Our design specialists will be ready to talk you through what you will need, when you need it, and how easy the process really is.
This is the fun part! Our friendly staff can guide you to get the look, feel and function you want for the best possible price. Choose the tile, shower doors, tub, and accessories that fit your style and purpose. We know the right questions to ask to make sure your bathroom turns out to be that perfect blend of style and function.
We provide free in-home estimates so you know exactly what to expect, or we can give you a basic quote at our bathroom design center. Either way, our bathroom designers and remodelers will be as upfront as possible in order to make sure your project comes in on budget.
Make any final improvements you would like to your bathroom design . . . bathroom finishes, fixtures, and even special orders. We know that ideas come to you even at the last minute, and our team is experienced enough to make these changes!
Our experienced, professional bathroom installers will come to your home on the scheduled day and time. They’ll perform the renovation while keeping the dust and mess to a minimum. We know that a renovation can be a huge inconvenience to your normal, day to day lifestyle and Columbus Bath Design makes certain to be as courteous, clean, and understanding while the renovation is being completed.
Call us today — the sooner we get started, the sooner you’ll be enjoying your new bath! Yep, we’re THAT fast!
Choosing the perfect accessories for any room in the house is never an easy task. If you’ve already got the perfect fixtures and appliances, how do you decorate to really bring attention to them? Choosing the perfect bathroom accessories doesn’t have to be hard.
You can start by asking yourself the following questions:
Bathrooms are often smaller than other rooms in the home, so sometimes choosing the right accessories can be difficult. Focus on must-have accessories. Think about the things you really need to have on-hand, and make these accessories as beautiful as possible. These can be small things like soap dispensers or dishes for must-have products like cotton buds.
Accessories should also be convenient and can apply to small items of furniture. For example, a bathroom chair for longer makeup sessions, or a small stool for the kids to be able to reach the sink and learn how to brush their teeth are pieces of furniture that also double as accessories. Small tables for bath time can also be useful — to put your book on, a glass of wine, or a candle for the perfect relaxation station after a long day. Think about your lifestyle, your layout and the space available, and how your bathroom can best fit your needs.
If you have a small bathroom, you should turn your functional accessories into style pieces. This will avoid the space feeling cluttered, and will make it feel bigger and more zen. You could store your towels in different imaginative ways, like in a basket or rolled up on a wall shelf.
When planning accessories for your bathroom, the general principle is less is more. But this sometimes means people hide away their favorite products, rather than keeping them on show. If the packaging is pretty then don’t feel like you have to hide it away! Create a mood board, think about the style you are aiming for, and consider whether the packaging for this item fits in with it.
Not all of your products in the bathroom need to be hidden — many have interesting and beautiful packaging that can actually add to the interior design of your bathroom. If you don’t like any of your packaging in the bathroom, invest in some quality soaps that have pretty packaging. They’re not all that expensive, and the simple design can make your bathroom feel even more classy and indulgent.
Really consider the design of your bathroom before you start thinking about your accessories. Make sure your accessories fit with your color palette and style. For example, if you’re aiming for a modern Scandinavian look, don’t include an antique Iranian jar. Or if you want your bathroom to feel like a spa for you to relax in after a hard day at work, think about adorning your space with candles or air purifying plants that make you feel at peace. The most important thing is that you decide on a theme and stick to it. Also the same goes for when you’re thinking about your lighting: it needs to be practical, highlight the features of your bathroom, and fit your style.
Bad designs don’t accurately reflect the people who live in them. Your bathroom should reflect you, your tastes and your favorite things. Bring your personality and likes and dislikes in to personalize the space. If you love the beach, theme it around this, or if you feel relaxed in a forest, bring in lots of houseplants and paint the walls green. Make your own safe haven, personalized to you!
Also, think about what accessories make you feel comfortable. Is it when you come out of the shower and put on that plush bathrobe? Then don’t hide it away! That’s what brings you the most happiness out of the functional items in the room, so that is what should be displayed and attention drawn to. Surround yourself only with items that bring you happiness, and show them in a way that celebrates them!
There are many different storage accessories to choose from on the market, from trunks to ceramic containers, wicker baskets to plant pots. There are many different styles and colors, so make sure to choose ones that work with your color scheme, and get only products that work in that color range. For example, a great idea for a simplistic look is just using wicker and white ceramic storage containers. Everything in your bathroom will work in tandem, without being too matchy-matchy as everything serves its own function. You can store them on counter surfaces, or stack them on the floor.
A cool, modern idea is to lean an old step ladder or get a storage unit shaped like a step ladder, to organize all your storage boxes, towels, and ornamental accessories. For items that are harder to find, and you need to use every day, like cotton wool, consider using glass containers. These items aren’t too ugly, so don’t need to be hidden away. If your bathroom is truly tiny, consider putting the surplus product in another room or storage space, and just refilling these storage containers when needed — then the large items won’t take up vital bathroom space, and you’ll be left surrounded by only beautiful things!
Come and visit us at Columbus Bath Design to find the perfect bathroom to suit all of your needs, or call us on this number: (614) 907-4558.
Going back to school can be a stressful time. There’s so much to prepare in all of your family’s life, like new clothes and school supplies. Your bathroom should remain your oasis of peace in the evenings, and the clean, fresh awakening in the mornings to get your kids up and out! So we’ve compiled our top tips for getting your bathroom ready for back to school time, making the space feel bigger and better organized, and making it easier to manage multiple people in and out in the mornings.
Over the summer, the first thing you can do is clear out anything old or unused from your bathroom — and all over your house! Getting old items out of your hair is the first step to a more stress-free lifestyle, opening up your time from finding things and stressing, to worrying about the more important things in life, like encouraging your children in their schoolwork! Homework, papers, coats, and backpacks might pile up, but make sure you have designated laundry baskets in the bathroom so everyone knows where their items go — whether it be sweaty sports clothes or used towels. This will help you when you’re cleaning and doing the laundry, and will help keep your bathroom clean and tidy throughout the year.
Everything should always have its own place, and everyone should know where that designated place is, meaning that the whole family can help you keep on top of everything. The kids can even have their own designated baskets, toothbrush holders, towels, etc. to help encourage them to learn how to tidy, and keep this habit up throughout the school year! This means it will be quicker to get ready with the kids in the mornings too, as you’ll never have to spend time looking for things, and they’ll be able to find and use their own stuff easily when they’re older.
Get a wicker basket or storage space to hold books to read to your kids in the bath. If you read to or with your children throughout the summer, it will help get them ready for going back to school. Awaken their imagination, and teach them new vocabulary! Kids whose parents read to them are far more likely to succeed in school; bath time might be just the time to do it – if they’re not too excited!
When the craziness of school starts, it’s nice to plan some family time — if they’re young enough, a bath together could do the trick. Some games to play in the bath which are educational are useful too, or invent some games with the toys they already have! Toys could be stored in the bathroom in a bag, so your child can keep it in their room. That way they won’t be distracted with things that remind them of playtime when they’re getting ready for school in the bathroom.
Whenever you’re designing or re-thinking the layout of a room, it’s essential that you think of how you and your family members use it at different times during the week and year. Remember how you felt at back to school time last year, and let it influence your decisions. Did you all crowd around each other last year, stressed out in the mornings, trying to find something? If so, maybe think about clearly labeling your boxes or storage containers with labels in an attractive font.
Maybe getting ready for back to school last year was a really stressful time for you. Remember to take time for yourself and relax. A simple, chic, well-designed bathroom will help you to switch off and recharge your batteries. Make sure you’ve planned in all your appointments, after school meetings, parents’ evenings, clubs and hobbies on a calendar, so you know you have a solid plan for the future. And then relax!
For a family bathroom, it’s recommended to get large multipurpose cabinets, as your bathroom has to do so many things for so many people. However, if you’ve already designed your bathroom, and you’re looking to diversify your storage options, there are many extra things you can add to your bathroom to better utilize the space. Think about investing in drawer dividers, extra storage, such as wall or corner shelves, and extra hooks on the walls – maybe one for each member of the family!
If you’re struggling to fit everyone in the bathroom in the morning, work out a schedule, so everyone gets enough time before you all have to leave. Instead of a stressed, last-minute morning, have a planned, relaxed, fun one! Layout the breakfast table before you sleep, make sure everyone’s towel and supplies are ready in the bathroom, make sure your children’s clothes are clean and laid out in their bedroom to come back to after their morning wash.
Come and visit us at Columbus Bath Design to find the perfect bathroom to suit all of your family’s needs, or call us on this number: (614) 907-4558.