The holidays are finally here, and you know what that means? It’s time to get your home ready for company! While you’ll probably spend time decking the halls and making your space jolly for the season, there is one important aspect that you should not forget about, your bathroom! Here are some of our best tips to get your bathroom ready for holiday parties.read more
With fall in full swing, it’s time to start decorating your home for the season if you haven’t already. Bathrooms are an area of the home that some people overlook in regards to decoration. Even if your bathroom is small, you can still incorporate festive decorations into your space. You can add a few simple touches or go for an all-out Thanksgiving theme in your bathroom. Here are our decorating tips to get ready for the season:
One of the simplest ways to decorate your bathroom for Thanksgiving is seasonal towels and washcloths. You can purchase Thanksgiving-themed bathroom décor almost anywhere. Choose linens decorated with things like turkeys, pilgrims, leaves, and cornucopias. For a more subtle look, simply replace your current towels with new orange, yellow, and red ones to fit the color scheme of fall.
If your bathroom has a window, find new curtains that coordinate with your new towels and linens. This will ensure that your color scheme is cohesive and that everything goes well together.
Another great idea is to place seasonally-scented candles, such as pumpkin or spiced apple, in your bathroom. You can light them every day or just for special occasions or when guests are over. Smells and scents can remind people of holidays past and build a festive ambiance. To take things a step further, invest in candles that crackle and make bonfire-like noises to give your bathroom a cozy feel.
If you don’t want to invest in candles or are looking for something a little more outside the box, incense is also a great way to give your space a comforting smell. To avoid flames entirely, invest in a seasonal plug-ing. This will provide consistent bursts of scent throughout the day and you won’t have to worry about blowing anything out before you leave.
Seasonal hand-soaps are another fun way to decorate your bathroom. Try to “shop local” when it comes to this part of decorating. Finding cute boutiques and small vendors near your home will ensure that your soaps are unique and hand-made, giving your bathroom a warm and welcoming feel. Add a decorative soap dish and make this a focal point of fall display for your bathroom.
For an added bonus, find a nice fall themed lotion to put next to your sink as well. This time of the year is the perfect storm for dry skin and cracked hands. Help your guests out with a nice, soothing lotion.
The lighting in your bathroom can also be changed for the holiday. You can purchase a seasonal night light for a small touch. For a more bold change, you can swap out the light bulbs in your bathroom to a soft orange. You can also put up string lights around your bathroom mirror. Choose from orange lights or ones that are shaped like pumpkins or turkeys. Another lighting idea is to place lanterns with either real or electric candles in them. Place a string of fall leaves and small pumpkins and gourds around the base to make it more fall appropriate.
One of the absolute easiest ways to decorate any space for the Thanksgiving and fall season is to stack up on pumpkins and gourds. You can choose varying colors, shapes, and sizes and arrange them in a fun fall display. For an extra fun touch, tie orange and gold ribbons around their stems. Pumpkins and gourds are cheap decor and will give your space an authentic feel.
There are many other simple touches you can add to your bathroom to decorate for Thanksgiving. Swap out any wall hangings you have for wall art featuring fall leaves, turkeys, pumpkins, and other harvest-related items.
If you have enough shelf or counter space, you can choose any of these super simple DIY projects:
When it comes to decorating your home for the holidays, don’t forget about your bathroom! All of these ideas are quick and easy but can make your bathroom feel fun, cozy, and welcoming for all of your guests and loved ones. And as always, if you need help or tips with your bathroom accessories or are looking for a whole new remodel, don’t hesitate to contact the experts at Columbus Bath Design!
Many homeowners complete bathroom remodeling projects when spring arrives, as it is a great time to take on such a project. An attractive, well functioning bathroom is important to residents of the home, future buyers and visitors. This makes projects of this kinda good investment.
Finding Inspiration. Like most homeowners, you may want to occasionally change your décor. Inspiration can come from various places, such as looking at displays in home-improvement stores, leafing through magazines or surfing the Internet.
Making the Project Simple. It is not as difficult as you think to completely change the style of your bathroom. For example, in many cases, the room’s major fixtures can be left in place, provided they are still functioning efficiently. You can create a new look with small details that transform an otherwise drab bathroom into one that is updated and aesthetically pleasing.
Sinks and Vanities. Consider adding an attractive new sink, which can change the entire look of the room. This is particularly true if you choose an ornate vessel sink that becomes the room’s focal point. To add style and flair to your bathroom consider replacing the vanity as well. If you prefer a striking appearance, select a color that contrasts with the background of the room. If you desire a touch of sophistication, choose a color that is only a few shades darker or lighter than the overall shade of the room.
Exchanging old, worn-out fixtures for new shiny replacements also goes a long way toward updating your bathroom’s look. Replacing worn spigots, handles and knobs with silver or gold-tone fixtures instantly breathes life into the room. Fixtures in bright, primary colors are also an option to make the room stand out.
Eco-Friendly Choices. Another way to update virtually any area of your home is to take inspiration from “green” products. The bathroom is an especially good place for such items, as bamboo or maple adds a lovely touch, and both are environmentally friendly options. Regardless of your personal preferences when making renovations, a well-thought-out bathroom remodeling project is sure to add beauty and value to your home.