Take your bathroom from drab to fab with these easy decorating ideas!
Bathroom and kitchen renovations are known to give homeowners the biggest returns on their investment when they sell. But whether you’re doing a big renovation or just looking for ways to update your current bathroom and whether you intend to sell or not, these ideas for beautifying your bathroom will pay big returns in your overall satisfaction with your home. And you don’t have to have a $50,000 budget to do it. These affordable upgrades will add some serious style to your home without breaking the bank!
Renewal Divinity Small Mirror
What a difference something as simple as a mirror can make. The right one can transform the look of your bathroom and give it an updated, more stylish feel in an instant. The frame is made from hammered aluminum combined with beveled glass and can be hung vertically or horizontally, depending on your preference and the shape of the space you’re working in. Renewal Divinity Small Mirror, Wayfair, $380.46.
Flush Mount Bathroom Lighting Fixture
When renovating, it’s important to consider your lighting options for the type of space you have. So before you head to the lighting store, figure out whether it’d be best to go with flush mount, track lighting or sconces. No matter what you choose, illuminate your bathroom with a stunning light fixture that ties your bathroom’s whole look together and adds an appealing amount of sparkle and shine! Boasting a shiny chrome finish and a laser-cut inspired design on the lamp shade, this flush mounted lighting fixture will bring effortless elegance to your bathroom and is a simple way to take the look of the entire space from drab to fab! Flush Mount Bathroom Lighting Fixture, Multi Luminaire, $349.
Aroura Tile White and Gold Wallpaper
If you’ve always loved the look of wallpaper but have shied away from using it in the bathroom, it’s time to reconsider. Wallpaper has come a long way and today, there are lots of options on the market, many of which are suitable for moisture-rich environments. This gorgeous wallpaper has a mosaic pattern that mimics the look of tile and has a washable finish for easy clean-up. Aroura Tile White and Gold Wallpaper, Graham & Brown, $50/roll.
Metro Basket Weave White and Cobalt Porcelain Mosaic Tile
Flip through the pages of your favourite design magazine and you’re sure to see plenty of bathrooms boasting this contrasting basket weave tile to dramatic effect. Get the look for yourself with these tiles – but may we suggest opting for the white and cobalt colour combo as a subtle alternative to black and white? The rich cobalt will add a decidedly chic and unexpected look to your bathroom. Metro Basket Weave White and Cobalt Porcelain Mosaic Tile, Home Depot, $7.98 each.
Gleaming Brass Bath Collection
Upping the style quotient in your bathroom doesn’t get any easier than this! Swap out your existing vanity vessels for these truly chic options. The full set includes a soap dispenser, tumbler and tray, all in a beautiful brass finish. Gleaming Brass Bath Collection, Anthropologie, $22-$36.
Dot Medallion Shower Curtain
Looking for a quick and easy bathroom update that won’t break the bank? How about a new shower curtain? This 100% cotton curtain is made in India and features a modern medallion motif in a soothing colour palette of watercolour inspired shades of blue and grey. With this one simple addition to your bathroom, you’ll add an air of tranquility that will turn your bathroom into the oasis you always dreamed of. Dot Medallion Shower Curtain, West Elm, $29.99.
Serve up these tasty scones at your Mother's Day brunch.
Serve a delicious Mother's Day brunch at home using these mouthwatering recipes.
This Mother's Day treat mom to a delicious brunch at home. Not sure where to start? We've put together our best sweet and savoury recipes to help you host the perfect celebration.
Add merriment to your morning with a dutch baby pancake served with cherry jam. Get the recipe here.
Prepare a flavourful breakfast with these whole-wheat waffles topped with fresh berries. Get the recipe here.
Savoury garlic gluten-free biscuits make delicious addition to any brunch menu. Get the recipe here.
This recipe for smoked salmon makes a sophisticated appetizer that's loaded with omega-3s. Get the recipe here.
Enjoy the sweet spice of cinnamon with these decadent wheat waffles. Get the recipe here.
Add a little interest to traditional scrambled eggs with some smoked salmon and spice. Get the recipe here.
Nutritious and delicious, these tender oatmeal berry-infused pancakes make a delectable brunch. Get the recipe here.
Instead of traditional scrambled eggs why not try these baked eggs in ham cups. Get the recipe here.
These delicious salmon cakes are perfect for fish-lovers. Get the recipe here.
Enjoy a not-too-sweet-sensory indulgence infused with the first delightful offerings of summer. Get the recipe here.
Tart cranberry and zesty lemon collide in this sweet union of fearless flavours. Get the recipe here.
Serve bacon potato hash with eggs and chipotle sour cream for a delicious and comforting brunch. Get the recipe here.
Combine bacon, cheese and herbs for an irresistibly savoury muffin. Get the recipe here.
Your guests will love these flavourful smoked cheese and sage biscuits with peameal bacon and poached eggs. Get the recipe here.
A fresh and flavourful blueberry brioche that's just as good for French toast as it is on its own. Get the recipe here.
Enjoy delicious date and pecan scones topped with cinnamon-honey butter. Get the recipe here.
Enjoy these scrumptious vanilla-mixed berry muffins any time of day. Get the recipe here.
Brighten your morning with these sunny baked egg cups. Get the recipe here.
Try this twist on classic french toast with ham and cheese. Get the recipe here.
French toast layered with sliced fruit and drizzled with maple syrup makes for a decadent weekend brunch we can’t resist. Get the recipe here.
Use ready-made pizza dough for a quick and easy pastry topped with espresso glaze. Get the recipe here.
Don't forget about drinks! Add this popular tea latte to your brunch menu. Get the recipe here.
These buckwheat galettes will make a wonderful addition to any brunch menu. Get the recipe here.
Zingy citrus and Greek yogurt make this cake perfect for more than just dessert – try it morning, noon and night. Get the recipe here.
Your guests will love this healthy and delicious frittata. Get the recipe here.
Update your brunch menu with this sweet and savoury grilled cheese from Heidi Gibson and Nate Pollak's new cookbook Grilled Cheese Kitchen. Get the recipe here.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with these simple and delicious brown sugar-glazed fruit kebabs. Get the recipe here.
Recipe: Simple French onion soup
A wooden dresser transforms into an ultra-stylish statement piece.
Put your DIY skills to the test with these simple and stylish IKEA furniture transformations.
Style at Home's talented design team puts their own unique spin on IKEA's VITTSJÖ nesting-style coffee table with three personality-packed rooms to match.
Discover how all three looks came together and how you can create the same look in your home.
We created a customized office desk for this cozy home office nook.
Using IKEA's ALEX desktop you can create the same look at home.
A simple DIY project dramatically transforms a regular wooden dresser into a luxe piece of furniture on a budget.
Using IKEA's TARVA three-drawer chest get this look at home.
Glam up a plain pendant light with a coat of gold spray paint.
Using IKEA's HEKTAR pendant light get the step-by-step instructions here.
Add some stylish storage to your space with this gorgeous do-it-yourself cabinet featured in our high/low: chic dressing room.
Using IKEA's SEKTION wall cabinet get the step-by-step instructions here.
Create your own free-standing island like the one featured in our Parisian-style kitchen. This budget-friendly accessory can be customized to suit your style while adding an extra prep area to any size space.
Using IKEA's KARPALUND base get the step-by-step instructions here.