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Bathroom looking a bit ho-hum? When you want to freshen up your personal spa space but you're not ready to full on redecorate, opt for a mini-makeover that updates your most-used, most functional room essentials. Here are 9 decorista-approved, superfun bathroom beauties for your consideration; pick two, pick three, or go crazy and try them all -- fabulousness is just a mouse click away.
|1 Make shower time self-affirmation time with a cheerful shower curtain that offers such get-happy slogans as "Aren't I gorgeous?" (Answer: "Absolutely!") $32 US, urbanoutfitters.com.||2 Step out of the tub and onto a pillowy bath mat woven in a graphic brick pattern (perfect for picking up the theme if you have subway-tile walls!). And if you haven't seen cb2, Crate & Barrel's younger, hipster-sister company, click on over now. $19.95 US, cb2.com||3 Add storage, seating and style with this walnut bathroom stool. It's perfect for bath time chatting, or for holding a book and plate of snacks if you're a bathtub reader. The removable terrycloth seat cover makes washing a snap, and there's lots of room under the seat. Molger, $39.99, ikea.ca|
|4 Need to do even more clutter busting? Stackable bath cubes that let you choose between open, hidden, or glass-front storage, are the ideal solution. Best part? Same price, regardless of what option you choose. $39.99 each, Canada.lnt.com||5 Vintage-look faceted-glass canisters are a chic way to stash-and-show bathing essentials like cotton balls, guest soaps and bath salts. Best part, they suit many décor styles, so if you do redecorate later, these investment pieces will still look great. $26-$159 US, restorationhardware.com||6 Novelty countertop and toilet accessories bedecked with a vintage French parfumerie logo add old-fashioned charm. The neutral, natural ceramic tone is a soothing addition to any palette. Tumbler, $8, dispenser, $12, toothbrush holder, $8, toilet brush, $22, kitchenstuffplus.com|
|7 Perilous 3AM journeys to the loo need gentle illumination. If your bathroom's sporting a boring old nightlight, replace it with a handcrafted cutie sporting a Japanese-paper shade. $28, honey-bunch.com|| 8 Room freshening can be as attractive (and fun!) to look at as smell, with these neat-o air-scenting wands. The bamboo wands rest in a glass vase, from which they evenly diffuse a bamboo-and-hibiscus scented oil. $48 (set includes wands, vase, ceramic cover and perfume oil), ca.fruits-passion.com ||9 A superfast way to make your bathroom look better and make yourself feel great at the same time? A luxe new set of towels. Organic, GMO-free, unbleached cotton towels made under fair-trade working conditions in a spa-quality luxury weave prove that earth-friendly and style-friendly mix -- beautifully. Hollywood spa towel set, $83 (includes one wash cloth, hand towel and bath towel; towels are plain, not with logo shown), rawganique.com|
Mike Holmes digs the dirt on getting your bathroom reno done right.