Bathroom Refresh: Powder Room
Whether it be a primary bathroom, secondary bathroom, or powder room, these spaces are arguably some of the most used rooms in a home and are well-deserving of design attention! We're kicking off our newest series with tips on how to maximize space and create the perfect powder room.
The powder room is typically located on the first floor of a house and is without a bathtub or shower. Intended to be used by guests, the powder room is the perfect opportunity to show off your personal style!
Since they are smaller, you're open to using a more luxurious, decorative tile. Natural stone, like a beautiful marble, is a great option for a powder room as it would usually require too much maintenance in a primary/secondary bathroom due to water spillage.
In a powder room, you have the option to make the vanity the focal point of this space. Make sure this stays consistent with your style and be mindful that, when making finish selections, you are able to mix hardware colors! This opens up a world of inspiration to bring in a bold black, regal gold, or sleek silver.
Floating vanities are a great option for a smaller room because they don't take up floor space, therefore, bringing in a light and airy feeling. If you're worried about a lack of storage, you can add a floating shelf underneath. (And stay right on theme!)
When designing a powder room, we must keep guests in mind! Don't forget to add in a ceiling fan as this is essential to the airflow of the room and will be sure to keep your guests feeling comfortable. Placing a towel ring close to the sink will ensure easy handwashing access and eliminate the need for a long towel bar.
Don't be fooled, just because a powder room is small, doesn't mean you can't have fun with the wall color. Go for it and choose a non-conventional wallpaper or a BOLD color and if you get tired of it in a few years, it's a small enough job for a quick refresh!
Take it from us and give your powder room some much-deserved personal attention! Stay tuned in the next couple of months for a deeper look into how to style both primary and secondary bathrooms.