Bathroom Wall Decor

A Practical Guide to decorating your bathroom

Nothing is worse than living with a bathroom you hate.  After all, we use our bathroom just as much as any other space our homes.  A bathroom that’s unorganized, cluttered or just out of date can make the home feel messy and be detrimental to your mood.

For this reason, many interior decorators suggest placing wall decor in your bathroom.  This does not necessarily mean that you have to put paintings and photographs in your bathroom, but that stylish mirrors, shelving and other functional elements can make fantastic bathroom wall decor.  Here are some tips on choosing the right bathroom wall decor to get you started in transforming the (possibly) most important room in your home

Tile in Scandinavian Bathroom

Choose Tiles You Love

Tiles are a must have in any bathroom.  They keep moisture from getting into the structural components of the space and make cleaning much easier.  However, tiles are also a decorative element that serve to create the theme and color scheme of the entire bathroom.  If you hate the tiles in your bathroom, you’ll probably hate the entire room.  After all, no one wants to be surrounded by tiles that make them uncomfortable.

Think of tiles as wall decor and choose accordingly.  Pick a size, shape and color that you want to look at everyday.  This will be the first step toward building a bathroom that you enjoy spending time in.  

Stylish, Modern Tiles from Three Birds Renovation

Find Stylish Mirrors and Shelves

Because every bathroom needs shelving for towels and mirrors in which to do your makeup, it makes sense that the most amazing bathrooms turn these elements into decorations.  Instead of finding any old shelf and tacking it up with brackets, try finding one that adds something to your bathroom’s environment.  Many wall-hanging shelving units can add parallel lines and patterns to your bathroom’s theme and pair nicely with flat-colored walls.  You can also paint them to match the room’s existing color scheme.

In addition, the mirror can double as a piece of wall decor.  Mirrors can be purchased in many shapes and sizes or cut to suit your tastes.  If you can find a decorative mirror, you’ll be amazed at how it changes the feeling of your bathroom.

Towels hung on a decorative shelving unit are the perfect form of functional bathroom wall decor.  You can even change the color of the shelf itself to match the rest of your bathroom.


Utilize Your Surfaces

Not all wall decor has to be mounted on the wall itself.  Instead, some decorations can sit on the bathroom’s surfaces, nestled up against the wall.  Houseplants, ceramic containers and colorful soap dishes all make great bathroom decor.  They occupy space left by the bathroom’s functional elements and contribute to the overall feeling of joy and cleanliness in the bathroom.

Placing houseplants on the windowsill, sink and other surfaces can be a great way to occupy wall space in your bathroom.  Finding a houseplant or decorative jar that matches your bathroom can be a great way to decorate.