You may be of the opinion that bathroom serves a functional purpose, and as long as it gets a regular cleaning and the faucets aren’t leaky this area of the house is taken care of. But let’s face it, this is the only place at home where you can have your private time, that as soon as you lock the door you are on a much deserved break. This connection you have with your bathroom is why modern bathroom designs guarantee that your private oasis relaxes your mind and body.
Whether you use glazed vitrified tiles (the classic option) or choose the dimensional tiles, with the ideas mentioned below, your bathroom makeover is sorted:
1) The Floating Vanity
A trend that has been prevalent in Europe for many years and is finally starting to make its way to the rest of the world is the floating vanity. A floating vanity creates a clean, transitional look that many homeowners want in their homes today. In order to make the area around the vanity pop with colour, you can cover the wall behind the vanity in tiles of different colours.
2) The Dimensional Tile
Move beyond glossy wall tiles or digital wall tiles for your bathroom and try opting for dimensional tiles for your bathroom. Whether in porcelain, natural marble or stone, these fantastic tiles bring drama and style into the bathroom. If you’re on a limited budget, try using these tiles in the shower or as a mirror frame above the vanity.
3) Freestanding Tubs!
The freestanding tub has been gaining a lot of popularity over the last few years and for good reason. Surrounded by marble, stone, ceramic tile or polished vitrified tiles, the tub surrounded by tiles will draw in a space-saving and elegant element to your bathroom.
4) The Natural Wood Tile
While accents of gray and neutral shades are popular amongst bathroom design ideas, many homeowners crave the organic and warm feel that wood-like tiles add to a place. These tiles can kick start any bathroom design and add a great texture to complement the smooth white painted walls of your bathroom.
We’ve talked about backsplashes here before and how they’re more than an ideal choice for your kitchen. Now these backsplashes can comprise of your classic ceramic glazed wall tiles, or you could go forward with a range of varied trendy materials that make gorgeous backsplashes.
From the traditional tile to trendy glass – and rustic wood to shiny metal – there seems to be no end to the options available for kitchen backplashes today. Though new materials have been going through the rotation, tile is still the most popular backsplash material, with natural stone qualifying as a fast growing second. But if you invest in services provided by the right installer, you can make just about any material work.
Let’s see what’s in store today!
1) Salvaged Materials – Boat Wood
Acting as foil to shimmering stainless steel, a mosaic tile backsplash that is fashioned from antique boat wood is the personification of everything chic yet conventional. The great thing about boat wood is that you will require no adhesive for vinyl plank flooring when it comes to maintaining your backsplash as boat wood is completely impervious to moisture and isn’t prone to grout, hence delivering you form requiring a sealant for the same whatsoever.
2) Paper – Marble + Wallpaper
Leave patio or bathroom renovation ideas behind, the kitchen deserves to look equally gorgeous and requires as much attention! Your white kitchen doesn’t have to be all white. A gleaming white backsplash in your kitchen gives way for you to make your fanciful flora wallpaper the star.
3) Reflective Finish: MIRRORS!
Mirror, Mirror on the wall – the mirrored backsplash might be the fairest of them all. A popular choice among many homeowners, this one is also a personal favourite. Best suited for small and functional kitchens, this material allows your kitchen space to feel larger. Want to go for the whole transformation? Pair this idea with bright white marble countertops for a sleek finish.
Life’s full of difficult choices. Kitchen renovation shouldn’t be one of them. Come back to read more on trendy materials to use for different tile designs!