Get a new bathroom for less! These easy DIY projects give your bathroom a much-needed makeover, while saving you money.
In the bathroom, make function your first consideration. Position towel racks exactly where you need them, and supplement
them with hooks to hold robes and clothing. Add floating shelves to hold extra towels and toiletries.
If you're investing in a new toilet, opt for a water-efficient one. They are easy to install and will save you hundreds of dollars overtime.
Select a hue that you like and then build around it. A coat of lavender paint makes the space more inviting and balances the
coolness of a bathroom's porcelain and chrome. Bring in finishing touches like a botanical-print shower curtain or hand towels
in the same color family.
Make your bathroom seem larger by cutting down on clutter and adding storage. Baskets and boxes are great for towels and sundry items because they double as a decorative touch. Small freestanding cabinets offer another option—select closed designs to hide mess.
Retiling and wallpaper are time consuming and can get expensive. Beadboard (wainscoting) is a low-cost way to drastically
change a wall you don't like. Buy it in sheets at a home improvement retailer (it’s usually 32 inches high and about $3 per
If you don't have a double vanity (or if you share your bathroom with your kids), getting a little space in front of the mirror in the morning can be next to impossible. Instead, hang up a mirror away from the sink so that one person can apply makeup while another uses the basin. Place an old chest of drawers below it for storage.
Your old, bulky vanity can make your entire bathroom look dated. Rather than the latest trend, go for a classic—replace the sink with a simple streamlined pedestal style. Complete your update with new fixtures like a sleek chrome faucet.