Today on the blog I have Nikki who is one half of the renovation duo behind the blog, nooks & cranny.
nooks & cranny is a DIY renovation blog aimed to inspire and assist enthusiasts to create beautiful homes on a budget. I love discovering new blogs that deal with renovation and DIY, partly because I’m not that great at DIY, and I appreciate seeing that creative flair in others. Nikki and her partner Luke, know a thing or two about renovating for a profit and they share their DIY projects on the blog. They are the ultimate DIYer’s, and their blog is one you want to follow if you love home renovation. I’m pleased to have Nikki here today to share 5 ways to style your bathroom on a budget.
One. Cleanliness is golden
Before spending a cent of your hard earned cash on accessories, cleaning the space from head-to-toe is a sure-fire way to increasing the feel of space and luxury.
Start from the bathroom ceiling and work your way down including the exhaust fan, lighting, tiles and grout, tap fittings, exterior windows (inside and out), vanity mirrors and inside your drawers. Don’t forget the grimy shower door and the layers of calcium.
Two. Accent with natural furniture
To create a sense of cosiness, comfort and practicality add natural furniture such as cane baskets for laundry or storage and handmade timber seats – perfect for shaving your legs, painting your nails or resting a glass of wine.
Three. Appease all your senses
A bathroom is a sanctuary that everyone in the home utilises at least twice a day and it’s nice to turn a somewhat ritual into a sensory experience with the simple addition of fresh blooms, candles and aromatherapy oils.
Tip: I love adding a drop of lavender oil to our toilet rolls.
Four. Create warmth with timber
It’s not always possible to remodel your entire bathroom and install a new timber vanity, but it is possible to add additions of timber by means of chairs, benches, free standing cabinets and even timber vases, candle holders and floor mats made of timber slats.
Five. Quality linen on display
To create a sense of opulence, style your bathroom with plush robes and towels. Hang them neatly on rails and hooks and show them off folded or rolled in display nooks.
Most importantly, make sure they’re practically located for stepping out of the shower or bath and their colours compliment your room scheme.
Do you style your bathroom? Which tip will you give a try with your bathroom?
Last week on Home Improvement Thursday Aaron from Mayfair Plumbing shared tips on how to find where your toilet is leaking and how to fix it before you ring a plumber and nooks and cranny shared how to make DIY veggie gardens beds as now is the perfect time to plant those veggie seedlings so you have produce to eat during Summer.
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