Get The Look: Using A High Contrast Color Scheme To Create A Sophisticated Guest Bathroom

Guest bathrooms and powder rooms are among my favorite spaces to experiment with new styles. They’re relatively small, which means you won’t need a lot of time or materials to totally transform the space. They’re also less frequently used, which means you can be a little bolder with your choices than you might for a […]

Six DIY Projects To Update Your Bathroom (For Less Than $200!)

We spend a lot of time here on HomeThangs talking about large-scale bathroom renovations – replacing and updating big-ticket items like your vanity, bathtub, or shower. But there are plenty of ways to update your bathroom even if you aren’t planning a major remodel, and spending a little money on some of the smaller details […]

Get The Look: Lessons To Learn From A European Small Bathroom

In many parts of the world, living space is at a premium. That means no big, sweeping kitchens and no sprawling master suites. But while a shortage of square footage can feel like a huge problem here in the States, densely populated areas around the world have turned small space living into an art form, […]

Get The Look: Big Style In A Small Bathroom (And A Little Optical Illusion)

Working with a slightly-too-small space is one of the biggest challenges of interior design, and in a room that sees heavy daily use like a bathroom, it can be tempting to abandon aesthetics in favor of functionality. But a small bathroom that works well can also be one that looks good: you just have to […]

Six Simple, Affordable Ways To Beat Your Bad Bathroom Lighting

More than almost any other room in the home, bathroom lighting has a tendency to go wrong. On the surface, it seems simple – just mount a three-light fixture to the wall above your vanity and call it a day, right? But the most ubiquitous bathroom lights are also the exact kinds that set you up […]

Get The Look: A Rustic Twist To Warm Up A Cottage Bathroom

Of all the many different bathroom styles out there, cottage bathrooms are easily the most common and the most iconic. Clawfoot tubs, pedestal sinks, subway and hex tile, and maybe some beadboard all combine to create what you probably think of when you think “bathroom.” But wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling white porcelain interrupted only by the occasional […]

Get The Look: Squeezing Big Style Into A Small Bathroom

The layout of this bathroom by Shanade McAllister-Fisher is a designer’s nightmare: it’s small, cramped, narrow, and without a single window to help brighten up the space. It’s literally too small to be photographed from inside the room. And yet, the smart use of contrast and light not only saves this small bathroom from feeling cramped and […]

Under Cabinet Lighting: A Simple, Subtle Way To Beautify Your Home

I’ve spent a lot of time on this blog talking about how important it is to have lighting fixtures that look good as well as providing the light you need, but today I want to talk about lighting fixtures that work best when you don’t even realize they’re there at all: under cabinet lights. If […]

Get The Look: Stylish Sophistication For A Petite Powder Room

Powder rooms, guest bathrooms, and half baths are among my absolute favorite rooms in the home to decorate. The function they need to serve is relatively simple, which means that once you’ve got the basics down (Sink? Check. Toilet? Check.), you have a ton of room to get creative with your decor. This powder room […]

Get The Look: Playing With Contrast In A Contemporary Gray and White Bathroom

Gray bathroom vanities are often used in transitional bathrooms – an in-between color for an in-between style. But this trendy look also works beautifully in a more contemporary bathroom, especially when used with a high contrast style. A gray-and-white space is less harsh than a black and white bathroom, but can be just as striking. […]