Once you’ve finished installing the basics in your bathroom, you’ll want to stock your home with the most important bathroom accessories. Whether you’re shopping for bathroom accessories for the first time or redecorating an existing room, you’ll be able to find all the essentials on Wayfair. From bathroom shelves to soap dishes and dispensers, your bathroom will be fully equipped for a fast morning routine or a luxurious weekend bath. Rather than storing all of your belongings in your bathroom vanity, we have a wide selection of storage options for this important room in your home. You can shop for bathroom accessories in a wide variety of styles and colours to match the rest of your bathroom furniture and decor. By equipping your bathroom with your favourite bathroom accessories, you’ll always have what you need within reach.
Now that you know where you can find the bathroom accessories you need, it’s time to plan out your bathroom design and theme. With so many amazing accessories available, how will you find the best inspiration for your bathroom décor? Luckily, we have gathered some of the best resources on bathroom design inspiration, DIYs, and complete bathroom remodels that feature before and after’s to help you find the design inspiration you need to make your bathroom the best room in the home.
Need some help finding inspiration for your bathroom accessories and décor design? A common place to start is looking at the design of other bathrooms that you enjoy. You can pick out the parts you want to include in your bathroom and get a better sense of what accessories you do or do not want in your space. Let these bathroom designs inspire you to create a bathroom that is worthy of being a luxurious getaway.
Bathroom Accessories That Stand Out - Adding simple decorative pieces to your bathroom can change the way it looks without much effort. Consider adding a bath rack to minimise clutter around your bathtub or adding bathroom storage containers such as a woven basket to add character in a small and manageable way. We must admit we are in love with the crackle paint used on the bathroom door in this inspirational bathroom post by Klaus and Heidi, she added so much personality with only a small can of paint!
Photo: Klaus and Heidi
Eco-Friendly Bathroom Inspiration - Want to achieve an elegant bathroom design look while also being conscious of how much water you are using or what materials are being used in your bathroom accessories and fittings? Consider decorating or fitting your bathroom with steel materials, as steel is 100% recyclable. For more ideas check out this post by Moral Fibres on green bathroom ideas to see how you can decorate your bathroom while also being eco-friendly.
Photo: Moral Fibres
Beach Inspired Bathroom - If you love nautical inspired décor you will love this nautical bathroom re-do. Bringing in bathroom mirrors and nautical bathroom ornaments can help create the look you want on a budget you are comfortable with. See more from Cassie Fairy on how you can reuse existing pieces of your bathroom and can add small inexpensive touches to create the nautical look you love.
Photo: Cassie Fairy
Bathroom DIY Projects
For the craftier, bathroom DIYs aren’t only a way to add your personal touch to a space; they also make for a great sense of accomplishment and work for smaller budgets. Treat yourself to the luxury bathroom items you simply cannot live without, like a memory foam shower mat or bathroom scale to keep you on track with any fitness goals. Check out a few of these bathroom DIYs to inspire your crafty side for one of a kind bathroom accessory pieces.
Bathroom Sink Skirt DIY - If you live in a smaller flat, you are familiar with the unsightly small pedestal sinks that often accompany the bathroom space. Not only does this leave something to be desired from a décor stand point, it also leaves very little room to tuck away accessories. This pedestal sink skirt DIY from Little Green Notebook Little Green Notebook will help you create a lovely statement piece out of your existing pedestal sink and will also act as a way to tuck away any bathroom accessories you don’t want house guests staring at while in the bathroom.
Photo: Little Green Notebook
DIY Diffuser - Who doesn’t love a bathroom accessory that doubles as a functioning part of the room? Two birds, one stone! This decorative reed diffuser DIY from Moral Fibres will not only help you decorate your bathroom, but also make it smell clean and fresh. The best part is you can pick out the oils and scents you want to use and the glass bottle that best matches your existing style.
Photo: Moral Fibres
Crochet Bathroom Accessories DIY - If you love bathroom accessories that bring a touch of warmth into your bathroom space, these adorable homemade accessories are perfect for you. Did you know you can crochet a rope bowl? This will look great in your nautical themed bathroom or rustic styled bathroom for storing cotton swabs or hair ties. You can also learn how to make your own face cloths with Beak Up Crafts!
Photo: Beak Up Crafts
DIY Bathroom Towel Rack - One of the trends taking over the home design space is repurposing old pallets. This bathroom towel rack DIY from House by Hoff shows you a step-by-step process to turn a piece of pallet wood into a rustic or nautical themed towel rack. The best part of this is that you can customise the size and style to exactly what you want in your bathroom. Decorate with other similarly themed bathroom ornaments to complete your look!
Photo: House by Hoff
Wicker Bathroom Storage DIY - Creating something new out of items you already have lying around the house is the best kind of DIY project for a smaller budget. This DIY from Suzy Homemaker will show you how to turn wicker baskets into a more modern bathroom storage set. It is amazing how easy it can be to breathe new life into a storage set with some fresh paint and a coat of wax! Paint your storage any colour you wish to match your other bath accessories.
Suzy Homemaker also gave us two styling tips to help with your bathroom styling. First, she says "hide away all those necessary (but not always attractive!) bathroom bottles and potions in handy storage (like my wicker baskets!) and group prettier items together using trays."
Second she says "Roll and stack your fluffiest towels and face cloths to create that relaxing spa feeling."
Photo: Suzy Homemaker
Small Bathroom Ideas
Trying to find the best way to decorate your small bathroom? It can leave you scratching your head. How will you ever fit all of the accessories and necessities in such a small space? Don’t fret, there are plenty of small bathroom ideas that are full of savvy storage tricks and style so your small bathroom can be just as beautiful as the larger en-suites.
Small Bathroom Reveal- Want to see someone else put some of the typical small bathroom tips into practise? See how this small bathroom (just 2 metre square!) was turned into a modern and chic space from Rock My Style. Embracing the industrial look can be a great way to make the most of a small space because the style does not often include many extras outside of the typical towel rails and soap dish or soap dispenser.
Photo: Adam Crohill
10 Small Bathroom Styling Tips Still looking for more inspiration for small bathroom designs? Check out these 10 styling ideas from Patchwork Harmony! They include finding a shower curtain that brings in style and is not just a plain or boring curtain, using a wall mounted sink to avoid taking up any precious floor space, and decorating with decorative hand soaps and candles where possible. There are plenty of other inspirational ideas for you to try in your bathroom design.
Photo: Patchwork Harmony
Bathroom Before and After Remodels
Are you looking to take on a big bathroom remodel? If so, let these posts help you plan out a theme ahead of time, prepare you for any unexpected bumps in the road, and excite you for the finished project! You’ll see the before shots here, but make sure to check out each post to view the after shot as well!
Operation Bathroom Remodel - This total bathroom remodel by Swoon Worthy will leave you in awe of how a bathroom can turn into a magazine worthy room in the home. Don’t be fooled, this remodel wasn’t easy and took about a year to complete, but we bet the homeowner couldn’t be happier with their new chic bathroom! Be sure to check out the clever storage and strategically placed bathroom accessories that really bring the space together.
Photo: Kimberly Duran
Budget Friendly Bathroom Remodel - For anyone who is nervous about starting a bathroom remodel because of a small budget, fear not! You can have an amazing bathroom with a small budget thanks to these ideas from Thirft Diving. One of the biggest tips you will find from this post is that you can change the look of any space by simply changing the bathroom mirror. And, we agree that her bathroom mirror swap made a huge difference!
Photo: Thrift Diving
DIY Bathroom Remodel - When planning out your own bathroom remodel you will need to get comfortable with the fact that it may take a little while to complete. This remodel from Just a Girl and Her Blog took about 16 months, but the new version of the bathroom is bright and open. She did a great job of using colours to make the space look bigger and brighter! The board and batten by the toilet is a wonderful touch, both help give the space more character and a timeless look.
Photo: Just a Girl and Her Blog
Bathroom Before and After - The first thing you will notice as soon as you see the after picture is the amount of light the remodel brought into this bathroom from DIY Showoff . Through the use of free hanging shelves, unique bathroom lighting, and a massive bathroom mirror the entire space has been recreated. See how they paired a light wall colour with a darker vanity to create a crisp and clean bathroom remodel.
Photo: DIY Showoff
Bathroom Reveal - Everyone has seen that one bathroom, the one that never left the 1970s. The bathtub and sink are weird pastel colours, the grout is a strange colour you can’t quite explain, and you’ve been thinking about remodelling it ever since you moved in. Does this sound like a remodel you’d like to see? Check out this 1970s overhaul by Angel in the North that brought a more modern and sleek look to this medium sized bathroom. It is amazing what replacing a blue toilet, sink, and bathtub can do for a space!
Photo: Angel in the North
We hope this list of bathroom resources helped you find a theme, style, and design path for your new bathroom look. Remember, even updating small things such as your tissue box cover, bathroom bin, tumbler, or accessory set can have a huge impact on how your bathroom looks. For anyone looking to go on more of a remodelling adventure, you can find inspiration for your bathroom look no matter how big or small! When your remodel is finished, don’t forget to top it off with new bathroom accessories from Wayfair to complete your new look.