Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Are you a multi-purpose bathroom user? Make sure your space reflects that!

Some people view bathrooms as just another pit stop on the way to get out the door in the morning, but others have a far more laid back sense of how their washroom is supposed to feel. If you're the kind of person who loves to read the paper or do makeup in your bathroom, keep these decorative tips in mind to enhance the flow of your space, according to

If you're lucky enough to have a window in your bathroom, be sure to use this to your advantage. Put your bathroom vanity perpendicular to the window and keep a small table and chairs close by. This will give you a place to unwind after your shower and read the newspaper, or enjoy a cup of tea on a lazy weekend afternoon.

In an effort to unify the look of your space, consider using varying weights of window treatments. You can use a larger curtain to infuse a bit of color with a slightly translucent light-filtering shade. This can help to perk up the ambiance of the space and keep it well-lit at any time of the day.

A relaxed attitude is a wonderful starting point to design your bathroom, and it's a lot easier than you may think. What leisure-specific additions would make a difference in your washroom?