Don’t forget your Powder Room
The powder room, or half-bath, is the smallest room in the house, but it is the space that gives you the greatest freedom to express your personal style. Why not have some fun with the design and go bold with your small bathroom remodel project. The powder room has its own distinct space and is separate from the rest of the home. It is not a space you worry about getting sick of. Dark saturated colors and large-scale patterns that might seem overwhelming in a bedroom or kitchen are ideal in a powder room. Its small size requires less material which allows you to splurge on higher-end accents than you could not afford in a larger space. There are basic principals that need to be adhered to
for a successful result. The following is a simple checklist to go through before and during the remodel project.
The focus of your design determines your overall vision at the outset of the project. You don’t want a mishmash of clashing styles. Choose or create a focal point. Avoid the mistake of creating two focal points, choose one feature that demands attention and then add details that compliment it.
Make a Statement
Consider a statement wall. Using materials like shiplap, wallpaper, or tile will help to bring in color and texture. Adding white shiplap cladding will make the powder room feel bigger and brighter. A high contrast large-scale wallpaper will expand the space. Geometric shapes will add visual depth to the design, tiling from floor to ceiling behind the sink will help elongate the wall.
Powder Room Hardware
Hardware in a Powder room is an easy way to put your personality on display. The powder room is usually a workhorse so choose quality hardware that can take the wear and tear of everyday use. Pewter and Gunmetal Hardware are on-trend neither are as harsh as pure black or as specific as brass or gold.
Don’t forget the lighting. Most powder rooms are interior rooms with no natural light thus, it is important to pay close attention to adding the proper lighting. Try using two sources of light, such as wall sconces and overhead lighting. Look for sources of warm lighting which are more flattering.
Try finding a stone remnant for the countertop. This may enable you to use a very exotic material selection at a discounted price.
Accessorize the room with flare. Humidity is not usually a concern as in other bathrooms which makes it possible to display beautiful artwork and other precious possessions. For a great effect use an ornate framed or interesting shaped mirror.
Remember a well-planned out remodel or design in your powder room can enhance your everyday living experience and allow you to express your true artistic self. Let our experts at Cerha Kitchen and Bath provide a free consultation on your bathroom remodel in Russel, Solon or in any Northeast Ohio community. Contact us today.