How to Decorate Your Bathroom: A Step-By-Step Guide

Rose Morrison

Oct 31, 2022


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Your bathroom is a necessary part of your home, but that doesn’t mean it has to be plain. Decorate your bathroom to make it a favorite room for you and your guests. If you don’t know where to start, don’t worry. 

Regardless of its layout, we have your step-by-step guide to easily decorating your perfect bathroom.


If you’re thinking of decorations, there’s a chance that your bathroom is already a paint color you enjoy. However, if the painting is still on the table, consider which color you’d like.

Many people see a bathroom as a relaxing space, which you can achieve with gentle blues or greens. You may also choose a neutral color that serves at a clean base for a variety of colorful decor items. 

If you want to make a statement, you can choose a bold color that conveys a strong theme, such as red or orange. 

Shower Curtain

If you have a shower in your bathroom, your shower curtain becomes a core part of your decor. You want to choose a curtain that goes with the paint color but also sets the style for the rest of your decorations. 

For example, if you want a beach theme, you can choose a curtain with sandy colors or seashells. Then, you can get beach-themed decor to complement it. 

The shower curtain is like a large art piece and is one of the first things guests see when they enter your bathroom. So, it makes sense that it serves as the focal point for your decor schema. 


Towels are another feature guests will see when they enter your bathroom, especially if its a half-bath. 

For both hand towels and decorative towels, you should choose colors, materials and styles that go with your desired themes and colors. 

You can choose to match the paint and curtain with your towels or a complementary color and design. 


You also want to consider whether you want any decorative soap or lotion dispensers. These are easy ways to dress up your bathroom no matter how small it is. 

Choose items that fit your theme or color scheme that you can place on your sink or along shelves in the room. 

You could even buy inexpensive clear or neutral-colored dispensers that you can personalize with your own designs and decorations. 


Adding artwork to your bathroom is a great way to add a special touch. When you decorate your bathroom, you don’t want to overwhelm a small space with a large picture or vice versa, but a fun or relaxing painting can be the perfect touch. 

If wall art isn’t your preferences, consider some decorative bowls or vases that you could place flowers or supplies in. 

Candles are also a great addition to any bathroom. 

Decorate Your Bathroom to Transform the Space

Your bathroom is a place that anyone in your home may need, so you’ll want to make it an enjoyable place. 

It’s a room to express yourself, while creating a relaxing or fun space for whatever its use requires. 

With simple, inexpensive touches, you can transform the look of your bathroom for the better.

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