Bathrooms can pose a challenge to a lover of home design – to most of us on a budget, they’re an expensive proposition to overhaul, and it can be difficult to justify a remodel if everything’s functioning. But how to decorate the room? Choosing the right bathroom color scheme can make all the difference in how much you love your bathroom…and the good news is, you CAN learn to love your bathroom again (or for the first time?).
So. What can you do to your bathroom that will definitely put a fun vibe, lively spirit, merry character to it? There are a actually A LOT. And they are not expensive nor complicated for a teenager to do! We have gathered 36 projects that can help you achieve the bathroom you have long wanted. Get ready to do a total makeover to your organizers, shower curtains, towel racks, shelves, bath rugs to wall art projects!

It just takes a little something to turn your bathroom from boring to farmhouse spectacular. You can do it easily with this DIY bathroom wall art that you make using the string art method. Some old boards or planks are perfect for the backdrop and you can distress them beforehand it give them an even more rustic look. Then just choose your design and string art your way to beautiful rustic bathroom décor.

Clean up clutter and give your bathroom a farmhouse look at the same time with these distressed mason jar containers. It is so easy to distress a mason jar. You just paint them white, or a light blue or gray, and then use sandpaper to distress them. These are perfect for holding any number of bathroom essentials and really do have a gorgeous rustic look. Take a look at this set that I found on Etsy for inspiration, or you can grab these for just $30 for a set of six.


These uniquely textured walls help break up the blush pink so the solid color doesn’t appear too jarring. To pare down the color even more, introduce neutral browns, grays and whites in the cabinetry, backsplash or floor. This stone forges a natural look, but if you’re looking to create a softer feel, opt for white tiles. If your renovation is lacking color once it’s complete, try painting your mirror frame with a pop of color for that final touch.
I love Anthropologie products but unfortunately I don’t love the price tags. I also love great Anthropologie knockoffs, which is what this DIY ruffled shower curtain is. You can buy this one at Anthro for about $100 or you can make it yourself for just a small fraction of that – just $5 to be exact! This is a pretty easy to sew ruffled shower curtain that will instantly give your bathroom a bit of rustic charm.
White color is universally appealing. White bathroom colors and bright modern bathroom accessories create truly personal and cheerful space. Use white paint and white modern bathroom accessories for home staging to create neutral decor, spacious look and universal appeal that help sell homes faster. White bathroom colors, selected for tiles, walls paint, storage cabinets, shelves, curtains and towels add freshness and elegance to small bathroom decor.
This towel rack that you make from repurposed pipes has such a wonderfully rustic look. This is a pretty simple DIY towel rack to build and you just don’t get more rustic than some old pipes. This is a great project to try if you have some old metal pipes laying around or if you are planning on a replumbing job. Or, check with local contractors who may have some old pipes from houses that they are remodeling.
"I always start with the stone when designing a bathroom, and that begins to inform the color palette. Pale Oak partners well with most marbles, enhancing the vein in the marble, but equally works to soften a dark tile. Be careful, it can go gray or beige depending on the light. Personally I love that about it, but depending on the space, it can be tricky."

You can find these great door knob decorating items at department stores or you could actually build this repurposed door knob towel hanger yourself from scratch. You just need a decorative door knob and a piece of decorative wood to make this one. Check out your local thrift stores to see if they have some of this lovely décor on hand. Then you just distress it and turn it into a fabulous farmhouse towel hanger.
These little wooden signs are really cute and they will certainly help you to achieve that rustic farmhouse look. You could even distress these just a bit to make them look even more rustic. You can use whatever wording you want with these, but I love the chosen, “Wash, Flush, Floss and Brush” of these. They’re super quick and easy to make and work really well even in smaller bathrooms. DIY wood signs will definitely add that rustic farmhouse touch.
White color is universally appealing. White bathroom colors and bright modern bathroom accessories create truly personal and cheerful space. Use white paint and white modern bathroom accessories for home staging to create neutral decor, spacious look and universal appeal that help sell homes faster. White bathroom colors, selected for tiles, walls paint, storage cabinets, shelves, curtains and towels add freshness and elegance to small bathroom decor.

You really can never have too much storage in the bathroom, which is one reason that I love this tall mirrored storage cabinet. Another reason is that it has such a lovely rustic look and it is super easy to build. You can do this with reclaimed wood if you have any on hand and it will look even more rustic. When you’re finished, you have multiple shelves for storing bathroom essentials and the front of the cabinet gives you a full length mirror!
Effective light fixtures, mirrors, stainless steel accessories and white color tiles are cheap decorating ideas that fill the space with reflected bright light, creating clean and shiny interior. Candle-shaped light fixtures, glass accessories, white towels and flowers are great small bathroom ideas that add charming accents, white color and romantic style.
Regardless of what color scheme you select for the bathroom of yours, you will also want to make sure that your hardware fight. While one does have some freedom in metallic finishes that work very well together (such being a brushed nickel along with a combed silver), keep in your mind that the kind of hardware needs to appear cohesive. A modern chrome faucet is going to look ridiculous in a bathroom that has a claw foot tub as well as bronze box hardware. Since bathrooms are typically as little, it is crucial that every part of the room functions together to write one unified space. Stay away from clutter with decor of course, if possible, choose the saying that less is much more when offering with bathrooms.

Below are lots of ideas for bathroom color schemes for almost any shape, size, and style of bathroom. While it’s hard for anyone to go wrong in pairing a beautiful color with white as a bathroom color scheme (plenty of examples below), there are lots of other options out there, too. We hope you’re inspired enough that, perhaps with just a coat of paint and a few accessories, you can change the entire space into a space you love. Or, at least, don’t hate.
I love this antique sewing drawer that has been repurposed into a gorgeous rustic flower box for the bathroom. You can sit this right on the back of the toilet or on a shelf. It’s really easy to DIY and gives the bathroom such lovely farmhouse charm. You just need an old sewing drawer – or any old wooden box if you don’t have a sewing drawer on hand – and then you just fill it with mason jar vases.
If you want to create a new look in your bathroom, but want to avoid a complete interior overhaul, consider tweaking your color scheme and decor. A few simple changes can create an entirely new vibe without going over budget. Design a bathroom with color and styles that truly speak to you. Since it’s the room you spend time getting ready in the morning and preparing for bed, it’s important to create a space the boosts your energy and offers you a quiet respite from your busy schedule.

Adding color to a bathroom doesn’t need to be bright or showy. Choose a light mint color for a lush backdrop. If you pair this with white countertop and cabinets, you’ll have a clean look that lets you play with the floor design. Simple colors also give you the flexibility to accessorize with other pops of color in the guest baskets, towels and decor.


These little wooden signs are really cute and they will certainly help you to achieve that rustic farmhouse look. You could even distress these just a bit to make them look even more rustic. You can use whatever wording you want with these, but I love the chosen, “Wash, Flush, Floss and Brush” of these. They’re super quick and easy to make and work really well even in smaller bathrooms. DIY wood signs will definitely add that rustic farmhouse touch.
Need some cool DIY ideas for your bathroom? Are you jaded of your bathroom being dull and mundane and lifeless and stale? Have you always wished for a bathroom that’s so beautiful it will always give you a lighter mood when you go in?  Oh yeah, I bet you do. But if you are thinking that only Moms and Dads can fiddle with your home to make it look splendid, nah.. I hate to break it up to you but you are wrong.
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