Create your own bathroom retreat
Family Features | 1/22/2015, 6 a.m.
With so much time spent in the bathroom, it is important to give that space a little TLC like the rest of the home. Almost everyone that enters your home sees your bathroom. From changing accessories to a total bath remodel, it is important that it receives a little refreshment. A bathroom should be an oasis, and the environment that it displays directly correlates with just how relaxing it is.
While this room is seen as a place of relaxation in the home, it should also be designed for function. Bathroom vanities and furniture pieces are a way to incorporate both atmosphere and storage. These are two factors that can be incorporated in any bathroom, large or small, because the key is maximizing space and creating a calm environment through decor and accessories.
Whether it’s coming home from a long day at work to a nice hot bubble bath or spending your morning getting ready and preparing for the day ahead, a bathroom is a place for a little peace and quiet. It is a retreat from the outside world, even if only for a moment. The environment desired should reflect individual style while still providing a calming presence. Wellborn Cabinet, Inc.’s Elegant Bath Collection provides the perfect selection of bathroom vanities and furniture pieces for everyone’s personal style in a variety of materials and finishes.
From formal to contemporary, it is easy to find beautiful cabinetry for your bathroom. As far as aesthetics, cabinetry sets the mood for the room. Bathrooms can take on a warm environment and showcase a beautifully stained cherry furniture piece with glass doors, or they can give off a clean, cool feel with a white painted vanity. Sometimes a simple change of hardware is all a space needs to give it a fresh look. When eye pleasing pieces fill the room, it is much easier to find your haven. One common misconception is that larger space equals a better bathroom. No matter the size, the key is having a well-designed bathroom that meets all needs. The smallest designs of bathrooms often give charm to the home.
Wellborn Cabinet, Inc. has a numerous amount of storage solutions for bathrooms that maximize space including the U-shaped drawer. Being shaped in a “U” is perfect for storage under the sink. This unique design takes into account the plumbing that is found taking up space and provides the opportunity to use the storage in the back. With a simple pull, all items become accessible. Bathrooms range in all kinds of sizes; however, it is important to know that no matter how large or small, a bathroom can incorporate relaxation and function. Storage is key in a bathroom for stowing towels, personal accessories and other items. Instead of looking at a small bathroom as lacking storage, get creative and try finding space in places you never before thought about.
Tips for Decor
- Get inspired. Find that special something that becomes the inspiration for the entire bathroom. For example, maybe it’s a tile or even a framed picture.
- Keep it organized. After your creative storage ideas are put to use, restore items to their original position to keep a tidy room.
- Use open storage. When done correctly, displaying items can provide the bathroom with character. Find clear bottles to store extra shampoo and body wash and store it in a cute basket on an open shelf.
For more ideas on how to make your bath a retreat, go to www.wellborn.com.