Are you ready for a new look in your bathroom? If your basics (tub, toilet, sink, floor) are functionable, often we can get a new updated, fresh look quickly and within a very reasonable budget by making a few fast and easy updates:

Let’s start with Color

Creating a new color palette for your bathroom can be the easiest way to give your space a drastic new look. Using the 60, 30, 10 rule, you can create a color scheme to match the mood you are looking to feel when entering. 

For more energetic and happy bathrooms, consider using brighter and contrasting fun colors. Go the extreme, using the fun color for the 60 percent, (Painting walls, doors, trim, and even ceilings can make a room feel fresh) or the 10 percent to give it the most punch.

For a relaxing and calming feel, consider a monochromatic scheme, in shades. Your 10 percent accent color being white or an equal calming neutral.

Paint alone can make your bathroom feel new, however, a few more touches can help…


Change up the fixtures

Changing taps, and light fixtures, although a little heavier on the pocketbook, can add a new texture to your bathroom. Think of them as “added detail” that gives your new look a finished feel.

Again, depending on the mood, and color scheme, choose your fixtures wisely. Chrome and steel can often make a room feel cold and stark. But also a great contrast if the mood you want it “alive and energetic”. Metallic tones like brass and copper can create a warmer tone. Fantastic for the spa and elegant bathroom. 

Changing out towel bars, door handles, and frames for artwork can be an impactful change within a small budget.

The Textures
Check the fabrics in the room. Changing shower curtains, window treatments, bathmats, and your guest towels can also give you a refreshing look!


Add some Technology to create a more modern updated feel:

Demisting or LED mirrors, charging and USB ports and automatic soap and hand-dispensers, are some of the popular upgrades for 2021.

With these suggestions comes a reminder that you can save costly mistakes with a plan prior to starting your bathroom upgrade. Yes, these are small affordable changes, but they can quickly become expensive if they need to be redone because the color palette wasn’t quite right, or the wrong fixtures were chosen.


If you are ready to give your bathroom a room makeover, consider calling us first. We can help you with a DIY plan or have us plan and execute making the whole process very painless. Call (757) 344-5322 to book a decorating consultation today!


Staged2Sell is a Hampton Roads Home Staging company.  They offer staging and decorating from Newport News, Poquoson, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Smithfield, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Virginia Beach since 2005.  They elevate homes from ordinary to extraordinary with their beautifully designed spaces to emotionally. Connect buyers within the first 7 seconds of the showing. They make sure your home has exactly what it needs to enchant buyers, inspire multiple offers, and sell fast for the absolute top price!   Staged2Sell has staged over 4000 homes and has helped homeowners throughout Hampton Roads get the best return on their biggest investment.