bathroom design trends

Bathroom Design Trends

Bathrooms remain the top room to renovate, according to a NAHB remodeler’s survey, with 74% of all remodeling projects involving a bathroom in 2020. 

And it’s not surprising – although typically the smallest room in the home, a well-designed remodel can turn your bathroom into a spa and has a great return on investment. 

That’s a win-win!

Keep reading to learn more about this year’s bathroom decor trends!

Shower Layouts

Who doesn’t love stepping into the shower after a long day? With the right layout, the shower becomes more than a place to rinse off, and feels more like a sanctuary. 

A walk-in shower with glass door, tiled walls, and built-in shelves or seating is one way to revamp your bathroom space. If you have the extra space, a separate soaking tub completes this trend!

Colorful Wallpaper

The bathroom is a great space to play with color. Since bathrooms are smaller, many people feel they can take a risk with paint or wallpaper because it is easier and less expensive to change out should you get sick of it in a few years. 

Wallpaper adds a fun element to your bathroom while adding in color and keeping the room light. 

Natural Elements

For those who think wallpaper is too risky, incorporating nature into the bathroom remains a trend. Natural materials, including wood cabinets, slate showers, or bamboo decor can help bring the outdoors in. 

Hooks and Hardware

Hardware is like the jewelry of the room. People are turning away from towel bars and installing unique hooks in all shapes, sizes, and finishes. Mixing and matching hardware finishes in bathrooms creates an eclectic look. 

Heated Floors

Once considered a luxury, heated floors in the bathroom are becoming more mainstream. Electric radiant floor heating systems are energy efficient and many can be controlled directly from your phone. Plus, the toasty warm floor feels incredible on a cold winter day!

What does your dream bathroom look like? 

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5 Paint Projects to Transform Your Home

Many people are yearning for a home refresh this year. One of the easiest ways to transform the design of your home is with paint. 

We also know that painting an entire house can seem like a daunting task, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce things up! Most paint projects can usually be completed in a day or two, and can provide you with a desired new look without going overboard with spending. 

Here are 5 paint projects to transform your home in a weekend: 


One of the quickest ways to boost the curb appeal of your home is to update your front door. Whether you just need to do a touch-up, or want to select a new, bold color, changing the color of your front door is a small project that makes a big difference. 

You can also take a look at the interior doors of your home. White interior doors remain popular because they provide an open, clean look, but they can also get smudge marks. If this is the case, you many want to touch up the doors inside as well. 


Updating your trim will make your entire home feel like new. Trim is something we don’t often notice, but it can make a big difference in the appearance of any room. If your trim is outdated or worn down, it may be time for a fresh coat of paint. Just like interior doors, white is a great option in any style home, but you can also go for a contrasting trim color for a bolder look. 


We often neglect the hallways in our homes, but we pass by these walls multiple times a day. If it’s time for a facelift, don’t just hang up more photographs. Start with the canvas and repaint the walls. 


The right paint color in the bathroom can turn it into a relaxing retreat. If you are sick of your bathroom but aren’t ready for new cabinets or flooring just yet, play around with a new paint color to transform this space. 


Outdated furniture can turn into a treasure after being sanded down and given new life. Whether it’s a desk, chairs, or side tables, furniture is also a great way to incorporate pops of color. This simple DIY project can be finished in an afternoon. Not only will you feel like you have new furniture, but it will change the look of the entire room!

These simple paint projects can be completed by anyone, giving you a spruced-up space without taking up too much time or exceeding your budget! 

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10 Bathroom Faucet Finishes

A seemingly small feature, the faucet can either be designed to blend in or make a bold statement in the bathroom. 

Faucets come in a variety of options: from silver to gold tones, from matte to shiny. Selecting a finish that matches your style will elevate your bathroom. Bathroom faucets often come with a lifetime warranty, so if you select one you love, it will last!

Below are 10 of the most popular finishes for bathroom faucets!


Chrome is versatile, able to be used as a decorative or protective finish. It is shiny and polished. 

Pros: Chrome is a light metal, resistant to corrosion, and a cheap option. 

Cons: Chrome can scratch easily and shows water spots.

Style: Chrome goes with just about every style: traditional, modern, eclectic, and contemporary!

Polished Nickel

Polished nickel has a smooth, shiny finish. Compared to chrome, polished nickel has a darker, warmer tone. It can also appear to change color, depending on the lighting.  

Pros: Easy to clean with a durable finish. 

Cons: Shows water spots and fingerprints easily. More expensive than other finishes.

Style: Polished nickel goes with just about every style: traditional, modern, eclectic, and contemporary!

Brushed Nickel

Brushed nickel gives a soft metallic look with a matte sheen. 

Pros: Extremely durable, with a longer life than other finishes. Brushed nickel is also easy to clean.

Cons: More expensive than other finishes and does not coordinate well with stainless steel.

Style: Brushed nickel goes with just about every style: traditional, modern, eclectic, and contemporary!

Stainless Steel

Stainless steel has a shiny, reflective surface that is affordable and durable. 

Pros: Resistant to scratches and corrosion, easy to clean. 

Cons: More expensive than other finishes, shows fingerprints easily.

Style: Modern, contemporary, industrial, and traditional. 

Satin Brass

Satin brass, also called brushed brass, has a muted golden color, with a matte finish. 

Pros: Creates a bold statement in the bathroom. The matte finish does not show watermarks or fingerprints easily.

Cons: Satin brass is more expensive and harder to find than other finishes. 

Style: Satin brass goes with traditional, contemporary, and modern design. 

Polished Brass

Polished brass provides a bright, shiny golden finish.

Pros: Easy to clean. Polished brass is also durable. 

Cons: More expensive than other finishes. Likely to show fingerprints and water spots. 

Style: Polished brass works well with traditional and vintage design. 

Satin Bronze

Satin bronze has a smooth finish with a color in between copper and oil-rubbed bronze.

Pros: Easy to clean and maintain. Satin bronze does not show fingerprints.

Cons: Satin bronze can be expensive and hard to find. 

Style: Satin bronze works with traditional and eclectic design. 

Oil-Rubbed Bronze

Oil-rubbed bronze is chemically darkened and can vary from dark brown to dark gray. 

Pros: Durable, easy to clean, and doesn’t show marks easily. 

Cons: More expensive than other finishes

Style: Oil-rubbed bronze works in traditional and antique bathrooms. 


Copper has a bold, unmistakable color that provides a rich feeling. 

Pros: Copper protects the faucet against corrosion. Scratches on copper eventually darken and blend in. 

Cons: Copper is not as durable as other finishes and requires more maintenance. 

Style: Copper is a great fit for farmhouse, eclectic, and mid-century design.

Matte Black

A powder coating applied to steel, brass, or iron produces a matte black finish. 

Pros: Easy to clean and does not show fingerprints or watermarks. 

Cons: More expensive compared to other finishes. 

Style: Matte black faucets work with modern, minimalist, and eclectic styles. 

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