Creating a Sanctuary: Big Ideas for Small Bathrooms

Consider these ideas for your small bathroom renovation to ensure you start off and end your day right.

Many of us start and end our days in a room that sets the tone for our whole day and night – the bathroom. With so much time spent there, imagine how soothing it would be to transform it from an outdated or utilitarian space to a sanctuary.

In many homes, space constraints present a challenge, but smaller spaces don’t necessarily have to mean smaller possibilities. There’s no need to compromise aesthetics for functionality when considering a remodel of a small bathroom, especially when you consider the value a remodel can add to your home. According to this 2016 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling Magazine, bathroom remodels recoup 65.7 percent of their value. Not bad for creating a great start and end to your day!

Luckily, there are many ways to update your bathroom to create an inviting atmosphere, regardless of limited space. Here are five ideas you should consider incorporating into your next bathroom remodel.


An Updated Canvas

Sometimes it’s as simple as a coat of paint (we recommend a neutral color) and new fixtures that make all the difference. A new color can create a big impact in giving the illusion of a much larger space, while new fixtures like light sconces, drawer pulls and towel racks can take a bathroom from dated to contemporary. Our design experts can help you choose the right accessories and color palette to give your bathroom a fresh, new look.

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Standing Showers

Replacing a bath and shower combo with a standing shower can save space and helps create a modern look. Not willing to give up the bath? Adding a clear glass shower door or panel in place of shower curtains can still remove a visual obstruction and extend the look of the room.
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Mosaic Tiling

Don’t limit tiling to just the kitchen. Mosaic tiling is versatile and can smartly add visual interest to a small space. Choose a vertically stacked pattern to draw the eye upwards and create the illusion of a taller ceiling.
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Light Play

Using mirrors to extend the visual field, coupled with the right lighting, can impact how open your bathroom feels. Consider a horizontally placed mirror, paired with a neutral color scheme (such as a beautiful marble basin and countertop) to maximize light.

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Built in Storage

Adding storage space to the walls eliminates the need for extra furniture to keep your toiletries and bathing necessities. A floor to ceiling alternative lends a vertical interest as well.

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Ready to create your perfect sanctuary? From the smallest update to a total remodel, Transitions by Firenza can help you create the bathroom of your dreams. For a headache free experience, you’ll have a project manager to see the project through from beginning to end. If you’re ready to take the next step, call us today at (888) 495-7330.