Guest Picks: Ideas for Bath Accessories
Donna of A Perfect Gray Finds 20 Bathroom Pieces with Personality
With a master bathroom reno in full swing at my "Houzz", I'm looking at eclectic and fun items to give my bathroom personality as well as functionality. I want to smile every morning when I walk into my new bath! Here are a few things that will add character and punch to any bathroom space. — Donna from A Perfect Gray
These wildflower towels from Anthropologie come in lovely muted colors and textures.
What could feel better under your bare feet? Imagine stepping onto a plush sheep skin rug every day. "Good morning, feet!"
Yes, a garden stool! Perfect for a seat while applying makeup or as a leg prop/seat in the shower. This textured white/cream one would be great for a bathroom with a lot of color in it. Or in a neutral bath, pop in a brightly colored seat.
I love a statement mirror in a bath. This is one area where I'd really splurge. A large, unique mirror over the sink would really make the room.
Feel like you're at the spa every day. A teak bath mat, made for use inside or outside the shower, is a great natural look in the bathroom.
It's bamboo blinds over the windows for me. Should I choose the traditional tortoise shell blinds or, kick it up a notch with these that sport the image of Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man?
Here's a little zip for your countertop. Try a python tray for holding your rings and bracelets when you slip them off.
Never enough storage? These great woven baskets are perfect for shelves and drawers. And they're gray!
Even the smallest bath needs a little art. Find a one-of-a kind piece by college artist Randel Plowman, who showcases his art on his website, A College A Day. Each 4" x 4" piece costs $25.
Ditch that old toilet paper dispenser. Instead, choose a unique box or bucket to hold several rolls for instant character. And no more arguing over which way the roll should unwind...
Store cotton balls or other bath needs in style.This is a great looking jar I'd love to have sitting out.
I saw this in a show home once — a three tier basket tower on the bathroom vanity to hold assorted accessories like bracelets, necklaces, earrings and hair accessories. I thought it was a great idea. If I have enough space, I am gonna do this!
These delicately twisted wire votives would provide just the right amount of "mood" when you want to relax in the bath.
This wire basket looks like the perfect place to stash your decor magazines for a little tub reading.
Just the right size for some soft light when that's all you need. The antiqued look of this hanging light adds aged character to your bath.
This crackled finish waste basket in orange adds a wonderful hit of color!
I love to display a grouping of ordinary objects (like makeup brushes) in a vintage container. I'd especially like to use an antique sugar or creamer, a baby cup or one of these reproduction trophy cups from Restoration Hardware.
Beautiful chestnut colored rattan hamper from Waterworks. I guarantee it will make laundry day a little more tasteful...
A flower or two, or heck, even a few fern leaves, give a bath space a fresh feel. These recycled vases are small enough to group on a counter top and not be in the way.
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