How many times have you seen those beautiful bathroom upgrades complete with before and after pictures, and thought to yourself:
“That looks so beautiful but so expensive…”
The thing is, finding these before and after images is great — you can see how much you can change a room and make it completely new… But we don’t always have the resources, do we?
This time it’s going to be different. We thought of simple small bathroom upgrades that you can actually do — no remodeling required!
DIY Linen Shelves
You can add more life and detail to your bathroom with a set of remarkably easy DIY shelves.
These DIY shelves can greatly expand your storage for the bathroom, and they also serve as a nice spot for decorations. No breaking walls, no repainting, no complex planning. According to Elle Claire, the whole project costs only $70!
We will never get tired of Washi Tape.
With inspiration and creativity, you can make ANY room look better by accenting different colors, adding details, and much more.
Above, adding bold stripes to a simple bathroom made for a totally revamped look — and all you needed was Washi Tape. Found out more about it here!
A Complete (but cheap) Overhaul
This may seem like a lot, but if you look closely, you’ll realize it’s just a series of small upgrades that made this renovation.
In fact, Therena from Little Bit of Paint said she spent just about $101 dollars for the whole thing!
For this upgrade:
- The walls were painted a new color
- Chair rail was added for a slicker look
- The mirror was replaced for a new one — that was bought cheap and then repainted
- A small pitcher was added to the corner for convenience
Seems pretty doable, right?
Subtle Sharpie Art
Sometimes you don’t have to go crazy adding new stuff just for the sake of adding new stuff.
After a very nice makeover, Jill from Snugglebug University felt like something was missing…
So she got a Sharpie. And drew over tiles that were already there. That was it.
Simple, elegant, and filled with possibilities! Depending on the size of your tiles, you can find plenty of inspiration online. So get a Sharpie, a ruler, and change the look of your bathroom!
Believe it or not, that vanity wasn’t painted — it was stained.
Danielle from Windblown Wishes used this gel stain to turn an ordinary-looking vanity into a luxurious one! See exactly how she did it on her blog!
Shower Door Decal
A fantastic way to revamp the bathroom is to upgrade the shower door — it’s often the most eye-catching element in the bathroom, and so often neglected.
You can find this and many other shower door ideas here!
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