How to enhance a bathroom

We had a tiny, rather dull bathroom. It was plain white with inexpensive fixtures and fittings. I wanted to make this small room a little more inviting, possibly even interesting, without spending lots of money on a large renovation. So with a pot of paint and some framed postcards, family photos, a couple of mirrors, dried flowers, lavender bags and a basket of pinecones, I transformed this uninviting space into a pleasant room for next to nothing.

I only painted two out of the 4 walls so there would still be some reflected light from the white walls and then went to town decorating with things I had around the house.

I used:

  • Paint: Railings by Farrow and Ball
  • Dried flowers: Cut from the garden last summer and dried over the winter
  • Pinecones: Collected from our local forest
  • Lavender bags: Muslin Bags
  • Lavender: Dried lavender flowers
  • Mirrors: found in a local charity shop and painted with antique gold

Add lots of dried flowers and lavender bags to the radiator to finish. For a nice touch regularly sprinkle a few drops of essential oil onto the flowers creating a perfectly perfumed bathroom.

Hugs,
Jen❤️

Please note: this post contains Amazon Affiliate links that generate a sales commission to Gyre and Gymble for linked purchases

Join me to learn how to make your own safe and sustainable cleaning products and follow my crafty and up-cycling ideas and projects.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Artist Extinction Event?

Indige-Femme Takes On The Future

Where’s the Demand for Unapologetically Black Art in the NFT Market?

What good do museum websites contribute in helping the public access the world’s cultural heritage?

ART IS NOT COMMERCE — Part 1

Term 4, Figure Drawing IV, Week 3

NFT and Metaverse Digital Arts To Be Launched at Dubai Art Fair

Art and its analogues, II: Food

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Gyre and Gymble

Gyre and Gymble

Join me to learn how to make your own safe and sustainable cleaning products and follow my crafty and up-cycling ideas and projects.

More from Medium

A trip to Utah!

Just Start

Tips to do well in the first two years of college — from a college junior (Part 1)

I introduced my 5-year-old to Coding. You should, too.