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The bathroom is one of the most visited places in any house. For this reason, it needs a warm and inviting aesthetic. While it’s easy to spend a lot of money and turn a large bathroom into a work of art, performing bathroom makeovers on a tight budget can be a daunting task. However, it can be done. Here are 6 small bathroom remodel ideas on a budget.

      1. Vanity Mirrors

vanity mirror in bathroomPhoto by Anonimous from wikimedia commons [CC BY 3.0]

The first of our small bathroom ideas is to replace your mirror with a new vanity mirror. Round vanity mirrors are in style right now and are also a practical choice for small bathrooms because they take up minimal amounts of space. You can even try backlighting your mirror to give it a touch of glamorous vintage style.

      2. Plants

Bathroom PlantsPhoto by Simkinseled from wikimedia commons [CC BY-SA 4.0]

Another one of our cheap, but effective small bathroom design ideas it to hang plants around your bathroom next to your vanities and bathtub. Plants that deal well with the moisture present in bathrooms include bamboo, begonias, aloe vera, and Chinese evergreens, to name a few.

      3. Tall, Narrow Cabinets

small bath design

Using tall and narrow cabinets instead of short and wide ones will serve to save you tons of space in your small bathroom. If you have a small bathroom, the goal should be to store things higher, not wider. You can find vintage cabinets in thrift stores and discount cabinets all over the internet.

       4. Try a New Paint Job

small bath paintBath Remodel Project by www.CarolinaHandyman.com [CC BY-SA 2.0]

One of the cheapest and simplest small bathroom ideas is to grace your bathroom with a fresh coat of paint. You can use solid colors, or designs, or whatever else you’d like to give your bathroom walls an entirely different look.

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        5. Re-caulk and Re-grout

repairing shower tile grout

As time passes by, the caulk and grout in your restroom start to take on a sort of discolored and moldy appearance. One of the most simple bathroom designs is to re-caulk and re-grout your bathroom fixtures. Touching up your tub, sink, and other items can give your bathroom an entirely new glow.

        6. Enhance, Not Replace

Instead of going out and buying entirely new items, you should look to make upgrades on your old items. Glaze one of your vanities, replace your shower curtain with a glass door. Replacing just small items instead of large ones can save you a great deal of money.


6 Simple Small Bathroom Remodel Ideas on a Budget was last modified: March 18th, 2019 by Beatus Hoang

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