We can all agree that our homes are increasingly considered as the refuge of our everyday routine. As a result, one of the most important personal spaces within our homes becoming a haven for us to relax and unwind. The spa bath trend is still on the slope and shows no signs of slowing. Here are some tips on creating a relaxing, pampering and soothing sanctuary.
The latest color trends are as varied as they may be. Natural colors are the most versatile, but we see some bolder colors such as red and blue and deep forest, emerald green and rust are included.
Soothing blues and greens are always popular and work well for the spa or retreat feel. These colors come directly from the beach, the Aquas water of the Caribbean Sea and the varied blues of a summer sky.
Desert neutrals are popular choices as well, because they warm inherent attributes, they can create spaces that are both comforting and energy. These colors range from shades of clay and terracotta and saffron to camel.
Spa-like decadence can be created at home with fluffy, oversized bath towels warmed on a heated towel rack or the addition of luxurious cushions in waterproof fabric around a bathtub tile surround.
If space allows, could furnishings in the bathroom a traditional utilitarian space seem more inviting. Extensive window treatments and upholstery are opportunities for texture and pattern to be added in this private retreat.
Don’t afraid to use large tiles in small rooms, less grout lines will actually make the room appear larger, especially when installed on the diagonal. Another popular trend is big, rectangular tiles on the bathroom floor.
Only bathroom cabinets to maximize the use of space, they shallower than the standard tight space areas to create. Install couplers in the cabinets to help hide ugly cords and appliance drawers provide extra deep out-of-site storage for large bottles.
If you have space, consider the sink installed at two heights to a dressing table with the reduced area. Where cabinetry concerned, more is not always better, organization is key.
Lighting– Adding all the facilities does not mean that the bathroom will not be less task-oriented, however. Lighting sufficient to apply makeup or shave in the morning is of the utmost importance, but in the evening, a more relaxed environment may be more desirable. Obscure or’zoned”lighting the answer.
Combining different materials is another hot design trend. Delicate Art Glass in conjunction with hand forged iron or stainless steel with a sleek stone raw materials are two examples of unique combinations that we see will be effectively used in homes across the country.
Glass tile is emerging as a favorite material for the bath. Designing showers with glass tile in ocean colors to create a warm, relaxed atmosphere is a way to both the trendy materials and colors, or opt for a combination of glass and porcelain tiles for accents or borders that are more affordable to implement.
Brushed nickel and stainless steel remain popular choices for valves and fittings with bronze won. White is still the most used color as the fixture lends itself well to both traditional and contemporary design schemes, and it has a clean, fresh appeal.
Creating an inviting and luxurious private room is easy with all the new products available today.