When sourcing bathroom renovation ideas the possibilities can seem endless. From backsplash tiles to shower faucets, it’s hard to know what is a classic choice or a trendy fad. After all if you’re going to make the investment in a bathroom renovation, which is proven to increase the value of your home, you want to make sure it’s an investment that’s built to last. Rest assured there are a few fail-safe bathroom decor features that have proven the test of time. Today we’re sharing 5 classic bathroom decor ideas that will never go out of style.
Not only do glass showers serve a functional purpose, they also add a ton of style and spa-like sophistication to a bathroom renovation. Whether as a glass wall or a sliding glass door, the transparent nature of glass inherently makes a space feel larger and more open which is why this classic look will remain a staple in bathrooms for years to come.
Subway tile has been around for a while and hasn’t waned in popularity which is why we think it’s a classic look that’s here to stay. It’s an easy fall back tile choice that always looks crisp and clean and is easy on the budget. To make this look a bit more unique consider swapping out the
standard white tile for a more custom artisan tile for a one-of-a-kind look.
Tranquil and calm are common adjectives homeowners use to describe the look they want for their bathroom. A spa-like bathroom is always in style and the best way to achieve this look is with a neutral palette. Beiges, whites and greys are easy to work with and play together well. Keeping the paint, tile, and fixtures neutral creates a calm space and allows one to layer in textures and other colours through accents and decor.
Marble and the “Look of Marble”
Marble began appearing in homes of the Greeks and Romans and throughout time has become a staple in many modern-day bathrooms. The classic look of marble is perfect for countertops, showers and tub surrounds and it goes with any faucet or hardware finish. Today many people are opting for the look of marble through a quartz stone. The subtle veining in marble is reminiscent of flowing water which is particularly appropriate in a bathroom. Marble or the look of marble in a quartz will never go out of style when it comes to bathrooms.
Freestanding Soaker Tubs
While not every bathroom has the space for a soaker those that do should. Functionally, a soaker tub can provide a relaxing soak after a long day. Design wise, a soaker tub can act as a show-stopping focal point for a bathroom. Even during the popularity of the jetted tub in the nineties the claw foot soaker tub always had a cult following. A freestanding soaker tub is always a good choice in a bathroom renovation.
In the end, if you’re unsure, consult a design professional, they will help you achieve a classic bathroom look that will be in style for years to come.