Dec. 8 2023

Reimagine Your Bathroom Without Starting from the Ground Up

by Isabella Borrelli

Whether you're recovering from a hectic day at work or are simply seeking a moment of solitude, your bathroom should be a place where you can relax and unwind. But if it hasn't been updated in a while, it could be the last place you choose to relax. At Innovative Home Renovations, our experiences in Seattle kitchen and bath remodeling can help you renew your bathroom's vitality and transform it into a space you adore. Here are ways to reimagine your bathroom and impart a refreshing aesthetic without starting from the ground up.

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Over time, bathroom fixtures such as towel racks, along with plumbing essentials like faucets and shower heads, can become outdated and dull, casting a lackluster feel across your bathroom. Begin your update by narrowing your search based on the finish, such as brass, nickel, chrome, bronze, black, copper, polished, satin, or antiqued. Then, refine the search by your preferred style—modern, traditional, transitional, and so on. Opt for fixtures that blend with your existing decor and enhance the functionality of your bathroom. By replacing your old fixtures with modern equivalents, you can give your bathroom the facelift it needs without incurring hefty expenses!

See also: Seattle Wedgewood Fresh Start Bathroom Remodel

Refresh Your WallsIHR (14)

A fresh coat of paint can drastically alter the appearance of any room, and your bathroom is no exception. Choosing a color that complements your existing space can change your bathroom’s ambiance entirely. Light and neutral shades are often the best choices for compact spaces, as they make your bathroom look more spacious and illuminated. If you're feeling bold, consider painting an accent wall with a pop of color to add depth and interest. Creating a feature wall with vibrant wallpaper can also infuse an element of intrigue and dimension into your bathroom. Order some paint samples that you are drawn to and look at them beside the other products that are going to be implemented in the space. Creating a mood board, physical or digital, is another great option to see your vision come to life before deciding.

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Add More Storage

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A new bathroom vanity can dramatically alter the look and functionality of your bathroom, providing a fresh aesthetic without requiring a complete overhaul. A bathroom vanity is not just a functional piece of furniture, it can also serve as a statement piece in your bathroom. From sleek and contemporary to traditional and ornate, there are endless options available to suit your personal style. You can choose from single or double-sink vanities, freestanding or wall-mounted, as well as various materials such as wood or glass. With a myriad of designs, sizes, and finishes available, you can easily find a vanity that blends with your existing décor while offering enhanced storage solutions. Replacing an outdated vanity with a modern, stylish one not only boosts the visual appeal but also adds value to your home.

See also: Effective Ways to Optimize Storage Space in Your Small Seattle Bathroom

Upgrade Your Lighting

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Harsh overhead lighting can make your bathroom feel less inviting, let alone having old, outdated fixtures that bring down the mood of your entire bathroom. By replacing your light bulbs with softer, more diffused ones, you can create a warmer and more relaxing atmosphere. Consider adding a dimmer switch to your bathroom to give you more control over the lighting. Lighting fixtures can also have a huge impact on the aesthetics of your bathroom, so make sure you are matching their finish and style with the rest of the fixtures you’ve chosen to replace.

See also: Seattle Ballard Kitchen and Bathroom Remodel

Updating Your Bathroom Doesn't Have to be


Updating your bathroom doesn't have to be overwhelming. By connecting with our design-build team at Innovation Home Renovations, we take the time to understand the wants and needs of our clients to create a remodeling plan that is perfect for you. Our team of experts will guide you through every step of the process, which can make your busy life feel a little more manageable. Contact us today, and let's get started on the bathroom update of your dreams!


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