01.03.201901.03.2019OtherBathroom, MakeoversNo comments on Before and after: from bland bathroom to a space to enjoy every day Image credit: David Parmiter ‘I bought my home as a new build and the bathroom, though functional, was never a style I would have chosen for myself,’ says the owner of this four-bedroom terrace in West Sussex. ‘I asked several companies to submit plans, but it was Rosie Proto’s of The Brighton Bathroom Company that impressed me the most. I gave her a budget to work to and she stuck to it. Get your makeover up and running with inspo from our bathroom ideas ‘There were no structural or layout changes, which kept the costs down. I wanted the colour scheme to work with my bedroom and Rosie suggested a yellow patterned tile to create an accent wall, which I love as it really draws the eye. In a small space, colour gives it soul, but you have to choose tones that complement rather than contrast with each other.’ Image credit: David Parmiter Sliding doors are more streamlined than concertina style in a small bathroom. Get the lookBuy now: Merlyn Shower doors, £663.89; Merlyn Truestone tray, £562.06, Victorian Plumbing Buy now: Similar Light Oak Wood Effect Tiles,£44.95 per sq m, Walls and Floors Image credit: David Parmiter The owner didn’t change the layout, as it made sense as it was, but by choosing streamlined fittings and storage and a clever colour scheme, it’s more modern and less cluttered. Classic panelling gives a new-build home a sense of heritage and character. Get the lookBuy now: Burlington Bathrooms Trafalgar radiator,£389.40, Simply Burlington. Shelf, £19.95, Victorian Plumbing The slim washstand inspired the look of the whole room – traditional with a modern twist. Image credit: David Parmiter Redo-ing your bathroom? Before and after – from dated bathroom with built-in fish tank to luxe space A wall-mounted tap frees up space around the basin as it can be positioned close to the wall. A minimalist design has been chosen so it won’t distract the eye from the pretty vanity unit. Get the lookBuy now: Crosswater wall-mounted basin filler, £69.30, Sanctuary Bathrooms Image credit: David Parmiter Niches for storage and display make use of unusable space beneath the sloping eaves. Get the lookBuy now: Classic white satin tiles, £21.95sq m, Walls and Floors Buy now: Vives Ladakhi Ocre tiles, £26.54 sq m, Tile Expert Image credit: David Parmiter In a small space, a statement tiled wall encourages you to focus on the feature in front of you, not the size of the room. A fixed showerhead is drenching, while a hand-held is great for cleaning the enclosure. Get the lookBuy now: For similar try Pura Bathrooms Arco showerhead, arm, thermo valve control and hand shower set, £240.80, Sanctuary Bathrooms Image credit: David Parmiter Ready for another? Before and after: from bland bathroom to industrial-style space brimming with character ‘The installation cost £7,528 and the project took four weeks to complete,’ says the owner. ‘It’s now a calm, relaxing space I love spending time in, rather than just a purely functional shower room.’ The post Before and after: from bland bathroom to a space to enjoy every day appeared first on Ideal Home. Post navigation This new Tesco bedding range hits stores next week – and it’s totally dreamy24 Amazing Before And After Home Renovations Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.