Small Bathroom For Spa Ideas

unduhan-4After a long day at work, there’s nothing better for your body and mind than a spa visit. However, as the cold weather creeps in, most would rather skip the pricey trip and just stay warm at home. Given that the gloomy winter weather can snap your energy and make you feel depressed, you need a soothing sanctuary in your own home.

So, why not turn your bathroom into an at-home spa? Like most spa services, your bathroom offers a private space where you can take a relaxing shower or warm bath to de-stress. All it takes is a few more elements to evoke the spa-like atmosphere.

Fortunately, you don’t need a BIG bathroom to install a Jacuzzi or sauna. In fact, what makes a spa feel relaxing is not those fancy features, but the soothing appeal, smell and sound.

In this article, I’ll show you how to enhance all five senses by recreating the ultimate spa experience right in your small bathroom.

Sight

The visual appeal of your bathroom is the key element for setting a spa-like vibe. Most spas tend to embrace the “less is more” philosophy, as a minimalist style can help open up a room, giving the space a serene and restful feel.

To help you achieve the similar “clean and comforting” spa look in your small bathroom, here are several tips:

Paint Your Walls with An Earthy Palette

Nature-inspired colors, such as brown, gray and green, can give your bathroom an organic feel along with a calming effect. Nevertheless, if you have a rather small bathroom, opt for a lighter and more neutral color scheme. Beige, light gray and pale green, for example, can lend a soothing sense, as well as a spacious feel to your small bathroom.

Install Dimming Bathroom Lights

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If you prefer a late night, romantic bath before bed, consider installing recessed ceiling lights or wall scones that come with dimmer controls. With the help of a dimmer, you can soften your lighting and get the spa-like feel when you need a soothing soak in the tub.

Installing dimmer controls involves complex circuits or electrical wiring issues. As a result, I highly recommend leaving such work to a professional electrician. According to our database, the national average price to hire a local electrician is $293.

Create A Warm Feeling with Faux Wood Tiles

Although wood flooring can surely evoke the feeling of peace and warmth, it’s never an ideal material for damp areas. Fortunately, thanks to today’s technology, homeowners now have another viable alternative. That is, faux wood tile. Faux wood tile is indeed ceramic or porcelain tile that imitates the natural textures of wood. It not only has a higher resistance to water, but also comes in a variety of patterns that can match any spa bathroom décor.

Clear Toiletry Clutter

Clutter usually gives us stress. That’s why spas always keep their toiletries hidden and in order. However, storage space is usually a serious issue in small bathrooms. Thus, when it comes to hiding all toiletries, most will get frustrated.

Well, it’s time to get rid of those old and expired toiletries you won’t ever use. By doing so, you should be able to free up a significant amount of cabinet space.

Still need to borrow some counter space for your go-to toiletries, such as cotton balls and Q-tips? To avoid visual clutter in your bathroom, try organizing these items in clear glass jars. Believe it or not, jarred toiletries will look just like a part of your décor.

Touch

You may not be able to afford expansive hydrotherapy facilities on par with your favorite spas, but you can absolutely give yourself that spa touch with these affordable bath amenities:

Pamper Yourself with A Small, Deep Soaking Tub

Just because you live with a tiny bathroom, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a relaxing soak in the tub. Bath manufacturers are offering a wide array of scaled-down tubs that are no longer than five feet, but deep enough to soak.

Looking to create an exotic Zen style bathroom? You can’t go wrong with the traditional Japanese soaking tub. Compared to other small tubs, Japanese tubs are much deeper, allowing you to submerge your entire body from the neck down. Better yet, most of them even come with built-in seats, so you can sit comfortably and safely while enjoying the hot bath.