As the most important room in a home, where owners spend a lot of intimate moments, the bathroom should be designed in such a way that it is meditative, relaxing, and unquestionably functional. This all can be achieved by utilizing complementing and coordinating colors as well as using a matching choice of fixtures and fabrics. Let’s explore some ideas you can implement in your bathroom to achieve all this.


This might seem a little odd – most people hardly take towels seriously as part of their bathroom’s décor. However, since they are forever hanging out there, it helps to pick the types that will perfectly accent your color scheme. For a plain bathroom, simply opt for vivid color towels. Combining neutral hand towels over bright bath towels is a great color-coordinating idea. If you are not completely sure what to do, then hold on to thick spa-style white towels. These are perfect for almost all types of bathroom decor options, and they are quite easy to wash.

Shower curtains

Shower curtains require to be taken more seriously than anything else in a bathroom. They actually dictate the style of the entire bathroom. For bathrooms that don’t have a period shower that comes with a long stem and big shower heads, simply opt for intricate shower curtains to make the room more interesting. But whatever shower curtains you opt for, make certain they perfectly resonate with the color scheme you have established.

Décor elements

Décor elements such as fixtures, drinking glasses, soap dish waste baskets, bath mats, towels, and shower curtains can be chosen so that they complement your bathroom’s color scheme, and also accent both the basic and secondary colors. For better results, ensure to match the knobs, faucets, and towel bars. Use active LED lights to provide more chances for color coordination. Go out there and obtain the most appropriate décor elements for your bathroom style.

Bathroom colors

When the drapes, wall paint, and flooring color scheme are all set, get started on it. Have the tiles laid, walls painted, and then snoop around for matching drapes. Once all this is done, you might want to take a break and take a look at your color coordination for a few days. If nothing stands out, and no décor element is lost in the coordination, then you got the right thing. This is the time to decide if anything requires correcting, removing, or adding.

Color scheme

It is quite easy to match and coordinate your bathroom’s décor colors. To start with, you should never choose more than three colors for the curtains, floors, and walls. If you don’t know how to do this, then simply have your painting contractor help you out. Knowledgeable professional painters are always encouraging homeowners to opt for the proven and tested 60-30-10 painting rule. This simply means 60-percent of base color, 30-percent of secondary color, and 10-percent of accent color. Go for colors that utterly suit your personal style and tastes. And while at it, remember that what matches for you doesn’t necessarily match for other people. After all, the color is in the eye of the beholder. And because it is your bathroom being designed or even painted, it always pays to listen to your aesthetic self.

All in all, well-painted bathrooms can significantly increase the value of your home. An appraisal after a painting undertaking always offers better results than before the works. Moreover, if your home has been on the market for a long time with no offers, a new coat of quality paint almost always sells it faster than if you do nothing about the paint. In fact, any good realtor can tell you that properties are always better received after being tastefully painted.