The bathroom is one of the best places to get inventive with color. With a few strokes of paint, you can turn anything from a small powder room to a large two-sink bathroom into a relaxing sanctuary or an invigorating space. Whether you are looking to create a jewel box powder room or a spa-like retreat, these beautiful paint colors, cherry-picked by decor experts, will help you create a swoon-worthy bathroom.
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"Bathrooms set the stage for the beginning and end to your day. Seeing your face and clothes in their true colors provides context. That is why I prefer clean white walls that reflect natural light in bathrooms," says interior designer Jennifer Jean Morris.
A white room keeps things feeling fresh, but the warm undertone ensure it doesn't feel sterile.
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A deep shade like emerald green is always a gorgeous option for nearly any area of your home. "Powder rooms are spaces where you can have more fun with color," says Felipe Navarro, the interior designer behind Philippe Luxe. "I like to go with a bold jewel tone like Sherwin-Williams, Shamrock. It works well with white fixtures and beautifully complements accent colors like navy or dusty pink."
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Dee Schlotter, a color expert at PPG, finds that bathrooms are one of the best spaces to experiment on due to their small size. Pear Cactus is recommended if you're on the hunt for something that's bright and colorful, but not too brash or loud. This shade of green falls more on the serene side, making it the perfect hue for getting ready for work and getting ready for bed.
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"Who does not love white marble bathrooms? They are both trendy and classic for their clean and pristine looks," says New York City architect, John Mochelle. "A deep navy paint color like The Spruce Best Home Cosmic Sapphire will make white marble pop. The bold hue also works with both warm and cool metal fixtures."Continue to 5 of 9 below.
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"A stunning shade of blue that is fresh and bright, evocative of crystal clear streams and cloudless summer skies is perfect for bathrooms," says interior designer Tara Polony.
Mix in white accents and gold or brass hardware for an elegant space perfect for soaking in the tub.
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You can't go wrong with a cool white in any space. A few coats of this paint can quickly turn a bathroom into a clean, minimal sanctuary. Cooler whites look great with silver hardware, but can also adapt easily to warmer-toned accents. Farrow & Ball's Strong White is a fail-proof bet.
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"Benjamin Moore, River Reflections is a rich and creamy taupe that adds classic style to any bathroom," says Keri Feeney, an interior designer at Alicia Weaver Design.
She suggests pairing it with subway tile and white cabinetry for a fresh look.
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Beige is worth testing out if you're on the market for a color that adapts easily to any style.
Tara Besore, the home and garden blogger behind Hammer and a Headband says, "Pratt & Lambert's Shadow Beige is my choice. It is a warm putty color that works with bright white features, warm woods, and in daring spaces with bold pops of color."Continue to 9 of 9 below.
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"I love wall colors like Rainwashed by Sherwin-Williams that seemingly transform throughout the day based on changes in light," says Fantastic Services interior designer Issabel Williams.
It's definitely a versatile shade that pairs well with fresh white as well as earth tones.