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Beadboard in Bathrooms Is Cozy and Traditional
Beadboard wall treatments are a beautiful and traditional way of adding some visual interest to a bathroom. Whether you add some halfway down your wall or over its entire surface, it's sure to make your bathroom cozy, welcoming and warm.
If you like more homey styles, these beadboard bathrooms will surely inspire your next remodel, or just your Pinterest board.Continue to 2 of 15 below.
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Horizontal All-Over Beadboard
Although beadboard is usually installed vertically, you can always break the mold and try the other direction. The effect? A visual pull-in that balances the depth of this space. It's like walking into an old cedar closet.Continue to 3 of 15 below.
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Monochrome Beadboard Contrast
In a monochromatic bathroom, you can use beadboard to make a light contrast with your wall color. This cozy, chic bathroom by Jessica Helgerson Interior Design shows you exactly how to do it.
The light grey of the beadboard and mirror frame contrast the paler wall, for a chic and traditional effect. White doesn't have to be all white... it can be a little grey too.Continue to 4 of 15 below.
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Minty Beadboard Bathroom
There's a lovely sense of movement here. The all-over beadboard contrasts the square mirrors, adding a vertical dimension to them. The pairing of mint green, white and sandy tan is simple, neutral, and beautiful.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Beadboard Wall And Mosaic Floor
The two together avoid a "cookie-cutter" feel and add lots of personality. It's a cozy-yet-fun space that isn't afraid to play with textures.Continue to 6 of 15 below.
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A Touch Of Beadboard
The beadboard here is actually used as an accessory, on the vanity doors. It's a clever use of the beadboard look, without having to install it all over your walls. It really does add a sense of height to this mostly white vanity.Continue to 7 of 15 below.
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Farmhouse Beadboard Powder Room
If you space is on the low side, beadboard does a great job of making the room look higher, and therefore bigger.
For example, this small farmhouse powder room, by Farmhouse 5540, is greatly enhanced by the white beadboard that goes all the way up to the original wood beam ceiling. The mirror frame is an especially great touch: it's decorative without being too onerous, and its color recalls the wood ceiling.Continue to 8 of 15 below.
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Stacked Beadboard Master Bathroom
The wall treatment is stacked at three different levels: under the large window, halfway up the wall just before the corner, and above the large vanity. Don't be afraid to play with heights the same way: it'll make your space feel more playful.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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Dark Beadboard Bathroom
You can also use beadboard to define a smaller area within a larger space, as in this stunning bathroom by Kristin Petro Interiors. The black beadboard contrasts with the neutral shade of the wall, and defines the area where towels hang.
You don't need to add beadboard to every wall. Putting it on a single wall to mark a separate space within the room works beautifully as well.Continue to 10 of 15 below.
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Cute Beadboard Powder Room
The beadboard here is used in a pretty traditional way, about halfway up the wall. But it does have the effect of framing the beautiful pedestal sink and toilet, and leaving the mirror and shelves to shine by themselves.Continue to 11 of 15 below.
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Almost All-Over Beadboard Master Bathroom
In this traditional master bathroom by Andrea May, via Houzz, you have beadboard almost all the way to the top, leaving just a small band of color between the edge of the beadboard and the (also beadboard) ceiling.
This has a profound effect on the visuals of this space: it brings our eyes up and heightens the ceiling. Also notice how the painting to the right is higher than the edge of the beadboard, giving it more importance in the space.Continue to 12 of 15 below.
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Beadboard Bathroom In Black And White
Black and white is a bold and trendy choice in bathrooms right now, and beadboard can work really well in the ultimate contrasting shades. This cottage bathroom design by Bella Mancini uses beadboard as the bottom white half, installed against the top black part.
The movement of the beadboard is a life-saver here. Instead of a flat white paint, you have some interesting textures to play with, which give the space movement and interest.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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DIY Beadboard Boys Bathroom
Danielle Pearce of 2 Little Superheroes made her own beadboard for her boys' bathroom using wooden panels and battens.
This ultra-wide beadboard is perfect from framing the three towel hooks: one towel per "square". This gives the room a nice sense of movement and framing, and gives each boy a "personal" space for their own towel.Continue to 14 of 15 below.
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Elegant Beadboard Master Bathroom
The two levels of beadboard add depth and help frame all the different elements of this bathroom. Anything that touches the floor stays on the lower level, while the mirrors and light fixtures stay on top. It's a great way to break up a large space to make it feel more intimate.Continue to 15 of 15 below.
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Minimal Attic Beadboard Bathroom
This space would feel oppressively small if it wasn't for the heightening properties of this thin-textured beadboard. Adding it along the drop-in tub gives the space a sense of harmony and continuity—essential elements of the minimalist style.