Bathrooms don't have to be plain and boring. There's more inspiration out there than ever before when it comes to making powder rooms, primary bathrooms, and smaller half-baths go beyond your typical sink, toilet, and shower. From bright wallpaper and patterned tile to rustic patinas and colorful walls, you'll find something in the list below that will help inspire your next remodel.
About This Term: Primary Bathroom
Many real estate associations, including the National Association of Home Builders, have classified the term "Master Bedroom" (or "Master Bathroom") as discriminatory. "Primary Bedroom" is the name now widely used among the real estate community and better reflects the purpose of the room.
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Soak in peace in this white colonial bathroom. Featuring bold lighting, gorgeous marble tile, and clever storage space, this is somewhere we can all imagine ourselves relaxing after a long, hard day.Continue to 2 of 15 below.
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Cool Farmhouse Bathroom
Fresh and rustic, this farmhouse-style bathroom is great if you like a rougher, cooler style. The ruffled shower curtain, the wooden shelves, and the tin water can are the right accessories for this inspired bathroom.
Modern Farmhouse Bathroom by Bless'er HouseContinue to 3 of 15 below.
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Rustic Stone And Wood Bathroom
Work with the natural colors of nature by using natural stone and reclaimed wood. The modern faucets in the shower and sink bring a fashionable contrast to the warm, rustic style of this bathroom.Continue to 4 of 15 below.
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Beautiful Beige Bathroom
Beige doesn't have to be boring: this beautiful contemporary bathroom is the proof. A freestanding tub set on smooth stones, green plants and natural wood shades make this space as welcoming as it is chic.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Industrial Farmhouse Bathroom
Industrial doesn't have to be cold. Add a little farmhouse touch, and you have something that's both trendy and homey. Keep the industrial touches light and add some greenery for some organic warmth.
Industrial Farmhouse Bathroom by Ashley TrumanContinue to 6 of 15 below.
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Subway Tile Bathroom
The simplicity of subway tile is one of the reasons why it's so popular these days. This classic bathroom decor is simple, clean, practical, and welcoming. It's the perfect style for a guest bathroom or a bathroom used by the whole family.Continue to 7 of 15 below.
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Baby Blue Bathroom
This beachy baby blue bathroom uses soft neutrals to bring a sense of calm and peace... just as if you were lying on the beach. The patterned shower curtain and little beach-inspired details just bring the room together.
Beach-style bathroom by 12 Oaks BlogContinue to 8 of 15 below.
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Bathroom With Bold Floor Tile
Sometimes all you need is a bold floor tile to make a statement in an otherwise clean and simple white bathroom. This complexly patterned tile contrasts beautifully with the simple white rectangles on the wall, and the clean look of a straight white shower curtain.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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Attic Bathroom With Koi Wallpaper
A touch of Japanese style makes all the difference in this small attic bathroom. A few pieces of koi wallpaper bring a sense of peace and calm and inspire the other gold accessories in the room.Continue to 10 of 15 below.
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Bathroom With Bright Blue Patterned Tile
The seamlessness of this bathroom is brought to you by a clear glass-enclosed walk-in shower and a continuous blue tile that bridges the shower and sink areas. If you want to give the illusion of space, don't break up the wall in small pieces!
Small bathroom by LS StudioContinue to 11 of 15 below.
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Small Bathroom With Walk-In Shower
This Parisian bathroom might be tiny, but it packs a punch when it comes to function. An alcove walk-in shower sits behind the sink for maximum space usage, and the notes of wicker and wood make the whole warm and welcoming.
Parisian apartment bathroom by Pierre-Jean VergerContinue to 12 of 15 below.
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Small And Practical Bathroom
Small doesn't mean it can't work, as this tiny but practical bathroom shows. The sideways placement of the tub, good use of wall space, and the bath caddy all help provide all the space that's needed to take a shower without feeling cramped.
Bathroom makeover by Kate LaVieContinue to 13 of 15 below.
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Bathroom With Diamond Pattern Wallpaper
The large mirror and bold pattern wallpaper make this small bathroom seem bigger than it really is. Why think that a small space means nothing fun? This bathroom shows that you can have big style in even the smallest area.
Small bathroom by Justin BernhautContinue to 14 of 15 below.
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Psychedelic Southern Bathroom
This bathroom speaks for itself: trippy marble pattern wallpaper and an animal skull beg for all the attention. It takes a bold mind to dare this, but dare we say it actually works?
Small bathroom by Scout DesignContinue to 15 of 15 below.
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Invisible Walk-In Shower
If you want to make your bathroom seem larger, turning your walk-in shower into an invisible feature will definitely help with that. Using a clear glass wall, minimal shower hardware, and the same tile all over the floor and walls, this design makes the shower pretty much disappear in the background.