Squeezing a shower into a tiny house bathroom with teensy square footage is undoubtedly challenging. But we are happy to report it is not impossible. From wet rooms to pint-size stalls the following ideas demonstrate with a little creative thinking, you can pack a lot of practical function, and style too, into a small footprint.
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Frameless Glass Shower Door
Many pint-size shower stalls skimp on style. But the one in this micro home built by New Frontier Tiny Homes is all things wonderful from the pebble floor tile to the slate walls. The frosting on the cake is the frameless glass door. Because it does not obstruct space visually, the glass door imparts a sense of airiness.Continue to 3 of 33 below.
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Rustic Wood Tub
The Tack House built by Chris and Malissa Tack is a 140 square foot towable home with an insanely small bathroom. To add a little character to their bathing nook, they installed a rustic-inspired, wood tub instead of a traditional shower pan.Continue to 5 of 33 below.
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Upgrade a Builder-Grade Shower
While a small, builder-grade shower could work in a teensy bathroom, it can be a little blah when it comes to stylish utility. Upgrading the standard showerhead and adding a glass storage shelf as shown in this example by Mint Tiny House Company can give an inexpensive enclosure a spa-like vibe.Continue to 6 of 33 below.
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You do not have to stick with tile when personalizing a shower surround. The couple who built this tiny house dubbed Hogan's Haven chiseled out a place to shower using a child-sized tub and shiplap walls. If you plan to do the same, we suggest waterproofing your walls with a marine-grade wood sealer.Continue to 8 of 33 below.
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Create a Wet Room
How do you fit a shower in a shrimpy bathroom that barely measures nine square feet? The remodeling experts at Hammer and Hand Construction made every precious millimeter count by turning this space into a wet room. The latter is a waterproof bathroom with a barrier-free shower. Another space-saving feature worth mentioning is the tiny, toilet top sink on the right.Continue to 9 of 33 below.
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Copper Bathroom Fixtures
Copper fixtures and subway tiles give the fun-size shower stall in this diminutive dwelling by Mint Tiny House Company a heaping dose of modern farmhouse style.Continue to 11 of 33 below.
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Is your small bathroom both long and narrow? Consider separating the tub from the shower as shown in this space by Wind River Tiny Homes. On the right is a skinny built-in tub. On the left near the toilet is a doorless shower.Continue to 12 of 33 below.
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Curved Corner Shower Stall
At first, it was tough for us to believe that this seemingly spacious bathroom spotted on Tiffany Blue Eyes, is inside a tiny house that is less than 200 square feet. The feature that makes the most of the limited square footage is the curved, corner shower stall.Continue to 13 of 33 below.
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Tiny Claw-Foot Tub
A mini claw-foot tub doubles as a place to shower in this small house on wheels by Timber Craft Tiny Homes. Tubs similar to this one start at around 37-inches long.Continue to 14 of 33 below.
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Stainless Steel Shower
A stainless steel shower steals the show in this towable dwelling by Liberation Tiny Homes. In this instance, using galvanized steel sheets to cover the entire stall was significantly cheaper than tiling. Because smooth, stainless steel sheets can be slippery when wet, a removable cedar mat covers the shower pan.Continue to 15 of 33 below.
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Tiny Bathroom Built for a Family
Some fun-sized homes designed for young families like the 32 foot long Patriot by Tiny House Building Company need to pack a lot of utility into a small bathroom. To better accommodate small children the bathing area combines a 36-inch RV tub perfect for kids with an adult-sized shower. For a pop of modern farmhouse style, the custom shower surround features wood-look tile.Continue to 16 of 33 below.
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How to Customize a Fiberglass Shower Stall
If you are seeking a way to beautify a builder grade shower stall without remodeling, behold this idea from Tiny Life Construction. The builders replaced the generic fixtures with a black shower head, and an oil rubbed bronze temperature valve. The finishing touch is a coordinating drain cover.Continue to 19 of 33 below.
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Vertical Garden Wall
When it comes to style, plants can bring an itty-bitty bathroom to the next level. Here a vertical garden greens up the shower in a micro home by Tiny Heirloom.Continue to 20 of 33 below.
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Wheelchair Accessible Shower
Accessibility is another reason to love wet rooms. The bathroom in this 200 square foot dwelling called the Norwich Model by Wheel Pad was designed to accommodate a wheelchair.Continue to 21 of 33 below.
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Shower Sink Combo
When you do not have the floor space to spare for all the bathroom amenities consider this idea by Clothesline Tiny Homes. The couple who built this DIY house installed the bathroom sink in the shower.Continue to 22 of 33 below.
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Rustic Wet Room
Here is another example that proves you do not have to sacrifice floor space for a shower if you turn your bathroom into a wet room. In the Bookworm House by Mitchcraft Tiny Homes, corrugated steel sheets cover the shower surround. The wood walls are waterproof thanks to a marine-grade wood stain. Durable quarry tiles create a watertight floor.Continue to 23 of 33 below.
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Skylight Over Shower
A glass ceiling makes using the compact shower in this small one-bedroom home by Cyril Chênebeau Architects an exhilarating experience. The skylight beautifully frames a nearby tree.Continue to 25 of 33 below.
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Add Style With Ceramic Tile
In this 300 square foot home by Perch and Nest, ceramic tile adds personal style to a small shower stall. The old-timey inspired window boosts the chic factor.Continue to 27 of 33 below.
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Mix and Match Tile
When it comes to tiling a small shower, mixing different styles will keep things interesting. In the Indigo Tiny Home designed and built by Driftwood Homes USA, ceramic subway tile (installed vertically) and marble hexagon tile (on the floor) are a fetching blend.Continue to 29 of 33 below.
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Galvanized Tub Shower
A tall, galvanized steel tub, which you can pick up at most home improvement stores for around $40 or less, doubles as a shower pan in this modestly sized bathroom designed by Tiny Heirloom. Covering the shower walls are two different types of tile: wood plank porcelain, and square mosaic ceramic.Continue to 30 of 33 below.
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Off The Grid Shower
Mark and Lucretia Worster built their 240 square foot vacation home on a small slice of paradise in Volcano, Hawaii. The 100 percent off the grid dwelling featured on HiLife Media has a tiny corner shower covered with two different types of tile. The partially open stall has a half wall to protect the rest of the space from splashing. A rainwater catchment system collects the water for bathing.Continue to 31 of 33 below.
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Spruce Up a Shower Bucket
In an adorable pint-sized cottage by Free Range Tiny Homes, a modest wood tub functions as a shower pan. To prevent wet feet from slipping the bottom of the bucket was covered with smooth pebble tile, which feels great underfoot.Continue to 32 of 33 below.
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New Twist on Subway Tile
Sure, you can keep things simple with basic subway tile. But if you are looking to give your bathroom a fresh twist, consider this idea by Wishbone Tiny Homes. The lower half of this stall is covered in wood protected by a marine-grade wood stain.Continue to 33 of 33 below.
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