Making The Most Of A Small Bathroom

Written by Steven Cooper

In bathroom terms at least, bigger doesn't have to be better Ė Itís all just a case of makingrepparttar most ofrepparttar 146485 modest proportions youíre presented with! And what's more, designing a bathroom thatís small on space usage but big on style and functionality should be a lot more fun.

The Click Bathrooms guide to maximising a modest bathroom follows three simple principlesÖ

1 - Make it seem bigger

A great way of tackling a bathroom with limited dimensions is by creatingrepparttar 146486 illusion of space. First and foremost, aim to colour your walls in lighter shades such as whites, creams and pastels, thereby avoidingrepparttar 146487 darker colours that dramatically reducerepparttar 146488 sense of space inside a small room.

Good lighting is also a vital tool in expandingrepparttar 146489 look of your bathroom. By illuminating areas that are prone to shadows with strong directional lights youíll find thatrepparttar 146490 room opens up even further.

Finally, attempt to generate a feeling of space throughrepparttar 146491 clever use of mirrors, which positioned correctly can literally make a room appear to double in size. For maximum effect, adornrepparttar 146492 back wall ofrepparttar 146493 room with one or more large mirrors, or a number of smaller mirrored tiles.

2 - Utilise hidden or difficult spaces

Time to get creative and think outsiderepparttar 146494 box; can you utilise space that isnít immediately visible? Start atrepparttar 146495 bottom by identifying any available low-level spaces - under bath storage is a great way to keep towels and toiletries out of sight for a start. If youíre struggling to free up low-level space, wall hung ceramic ware can provide vital extra ground room.

Vintage Labels On Marble Tiles

Written by Alicia Tapp

"Everything Old is New Again"

It's refreshing to note that gone arerepparttar days that countertops and backsplashes have to match. There are no decorating rules. The focal point in your kitchen, wine cellar, bathroom, etc evolves with addingrepparttar 146470 personal touches that are close to your heart.

Nothing setsrepparttar 146471 stage for Vintage comfort like a vintage marble tile mural or marble tile wall display in images and labels borrowed fromrepparttar 146472 past. A new and personalized way to showcase a collection of memorabilia, ephemera, or images.

A marble backsplash mural or wall display makesrepparttar 146473 perfect complement for antiques, beautiful china, flea market finds, vintage furnishings, garage sales, ephemera, trade show collections, or bottles of your favorite wine or brew.

The images are baked intorepparttar 146474 marble sorepparttar 146475 quality ofrepparttar 146476 marble with its shading, nicks, crannies and rounded edges become part ofrepparttar 146477 old world, vintage and European effect .

Perfume Label Art, dated from 1894 - 1905 on Tumbled Marble Tiles, an unusual wall decor forrepparttar 146478 bath, dressing room, powder room, spa, country club. Alternate plain botticino tumbled marble tiles, or add a few tiles onto each wall. An important trend in decorating is chic and shabby. Perfume labels on tiles would be an important accessory to this theme.

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