No offense to whoever said "bigger is better," but our guess is that person just lacked in the creativity department. Just because your bathroom is short on square footage doesn't mean it's doomed to lack style or functionality.
With the right design tricks anyone can bridge the gap between form and function, regardless of the bathroom size they've been dealt. Whether you have a tiny powder room or a single shower stall, these 20 easy storage and styling solutions will make you forget how small your bathroom actually is.
Install a Gallery Wall
There's no better way to maximize your wall space than by creating a gallery wall. A full, almost-cluttered composition made of cohesive frames can make a half bath look spacious and expensive. We especially love the use of mirrors in this small washroom.
Don't Stray Away From Bold Patterns
Don't let anyone tell you your bathroom is too tiny to handle a bold floor-to-ceiling wallpaper print. In fact, the smaller the bathroom, the bigger the impact. We love this leopard-print powder room with a touch of '80s glam.
Don't Write Off Dark Colors
Dark colors have a reputation for being gloomy, moody, and claustrophobic. But actually, painting your walls black can open up your small space, making it feel larger, airier, and more open than you'd expect. Incorporate shiny surfaces to bounce light around the room and make your powder room pop.
Set Up Shelves
Whether you're in need of extra storage or just looking to add character to a bland bathroom, the addition of shelves gives the illusion of a bigger space. Style them with your prettiest products and hide less attractive essentials in canisters for a chic and functional storage solution.
Incorporate Tons of Texture
From the natural elements of grasscloth wallpaper and a seagrass lampshade to softer fibers via handtowels and a rug, the textures in this washroom add a homey feel often seen in larger spaces. Play with a cohesive color palette to avoid making your small bathroom look cluttered.
Find Unconventional Storage Solutions
If storage is limited and you don't have much wall space for shelving, take note from this little loo and get creative with placement. A few shelves in a window not only save space but highlight your most-used products in an Insta-worthy way.
Choose Drawers Over Cabinets
If you're looking to optimize your space for a large collection of toiletries, extra towels, and cleaning supplies, choose a vanity with drawers rather than cabinet doors. It won't take up more space, but the horizontal storage surprisingly houses much more. Just trust us.
Let Great Design Take The Floor
You don't have a ton of floor space in your tiny bathroom, so the little bit that you do have better look extra good. A gorgeous tile install will instantly elevate the feel of your entire space. And the best part is you're working with less square footage, so it won't cost you a fortune.