Powder Rooms got their names from the fact that it is a small space, which is perfect for touching up one’s makeup or powdering your face. A Powder Room is typically small but perfectly large enough to accommodate the user and without a need for a shower or tub. The Powder Room is the perfect space in your home to express your imagination and enjoy the potential design possibilities.
Remodeling your powder rooms can turn them into elegant, luxurious mini salons. You can use unusual and luxurious materials. Paint the walls in deep rich jewel tones, use chandeliers to glamorize the room. Power Rooms allow you to run riot with your imagination to create the perfect little jewel of a room for your guests. You can change its appearance easily and use design, colour and style that you may not have the ability to use elsewhere in your home.
Dressed to Impress
A powder room can make a dramatic statement that inspires even with the simplest of white fixtures. Choose dramatic wallpaper or paint techniques. Hang beautiful luxurious Egyptian cotton towels; choose the finest soaps and lotions for your guests pleasure. Ensure the lighting is perfect for a ladies makeup and gently softens the room’s edges to make it feel larger and more glamourous. Don’t forget to have good counterpace for essentials, and ensure there are towel rings or hooks, which work with your design esthetic. Make sure the space is functional but dressed to impress.
Bling and Shimmer
Glass Chandeliers and beautiful light fixtures will bring some glimmer and shine to your Powder Room. You can go super glam or create a modern aesthetic with the lighting fixtures. Don’t forget to ensure your fixtures are perfectly placed for ‘powdering’. Ensure the design and finish on your taps and fixtures works with you design and lighting as well. You can use modern to antique fixtures to enhance the look of the room. If you choose to use a tile for the walls and floor, make sure they are the same tile it will ensure your room looks spacious and give an impression of space.
From Modern to Romantic
The Powder room is the ideal space for taking a chance on design due to its small size. You can use unusual materials, intense colours and over the top accessories. Provide little luxuries in the soaps and toiletries. Use soft fluffy towels and add some art on the walls.
Go romantic with soft pastels and shimmering chandeliers, or bold roses on the wallpaper with antique taps to create a soft romantic boudoir style room. Alternatively, you can have a contemporary space with a splash of colour by adding some dramatic modern art and a vase of structural Ikebana inspired flowers. Choose modern industrial with concrete counters, geometric bottles and containers for soap and toiletries; soften the look with rich luxurious towels in an unexpected colour.
Bold and Simple
White tile walls a beautiful glass countertop sink in a striking colour or natural stone will bring a modern touch to your powder room. Introduce colour with the toiletries and towels. If there is a window leave it simple with frosted glass. Hang a modern light fixture and acid etch a concrete floor for a New York loft feel.
Choosing all white fixtures and great looking modern fixtures will allow your powder room to adapt with whatever style you decide upon and give you a chance to change it up without doing major damage to your budget. Choose a simple white subway tile and a white marble for the floor with white fixtures you have a classic look that can be made romantic, modern, vintage or whatever the mood takes you. Add some beachy colour towels and watercolor shell paintings on the wall, hang a few country cottage style plaques and you have a beachside powder room. Change the light fixtures to romantic candlelit style and dress the walls with beautiful artwork and deep rich coloured towels and you have instance romance. A good basic powder room will be easy to change and re-decorate as often as you wish and it will become the powder room of all your dreams.
A Powder Room is an ideal place to express your design aesthetic and please all your senses in an affordable fashion.
Contact Joseph Kitchen and Bath to help you create the Powder Room of your dreams!