Lifestyle – Tips to renew your bathroom

This is a collaborative post with Click Basin, I have implored the talents of my sister-in-law to help me write this post.

tips to renew your bathroomSo it’s time to renew your bathroom… but where do you begin?! First things first, decide the style you want. Is it a natural theme with bamboo and plants, is it a slick and ultra-modern style or a traditional style that you’re after. Once you have decided let the hours of searching for the right toilets, basins, baths and accessories begin!My current bathroom is only small and I need to fit a bath in it as I have a 3-year-old so a shower is not an option. So instead of compromising on this I looked into space-saving ideas.

The bologna counter mounted white modern bathroom sink is a very tranquil looking bathroom sink similar to the ones spotted in posh spas. It is small so you could fit into a small downstairs toilet or in your main bathroom if it is small like mine giving you everything you need to make the room seem bigger and best part it isn’t taking up a lot of space. There are so many choices pondered over a couple of bathroom basins before deciding this was the style for me. I also considered a bamboo inspired bathroom with exposed wood and plants, a real natural feel so when I saw the cube solid oak narrow bathroom vanity with a square glass sink it became a strong contender.

So now that I have found my sink it’s onto the toilet. The one I would go for is the heritage Blenheim low-level WC with chrome flush from Victorian plumbing. It looks very elegant and ties in with the posh spa theme I have going on. So now for a bath that ties in with my theme at a reasonable price. The Verona freestanding modern bath also from Victorian Plumbing is the one I would go for. It is very similar to the sink so it goes well with the theme and looks so luxurious.

verona

Now to accessorize, my job was made easy for me by the amount of choice on Clickbasin. I found the solid oak wall mounted mirror cabinet with side shelves which again adds a touch of class and is also useful to hide away those feminine products whilst showing off your posh body washes you got for Christmas. I would also add the 3 tier box solid oak bathroom storage stand caddy to again have some more space to store things I need like hand towels whilst still having the spa like feel. And last but certainly not least I found the Note 6 piece value chrome bathroom accessories set for just £24.99! It’s a bargain and it includes all of these; a robe hook, toothbrush holder & glass, toilet roll holder, towel holder & rail and a soap dish. This last touch is practical yet ties in the chrome from the toilet flush and the tap.

All of these together create a sleek and elegant look and it all ties in with each other. You don’t want lots of random things so try gathering all the things you have shortlisted and see how they would look rather than just buying randomly or you will end up with a mismatch bathroom.

**Images from Click Basin & Victorian Plumbing.**

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  1. August 29, 2016 / 6:34 pm

    Thanks for the tips i also like the stand alone tubs!

  2. March 29, 2016 / 3:49 pm

    This is great! I love bathroom renovation and I have to try these tips. Thanks for inspiring!

    • March 29, 2016 / 7:06 pm

      Thanks, glad to hear it

  3. January 20, 2016 / 3:11 am

    I love this type of sink in the bathroom. Love the way it turned out!

    • January 20, 2016 / 8:28 am

      Thanks Shannon

  4. January 19, 2016 / 1:55 am

    These are great ways to refresh your bathroom. I have been wanting to redo the master bath. I will have to try these tips.

    • January 19, 2016 / 7:21 am

      Thanks Ana, I wish I had a master bathroom lol

  5. January 18, 2016 / 6:02 am

    This is gorgeous! I love stand alone tubs like these, they’re so pretty!

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:23 am

      I know right, something about standalone tubs appears to me

  6. lexie lane
    January 18, 2016 / 3:40 am

    I loved something new about home renovating, looking more Ideas and style about it: It has been listed off my things that not have to be done. Thanks for sharing it.

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:23 am

      You welcome Lexie

  7. January 18, 2016 / 2:58 am

    We really need a whole bathroom makeover, but these will suffice for now! Thanks for the inspiration!

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:23 am

      You welcome Danielle

  8. January 17, 2016 / 10:04 pm

    I wish my bathroom is a bit spacious! I would like a bathtub like that gorgeous. I also love that kind of sink.

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:22 am

      I want w bathtub so bar I think I am tired of my shower though it saves my sanity

  9. January 17, 2016 / 5:04 pm

    Great suggestions and very timely as I am about to have my bathroom revamp!

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:21 am

      Awesome hope they are helpful

  10. January 17, 2016 / 3:26 pm

    These are awesome tips. My bathrooms need a makeover.

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:20 am

      Thanks hope you make use of them some day

  11. tauyanm
    January 17, 2016 / 2:12 pm

    thanks for the tips! always love to renew something in my house a bathroom makeover is always good

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:19 am

      Bathroom is always nice I think too

  12. January 17, 2016 / 10:59 am

    Having a bathroom renovation is important too, if I have a chance to renew my bathroom, I’d like to see it clean and natural theme like bamboo.

    • January 18, 2016 / 8:17 am

      Hope you get a chance

  13. January 17, 2016 / 6:14 am

    A bathroom makeover would be great, I’d like the natural theme of bamboo and plants, it looks simple but relaxing.

    • January 17, 2016 / 8:31 am

      Thanks Nikki, that was our aim

  14. January 17, 2016 / 3:07 am

    The sink looks like something you can find in hotels and spas. I love the pure white color and the wood accents make it stand out even more.

    • January 17, 2016 / 8:31 am

      That’s what we loved about the sink because it’s something that hotels and spas using have

  15. January 17, 2016 / 12:16 am

    A bathroom makeover is always a nice thing. Looking good.

    • January 17, 2016 / 8:30 am

      Thanks claudette

  16. January 16, 2016 / 7:03 pm

    i am in love with that tub! where i live now the tub like that would not be an option but oh is it on my dream list for the future

    • January 17, 2016 / 8:30 am

      I wouldn’t mind such a tub in my future home too

  17. January 16, 2016 / 4:42 pm

    Thanks for sharing this. I’m always looking for ways to spruce up my bathroom.

    • January 16, 2016 / 5:00 pm

      Sure thing Clara

  18. January 16, 2016 / 3:28 pm

    These are great tips for those looking to renovate their bathroom 🙂 I would love this bathroom , the tub is fab!

    • January 16, 2016 / 4:58 pm

      Thanks so much Claire

  19. January 16, 2016 / 2:46 pm

    I love the tub and sink. Very cute and sleek cute. I always wanted a stand alone tub. Maybe in the future my dream home will have one. Great post! Many people want to redo their bathrooms.

    • January 16, 2016 / 4:57 pm

      Thanks Kristina, I too would love a stand alone tub in my future home

  20. January 16, 2016 / 2:46 pm

    I love a fabulous bathroom and these look awesome. Saving for future use..

    • January 16, 2016 / 4:57 pm

      Me too

  21. January 16, 2016 / 2:36 pm

    Bookmarking this post as we are moving soon!

    • January 16, 2016 / 4:56 pm

      Thanks Ana

  22. January 16, 2016 / 10:28 am

    I love that tub! It looks so elegant! I could spend hours soaking my tiredness away. Love the minimalist theme and the wood accents. Beautiful!

    • January 16, 2016 / 11:45 am

      Thanks Annemarie

  23. January 16, 2016 / 9:51 am

    I wish our bathroom looks like the one in the pictures above, or at least just as spacious. Haha! 🙂 But this is very informative!

    • January 16, 2016 / 9:57 am

      I know what you mean

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:37 am

      Thanks Krystal

  24. January 16, 2016 / 3:56 am

    These are great tips. I’ll have to use them.

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:37 am

      Thanks Maddie

  25. January 16, 2016 / 2:57 am

    I love the modern silk n tub. So sleek, clean and modern looking. Congrats on the upgrades!

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:36 am

      Thanks Hannah

  26. January 16, 2016 / 2:49 am

    I hate our bathrooms!! They are kind of hideous, but these tips could really help out a lot!! I love the images, the fixtures look chic and modern.Very nice photographs, they make the bathroom look light and inviting!

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:35 am

      I know what you mean, I want a modern and chic bathroom too

  27. January 16, 2016 / 2:45 am

    Great tips! Our bathroom could definitely use a little sprucing, and I think those chrome accessories would be perfect.

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:34 am

      I love the chrome accessories and though I can not do much to my current bathroom the accessories are something that I can do

  28. Elizabeth O.
    January 16, 2016 / 1:23 am

    I’ve been thinking about renovating my bathroom or at least try fixing it up a little bit for the longest time. Thanks for the suggestions!

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:33 am

      You welcome and hope you manage to make some changes

  29. January 16, 2016 / 12:55 am

    Perfect timing for this post! I have decided 2016 is the time for major improvements/upgrades throughout my house. Thanks for the advice!

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:32 am

      I am very glad to hear that Amber, good luck

  30. January 16, 2016 / 12:49 am

    I wish my landlord would put that tub in my apartment. It’s amazing and so big compared to the one I have.

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:32 am

      I wish my landlord would do the same too. I currently have a shower only and I am so wishing for a tub

    • January 16, 2016 / 2:34 pm

      I couldn’t live without a tub, hot baths are what help me get through cold and wet days from my back injuries.

    • January 16, 2016 / 4:56 pm

      I love showers since I struggle to wake up the shower wakes me up but I miss having the option

  31. January 15, 2016 / 11:47 pm

    A bathroom makeover would be fabulous. I drool watching those shows on TV but don’t have the courage to take the plunge.

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:32 am

      I know what you mean it’s fabulous on tv but very different in real life

  32. January 15, 2016 / 9:43 pm

    We FINALLY removed a hideous bathroom vanity that has been in our house for five years. It was the first thing I wanted to swap out when we moved in but I never got around to it. Now we only got rid of it in order to sell our house! Sigh.

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:31 am

      I wish you good luck on selling your house, check out my tips on how to get the best price before your house evaluation and I hope it helps

  33. January 15, 2016 / 6:47 pm

    That is such a small sink. I would love to renew my bathroom, but space is limited in there and there’s not much room to expand it or do what I really want to do to it. I’d love to have a jetted hot tub in my bathroom.

    • January 15, 2016 / 8:40 pm

      Trying to make use of limited space then this sink is perfect

  34. January 15, 2016 / 5:10 pm

    I love this style of sink. It would mean no caulking. I want a new bathroom.

    • January 16, 2016 / 7:30 am

      Me too

  35. January 15, 2016 / 4:31 pm

    We just bought a house a few months back and we are slowly making it ours. I like the ideas that you mention in here for the bathroom. We do have a very small bathroom but we can incorporate some of these things

    • January 15, 2016 / 5:40 pm

      Congratulations Jeanette and hope you make some changes

  36. January 15, 2016 / 9:31 am

    My bathroom is in need of a huge makeover, it has been on my list of things that need to be done forever x

    • January 15, 2016 / 9:43 am

      Hahaha hope you get it done soon

  37. January 15, 2016 / 8:43 am

    I absolutely love the bath in this photo, if I redid a bathroom in a future house this is exactly the kind of thing i’d choose. x

    • January 15, 2016 / 8:45 am

      Thanks Rhian

  38. January 15, 2016 / 8:28 am

    Love this look! I’ve always dreamed of buying a house that needs some fixing up and this is the style bathroom I’d love, it’s modern meets vintage and it’s so me.

    • January 15, 2016 / 8:44 am

      Thanks, I too want a fixeraper type of house but not too much though lol

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