How to Create a Spa-Like Bathroom

Going to the spa is a great experience, but what if you didn't have to "go" anywhere? You can create a spa-like bathroom with a few quick upgrades, even on a budget. There are many ways to enhance your bathroom without spending much time or money. 

10 Simple Ways to Create a Spa-Like Environment

1. Declutter 

Start by decluttering your bathroom. Clear off countertops and go through all bathroom cabinets. Get rid of any products that have expired or are no longer used. Prioritize the counter space and other open storage for the essentials you use every day. Use baskets to keep everything else neatly out of view in cabinets. A cluttered space is not relaxing, so clear out as much as possible.

2. Use Soft Colors 

Choosing soft and muted colors will help create a tranquil spa-like environment. When selecting your bathroom color scheme, avoid bright and high-contrast colors, such as black and white or blue and orange, which energize rather than calm. Pair warm neutral colors with colors inspired by nature, like seafoam green or sky blue, creating a peaceful and relaxing color palette.

3. Bring Touches of Nature Inside

Incorporating live plants is one of the easiest tips for making your bathroom feel like a spa. Potted plants or fresh flowers bring a touch of nature inside. Choose plants that thrive in a humid bathroom environment and your bathroom's lighting for the best results. 

4. Add Some Special Lighting

Lighting is an important design element. Multiple layers of lighting, such as can lights, sconces, and chandeliers, provide needed light and extra ambiance. Soft lighting is relaxing and can help you unwind after a long day. Consider installing dimmer switches so you can control the amount of light while relaxing in the bathtub. 

5. Indulge Yourself With Luxury Towels

Fluffy, luxuriously soft, and oversized hand and bath towels are a must-have for achieving a spa-like atmosphere. Choose towels made from an absorbent material, such as cotton or bamboo, that stand up well to washing. For an extra special touch, install a towel warmer rack or basket so you can enjoy the added luxury of a warm, cozy towel every time you step out of the shower or bath.

6. Display Your Toiletries

Don't overlook small details, like aesthetically pleasing bath products that blend with your color scheme. Pretty glass jars are great for holding sponges, cotton rounds, and other small items. Organize toiletries on a tray on the countertop to add a luxurious feel to your vanity area. Pour your hand soap or shampoo and conditioner into pretty bottles. 

7. Incorporate Plenty of Storage

Too much clutter is not relaxing. Make your bathroom easier to keep clean and uncluttered by adding plenty of storage. In addition to your vanity, use baskets, wall hooks, and shelves to increase storage and organization to keep your bathroom tidy.

8. Use Aromatherapy

Incorporating aromatherapy into your bathroom with calming scents like lavender or rosemary adds a delightful charm to your bath routine. Essential oil diffusers, scented candles, lotions, and soaps are easy ways to set a tranquil and calming mood. Hanging eucalyptus in your shower is a simple way to release a refreshing burst of fragrance when you shower.

9. Add a Bench to Your Shower

Adding a water-resistant bench to your walk-in shower will provide a comfortable place to sit and relax and offers additional storage for shower items. A shower bench is essential for people with physical limitations. Choosing a teak or bamboo shower bench will add another natural design element to your bathroom. 

10. Install Spa Worthy Fixtures

Updating your shower head is an easy way to turn your daily routine into a rejuvenating spa experience. Choose features such as massaging spray patterns, a handheld component, or a rain shower head. Upgrading other bathroom fixtures, like the faucet and toilet, to high-quality models with spa-like features such as touch-free automation or heated toilet seats will give your bathroom the spa-like amenities your friends will envy. 

Build the Bathroom of Your Dreams

These are just a few easy and affordable ways to update your bathroom and turn it into a tranquil getaway. Transform your bathroom into a spa-like atmosphere using the same design elements found in the best luxury spas. By incorporating calming elements, upgrading fixtures, and minimizing clutter, you can achieve a spa-like retreat that allows you to relax and unwind after a long day. If your bathroom needs a complete renovation, talk to an experienced remodeling expert. They can help you upgrade your bathroom, improve functionality, and create an aesthetically pleasing experience. 

Call a Trusted Plumbing Remodeling Expert

R.A. Guinner Plumbing Company provides complete remodeling services and specializes in guiding clients through every step of a bathroom remodel. We can handle the entire project when you're ready to renovate your bathroom, from design to demolition to refinishing. 

Our company is family-owned and operated, and we pride ourselves on "top-of-the-line" service. All our plumbers are licensed, bonded, and insured for your protection. No project is too big or too small for us to handle, and we always hold ourselves to the highest standards to ensure you are completely satisfied with the results. Call us today at 314-752-9850 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. 



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