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9 different ways to use colour and texture in your bathroom

9 bathroom design ideas that will inspire you.

The bathroom might serve one of the most basic purposes in the house, but that doesn’t mean it should be a beautiful space. We’ve found 10 inspiring bathroom design ideas that use colour and texture in different ways to achieve timeless yet contemporary bathroom schemes that are equal parts edgy and sophisticated.

But, reader beware, these luxurious bathrooms are sure to inspire serious style envy.

1. Minimal and monochromatic

This bathroom pairs large-format floor tiles with timber walls all in different shades of grey and black. The standout feature is the ornate gold tapware and shapely tub in the centre of the space.

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2. Bright and bubbly

Make a statement with a bold bathtub in a bubbly shade of yellow. Paired with green marble and copper accents, the space is less ‘teen’ and more ‘trendy’.

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3. Texture

Rather than filling the wall with tiles, work with an interior designer or architect to recreate this corrugated iron-look wall. Paired with olive green cabinetry and rose gold fixtures, this is more chic than shabby.

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4. Pretty in pink

Wallpaper isn’t just for living rooms and bedrooms, you can now buy moisture-resistant varieties perfect for the bathroom. Make a statement with a marble-look paper, and pair it with millennial pink cabinetry.  

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5. Classic

Is there a more classic colour combination than white and gold? We think not. Play up the texture with a tiled feature wall, large floor tiles and pendant lights.

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6. Eau natural

Timber adds warmth and texture to any room, regardless of the type or tone. Team timber with stone and glass to achieve this look.

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7. A touch of timber

For those who prefer a minimal bathroom, why not pair charcoal walls and flooring with a few timber features, such as panels on the wall, a timber platform beneath the tub and a timber bench top?

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8. Budget luxury

Small bathroom and a small budget? No worries! Small timber touches, such as timber cabinetry, shelving and mirror frame is all you need to add texture to your space. Pair with white tiles for a timeless finish.

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9. High impact

Not for the feint of heart, this design idea pairs pastel pink with bright yellow and rose-gold for a look that is so 2019.

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Want to fix up your old bathroom? Get tips form the BHG team in the video below. 

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