August 21, 2015
You don’t need an expensive remodel to make your master bathroom feel luxurious and spa-like. If you are like me I consider my bath time to be my sacred space, as in “Mommy needs a time out, unless the house is on fire, don’t knock.” I wanted to share with you a few ways I have transformed my master bath in to a relaxing oasis.
BUY THE GOOD TOWELS
Don’t skimp when it comes to towels. They may feel fine in the store, but get them home and a few washes later you are left with some sandpaper and hanging strings. Investing in good towels means not having to replace them every six months. The #1 reason to purchase a quality towel? The feel and absorption. Drying takes place quickly, and you certainly won’t be exfoliating after your bath (leave that for the loofah).
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE LIGHTING, BABY
We all know fabulous lighting can make a difference in a dressing room, sometimes meaning you go home in tears instead of that dress you thought was going to look smashing. Don’t sell yourself short when it comes to your bathroom lighting. I recommend staying under a 45watt bulb, and keep the lighting soft. Have a place with natural light to put your makeup on, but keep your bathroom for relaxing and unwinding after a long day. You aren’t doing surgery in there, so leave the high beams for the doctor’s office.
BRING IN THE PERSONAL ITEMS
It’s your retreat, so use it as such. If you have a romantic picture of you and your loved one here is the place to hang it. I love the use of beautiful black and whites with a wide mat and pretty frame. Sentimental items, maybe even a love letter framed, can be great additions to your master bath that make it feel luxurious and personal.
Everything in my master bath is stored neatly and tucked away in its rightful spot. The house can be chaotic, but coming into your sacred space should feel organized and well thought-out. Keep beautiful wicker baskets to store your toilet paper, and clear stackable units that give your makeup collection a sleek appearance.
What ways have you found that help turn your master bath into your own relaxing oasis?