The bathroom is one of the most often used, but often underappreciated rooms in your home. When we think of decorating our homes, the bathroom is often one of the last spaces that get a facelift. Here are a few easy DIY projects that will freshen up your tired bathroom.
1. Install new lighting
Installing new light fixtures and changing your lightbulbs is a simple way to transform the look of your bathroom. Installing LED strips around a mirror or inside glass cabinets is one way to add a dramatic look to your vanity.
2. Add some wall storage
Mount some creative homemade storage shelves to your walls. One simple way to do this is by hanging wicker baskets to create some practical décor for your bathroom.
3. Build a bathroom mirror storage case
Transform a full-length mirror into a stylish storage case. It doesn’t take expert woodworking skills to create this stylish storage which will quickly become a conversation starter.
4. Make your own bathmat
Give your wet feet some love by making a homemade bath mat out of wine corks. Not only does gluing these corks together create a soft, cushy mat, but it’s also naturally mold-resistant. The hardest part of making it is finding the 175 corks needed. It does make a pretty good excuse to buy wine, though.
5. Mount mason jars above the sink
Do you find that your toiletries are constantly in the way? Create a spot for them by attaching a series of mason jars to a wooden panel and hanging it on the wall just above the sink.
6. Construct a toilet paper holder shelf
Add some practical pizazz to your water closet by assembling a toilet roll holder that doubles as a shelf! It makes a great place to store your bathroom reading.
7. Decorate mason jar tissue holders
Here’s another creative use of mason jars. Don’t settle for standard Kleenex boxes in your bathroom. Instead, transform them into attractive issue holders. Plus, can easily customize them with paint to match your bathroom’s color scheme.
8. Hang file box appliance storage
Get those cords out of the sink by adding some appliance storage to your bathroom. Simply attach a desktop file box to your wall with 3M Command hooks. It’s an easy way to make sure your blow dryer and hair straightener have a proper home.
9. Assemble a floating shelf
This project may take a bit of woodworking skill, but building this attractive floating shelf is definitely not as difficult as it looks. Even better is that it costs less than $50 to make!
10. Re-tile the shower
Whether you’re doing this out of necessity or just because you want to give your bathroom a new look, changing the shower tiles is one of the easiest ways to give your bathroom a facelift. Plus, it doesn’t have to be that expensive. Use more expensive mosaic tiles as focal points and then pair it with cheaper 12-inch x 12-inch tile and your new design will pop!