Updated, welcoming and beautifully designed bathrooms are a huge plus to buyers. We see trends come and go, and while I enjoy jumping on a trend here and there, an emphasis on balance and not “overdoing” anything are true priorities.
When tackling a bathroom design, there are many things to consider. Today we’re getting into the eight design decisions you’ll have to make for your bath design and where to start.
Bath Design Decisions
Flippers have a lot of choices to make when it comes to updating and designing a bathroom, and it will depend on room size, project budget, number of bathrooms, and other circumstances.
But, it will be worth it. Fortune Builders found bathroom remodels offer the greatest return on investment over all other major home renovations! Initially, you’ll want to decide the scope of your remodel. Is this an overhaul and renovation, or a few design tweaks to modernize and update the space?
Regardless of the size of the undertaking, these are the eight main decisions you’ll have to make for your bath design.
- Vanity finish
- Tile floors
- Tile for surround
- Grout color for Tile
Before starting, consider these eight things and decide if they will be changed, and if so, what you’re envisioning.
I have a few additional tips to ensure you get the most out of your bathroom design. First, take a look at the local market. What are buyers loving? What changes are being made by homeowners and flippers? How can you update and maintain functionality?
Another big question is the current trends, and what staples seem to continue through the years? 2022 bath trends include pops of color and textures, flooring variety in material and colors, and emphasis on shower space and design.
Trends are fun, but sticking to the tried and true staples work just as well. Some of my favorite design options that are loved yearly include the color white, subway tiles, and updates with mixed metals.
Where to start?
These decisions might feel overwhelming, especially since this is just one of the various rooms you’re likely designing. I recommend starting with an inspiration item! Take a look through my portfolio for some inspiration, scroll Pinterest, or stroll the isles of your local stores!
Remember, balance is key (for how much you’re spending and choosing the design). Your design can be beautiful and effective without taking huge risks. You can go classic with black and white and brass fixtures for a modern upgrade. You might also choose a statement tile for inspiration. You can use the statement tile in one place, like the back of a bath or shower wall, and balance with white subway tile on the sides.
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