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  • White bathroom with panelling and quirky details

    Keep a small bathroom white to maximise light, but don’t be afraid to add personality too. This lovely compact room has been fitted with tongue-and-groove panelling, dado rail and a marble-effect shelf in pale shades, and hooks, candle holder, artwork and toiletries in co-ordinated and contrasting black. Copper details add colour and light.

    Candle holder
    Story North

  • Traditional bathroom with patterned blind and yellow floor

    Punctuate a white bathroom with a splash of colour. The botanical blind design is a striking feature here. A vibrant yellow vinyl takes pride of place underfoot. Simple to install, vinyl is also hygienic, slip-resistant and waterproof.

    Blind fabric

    GP & J Baker

  • White bathroom with grey accessories

    This bright white family bathroom has been given a touch of monochrome with black and grey accessories. The floral shower curtain adds personality and pattern while victorian style fixings and toiletries give the room a classic and nostaligic flavour. Warm grey tiles on the floor tie the scheme together.

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  • Bathroom with fitted storage and full-sized mirrors

    Use a few simple tricks to brighten up a windowless or tiny bathroom. Here walls and floor have been kept white and unpatterned, storage is fitted rather than freestanding and floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall mirrors have been hung wherever possible. Framed photographs have been hung so they reflect in the adjacent mirror, doubling the impact.

    Similar retro-style mirror
    John Lewis

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  • Bathroom with vintage wallpaper and traditional fittings and fixtures

    An eye-catching wallpaper makes a bold and beautiful statement around the top of the walls in this classic bathroom. Period-style wall lights illuminate a central mirror over the Victorian-style basin. A traditional 1930s-style radiator is also in keeping with the room’s period style.

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    The Original Morris & Co

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    Victorian Plumbing

  • Blue traditional bathroom with white fittings and fixtures

    This wood-panelled bathroom feels relaxing with its calm colour palette. Keeping the ceilings and floors white is a useful trick to stop the blue from becoming too dominant and cool. A freestanding bath gives this traditional space an elegant and regal feel.

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  • Built-in bathroom storage with pink accessories

    Built-in storage is crucial in a small bathroom. Fitting sanitaryware and showers and building in pipework will naturally produce potential storage nooks and crannies so include as many as you can. The more cupboards and shelves you can factor in the less you will have to store bathroom paraphernalia elsewhere. Keep beauty products next to your bathroom basin and wall mirror to free up drawer space in your bedroom.

    Basin unit
    Utopia Group

  • White traditional bathroom with blue tiled floor and colourful accessories

    Sleek and chic white tiles give this classic bathroom a serene, calming feel. If the space you have is box-like, keep moving things around – it can take time to find the right layout. Just a few bright towels, toiletries and a storage bucket injects little bursts of vibrant colour.

    Similar basket
    Olli Ella

  • Blue bathroom with port-hole mirrors and seascape wall

    Port-hole style mirrors make a great focal point in a nautical-inspired bathroom scheme. Use a bright blue wall paint to show them off. White painted tongue-and-groove panelling adds to the seafaring feel, while a seascape mural fills the wall above the bath.

    Blue paint
    Tropical Ocean by Crown

  • Tongue-and-groove bathroom with seascape mural

    Brighten a plain white bathroom with a coastal vibe by fitting a whitewashed tongue-and-groove splashback and bath panel. Team it with an inspiring wall mural. The owners of this bathroom enlarged a seaside photograph, pasted it to the wall and sealed it with varnish.

    Large format poster
    Stress Free Print

    Bath bridge
    John Lewis

  • White tiled bathroom with traditional accessories

    The white tiled bathroom has a traditional, understated elegance about it. Put your own stamp on it with a decorative Venetian mirror, accessories and pretty towels. A mirror will give your compact room a lovely open feel. It’s a great trick for creating a sense of space in a small home.

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  • Plain white bathroom with potted plants

    Potted plants bring life to this neutral bathroom scheme. Add a country edge to an all-white room by introducing dark wood accessories, such as the mirror, picture frames and rattan basket shown here. A pair of potted-up standards add a dash of fresh country green that works particularly well against the backdrop of white. Lots of plants love the warm, moist air of a bathroom and will thrive as long as there’s enough light.

    Similar mirror
    John Lewis

  • Traditional white bathroom with wooden flooring

    Flourishes of wood add warmth and character to this classic bathroom scheme. The Venetian blind, shelving, mirror and toilet seat all take their cue from the flooring for a simple decorating scheme that works incredibly well. Use a white, satin-finish paint on the walls. The sheen makes the most of the light.

    Similar tiles
    Topps Tiles

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    John Lewis

  • Traditional bathroom with blue tiling and vinyl flooring

    Turn a loft space into a light and airy en-suite bathroom. Line the side of the bath and the adjacent walls in pale blue ceramic tiles for a smart look. To add warmth and contrast paint the rest of the walls a rich, buttery cream colour for a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. This period-style radiator doubles up as a towel rail thanks to the handy airer. If you’re looking for a low-cost, hassle-free flooring solution then go for wood-effect vinyl.

    Burge & Gunson


    Fired Earth

  • Pretty white bathroom with pink toile wallpaper

    This small bathroom packs a decorative punch with a feature wall papered in an eye-catching pink toile de Jouy design. A high window becomes a feature too with candlesticks and a posy of flowers. Keeping pattern on paper rather than on tiles makes any subsequent refresh a much easier job.

    Similar wallpaper
    Wallpaper Direct

  • White traditional bathroom with grey vinyl flooring

    Choose vinyl flooring in a bathroom – it can cope easily with splashes at bath time. As a contrast to the dark flooring, walls and sanitaryware are kept bright white. The owner has introduced colour through a few well chosen accessories such as the ditsy floral chair cushion and jewel-bright towels.

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    Maisons du Monde

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    A Floor Vinyl Flooring

  • Traditional white bathroom with ceiling airer

    Accessorise afresh for a new-look bathroom in an instant. The tiles in this room were originally painted over and the owners have restored them to their crisp, clean best. Navy blue stripes give the all-white scheme something of a nautical air, while a vintage-style wooden cabinet and ceiling-hung laundry airer emphasise the retro.

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    Melody Maison

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  • Green tiled bathroom with rolltop bath

    A freestanding bath, green metro tiles and a luggage shelf help create a traditional look in this bathroom.

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    Similar green tiles
    Walls and Floors

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  • Panelled blue and white bathroom

    A traditional white bathroom suite, duck-egg blue panelling and some seriously cosy towels give this bathroom a fresh update. The truly stunning shade of blue conveys a feeling of being slap-bang next to the seaside, and combines perfectly with the white bath and loo. This is a well-considered, dreamy space.

    Bathroom suite


  • White bathroom with duck-egg blue panelling

    A traditional white bathroom suite is the perfect choice for this Victorian home. MDF panelling creates the look of wooden tongue-and-groove and has been painted in a very soft duck-egg blue hue. A circular mirror, which is positioned above the washbasin, also adds considerable interest in this memorable, aesthetically pleasing space.

    Bathroom suite

    Soft Duck Egg by Crown

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