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4 easy ways to add a design theme to your bathroom

4 easy ways to add a design theme to your bathroom

Posted by Nicky Kingston in Inspiration | 4 years ago 4 min read

If you're looking for a quick refresh rather than a complete refit, we've come up with some quick and cost-effective ways to add a design theme to your bathroom. Using accessories from our Accents range, we'll show you how to achieve 4 on-trend looks and achieve more of those Little Bathroom Victories.

Throughout the year, we’ve been celebrating The Great British Bathroom in all its wonderful forms. From the smallest cloakroom to the grandest of grand designs, we’ve come up with fresh ideas for all situations.

In many cases, all a bathroom needs is a little TLC and a few well-chosen accessories to create a space that feels entirely new.

If you’re looking for a specific design theme, help is at hand. I’ve created 4 different styles, based on the latest in interior design trends, using the Accents accessories range from Victoria Plum. Check out my mood boards below.

1. Coastal

Trends may come and go but some things remain the same. Our love affair with the sea is an enduring one, especially when you consider the number of nautical-inspired bathrooms you’ll find in homes up and down the country. Creating a coastal theme in your bathroom really is plain sailing with the right accessories.

Coastal bathroom ideas mood board

Some of the main things to aim for when creating a coastal theme include a colour palette that consists of various blue shades, navy stripes, painted wood (for that seaside feel), shell motifs and patterns and organic accessories.

Check out our “Get the Look” style guide for more coastal bathroom ideas or, if you already know what you want, shop the Coastal look today.

2. Natural Elements

In an apparent backlash against the modern world, interior designers are turning to more natural materials, colours and textures when creating contemporary bathrooms. If you’d like to reconnect with nature, check out these accessories below.

Natural Elements bathroom ideas mood board

Things to look out for when accessorising your bathroom include organic finishes and materials like wood and marble, natural colours like beige, taupe and brown, handmade, crafted elements like baskets or macramé plant hangers and round shapes which replicate natural forms.

Find out how to create the perfect natural bathroom in our latest style guide and browse all our Natural Elements bathroom accessories.

3. Traditional Botanical

If your bathroom is bare and functional, some Traditional Botanical accessories could really help to add a softer touch to proceedings.

Traditional Botanical bathroom ideas mood board

Perfect for more traditional bathroom designs, keep an eye out for the following elements when accessorising: Vintage-inspired finishing touches like ceramic jars, soft, neutral colours, ornamental designs like decorative mirror frames and woven baskets.

If you want your bathroom to blossom, why not take a look at our French Floral bathroom ideas or browse all our Traditional Botanical bathroom accessories.

4. Urban Industrial

Whether you live in a city centre apartment or out in the countryside, the urban industrial look still holds massive appeal. With a gritty, exciting edge, this look is cool, contemporary and also highly practical.

Urban Industrial bathroom ideas mood board

To make sure your bathroom is more “downtown” than down-at-heel, I’d recommend looking for the following when accessorising: Black accents around borders, thin, urban stripes, plus concrete and metal finishes like hammered metal.

If you’d like to find out more about this style, read our latest guide on industrial style bathrooms. Or why not discover our full Urban Industrial accessory collection today?

Shop Accents bathroom accessories

You don't need to spend a pretty penny to achieve a beautiful bathroom. With our Accents range, you'll discover a wide array of elegant accessories, all sorted into different, cohesive styles by our creative team—saving you the hassle of mixing and matching. Browse our range by clicking on the image below.

Shop Accents bathroom accessories

The Great British Bathroom

No matter how big or small your budget may be, at Victoria Plum we're celebrating everything that makes British bathrooms great! Check out all our fresh inspiration for the nation by clicking on the image below.

The Great British Bathroom

Author, Nicky Kingston

Posted by Nicky Kingston in Inspiration | 4 years ago

Nicky is our resident Stylist and loves bringing new and exciting bathroom trends to life. Nicky’s passion for design led to a 1st class degree in Surface Design & Textiles, before earning a reputation as a home stylist in London.

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