Even the most basic bathroom can look cool if you leverage your creativity. Here are 10 design ideas for adding a heavy design element to your boring bathroom.


Search the internet and it will take you less than 1 minute to find a million options for a unique and interesting shower curtain. Anything from busy and colorful patterns, to your favourite Norman Rockwell painting, you can find just about anything that suits your taste.


Even plants can get creative. Try a bonsai tree or an oversized hanging plant if you have the space. Using a plant or two for your featured design element will really set a natural, refreshing tone in your bathroom.


Nothing is more personalized, creative, and eye-catching than a mural covering an entire wall of your bathroom. All it costs is the price of paint and your imagination to make your bathroom totally yours and totally cool. And don’t stress about needing to be a great artist or illustrator, create your mural with feel and expression, and don’t worry about it having to be life-like or technically brilliant.


A simple and inexpensive way to make your bathroom cool is to choose an odd or unique paint colour. Even better is to select 3 or 4 that compliment each other and stand out. Try a deep orange and a rich teal, or bright reds and yellows. It’s a very bohemian look and bohemian is always cool.


Nothing is hipper than a record player, especially with the Millennial resurgence of vinyl. You can buy a fairly inexpensive record player that mimics real vinyl but has the great look of a record player so you can avoid getting moisture and humidity on your real records.


Antique, weird, and unusual sink designs are a huge trend in 2018. People are re-purposing things like old wooden crates, metal basins, barrels, and even barn troughs, to create unique and one-of-a-kind sinks for their bathrooms.


Wall paper was deemed uncool sometime in the late 90s but it’s back and people love the cool factor. A really popular way to use wall paper right now is to wall paper one wall of a room and paint the rest. Try this during your next Winnipeg bathroom renovation to achieve the cool factor you’re looking for.

If your bathroom is boring, and your budget is small, skip the expensive lighting fixtures, and new state-of-the-art showerhead and get creative. For a light budget, you can make your bathroom cool and current, just use your imagination. If you feel stuck or just need some help from the pros visit us online today for a quote.

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