12 inspirational ideas for the guest bathroom

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12 inspirational ideas for the guest bathroom

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The guest bathroom is an often overlooked part of the house. Usually consisting of nothing more than a toilet and a wash basin, people tend to keep them simple, but today we're going to look at ways to make them look fabulous. Bathrooms provide an interesting design challenge due to the different materials used, but in many ways this means even more options, as you'll see with the tiles, marble, and bright colours that all feature in today's article.

The guest bathroom is an important gesture to visitors to your home, and it's important to show them that you care about their comfort. Making sure that it is fashionable, functional, and sparkling clean, will ensure that they have a positive impression of your home, so it's a great opportunity to flex your creative muscles and design something spectacular.

So let's take a look at 12 examples of beautiful guest bathrooms from our homify professionals so that you can get the inspiration to design your own!

1. A stone ceiling

This otherwise restrained bathroom has a rugged edge due to the fantastic stone ceiling piece. With a romantic vibe, further enhanced by the gentle pink hues and vintage poster on the wall, this timeless bathroom is sophisticated and classy.

2. A minimalist bathroom

 Bathroom by BO6, Modern
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This incredibly simple minimalist design is ultra-modern and sure to impress. It has a sleek look due to the clean lines, unadorned surfaces, and palette of woodgrain and olive green. It also features cabinets, and even has a bookshelf for a little bathroom reading!

3. A hidden washing machine

Firstly can we just say that we love the white tiles, they provide an interesting texture and pattern, and look very smart. But we also have to address that washing machine, because it's a great idea if you have limited space in your home. It's always difficult to find a spot for the washing machine, and they often end up in inconvenient places, but this recessed shelf provides a great solution, and the bathroom is a perfect spot as it will not be affected by excess moisture.

4. Shabby chic

This bathroom owes a lot to the shabby chic movement, and the repurposed furniture really makes the room. By using an antique cabinet for the wash basin this room has a quaint, comforting look. They've also made great use of the negative space underneath the staircase to place a few bathroom essentials.

5. Vibrant colours

If you want to brighten the day of your guests, then we suggest you take a look at this dazzling bathroom. With a fun swinging sixties vibe, bold colours on the tiles on the far wall, and a sumptuous red for the rest of the room, this bathroom is sure to lift the spirits of anyone lucky enough to use it.

6. High fashion

 Bathroom by Deeco, Modern

The black and white monochromatic colour scheme is a sure way to give your bathroom elegance and distinction, and they've done a wonderful job here. The black and white picture frames are a great addition, and we really love that little lantern in the recess. They've also opted for brick styled tiles to really give it a classic look.

7. Fun accessories

We love the ladder in this room, it's a really innovative and fun way to hang magazines, and reading material really is a must-have in any guest bathroom! There are so many fun accessories that will look great in your bathroom, and it's an easy way to help your bathroom to stand out. As for the colour scheme, we think you'll agree the tiles look great, and rich aquatic blues will always look stunning when paired with hardwood floors.

8. Bold features

We often talk about the refined style of a white colour palette, but perhaps its best feature is that it is the perfect canvas for splashes of bright colour. Really any colour will work, so feel free to inject your own personality, but it's a great excuse to use vibrant pastels and other bold colours, just like they have with this summery bathroom cabinet.

9. Wicker baskets

Bathrooms can get cluttered pretty quickly due to the vast amounts of toiletries we tend to accumulate, so it's a good idea to have as many storage solutions as you can. We think they've done a fantastic job with the wicker baskets here, and finding a piece of art that perfectly coordinates is a beautiful touch, lending the room aesthetic harmony.

10. The little details

The way you design your home should reflect you as a person, so show your guests that you care about them by thinking about all of the little details. This room features a number of subtle but effective design elements such as the vase on the sink and the transparent plastic magazine holder.

11. Sheer opulence

This bathroom looks truly luxurious with its marble tiles and intimate candles. The rolled towels and lavish decor will make your guests feel like they are staying at a five star hotel.

12. Plants and flowers

Flowers are a wonderful addition to any bathroom. Living plants will purify the air and bring vibrance and energy to your bathroom, while dried flowers are super low maintenance, smell gorgeous, and look adorable. Any flowers will look lovely, but it's always good if you can match the colour palette of the room like they have here.

We just love these bathrooms, and we're sure your guests will too! For more design tips, why don't you have a look at these great ideas for decorating your kitchen!

Tell us which bathroom you liked best in the comments below!
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