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25 Bathrooms That Beat the Winter Blues with a Splash of Color!

Are the freezing temperatures outside starting to take a toll on your mood? Maybe the long, frigid winter is finally starting to get to you, and with the festive season behind us, it only gets harder in the weeks ahead. While many of us give our bedrooms or living rooms a fun revamp ahead of winter to survive the seasonal blues, we tend to forget the one space where our day begins: the bathroom! It is time to drive away that early morning despair and give your day a great start this winter by adding some energizing, fun color to your bathroom.

Walls in Venetian Plaster add texture to the gorgeous master bathroom [From: Susan E. Brown Interior Design]

As you await the arrival of spring and dream about those warmer summer days that seem like a distant memory, it is some of those bright summer colors that hold the key to transforming your bathroom from a dull, dreary setting into a stylish, refreshing space. Today we take a look at 3 trendy colors that give the bathroom a bolder, warmer appeal while keeping away the weary winter vibe.

The Breezy Beauty of Turquoise

If you are looking for a color that will not only enliven your bathroom this winter, but will serve you well all year long, your search ends with the ‘ever-popular’ turquoise. Turquoise in the bathroom is a perennial favorite of homeowners, as it evokes the images of lazy summer holidays spent on that beautiful beach or an unforgettable trip to an exotic tropical getaway! Nothing captures the spirit of summer and the effervescence of fun beachy style like a pop of turquoise. Orange and turquoise have become a hot color combination in recent times, and both colors seem absolutely perfect for a bathroom looking to drive away the dreariness of winter.

Turquoise and orange make a fun combination in the bathroom [Design: Filmore Clark]
Modern Mexican style bathroom in cool turquoise and orange [Design: House + House Architects]
Exquisite modern bathroom in gray and turquoise [Design: Interior Intuitions]

Turquoise can be used in bathrooms of different styles, and you can choose a hue and a tone that fit in with the existing look of the bathroom. From a simple accent wall that lets the standalone bathtub in white become the focal point of the room to a ceiling painted in turquoise, there are many cool ways of adding this uplifting blue to the bathroom.

Ceiling brings a splash of turquoise to the retro bathroom [Design: Dave Fox Design Build Remodelers]
Classy contemporary bathroom with a turquoise accent wall [Design: Yorkshire Design Associates]
Traditional bathroom in turquoise, black and white [Design: Tyner Construction]
Beach style bathroom in yellow and turquoise [Design: Renewal Design-Build]
Elegant use of turquoise and black tiles in the bathroom [From: Jeri Koegel Photography]
Small bathroom comes alive thanks to turquoise [Design: Martin Hulala]

An Influx of Orange!

Maybe the bright and beautiful turquoise does not quite work in your bathroom. Or you could be in search of a ‘hotter’ hue that fits in with the ambiance of the master bedroom. For those who want to give their bathrooms a warmer and cozier atmosphere, orange is indeed the best color choice in 2015. While the color was previously seen as a bit of a risky choice, designers have quickly changed that perception in the last few years. Today orange is a hip bathroom color, especially for those who live in cold places. Its many shades varying from the intense to the sober can be used sparingly to make a big visual impact in any modern bathroom.

Pendant lights elevate the appeal of the rustic bathroom in orange [Design: Studio 80 Interior Design]
Industrial style bathroom with a dash of orange [Design: Thomas Roszak Architecture]
Orange brings dramatic charm to the cool bathroom [Design: L.Evans Design Group]

If intense orange with a glossy, neon finish is what you prefer, use such daring shades in a restrained fashion in the bathroom. Shades like burnt or mellow orange with a matte finish can be used more extensively to create a charming backdrop that steals the show. Make sure that you find the balance between ‘relaxing and energizing’ while using orange in the bathroom. And those with color commitment issues can always start off with simple orange accents before making bolder choices.

Dark bathroom walls offer the ideal background for the orange accents [Design: Dotter & Solfjeld Architecture + Design]
Intense orange in the contemporary bathroom steals the show [Design: CCI Renovations]
Simple orange additions can infuse energy into the dull bathroom [Design: J.A.S. Design-Build]
Turn to decorative ceramic panels for a truly unique bathroom [From: Ceramica Bardelli]
A shower curtain with orange pattern is all you need at times! [Design: Habitat Architecture]
Modern Melbourne bathroom with an orange insert [Design: Eco Edge Architecture + Interior Design]

Chic and Playful Pink

A bathroom in pink is admittedly not for everyone. But expect more homeowners to make a turn towards pink in the months ahead, as it is predicted to go up the popularity charts when it comes to bathroom colors. When we think of pink, the first thing that comes to mind is a space filled with femininity and delicate elegance. But the many shades of pink can be used in a subtler fashion to shape bathrooms that are more neutral in nature.

Splash of bold pink in the bathroom brings the space alive [Design: Cornerstone Architects]
Feminine bathroom with a restrained pop of pink! [Design: Armstrong Keyworth]

Hot pinks such as fuchsia and even cool pastel pinks will turn the bathroom into a chic refuge, even as winter rules the landscape outside. For the best results, use the color as an accent hue by adding towels, shower curtains or even a lovely vanity in pink to a neutral bathroom.

Custom fuchsia glass top adds aura of hot pink to the bathroom [Design: Isolina Mallon Interior Design]
Pink is not just a color for chic, feminine spaces! [Design: Gristmill Builders]
Snazzy modern bathroom with a pink and orange color scheme [Design: New Leaf Construction]
An easy way to add pink to your trendy gray bathroom [Design: ALX Interiors]

Sherry Nothingam

Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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