11 Easy Ways To Make Your Rental Bathroom Look Stylish

Easy Ways To Make Your Rental Bathroom Look Stylish

Mismatched fixtures, fading overhead light, dulled old tiles and color theme are common pitfalls of rental bathrooms. Though renovation may be completely out of your control, it’s all a matter of knowing the right accents, cover-ups and clever decorating tricks! Here’s how Make Your Rental Bathroom Look Stylish. Get luxury for less and make yourself comfortable in your own private sanctuary regardless of living in a rental.

1. Add Art

Paintings, small sculptures, crafts, whether hung or set atop shelves, never fail to create a striking impression. Exquisite works of art each hold its own story and character, thus presenting uniqueness in bath areas big or small.

2. Baskets

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Keep your bathroom tidy and clutter-free with baskets of all sizes and materials like rattan, wicker, or woven plastic. Apart from being highly versatile as bins that can hold almost anything from bath essentials to plantlife, baskets bestow class with its texture and ornate appearance.

3. Shower Curtain

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Freshen up with a new shower curtain or sew one yourself to express your style with plains, prints, and patterns. You may also want to dress your windows with curtains or use a decorative window film to secure privacy, and overlook an unsightly view at the same time.

4. Cover Up with A Rug

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Modern day finds the most luxurious bathrooms defined by trending Turkish kilim. Brighten up your rental bathroom and lighten anyone’s mood with the authentic splash of color and fun personality radiating from a floor rug.

5. Plants

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Image: art direction by HonestlyWTF, styled by Bianca Sotelo, photography by Ashley Batz

The beauty of plants in the bath cannot be skipped. Nature’s elements can be easily incorporated, stimulates relaxation, and are almost effortless to maintain within the humid environment.

6. Shelving

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Wooden craftsmanship is simply gorgeous. Bath shelves made of wood are not only beautiful but highly functional. It’s perfect for small spaces for added storage, staying organized, and creating a stylish bath within your abode.

7. Lighting

Most rentals have outdated fixtures in its bath area, and it’s not that hard to update them and keep up with the trend. Simply change out the shades, spraypaint, or replace the fixture itself. Consider using a state-of-the-art industrial adjustable option rather than standard flushmount wall sconce, which arrives in a variety of interesting styles to suit your home.

8. Mirror

A large mirror instantly elicits a spacious look. The design also makes a big difference, such as the distinctive charm of a rustic wooden frame with a vintage feel or the sophistication of a contemporary bath mirror.

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9. Bath Caddy

Rental bathrooms often exhibit a lack of built-in storage. Non-slip bath caddies not only adds extra compartment, but gives you the convenience of having all shower essentials within reach. This accessory typically arrives in suction-cupped, tension-mounted, or can be silicone-glued without causing any damage to wall tiles.

10. Vinyl Floor Cloths


One of the hardest things to change in a rental bathroom is the flooring. Not anymore. Vinyl floorcloths provide a refreshing alternative for dressing up your bath space with your imagination as the only limit! This non-slip, lay-flat material can be easily sprawled on the floor, fit into corners, and removed when needed. This black and white vintage-style pattern is from BirdsEcho and you can find it here.

11. Ladder

A ladder is a great decrative way of storing towels.

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It is possible to make your rental bathroom look stylish without going over budget! If you are living in a rental and are looking for some ways to spruce up your bathroom, these 11 ideas should help get you started. From updating the hardware and splashing on fresh paint, to adding accessories such as plants and small furniture pieces, you can create a vibrant space that reflects your personality. Whether you are aiming for a modern approach or prefer a more classic appeal, there is something for everyone. Keep an eye out for unique items when shopping at thrift stores or yard sales and don’t be afraid to get creative with what you find! There is no real limit to how far you can go when it comes to transforming your bathroom into an inviting space – all without breaking the bank.

Melina Divani

Melina Divani is the owner and creator of Decoholic.org. Interior Design is her infinite passion without stop. Follow Melina on Instagram

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    Congratulations for your blog, I follow you since a few months now! 🙂

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    Angela Cook

    These are all beautiful. I really like the one with the blush cabinet.

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    Ruth Nero

    Very nice ideas. Thanks for posting!

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    Oh this will help me with my current bathroom. Can’t wait to try these techniques.

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    Wer ruft An

    Very nice but I don’t get this decoration “faith” with cross on a toilet.

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    Great tips, thanks!

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