6 Simple and Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom

January 06, 2020 3 min read

Bathroom Bathtub

If you’re looking to redesign and give your bathroom a fresh look you might find yourself overwhelmed. Bathroom renovations are time consuming and unfortunately can be very expensive. If you’re not quite ready to shell out the big bucks for a complete bathroom overhaul there are still a lot of ways you can give your bathroom a fresh look without emptying your pockets. These 6 simple and inexpensive upgrades will have your bathroom feeling like your own personal spa in no time.

Do a Thorough Deep Clean

Begin by giving your bathroom a thorough deep cleaning. Clear off your countertops and any shelving that you may have. Go through your bathroom drawers and get rid of any clutter that’s taking up valuable space. Remove window and shower curtains, and bath mats. Scrub and wipe down the main areas of your bathroom including; your toilet, sink, counters, windows, faucet, bathtub, and other bathroom fixtures. Pay special attention to and target problem areas to remove soap scum and grime. Give your floor a thorough mopping. Deep cleaning your bathroom will help you assess which items are still in good condition and which items you’ll want to throw out and replace.

Give Your Vanity a Makeover

Replacing your bathroom vanity can come with a hefty price tag. Luckily, there are a lot of other options when it comes to giving your vanity a fresh look. If replacing your vanity isn’t in the budget you can try a vanity makeover. Pinterest is filled with DIY, inexpensive beautiful vanity makeovers. You would be amazed at what a fresh coat of paint and new hardware can do for your old vanity. Go for a bright pop of color if your looking for a bold look, or use distressed chalk paints if you’re going for a rustic farmhouse look.

Update Your Existing Bathroom Fixtures

Updating your bathroom fixtures is an inexpensive way to give your bathroom a fresh and updated look. Consider updating old light fixtures, sink and bathtub faucets, and  towel racks. Adding new fixtures and matching decorative containers such as a soap holder, toothbrush and cotton ball holder will give your bathroom a whole new look without breaking the bank.


Bathroom Faucet


Invest in New Ultra-Soft Bath Linens Investing in new bathroom linens is a no-brainer when it comes to giving your bathroom an upgrade. Give your bathroom a fresh new look by swapping out your old window and shower curtains for new ones. There are so many different looks and patterns to choose from that can completely transform the look of your bathroom. Replacing your bath mat with a new one will also elevate the feel of your bathroom. Don’t forget the most important bath linens of all… bath towels! Old and worn towels is about as far from luxurious as you can get. Investing in plush new bath towels will have you feeling like you’re walking into your own personal spa.


Towel Stack

New Wall Art

Updating your wall art is a quick and easy way to give your bathroom a new look or even a whole new theme! Wall art allows you to transform even the most plain bathroom to a curated themed look. Coastal, rustic, vintage, and classic looks are all very popular themes with wall art readily available. If you have a little extra in the bank to work with consider purchasing a new bathroom mirror. Hanging a unique mirror in your bathroom will add charm and an interesting new focal point to look at.

Finishing Touches

Don’t forget the finishing touches to make your bathroom your new favorite space. Add your favorite candles to keep your bathroom smelling wonderful. If you have a window you can add an indoor plant to bring natural elements into your bathroom. For an extra luxurious touch stock your drawers with your favorite bubble baths and bath bombs.


Bathroom Tub


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