Modern bathroom colors – 50 Ideas how to decorate your bathroom

by Kremy

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Many people prefer painting the walls of their bathroom instead of using tiles. The choice of modern bathroom colors of is so vast, that you can have any shade especially when we talk about bathroom wall decor ideas. Whether you opt for tiles in different shades or for wall paint, we will show you how nuances can create a different atmosphere. Check the gallery below and choose your color as you will see harmonious color combinations, contrast combinations ideas how to combine wall paint with tiles, and each bathroom has a special charm and character. When choosing the color for your bathroom, you need to follow some simple rules which will make sure that the final result will meet your criteria and reflect your good taste. The color should match (or contrast) to the color of the bathroom furniture and sanitary ware. You can enhance the color or the contrast with different accessories – shelves, soap dishes, towel rails, laundry baskets – but they should all be in harmony. Unusual color combinations and contrasting design of the walls are more suitable for large bathrooms while pastel colors – blue, soft green, white, pale pink, beige are a better choice for small bathrooms.

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Despite the fact that very often black and gray are used and recommended as modern colors for a bathroom, they should be used with care. It is best to select black and dark gray shades only for an accent wall, or in combination with a bright color. Dark palettes look much more attractive when contrast combinations with white, beige, red or neutral tones.

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Red color radiates passion, especially if you chose a warm nuance. However, it can be really bold and strong and if you want to make a statement – red is your color! It is eye catching, with strong individuality and can look really dramatic.

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In the modern bathroom color palette you will find different shades of orange and yellow. These tones give a bright and light atmosphere and create a feeling of warmth and comfort.

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Salmon color, just as pink, will give the interior a touch of romance and a very special exotic flair. Romantic and stylish – the colors are suitable for girls’ powder room.

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With different shades of blue you can create an attractive ambience in the lavatory. Darker tones of blue look elegant and classy with a certain touch of glamour. Lighter shades of blue bring a feeling of beach and vacation. They are especially suitable for small space because they make it look bright and light.

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Turquoise and teal are ideal for accent walls if you want to add a Mediterranean or exotic flair to the interior. The colors remind of tropical beaches and will give you a relaxing atmosphere.

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Perhaps the green is not one of the most popular choices but it all depends on how you use and combine the colors. Green is connected with spring, freshness and Nature and is a wonderful accent color while the pastel shades will add a splendid touch to your bathroom.

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A purple decor will always look expensive and tasteful. The color has so many shades – lavender, lilac, tender pastels or strong and bold hues – that you can play with the tones to create a feeling of freshness and elegance or an atmosphere of sophisticated luxury.

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Neutral color palette – a calm and inviting decor

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To create a contemporary space you can turn to the classic neutral palette. Although modern bathroom colors are usually more bold and striking, it is up to your personal perception and if you want an intimate and attractive bathroom, the neutral nuances are your best choice. White, beige, brown, the lightest shades of gray and brown will give you an elegant and stylish space. If you feel a need for more color – use accessories and color accents – vases, candles, rugs, etc.

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Striped patterns can be used to either accent on the elegance of the bathroom design or create a harmonious atmosphere. It all depends on the colors you choose for your striped walls. If you opt for stronger tones, it is advisable that you use them on an accent wall. Softer and pastel colors are unobtrusive and can be used on all the walls.


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