Decorating a Bathroom in Coastal Style

When many people choose to engage in beach house decor, the first rooms they often think of are the bedrooms or living rooms.  It's easy to overlook the bathroom, but there's no reason you should. In fact, it's often the easiest room to decorate with a beach theme. 

Decorating ideas for coastal theme bathrooms are just as varied as the other rooms in the house.  The trick to decorating a bathroom in seaside decor is to make it look like beach house decorating without making it look crowded. 

One of the easiest ways to decorate the bathroom in coastal decor is to use luxury towels with a nautical theme. These can be bath towels, hand towels, or guest towels. A nice fluffy towel goes a long way to making your bathroom seem more nautical. 

Hurricane lamps look great in a bathroom, specifically ones done in silver, clear, or cobalt blue. Best of all, since hurricane lamps are meant to have candles in them they can often withstand the heat and steam so often present in the bathroom. If you want these lamps to really blend in with your bathroom, think outside the box, and don't use them as hurricane lamps. Instead, you can fill them with bath beads, powders, and makeup brushes to have truly striking vintage style holders for these items. 

A shallow shell bowl on the sink can be used to hold soaps, potpourri mix with sea shells and more. It even provides a great place to put your jewelry when you're washing your hands. In this way, not only is the shell bowl decorative, the items inside it becomes equally as decorative. 

While pictures in the bathroom, even those in nautical frames, often buckle and crawl under the constant barrage of heat and steam present in the bathroom, mirrors are a great way to add seaside decor into your bathroom.  Nautical wall mirrors come in a variety of types, everything from seashell frames to mirrors inside life preservers. Each one is unique and special in its own way and ach one can bring seaside decor into your bathroom. 

Don't overlook the toilet itself as an opportunity to decorate in coastal style. Not only can you put decorative items on top of the toilet tank, you can can change the toilet handle to a more fanciful one. Starfish, seahorses, dolphins, mermaids, sailboats and more are all available and usually in a variety of different finishes to give you the perfect matching beach themed bathroom accessory. They add a touch of class and coastal decor to an otherwise uninspired, but necessary, feature. 

It's fun to decorate a bathroom in seaside decor. Fortunately, with a few soft touches, it's easier than ever. There's no need to redo an entire bathroom just to bring the beauty of the seaside indoors. These few soft changes will give you a nautical themed bathroom that you can be proud of.

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