Eclectic bathrooms are colorful and imaginative, taking on aspects from various time periods, cultures and design styles. Although any theme you choose for your bathroom remodel will reflect your own taste, an eclectic theme will display even more individuality. Here is some more information.
The cost of creating an eclectic design in your bathroom depends on the amount of changes you wish to make to your existing space. If you plan on completely revamping the space with new floors, vanity, shower, tub, and more, it will cost significantly more than simply painting the walls and adding accessories. Get in touch with a contractor to go over your estimated project costs.
Patterns can be overpowering if applied everywhere. You wouldn’t go out wearing plaid pants with your striped shirt under a checkered scarf, for instance. The same idea goes in the bathroom. Even when you want to be bold, do so selectively.
For a comfortable patchwork focus, install woven patchwork curtains, place a patchwork screen in the corner, and design a comfortable, checkered cushion on a rocking chair.
On the floors, walls, and ceiling, though, keep the colors neutral with soothing tans and beiges that coordinate well with your patterns. Or, do things the other way around, with patterned wallpaper, mosaic floor tiles, and fixtures with solid, coordinating colors.
Eclectic experts know all about purposeful mixing. Dark and light contrast one another and also balance each other out. In the bathroom, you can go with ultra bold, modern fixtures that incorporate sleek reds and blues with a classic white background.
Or, blend dark furniture with soft pastels. You can also go with darker accents and room borders with classic egg white tubs, toilets and sinks. The goal is to use color as a unifying theme, going with darks and lights or choosing just a few basic colors with many faces.
Don’t forget that eclectic does not equate with chaos. On the contrary, anything does not go. As you find what you like from the flea market or specialty store, you should find something cohesive to tie it all together—perhaps a unifying color or pattern, even a traditional design scheme turned inside out.
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