Could your bathroom do with a spruce up? Get ideas via Pinterest and shop the look too.

A beautiful bathroom – whether you have a canvas capacious enough for a chaise longue and a mini library or you’re confined to somewhat more compact quarters – is a thing of joy. And if you’re looking for ideas for how to make your bathroom look as good as new, nowhere abounds with them quite like Pinterest.

The beauty of it is that often quite small tweaks and additions can make all the difference – or, of course, you could go the whole hog and commit to recreating these looks in full and revel in your morning ablutions forevermore. Any which way, there’s nothing like a good scroll through Pinterest boards for a diverting exercise in bathroom envy/ inspiration. We’ve rifled through to present the images that are making it to our bathroom mood boards, and the products that will help achieve the look, from the haute boheme to the rustic and simple.

Look One: Rustic Simplicity

Spare, contemporary and peaceful: we are coveting this natural light-filled beauty of this room.

Get the look:


Framed Typography Print, $115.49

Victoria Plum

Mode Tate Black Basin Mixer Tap, £79.99


Rustic Reclaimed Scaffold Pallet Wood Industrial Small Bathroom Sink Vanity Unit, £595

Look Two: Belle Époque Elegance

Classic and graceful, the soft tones of this townhouse bathroom create a room that is deeply conducive to unwinding.

Get the look:

Topps Tiles

Berkeley Essence, £9.19/Tile

West One Bathrooms

Hollywood, POA

King & McGraw

A Fashion Phantasy, £80

Look Three: Industrial Meets Romance

Industrial yet soft, this marriage of exposed seams and bolts with pitchers of flowers and starched ruffled linen is sublime.

Get the look:

Volga Linen

Sauna Hand Towel, £28


Imperial Baglioni Cast Iron Bath, £4,312.50


Copper Pitcher Jug, £28

Look Four: Go Green

Romantic yet fresh, the botanical nods in this bathroom set up make it a tranquil and irresistibly inviting space.

Get the look:


Old Botanical Sepia Vintage 17th-Century Illustrations Drawings Prints Set of 6, from £15

Jane Clayton

Travelers Palm Wallpaper by Thibaut, £132 per roll


18cm Pendant Printed Linen Ikat Shade, £34

Look Five: Life In Colour

Molly Mahon’s hand-blocked wallpapers and fabrics are unalloyed joy – and never more so than when layered in in the bathroom.

Get the look:

Luxury Lighting

Abbey Wall Light – Feiss Lighting, £87.75

Molly Mahon

Large Chunky Cotton Rug, £430

Molly Mahon

Coral Blue, £150 per roll

Look Six: Haute Boheme

Darkly glamourous and seductive, this is the kind of bathroom in which to relax ovcr a glass of champagne and a book of poetry.

Get the look:


Rustic Bath Shelf/ Caddy, from £25

Rowen & Wren

Lali Mini Terracotta Pot, £8


Large Antique 19th-Century Louis Phillipe Mirror, £695

Look Seven: Life’s A Peach

We love this graphic look and the pop of peachy colour from the perfectly square tiles.

Get the look:

AS Apothecary

Mint & Rosemary Hand Wash, £12.50

Bathroom Mountain

London Matt Black Sliding Shower, £299.99

Topps Tiles

MATRIX® Blossom Pink Gloss Tile, £0.76/Tile

Look Eight: Acid House

Ben Pentreath’s bathroom is a masterclass in how to use bright yellow in the bathroom for a shot of sunny joy.

Get the look:

Style Ideas Direct

Morris and Co Bird & Anemone Wallpaper, £94.01

Pentreath & Hall

Hand-Painted Creamware Column Candlestick in Pink – Large, £54

Farrow & Ball

Yellow Cake, from £52

Look Nine: Beam Me Up

For a full medieval rustic look, beams and wonky walls are advised. And yet you can still channel look without the house to match.

Get the look:

Closet & Botts

Taper Candle Holder – Rust. £3.95

Lavender House Vintage

Large Antique French Mixing Bowl, £64.99


Wooden Bathtub Solid Wood Rosewood Soaking Bath, £7,055

Look Ten: Deco Delight

Nothing oozes glamour like an Art Deco bathroom. This one, executed in a kaleidoscope of golds, is a particular triumph.

Get the look:

Beautiful Halo

Tiffany Style Flower Chandelier, £268.62

De Gournay

Polished Copper On Deep Rich Gold Gilded Paper, POA


Baby Roddy ip44 Wall Light, £134

By Nancy Alsop
March 2022

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