Update Your Bathroom with Paint, Mirrors and Lights

Your primary bathroom should be a sanctuary—a space where you can unwind and rejuvenate after a long day. However, sometimes, the design of this essential room can feel dated over time. Fortunately, with a few simple do-it-yourself projects, you can breathe new life into your primary bathroom without breaking the bank. From fresh coats of paint to updating vanity mirrors and lights, these projects can make a big impact with minimal effort. Some easy yet effective ways to revamp your primary bathroom and turn it into the luxurious retreat you deserve.

The Magic of Paint

The quickest and most budget-friendly way to breathe new life into your primary bathroom is with a fresh coat of paint. Opting for a new color scheme can instantly transform the space, making it feel brighter, larger, or more relaxing, depending on your preferences. As trends and tastes change you can easily update your primary bathroom with a fresh coat of paint. A new colors not only open up the room but creates a whole new feel to the space.  By tackling the painting yourself makes it a cost-effective update to your home. In just one day you feel like you’re in a new space.  So much easier than knocking down walls.  Grab this guide so you can paint your home with professional results. I share everything you need to paint your space.

Roman Clay Accent Wall

One of the most striking ways to update your primary bathroom is by introducing a Roman clay accent wall. This timeless technique adds depth, texture, and warmth to the space, instantly elevating its aesthetic appeal. Be mindful of water, it’s not a water friendly finish.  You don’t want to add a Roman Clay wall around a bath tub but it looks amazing on an adjacent wall.  

Creating an Roman Clay wall is not hard, in a day you can have something unique and special.  Check out this blog post chaulked full of everything you need to know to DIY this unique wall.   Not only does a Roman clay accent wall provide a striking focal point in your bathroom, but it also creates a cozy, inviting atmosphere reminiscent of a spa retreat

Vanity Light Update

Updating the vanity lights in your bathroom is another simple yet impactful project that can enhance both the functionality and aesthetics of the space. Swap out dated fixtures for sleek, modern designs that complement your bathroom’s style. Be sure to get professional help installing your new lights of you’ve never worked with electricity.  Beautiful new lighting not only improves the look of the space but it creates a spa-like ambiance. 

Changing the style of you space is as easy as changing the lighting.  Here are some lighting I am loving.  Lighting can be very expensive, you can easily spend thousands of dollars on a modern chandelier but it doesn’t have to be.  You can find gorgeous pieces without breaking the bank.  

Vanity Mirror Update

Revamping your vanity mirrors is a budget-friendly way to add personality and style to your primary bathroom. Instead of replacing the entire mirror, consider framing it with inexpensive molding or trim to give it a custom look. This simple DIY project instantly elevates the mirror’s appearance, creating a polished and cohesive look in the space. Check out how we framed our large vanity mirrors. With a little creativity and minimal investment, you can turn your basic vanity mirrors into stunning focal points that tie the room together.

Another option is to take down the old builder grade mirrors and update them with something new and modern.  Similar to lighting you can spend a lot of money on new mirrors but you can also find beautiful mirrors that fit your budget.  Here are a few of my favorites.  

Finally, don’t underestimate the power of DIY decor and accessories to elevate your primary bathroom’s look without spending a fortune. Get creative with budget-friendly accents like decorative trays, woven baskets, or potted plants to add texture and warmth to the space. Upcycle existing items by giving them a fresh coat of paint or repurposing them for new purposes. Additionally, consider swapping out hardware such as drawer pulls, towel racks, and faucet handles for updated styles that reflect your personal taste. These small but thoughtful touches can make a big difference in the overall look and feel of your bathroom while staying within budget constraints.

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I am passionate about cultivating home. Whether you like DIY, design, decor or organization I want to help you cultivate the best home for you. One space and step at a time. Small simple to maintain changes with big results.