Bringing in Contemporary Furnishings From Around the Home
Bathroom furniture like vanities have become such a big hit with homeowners nowadays that they have given rise to a new growing trend in washroom fitting design. So instead of limiting themselves to a single, unique looking vanity that resembles a piece of furniture, modern bath designers are outfitting their bathing spaces with several freestanding fixtures, chairs, tables, armories and even open shelving units.
The interesting thing about these fittings is that they all look like they have been imported from the living room, bedroom or even the kitchen. So for those of you with large master baths, you can easily accommodate similarly scaled furnishings such as bureaus, armories and sideboards into your washroom environment to not only add storage space but to also create a comfy and relaxed bathing area.
Furniture manufactures now offer the lavatory decorator an excellent assortment of classic, modern and contemporary home decor and furnishings you can use for your bathing space.
Bathroom fittings also has a tendency to invite a new sense of coziness and warmth not usually found in your typical household bathing facility. The look of fine old furniture characterizes some of the looks of this new bath cabinetry enveloping the room in richness.
Sourcing Options for Outfitting Your Bath
You can create this same comfortable feeling in your own bath by importing pieces of furniture from other rooms in your home that add both interest and complement your existing bath decor. If you don’t have any spare fittings handy, you can scour your local flea markets, antique stores or garage sales to find a few inspiring candidates.
However if you neither have the time or inclination to hit the pavement, you can turn to cabinet manufactures. Many of these cabinet makers have caught onto the growing bath furniture trend.
And in response, have already introduced custom made, quality bath cabinetry, brass hardware, knobs and pulls and oversized mirrors into their lines to create the aura of a gentleman’s dressing room reminiscent of an old English manor house if you so choose to incorporate this style and many others into your bath furnishings.
The other benefit of incorporating these effects into your lavatory is that these vanities and cabinets do more than beautify your grooming space, but also improve your ability to store and display toiletries and accessories. Armories provide an attractive, unique and functional storage solution.
Incorporating Antiques into Your Design Strategy
A tall armories not only looks impressive in your bathroom but will also hold quite a few more bath accessories and sundries than your standard bath cabinet. And don’t forget about the new bureau-like vanities with their numerous drawers of various sizes and shapes with frosted glass cabinet doors.
This trendy addition to your bath fittings enhances the sense of this antique finish to create a pretty display.
Another type of lavatory furniture is the bathroom suite. Taking its cue from kitchen cabinetry, bath suites with wall units embody maximum storage for the bath with drawers and cupboards in a multitude of handy sizes and abundant compartments, these wall length furniture units are sure to meet all your stowaway needs.
When incorporating bath furniture into your washroom you don’t have to store all your amenities behind closed doors. In fact open shelving allows you to conveniently access such items as soaps and linens when you need them.
Getting the Most out of Your Display Cases
Open bath shelves come in handy because they are practical, and can be used to imaginatively store and display jars of lotion, perfume bottles, or mounds of fluffy towels and other bathroom nick knacks.
Whether free standing or sunken shelves in your walls, open shelving allows you to get maximum use of the space in your bath besides your medicine cabinet. And unlike other bathroom furniture that may be quite large, the flexibility of open shelving allows you to use nooks and crannies that a standard cabinet won’t fit.
Install a couple of these open shelves above your tub for extra towels, or near your sink is a good way to compensate for the lack of a vanity. And if you really want to be creative, it might be the perfect place to put that TV you’ve wanted to place in your washroom.
New furniture can not only alleviate some of the storage problems you may have in your bathing facility but with the inclusions of such amenities as chairs and tables, these fittings can make your bath feel comfortable and cozy as well. And if chosen correctly this type of home furniture can complement your fixtures and faucets for a perfect fit.