A country bathroom takes you back to the good old days while still keeping things modern – modern fixtures with old fashioned style. These ideas will get you off to a good start on creating your own personal country bathroom. Of course, there are many more to look at, but these will give you a good idea of what a country bathroom style is and even if they are not exactly what you want, you will gain the knowledge of what makes country country. If you have a country style home, then it makes good decorating sense to have a country bathroom as well. Style and fashion should extend to all rooms in the home. Start out with these basic design needs, add on some personal accessories that tickle your fancy and you have a country bathroom like no one else does, your own personal country spa, if that is what you wish it to be. Happy hunting.
One of the most important things to consider when decorating a country bathroom is what to do with the wall. One traditional country wall treatment is wainscoting. It comes up to less than half the height of the wall and can give either a casual or elegant feeling, depending on the style. It is an old style that has been making a big come back in recent years.
Next is to decide on what goes above the wainscoting. Floral wallpaper like the Parlour Vine Blue and Yellow Wallcovering by Waverly is a traditional pattern. If you decide on a solid color wallpaper or paint for the wall, a border like those shown on the above page will add a finishing touch. Or a wood molding would be perfect in either case.
The floor in a country bathroom could be traditional tiles like the small black and white tiles that everyone remembers or laminated wood, which is waterproof. Whatever your floor choice is, you will need bathroom rugs places strategically around. One like this Country Bath Rug http://www.target.com/Country-Bath-Rug/dp/B000OZJF20/sr=1-8/qid=1214331237/ref=sr, which is a reproduction of an ad from long, long ago.
The type of fixtures you choose will go a long way to setting a theme for a country bathroom. For instance, check out the Bath Vanity – Fairmont Design Custom Vanity – Sonterrat This one measures W 48 ” x D 21 ” x H 34 1/2 . The combination of marble and wood is classic country. It costs $1,568.00 and comes with the hardware included. You can also choose a coordinating mirror. The NuTone Soho Cherry Medicine Cabinet would be another great fixture for your country bathroom. Notice how it closely matches the vanity. This one sells for $209.55.
The small accessories in your country bathroom can make all the difference, adding either or whimsical or classic look. For instance, the Pat Fisher Country Bath Accessories Collection cobaac.hthttp://www.usahomefashions.com/patfiml has everything you need in a bathroom from soap dishes to wastebaskets, from wallpaper trim to a night light. They each have a bit of a different county scene, yet they all go together. Prices range from $10.00 to $51.84.
The Meyda Tiffany 23381 Rustic / Country Robe Hook will give your country bathroom a whimsical look while serving a very important function. This whimsical fellow sells for $27.00.