When you look around your bathroom, what do you notice? Is it the dainty lights, the uneven towel rack, or the floor tiles that haven’t been replaced since the 1908s? We all deserve a home makeover, especially when it comes to the bathroom.

It’s the one room where you can come to relax and escape, so it’s important to make it the sanctuary of your dreams. Let’s take a look at five easy ways to refresh and modernise your bathroom with vinyl click flooring, house plants, mirrors and more!

1. Check yourself out with practical and jazzy mirrors

Mirror mirror on the wall, whose bathroom is the fairest of them all? Mirrors are a crucial addition to your bathroom. And the more you have, the better. Mirrors aren’t just for checking yourself out, they’re used for decoration and tying your bathroom together. If you have a small bathroom, mirrors can make it look larger than it actually is by reflecting light. Let’s take a look at some mirror ideas that will give your bathroom the modern touch:

Floor-to-ceiling Mirrors

Floor-to-ceiling mirrors are great to modernise your bathroom. They look particularly great with stone exposed walls, adding dimension and class.

Cabinet Mirrors

If you have a larger bathroom, choose cabinet mirrors. Not only do they utilize space for your bits and bobs, but they also have hidden lighting that can set the mood for your evening bath.

Shaped Mirrors

For something a little more modern, stay away from the typical square and rectangular mirrors and instead, try something with a peculiar shape. For example, avocado and hexagonal-shaped mirrors will give your bathroom a fun feel.


Gold mirrirs and marble sink with flowers

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2. Revamp your floor with Vinyl Click Flooring

If you need a quick modern fix, Luxury Vinyl Tiles are the perfect way to do it. Vinyl click flooring tiles are a breeze to install with their clever fitting technique that just slots into place. If you fancy a day of DIY, choose click flooring. Anyone can fit it, saving you time and effort on hiring a fitter. 


White tile bathroom with LVT flooring

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LVT comes in a wide range of imitated materials varying from solid wood and stone. As well as being practical, vinyl click flooring will modernise your home instantly with trending styles ranging from herringbone and stone. Bathrooms face a lot of spills and splashes every day so it’s important to choose a floor that’s easy to clean and won’t absorb any water.

3. Freshen up your bathroom with house plants

Did you know that some plants thrive on moisture? If you love a steamy shower, your plants will love you. Freshen up your abode with tall house plants and succulents for a . Place on your windowsill or in the corner of your bathroom to create a modern and airy space. If you’re a DIY lover, buy a glass vase and fill it with soil to make a terrarium. Place small stones and succulents inside for a minimal look. If you’re willing to go the extra mile, you can adapt the same concept with stone pots, pebbles and flowers to create a spa-like space.


stone bathtub with slate walls and plant

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4. Style your walls with a fresh lick of paint

A lick of paint makes all the difference. Create the ultimate spa-like bathroom with a monochrome colour palette by layering tones of cream and beige.  If you’re on the darker side, give your walls a new life by painting them a deep-sea colour. Blue is a calming colour that reduces stress and makes you feel at ease.

5. Incorporate black accessories

Is there anything more luxurious than black bathroom accessories? Black maybe not be the first colour you think of when it comes to redecorating your bathroom but adding bursts of black gives your bathroom a modern look. Pair your accessories with white bathroom tiles to tie the room together. Feel like you’re in a five-star hotel with golden door handles. Matte gold door handles will look exceptionally fancy against your black accessories that will add a touch of class to your bathroom.


wood draws and white sinks with black accessories

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Once you’ve tackled your bathroom, you can now think about your next project. Take a look at our blog post on how to modernise your home’s look for some inspiration!