A small, modern white bathroom with an exempt bathtub
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Small bathrooms: 50 photos to decorate

Most of the old houses have small bathrooms and, unless they are reformed, we need to manage the space. Not only the old houses, many of the modern houses or flats also have small bathrooms. Thus, there is nothing left but to throw ingenuity and find solutions to make our bathroom a comfortable space.

Let’s start with 50 photos and ideas for small and modern bathrooms. You can decorate and design your bathroom by optimizing every inch and creating a very modern bathroom.

With bathtub.

A small, modern white bathroom with an exempt bathtub

If you want a bathtub, this is an example of how you can have a style in a very small bathroom.

Measure well, distribute better and enjoy a bathtub in your bathroom if that’s what you really want.

Very fashionable.

A small and modern bathroom in green and golden tones

Old Brand Photography New | Instagram @dabito

The decorative composition of the tiles takes the center of interest in this small bathroom.

The green tiles with that vintage pattern, the wooden rustic furniture, and the gold accents give it a luxurious style.

Warm and welcoming.

A small white and wooden bathroom

Valeruanka design

Wood is a material that formerly seemed to be unsuitable in the bathrooms, but now thanks to the new treatments to wood, we can cover the bathroom completely if we want.

If you are looking for a warm and cozy bathroom, you can introduce wood into it.

If you like this combination, here you can see more bathrooms in white and wood.

Add a special detail.

A small bathroom with a rough stone sink

Photography and design Estibaliz Martín

Find the right furniture and the perfect tiles. Put a special detail that stands out, such as a raw stone sink. Instantly you can gain style and personality in the bathroom no matter how small.

Also, if you like modern rustic bathrooms, this is a nice way to add a rustic touch.

A small bathroom with a rough wood countertop

Photograph and wooden worktop of Yevea

If you don’t want to do it with the sink, you can do it with the countertop. Choosing a striking one that presides over the decoration of the bathroom, like this one of raw natural wood that we see above.

Practical and bright.

A small bathroom with a black metal screen with glass frames.

Design and photography @littleterracedhouse by Little Terraced House

A perfect example of how to distribute and take advantage of a small bathroom. The shower screen with glass and metal frames in black gives style to this small bathroom.

Put a mirror on the furniture or countertop.

A small bathroom with the mirror on the countertop

Design and photography Just a Touch of Gray

It is a way to provide a very attractive decorative point to the bathroom. It may even be better if the mirror is large and the ceiling small.

Optimizing space.

A small and modern bathroom with black floor and optimized space

Photography @ apto704

Choosing different elements wisely, such as the toilet, sink, cabinets, shower or shower cubicle, you can optimize the available space.

Neutral and clear.

A small white bathroom with red and green details

With the right elements and appropriate colors, you can create a clean and clear space.

Advice: In small bathrooms avoid overloading the space and try to maintain order. A messy bathroom, whether large or small, will always seem smaller because of chaos.

Look at this one. It is a very ordinary bathroom, but it is clean and clear, all in white with red accents. Nice and pretty. It doesn’t take much more.

Elegant marble and gold.

A small, modern bathroom with marble and golden accents

Design and photography Love Tear Sand Teepees

The unbearable elegant marble fits wonderfully in small spaces making them classy bathrooms.

If you add gold accents to marble, which you can easily include in taps, towel rails, and other accessories, you will achieve a sophisticated aesthetic.

Marble in white tones better than in dark so a small bathroom becomes brighter.

No marble but elegant.

A small elegant bathroom in gray tones

Decor Aid project

If you are looking for an elegant bathroom you don’t have to insist on marble if you don’t want. There are sophisticated ceramics that can achieve the most elegant finish as we see in the small bathroom above.

All-clad in wood.

A small bathroom with whitewashed wood-clad walls

Design and photography Jenna kate at Home

It is a good idea to provide the bathroom with warmth, even if the wood is painted white.

Create visual continuity.

A small bathroom with visual continuity

If you remove all the architectural barriers and choose the shower screen without profiles, you will create visual continuity in the bathroom, and it will appear larger and clearer.

Modern white.

A small and modern minimalist black and white bathroom

Design and photography Nathalie Verbeeck

All in white, with shades in black, to break the dominant monotony of white and add contrast. This bathroom is a good example to see how the correct tiles work for small bathrooms.

If the bathroom turns out to be too white, in addition to the black accents to achieve contrast and elegance, add some accessories of fibers such as baskets, baskets and also some wood, and you will provide warmth to the bathroom.

White and bright.

A small and modern minimalist black and white bathroom

Design and photography Meinfeinesheim

A great combination for a small bathroom: white.

Whether in ceramic or paint, white is the color that reflects the highest percentage of light, so the bathroom will become a brighter space.

If it seems too bland, you can add decoration on the floor, leaving the walls free to project maximum light.

With a dramatic touch, all in black.

A small bathroom painted black

Photography and design Dear Lillie

It isn’t the first recommendation I would give you, but you have to recognize that black is beautiful and elegant even in small spaces.

Elegant green and gold.

A small bathroom in green and gold

Design and photography Dreaming Home | Instagram @Dreamignhomeblog

It won’t be the first small bathroom we see like this in this article.

And that’s because green and gold details are one of the couples of the moment.

You just have to notice how well they are left together in the bathroom above these lines.

Warm with adequate furniture.

A small white and wooden bathroom

Design and photography My Reformation

Simple, comfortable and bright. A current bathroom.

The winning palette in white and wood has been used, using small suspended furniture, so as not to saturate the space, and as you can see, the bathroom is the most flirtatious and current.

Backlit mirrors

A small bathroom with hexagonal tile and a backlit round mirror

Design and photography Urban Suite

Backlit mirrors are another way to achieve spotlighting in a bathroom, in addition to giving it a very modern touch.

You have them available in round or other geometric shapes to find the one that suits your bathroom and your tastes.

Play with the tiles.

A small bathroom with a broad-spike tile

Design and photography Chezdhillon

The tiles are versatile because they are in a wide range of finishes, but to those finishes, we must also add the tile placement itself, which multiplies the decorative options.

In the small bathroom that we see above these lines, the wide spike tiles have been placed, giving the whole bathroom a modern pattern.

Explore the different options in terms of tile placement to give the bathroom a certain style.

Chic, with pink details.

A small and flirty bathroom

Design and photography Jaccikelly

All in white except the floor in hexagonal geometric tile, a shower screen without profiles to not saturate the space and lovely touches of rose to give personality to the bathroom.

Create an accent wall.

A small bathroom with blue metro type tile and round mirror

Photography and design Room Studio R

Create an accent wall, the main one, where the bathroom furniture is located to guide the eye to it and hide the size of the bathroom.

The rest blank to gain light and spaciousness.

Put the focus on the ground.

A small and modern bathroom

Photography and project by Petite Harmonie

If you put the spotlight on the floor with a nice pavement, you will guide the eye to the floor making the bathroom not seem so small.

It is an effective way to hide its size.

With details that make the difference.

A small and modern bathroom with shower screen in matt black

Ar Home project

Shower or bath screens with mat black profiles are currently a decorative trend.

Its more sophisticated and elegant finish gives the bathrooms a subtle touch of design that can make a difference.

Modern black and white.

A modern rustic bathroom

Photography @carpendaughter

There are many environments that can be achieved with the black and white couple: elegant, sophisticated or casual, like the one we see above these lines.

If you also add accents in gold or gold you will enhance this effect.


A small and modern bathroom with a bathtub and in black and white

Design and photography @Katie Ellison Home

Look at all the details of this small bathroom. It has no waste.

A mini sink, but in white design with the black faucet under the window.

And where the sink is supposed to go, on the large wall, it has been decided to put an exempt bathtub, and on top in a round mirror with the black frame.

And all matching, in black and white.

A wonderful bath.

Modern and small checkerboard.

A small and modern bathroom

Photography and design Little Miss Party Planner

It combines tiles and wood to provide texture and contrast to the bathroom. Even if it is blank, the resulting contrast will fill the bathroom with style.

Naturally, you have to do it with grace and with the right finishes, not everything goes.

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Sophisticated black and white.

A small black and white bathroom

Design and photography Kristina Lynne | Instagram @bykristinalynne

As I said before, there are many ways to add black and white to space. The one we see above this paragraph is elegant and sophisticated, but with a hint of warmth, not as cold as other minimalist bathrooms.

Living coral.

A small, modern bathroom in coral color

Design and photography Artem Tafy

The coral color is the most elegant and bold color there is. If you like this color, here you can see colors that combine with the coral color to combine it properly.

With respect to the spectacular bathroom, the smooth walls have been left to paint them of a strong coral, and a grid of white tile with the blackboard for the floor and a wall.

Traditional warmth.

A small white Ikea bathroom with yellow details

Photography and IKEA products

Everything is white, and then you put color accents in textiles and others, creating a very interesting palette, and simple to apply, don’t you think?

Vintage industrial cut with a pink touch.

A small bathroom with a pink furniture

Design and photography Roses and Rolltops

This is a very personal option, but you won’t deny me that the bathroom furniture in pink with the vast and beautiful finishes of industrial and vintage design doesn’t create the most current contrast.

Countertop in black.

Following the line we had been seeing in black and white, another detail that you can add in black is the countertop.

Tidy and clear.

Small modern blue bathroom

DIY photo Show Off

Keeping everything in order is essential for comfort in the bathroom.

Relaxing and delicate.

Small and modern and relaxing bathroom

Photography Bower Power Blog

There are colors that work great together. An example is grayish earth tones and pastel blue, as we see in the bathroom above.

In pink and black.

A small bathroom in pink and black

Design and photography Inside Her Home

Another combination of colors that you can adopt for your bathroom is pink and black, also very modern and sophisticated.

This beautiful pink bathroom shows its walls in a serene and contemporary dusty tone, with black details, such as the faucet and the mirror frame, and the front of the sink has been covered with the Moroccan zellige in white. A success.

Taking advantage of space.

A very small bathroom

Infarrantly Creative Photography

If the architecture and floor plan of the bathroom is irregular, each hole will have to be ingeniously exploited.

Luckily, finding sanitary ware, sinks, furniture and other bathroom elements in many sizes is no problem.

Keep it simple and add plants.

A small and modern bathroom with plants

Design and photography Sugar and Charm

If you keep the bathroom with a simple and collected design, however small this may look good. To add a very economical decorative touch that always looks good in any space uses plants. You don’t need more.

What do you think of these modern bathrooms? If you have known little, here you can see 60 more ideas.

Minimalist countertops.

A small bathroom with a minimalist countertop

Design and photography The Merry Thought

If you already have enough storage space, you can choose to install a minimalist countertop, in the material you want, without a closet below, creating a clear and simple view that is always appreciated in small bathrooms.

With wallpaper.

A small bathroom with wallpaper

Design and photography With Kendra

Add a nice wallpaper that gives style and character to the entire space. If all the walls seem excessive to you, cover only that of the mirror, the main one, and the rest is plain white, that you already have enough color with the paper.

A small bathroom lined with wallpaper

Design and photography Dear Lillie Studio

Or, if you don’t mind, you can perfectly cover all the walls, from floor to ceiling wallpaper.

A small bathroom with blue wallpaper

Design and photography A Thoughtful Place

If the bathroom has good natural lighting, the better. Maybe you can take more risks with wallpaper.

Add color accents.

A small bathroom full of color

Design and photography Haneens Haven

For a more cheerful and lively decoration, add color accents, either in accessories, sheets, pictures, and other decorative accessories to achieve a more attractive bathroom.

In pink and gold very chic.

A small bathroom in pink and gold

Design and photography Pizzazzerie

Forget about the size and think about its decoration. Put a nice pink wallpaper with gold accents and warm wood and you will have a very chic and modern bathroom. Don’t you think this bathroom is the happiest?

In neutral tones.

A small bathroom in white and gray tones in vintage style

Charlotte Duck Worth Photography

Unlike the previous bathroom, full of color, you can also opt for a more neutral palette, which is always more serene and recharges less the bathroom.

To give personality, use different textures, finishes, and materials, such as paint, tile, wood, ceramics, metal, etc.

Warm and welcoming.

A small bathroom with lots of wood

Design and photography Prosto W Szarosci

If you are looking for a warm and cozy feeling when you enter the bathroom, add wood, either on the floor, in the form of a platform, imitation wood, on the countertop, accessories or even on the walls, as we have already seen.

What do you think of these small bathrooms? As you can see, regardless of their size they can get a great match.

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