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Finishing Touches | Bathroom Accessories

September 27, 2015

Last year when we renovated our bathroom it was a huge transformation. The previous bathroom had been poorly installed and it really showed. It was one of those rooms that I really didn’t want anyone to see, hoping that nobody asked to use the toilet. Now, of course, I’m quite proud of my bathroom and I’m happy for anyone to pop to the toilet. 

Finishing Touches | Bathroom Accessories

Whilst the correctly installed bathroom suite and large tiles have transformed the space and given it a much cleaner look it is the finishing touches that really make a room.


We recently replaced our towels after finding the perfect ones in IKEA. Previously we didn’t bother to replacing the towels after our renovation as they were cream/beige thinking that they matched the new colour scheme. However looking at the old towels against the new tiles it was easy to see that they were past their best and needed to be replaced.

Now we have new fluffy towels hanging from the towel rail and it really does look better plus they feel fabulous when you are getting dried after a soak in the tub.

Accessory sets

A close up of a logoWithin every bathroom, there are every day items that need to be stored efficiently, securely and be easy to use. Having tiled our whole bathroom I wanted to make sure that I had chosen the correct accessory set to house the toilet roll, soap, towel rail etc. as I didn’t want to ruin the sleek hotel feel we had opted for.

The different accessory sets from Bathrooms.com give you the option to buy a complete set or to purchase individual pieces depending on your requirements.

A glass door, with Bathroom and MirrorCabinets

Depending on whether you like to have all your lotions and potions on display will ultimately decide whether you for an open shelving style cabinet or one with doors to hide it all away.

We have a small bathroom so opted for a mirrored bathroom cabinet from Wayfair to house our toiletries whilst the mirror makes the space appear bigger.



A close up of a signWhilst you might not want your bathroom filled full of knick-knacks a beautiful edition here and there will brighten up the space and stop it looking plain and clinical.

Dunelm has a great selection of free-standing words, signs, bowls and vases that can be placed on the window sill or on the side.



What finishing touches do you have in your bathroom?

  • Becky at PinksCharming October 2, 2015 at 2:09 pm

    I’ve just recently discovered wayfair and it’s an absolute treasure trove isn’t it! I think you’re right that new towels really make a difference, you get used to the old ones and it’s not until you see new ones that you think “wow, those old ones really were pretty tatty!” or at least I did! Becky x #makinghome

  • Annie B October 2, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    I can’t wait to get our bathrooms painted and get in some new fluffy towels! We’re still at bare minimum at mo! Bath toys everywhere! Thanks for linking up to #MakingHome

  • Leanne Cornelius October 2, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    I’m loving all of these items. We made our bathroom over around a year ago and finished it with some nice fluffy towels (ours are IKEA too!) a big closed cupboard to hide everything in and a few little nautical themed accessories, including a very cool lighthouse light pull!


  • Clare October 5, 2015 at 12:44 pm

    Having built two new bathrooms onto our house last year (and stretched our budget as far as it could go) accessories were quite low on our list initially, but a year later we are finally adding them and they definitely make a difference. I wasn’t sure about pictures to start with (thought they’d wrinkle in the steam) but now going to add some when I have a chance…

  • Chris October 11, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    I must admit I’m more of a closed cabinet fan, rather than an open shelving fan (I save that for kitchens and dining rooms!) I love the way the photo you showed of the closed cabinet was mirrored too. It makes small bathrooms look bigger too!

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