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Creating the Spa-Like Bathroom of Your Dreams

There are a lot of design options to consider when building a new custom home, and the master bathroom is one room you might spend a lot of time thinking about. Designing your dream bathroom requires layout and lifestyle planning, along with plenty of thought about materials, lighting, and more. Here are a few ideas to help you when creating the ideal master bathroom space.


You can never have enough good lighting, and the bathroom is no exception. Strategically placed lighting around your vanity will ensure you always look your best. The use of mirrors to help reflect natural light can also really brighten up the room. Accent lighting can really make a statement in your space as well. Consider a skylight in your ceiling and let the natural light fill the room!


One trend that continues to stay popular is the need for larger shower areas. You may even choose to forgo the bathtub completely to make room for an extra luxurious shower, complete with a mixture of spray heads and ceiling-mounted rain shower heads. Include a full-length bench and dual controls for the ultimate spa-like experience.


Create a tranquil space you’ll want to retreat to with the use of calming and neutral colors. A soft color palette can create a soothing mood for the ultimate relaxation space. If you’re someone who’s bold, you can spice up the area and express your style with edgier pieces. Try to keep it consistent with the rest of your home’s aesthetic so it doesn’t stand out too much.


Keep your counters clear of clutter with built-in storage options. Vanities and custom storage areas will keep your room looking sleek and clean. Shelving and even open space for baskets can keep your bathroom organized and maximize your square footage.


Incorporate mixed materials to elevate your space. Metal, concrete, natural stone, tile, and wood are all great materials to mix and match to create a unique space that’s just for you. Quality materials may be an investment, but they are durable and long-lasting, which can end up saving you money in the end.

Our team is ready to bring the bathroom of your dreams to life. Call Paul Gray Homes today at 316-990-0000 to learn more!