While the bathrooms in your home may not be the most glamorous spaces given what they’re used for, having the right look in your bathrooms is absolutely essential to proper home design. You want bathrooms that are just as eye-catching as they are functional, as this can make your home the relaxing and enjoyable place that you want it to be, both for yourself and family, as well as for your guests.
When it comes to color schemes, the needs of your bathroom are different than they are in other living spaces within your home. Some of this is dependent upon what the eye’s expectations are for a bathroom space, and some of this is dependent upon what your own personal style and goals are.
If you want a master bathroom, say, that has a spa-like atmosphere, then there are different color schemes that will work well for this. Just the same, there are a variety of color schemes that are perfect for places like powder rooms and guest bathrooms, ones that will leave a great impression on all who lay eyes on them.
Below, we’ve collected 23 examples of bathroom color schemes that are all eye-catching and all different. If you’re thinking that it’s time for your bathrooms to receive a makeover, then you’ll definitely want to see these!
1. Grey Blue
The all white bathroom certainly has a classic look to it. Consider evening it out by including grey-blue notes, as this bathroom does with its subway tile above the vanity.
When you’re dealing with a bathroom that gets a limited amount of natural light, you may consider going with a lemony yellow. The brightness this color adds is unmistakable.
3. Black and White
With ample white and marble in a bathroom design, you may consider going dark with your flooring. This design uses dark glazed ceramic floor tiles to great effect.
4. Sticking Out
With dark walls and a black vanity, this bathroom design uses beige marble tiles to make its shower, tub and floors stand out.
5. Relaxing Green
If you’re trying to create a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere in your master bathroom, a dark green color scheme can work quite well!
6. Brown and Copper
When you need a bathroom that has a masculine feel, you can do no better than combining natural wood, brown and copper notes together. (A little black helps, too!)
7. Antiqued Green
Check out the calming effect the antiqued green vanity has on this generously sized master bathroom. So cool!
8. Deep Red
While a deep red color scheme may not be for everyone, there’s no denying that it perfectly complements the Craftsman styling in this example.
9. Blue and Red
The red stain of the wood, along with the greyish blue walls, gives this master bathroom a look that is decidedly its own.
10. Powder Pink
Looking for that feminine feel in your bathroom design? Then strongly consider going with a powder pink color scheme, as this design does.
11. A Beautiful Sunset
Few people can resist the beauty of a sunset. If you want to capture that vibe in your bathroom design, then consider a burnt orange color scheme.
Check out how this beautiful bathroom accomplishes the same effect by using yellow and orange mosaic tiles on the wall. Too cool!
13. Hot Pink and Black
For the ultimate girl’s bathroom, you’ll definitely want to go with a pink color scheme with black notes like this example does.
14. Deep Brown
To really draw attention to beautiful wood features in your bathroom design, you may wish to go with a deep brown paint for the walls.
15. All Wood
Of course, if you want to have a bathroom that makes you feel like your in a warm ski lodge after a cold day, the all wood look is definitely worth consideration!
16. Black on Black
The all black bathroom has a distinctive look that screams cool. To get the full effect, though, you’ll need to make very smart use of different light features.
17. Vertical Stripes
In the same way that vertical stripes on your clothing can make you appear thinner, so to can vertical stripes change one’s sense of space in a bathroom design.
18. Lime Green
There’s no denying that the lime green and white color scheme of this bathroom design has a charming appearance.
19. Small Splashes
We love how striking the deep blue underneath the sink in this white bathroom design is. Sometimes a little bit can go a long way!
20. Color of Royalty
Purple is the color of royalty, and it’s also a color that can work wonders for a bathroom design. Don’t you love this one?
If glass is going to be an important feature of your bathroom design, then you may wish to use a greyish green color on the walls.
The deep blue used for the painted walls in this mostly white bathroom lends a soothing effect to the atmosphere of the space.
23. Be Yourself
While it’s almost always advisable to be more conservative with your bathroom color schemes, you get to make the final call. You can always be yourself!