Powder Rooms Are the Perfect Place for Bold Style on a Budget

Photography by Weezie Towels

Text by Hannah Nance

Have you ever heard that small spaces should feature simple designs as too much can make a room feel overwhelming? Well, we’re here to throw that advice right out the window. You heard us—small spaces deserve big designs, and powder rooms are no exception! We’d argue that there’s no better space in your home to play with your style skills.

Why? You might ask. For starters, small space equals big payoff. A little goes a long way when it comes to decorating a room with small square footage like a powder room, which is better for your budget. Love that bold wallpaper but the price tag puts it out of living room remodel range? Move it on over to the powder room! Another reason we love big style in these little bathrooms—they’re one of the least used rooms in a home, which means you’re not likely to tire of them quickly. So, get your creative juices flowing and join us for a compilation of a few of our favorite powder rooms, from bright and bold to thoughtfully minimalist.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Photography by Emily Snyder Photography, Design by @lifeanddesignbylaurel on Instagram

This chic lavatory was made to stand out. From the mirrored tiles on the walls of the sink area to the landscape wallpaper in the bathroom, everything about this space has our jaws dropping.

Feeling Blue

Photography and design by Jennifer Brown Interiors

What’s the perfect place to go all in with your favorite color combo? The powder room, of course! This gorgeous, wallpapered space has us feeling blue in the best way.

Thoughtfully Designed

Photography by Ruby and Peach Photography, Design by Wendy Smith Interiors

Bold style doesn’t always equate to a crazy color palette. This powder room makes an impact with a graphic and elegant wallpaper paired with mixed metal finishes leaving it sleek and welcoming.

Powder Room Paintings

Photography and design by @myeclecticabode on Instagram

We’ve found the perfect pairing: bold, graphic wallpaper and vintage oil paintings. It’s truly a match made in powder room heaven!

Warm and Welcoming

Photography and design by Style It Pretty Home

Olive green wainscoting paired with a wood ceiling gives this powder room the most calming vibes. We might just hang out here for a while!

Palm Beach Pretty

Photography by Stacy Zarin Goldberg, Design by Erica Burns Interiors

The powder room might just be the perfect spot to dive headfirst into a daring style theme you’ve always wanted to try. Have an affinity for the Palm Beach aesthetic? Let this space be your inspiration.

Blue-and-White Delight

Photography by Max Kimbee, Design by Mark D. Sikes Interiors

Bold patterns and colorways don’t always have to come in the form of wallpaper. These vintage-style tiles pair excellently with a sleek marble and black iron vanity.

Light It Up

Photography and design by @bailey.at.home on Instagram

Another way to spice up your powder room—unique lighting fixtures. This gold-and-black café light is the best of both worlds.

Pop of Color

Photography by Sara Essex Bradley, Design by Chad Graci

Contrasted by white walls right outside the doorway, could this powder room be any more fun? Floor-to-ceiling wallpaper, a pop of turquoise, and elegant finishes make this bathroom a fun little hangout for anyone who enters.

Time for Texture

Photography and design by CVI Design, Built by Your Homes LLC

This powder room takes a minimalist approach, but the expert layering of textures keeps it from looking bland or empty.

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