How To Get a Celebrity-Inspired Bathroom

Kitchens may be the heart of the home, but I think we can all agree the bathroom is still pretty important! Ensure yours is a place of tranquility - and supreme 5-star style - with these top tips!

Bathrooms are a timeless statement piece in the home - and one of the most commonly used areas aside from the kitchen.

"For many of us, they are a place to unwind and wash away the day’s stress," explains out Josh Mammolithi, founder of The Blue Space - an online showroom that allows Australians to purchase stylised bathrooms, kitchens and laundries.  

However, the bathroom is also one of the spaces in the house that gets put on the back burner when renovation time rolls around.

Why? Well, as Josh points out, bathrooms are one of the most expensive and difficult rooms to renovate, which means we rarely attempt it. The result is several decades between bathroom facelifts!

So, when you do get around to a bathroom make-over, you might as well go all out with style an luxury! Read Josh's top tips for recreating the celebrity bathroom of your dreams - on a budget!

TREND: NEUTRALS

Celebrity Fan: Gwyneth Paltrow

Why It's Right For You: Neutrals offer timeless elegance and simplicity, Josh points out.  

5-Stars on a Shoestring Tip:

"Choose white tiles," Josh suggests. "Their popularity makes them a cheaper option and gives you a blank canvas to accessorize your bathroom with timeless - or trendy - tapware and accessories." You can also add feature tiles in small key areas like vanity splash backs which will help you save money on tile labour while adding a focal point of interest, he adds. 

TREND: DOUBLE BASINS

Celebrity Fans: Beyonce and Jay-Z  

Why It's Right For You: Double-basins earn their place in any bathroom at peak morning rush hour! Morning hair and teeth, makeup and grooming prep time are smoother, faster and less conflict-filled. And that is priceless!

5-Stars on a Shoestring Tip: 

Can't afford a luxurious double vanity? "A double wall hung basin, coupled with a wall recess and mirrored cabinet for storage offers a cheaper and attractive alternative," says Josh. "If you don’t have the budget for two basins – consider your lighting. Simply adding extra lights near your mirrors will make getting ready quicker and easier for the whole family."

TREND: Futuristic Bathroom 

Celebrity Fan: Kris Jenner

Why it's Right For You: Bathroom Tech is a lifestyle statement, says Josh. Perfect for those who want to live in the future, now. 

5-Stars on a Shoestring Tip:

"A cheaper alternative to Kris Jenner's $9K toilet? "Try changing the outdated lighting to new smarter LED lights," suggests Josh. "They will have at least half the energy usage in your bathroom while adding an ultra-modern feel." 

Here are more tips on getting the look for less: 12 Tips For Beautiful Bathrooms on a Budget.

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