Want to makeover your bathroom? Beach themed bathroom decorating and interior will be excellent concept to be chosen to redo your bathroom. Why? Who does not love the sea? I think everyone the flavor of the sea, because when somebody talking about the beach or sea our mood changed. Our mood will become fresh, relaxing; calm, comfortable, and of course soothing for just only imagine the sea. Those atmosphere really suitable if you decided to have a bathtub inside bathroom, but if not that’s still awesome.
Talking about beach decorations for bathroom, there are plenty viewpoint and decoration items to choose. Beach/sea/ocean themed bathroom decor is not just about blue and water. You can chose all matters relating to the sea, such as maritime or its marine-life (colorful fish, seashell, coral, and other underwater creatures), coastal and seaside appearance, nautical atmosphere such as ship parts, tool and equipment, etc. Below are ideas, inspiration, and tips and tricks to create wonderful beach theme for bathroom.
Beach Themed Bathroom Interior Ideas
First thing to do if you want to renovate your bathroom into beach inspired bathroom is to choose location to applied seaside bathroom decor. I mean about the decorative or finishing materials and decor items addition. Well, if you have enough budgets, of course you can apply beach concept at all area of the bathroom. If not, apply soothing ocean blues inspired color scheme in all bathroom interior, and choose bathroom area that will have beach theme finishing materials and add decor items in accordance with the budget. If you have more budget, tiles especially encaustic mosaic tiles become great decorative finishing materials so beach or underwater environment really look real inside your bathroom. The area chosen can be bathtub, walk-in shower, bathroom sink area (vanity), or powder room. Even its ceiling.
Below are several beach color schemes that you can consider. The range of beach bathroom colors is limitless, from standard tropical until unique hues.
Seashell Themed Bathrooms Idea
The easiest way to bring beach or coastal inside your modern bathroom is to bring seashells (oyster, clams, etc) that you or your children collected from the beach or coastal area into the bathroom. Simply you can add shelves and put those seashells. Bathroom can be perfect spot for seashells collection display location. As for more expensive alternative, you can buy huge seashell that already become sink or faux once. Or you can buy any beach style bathroom appliances that have seashells as decorative accents.
Below is simple but clever application of custom built-in shelves to display your seashells collection inside bathroom.
Another simple but attractive wall hangings and shelves application in toilet area:
Fish Themed Bathroom and Other Marine Creatures
Find corals on the beach and put it on shelves that already installed in your contemporary bathroom also become easiest way. Mix faux sea creatures and seashells decor items bring more seaside atmosphere. Fish or other colorful species of sea creatures can be ornamental. You can apply tiles to create ornamental sea creatures’ effect. There are tiles that have sea creatures’ glaze. With little imagination you also can create pattern from tiles or any recycled materials to create objects, such as dolphins and whales, or maybe turtles and jellyfish.
Below is example of tiles that has marine-life glazur/glaze.
Look at the Moroccan fish scales tiles laid with mosaic effect inside walk-in shower tile below, fantastic isn’t it?
Wallpaper is one of easy item to find and directly applied to make sea-inspired theme bathroom interior design. Make sure to choose good quality fish-patterned wallpaper that is made especially for bathroom. Various patterns of sea inspired wallpapers are available in the market. In fact many choice of pattern available like this green fish wallpaper that has mosaic tile style pattern.
Or maybe below sea-inspired wallpaper that has embroidery effect:
Below are another example of wallpapered beach decor for bathroom both for kids bathroom and adult bathroom.
Nautical Themed Bathrooms Ideas
For nautical themed bathroom interior decorating ideas, while wallpaper is also good choices, bring both real and faux nautical tools and equipment is better choice; such as cleats, ropes, life ring buoy, etc. The cleats can be transferred into drawer handle, towel hanger, etc. If you have water hobby, recycle some of your salvage equipment to fulfill your nautical themed bathroom will be awesome idea. Such as; if you have fishing hobby, you can put your fishing hooks, or bite indicators. If you have canoeing hobby, you can display your recycled paddle.
Look at perfect decorating below; a paddle hanging at wall along with life ring buoy, ladder made from rope and driftwood to hang towel.
Nautical and fishing activities sketch wallpaper inside kids’ bathroom.
Rope and cleats for towel hanger, antique nickel lighting brackets, and custom nautical mirror.
Buoys collections display inside bathroom.
Life buoy ring with wooden slabs wall cladding. Feel like inside a ship.
Boat paddles and cleats.
Make Your Own Ocean Themed Bathroom Decor Items
Most inexpensive way is to create wall hangings decor items with just seashells that your children collect from the beach while in summer vacation or faux sea creatures such as corals and starfish. The seashell or maybe faux sea creatures can be attached to board, chunk of wood, or frame.
Or you can display seashells, corals with glass containers along with the beach sand.
Too many seashells collection? What about attached your seashells collection at wall using cement mortar so it can be seashells strips surround your bathroom/shower/bathtub?
Driftwood that you can find on coastwise also can become great decorative object. Depend on your creativity; you can arrange the driftwoods into marine-life creatures like driftwood seahorse and driftwood fish below.
Not only real items from the sea for decorative display, you can make yourself furniture that look like marine creatures. Shelves bathroom furniture or just hangers that look like fish, whale, or dolphins can be great idea.
Not enough time to make nautical ship decor items for your beach themed bathroom?
Do you feel quirky ideas? How about search vintage swimsuits, and then framed so it will become unique wall hanging items in your bathroom?
Take a look total DIY makeover before-after of bathroom become sea-inspired bathroom below:
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Need more design ideas? Here are various beach themed bathroom decorating ideas that have mixed concept explained above:
Shower tub combo with ocean glass tile and starfish decor.
Walk-in shower that has turtles mosaic tile. Feel like diving in the sea accompanied by turtles.
Feel in the bottom of the sea. Mosaic tile application laid in whole bathroom. What amazing underwater inspired bathroom interior design.
Soothing sea inspired color combination.
Full fish scales mosaic tiles from wall to ceiling applied inside bathroom.
Gradation sea color of glass subway tile.
Marine style kids’ bathroom.
Wave pattern mosaic tile application. Imagine taking shower while surf onto wild wave!
Wonderful bathroom floor plan with nook seating and beach themed color interior.
Wood plank application in simple blue beach style bathroom.
Simple ocean theme bathroom interior design with ladies makeup vanity.
Series of shelves to display plenty of starfish above the toiled.
Calm blue color beach bathroom interior design.
Navy blue color.
Nautical ship mural idea.
Soothing coastal color.
Sand dune inspired beach themed bathroom interior design.