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Vamp up your bathroom with a black decorating scheme. Here are a few tips to make your transformation a little less daunting.

Black And Gold Bathroom Scheme 

Image: Aqata

A monochrome palette has always been a popular choice for bathrooms, but this classic scheme has been taken up a level with the introduction of on-trend matt-black brassware, smoked glass shower screens and, tiles in the deepest of browns, midnight blue and charcoal. Add a few key pieces to vamp up a white or neutral palette, or for a dramatic effect, go all-out with a dark, theatrical design.

Crittall-style showers

Crittall Style Shower Screen

Image: Victoria Plum

Crittall-style showers are one of the main culprits for the rise in popularity of black bathrooms. They come in many different designs that can be as loud or subtle as you want, but the sleek black frame brings a sense of sophistication to any bathroom space.

Contrasting wallpaper

Black Sink And Bathroom Wallpaper

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Create a dramatic scheme with a striking coloured basin pared with a bold geometric wallpaper. Mix in cool marble tiles to turn it into a standout feature. Using contrasting wallpaper is a clever way of bringing in a punch of colour and pattern to your bathroom, without compromising on wow-factor. 

Tactile tiles

Black And Copper Bath

Image: Tile Giant

We can't talk about bathroom decorating without mentioning the power of tiles. Be inspired by Tile Giant and choose a matching grout shade for a softer, more uniform look. Creating a fully black backdrop which lets your suite and accessories truly sing.

Statement flooring

Black Bathroom Ideas

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Don't forget to look down! Flooring can be a huge difference to the overall look of your bathroom and if you're thinking about incorporating black into your space then consider opting for a black floor design. Whether you prefer a black stained wood, dark floor tiles or a patterned vinyl, the options are endless. 


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