Traditional bathrooms remain an ever popular decorating choice. Here are a few styling tips to elevate your space. 

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Planning a bathroom renovation and considering a heritage-style scheme? We've got you covered with these top styling tips to inspire your project.

Traditional wall coverings

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If you live in an older property or simply want to add a heritage touch to your walls, wood panelling is a great option for adding immediate interest and a vintage charm to your bathroom. Whether you choose tongue and groove or a more detailed beaded design, you can opt for a scheme that suits your style.  

Inject colour

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Heritage bathrooms don't have to be void of colour, just take a look at this delicious scheme from The Curious Department! Wallpaper might not be the obvious choice for a bathroom but it adds bundles of personality, pattern and colour. Also consider painting your vanity unit in a statement colour – we're head over heels for this pastel pink shade.

Vintage-inspired accessories

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Adding a vintage twist to your bathroom through accessories and furnishings is an affordable and easy way to inject heritage style into your bathroom. Consider choosing some vintage art to display in your bathroom and bring in retro-inspired fabrics through your curtains and towels. 

Heritage shower fittings

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If you're completely renovating your bathroom, be sure to shop around for heritage-inspired shower fittings which can immediately change the look of your scheme and take it back to a different time. More intricate designs are definitely ones to look out for. 

A touch of glamour

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Don't forget to add a good dose of glamour to your heritage-style bathroom to give it that special charm. Choose an ornate mirror to place above your vanity area. If you have space, squeeze in an accent chair, which can be accessorised with funky cushions and throws.  

 

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