Color, in the form of a mosaic tile stripe, pulls the eye across this bathroom, ending in a glass-enclosed walk-in shower. The range of citrus hues are also a fun jumping off point for bright accessories.
If there is no room on the walls near the sink for a hand towel ring or hook, take it to the countertop. Designer Jennifer Foster filled a red tray with a small towel stand for a boy’s bathroom. Decorative hand towels also are an easy way to make a bathroom look more polished, and designers often opt for ones with simple patterns such as stripes.
Sharp white cabinets create storage space under the double vanity in this bright, modern bathroom. A black and white patterned rug adds depth to the design while a mirror cling adds personality. Red towels displayed on the countertop are a functional way to add a pop of color.
A claw-foot tub painted a deep terra cotta is the focal point in this mint green bathroom. White beadboard frames the tub, while colorful art and printed towels add pattern to the space. A handheld shower head allows for a deep clean while using the tub.
A red tile vanity is flanked by dark wood shelving units in this bathroom in HGTV Dream Home 2011. The shelves provide open storage for towels and toiletries. A red tile vanity hold three white vessel sinks to accommodate multiple guests.
A corner vanity leaves the majority of floor space open in this traditional, neutral bathroom. A marble countertop and a decoratively framed mirror are simple but effective textural additions. A bright red orchid and hand towel bring a pop of color to the neutral palette.
The red-striped pillow on this kitchen banquette was made from an antique French flour sack, but you can create a similar look using vintage dish towels, says author Susan Sully. For a weekend craft, make no-sew accent pillows with the dish towels or another fabric of your choosing to add color to your kitchen.
Charcoal walls, a metallic framed mirror and a drop-in bronze sink are just a few things to love in this powder room design by Raegan Ford Interiors. Red fingertip towels add a splash of bold color to the palette, and a sconce above the mirror brings an industrial vibe to the look.
One spot in the house that's often neglected when decorating for the holidays is the kitchen. Why not add just a few Christmas touches to make it look and feel more welcoming? Hang the same wreaths used in other rooms on the kitchen windows to keep the look cohesive. Add red dish towels, red napkins and stock your cookie jars with treats for guests to take the festive feel a step further.
To make the master bathroom feel a bit more modern, designer Kerra Michele Huerta brought in a sleek glass shower door, a clean-lined vanity and black pennytile floors. The vanity has space for towels underneath and so helps the bathroom stay clutter-free.