This traditional bathroom will surely wow your guests with a custom, faux-painted wall finish and hammered copper vessel sink. The use of grass and metal artwork further gives off a feeling of opulence. Designer tip: When designing small spaces, splurge on nicer items for the extra wow factor.
Oval terrariums hold greenery or small tealight candles. They have a bubble-like effect, whether displayed individually or as a group above a kitchen sink, or on the patio or in the garden. The terrariums are from HomArt.
This modern small bathroom features large stone tiles on the floor, walls, countertop and walk-in shower surround. The neutral striated pattern of the stone contrasts against the ceiling and one white wall. The walk-in shower features clear glass walls, and the dark-brown vanity includes a modern faucet with trough sink.
This powder room is filled with a bright, eclectic wallpaper. Simple fixtures keep the focus on the bold wallpaper, so it's not to overwhelming to the small space. The pedestal sink serves as a fixed focal point to anchor the room. Crisp white trim pulls the look together.
A fun, outdoor kitchen area provides a functional space for the homeowners to hang out and entertain guests. A large grill, mini-fridge and prep sink allow for grilling out with easy cleanup, while the bar makes food serving easier. It also provides casual seating for smaller gatherings or overflow seating for larger parties.
Using a simple and subdued color scheme can help a smaller space look expansive. Here, blacks, whites and neutrals work together to create a kitchen that looks both modern and casual. The island, complete with sink, serves as both a prep area and a perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or a meal.
A bright red accent wall strip pops against the calm, neutral tones of this bathroom design. A small floating vanity features woodgrain cabinetry and white vessel sink. The large walk in shower has a glass door and neutral tile interior. Vertical black and white tile behind the rain shower head adds depth to the design.
This spacious kitchen features a large island with a prep sink and surrounding black cabinets with linear pulls. A small dining area connected to the island allows for an eat-in experience, while under-cabinet lighting puts the focus on the custom backsplash, which uses a combination of marble and mosaic tile.
Attention to detail sets this eclectic bathroom apart. From the square under-mount sink and marble countertop to the bamboo accessories and modern artwork, each piece brings flair to the small space. White walls link the room to the rest of the penthouse apartment, while creating a clean backdrop for the home's sleek style.
The new bay window in this recently renovated kitchen delivers new light to what used to be the darkest corner. The green rug offers a nice pop of color against the rift oak cabinets and ties well with the plant life on the sink. Blue stove knobs add a smaller pop of color against the neutral color scheme.
Wallpaper on an accent wall adds dimension and richness in this small, contemporary powder room. The wood and metal vanity is starkly modern, while the mirror and lighting are transitional, balancing and softening the space. Accessories, like the coral placed on a metal tray beside the sink, create an interesting play of textures.
Not only does this large kitchen island help give the family more counter space, it also adds plenty of storage. Plenty of drawers and small cabinets make sure that frequently used items, like silverware and corkscrews, are easily accessible. The island also houses a convection oven, convenient for easy, even baking, and a deep prep sink for easy cleanup.
A small kitchen cannot accommodate homework, mail storage, laundry duties and recipe hunting. Unless you don't cook at all, the small kitchen's main chore is meal prep. So focus first on function, making sure you have the appliances and work areas you need. You may be able to save a bit of space by using scaled-down or innovative appliances, including refrigerator and freezer drawers and pint-sized microwaves, stoves (some with just two burners) and single sinks. If workspace is at a premium, consider a small-scale island or a counter-topped cart that can be rolled into a closet when not in use.
To get a little extra space in what was one a small, confined bathroom, this timeless black and white bathroom poached some space from the exercise room. Subway tiles on the wall and penny-round tiles on the floor gave the space a retro feeling, while the custom mirror and trough sink made the space a little more fun.
Dark, wood cabinets on the long double-sink vanity add a deep contrast to the bright color scheme. Marble floor tile continues from the floor onto the walls creating a backsplash above the vanity and a tile wall in the large, walk in shower. An accent panel of small blue tile adds a touch of color visible through the glass shower doors.
Green pattern decorations accentuate the retro influence in this bathroom design. A double vanity set up features his and hers gray sinks, mirror medicine cabinets and a distressed cabinet base. The small marble tiles of the backsplash compliment the floor tile. Green accents brighten the mood and look to finish off the design with a touch of fun.
The single vanity in this bathroom is actually an antique table repurposed into a bathroom staple with the addition of a marble top and modern chrome fixtures. The large mirror above the sink is surrounded by a frame of light and is flanked by symmetrically placed sconces — providing tons of light to increase the sense of size in the small space.
Add an unexpected splash of color to the inside of your vanity, dresser or nightstand drawers by painting them a bold hue, like this shade of vibrant yellow. The bright, citrusy color brings an unexpected energy to the black and white room. Small black and white tile creates a modern, digital look on the floor below the square sink.