Bright, Contemporary Bathroom With Sea Green Wall Paint and White Fixtures
If you're looking for a spa-like feeling, try muted greens with more gray undertones than white. This color is fresh, understated and really evokes a feeling of cleanliness. Skip popular kid tones like pink and blue, and instead try shades of aloe which work well in spaces for boys and girls alike.
This small white bathroom gets its distinction from unique touches, like its sage green trim, petite round mirror, wall-mounted shelf and industrial-style sconce light fixture. Throughout this modern farmhouse, white walls and painted moldings create crisp vignettes that are at once homey and chic.
Craftsman Blue Double Vanity Bathroom With Penny Tile Floor and Painted Ceiling
Penny tile provides a great texture in this bright, double vanity bathroom. A black marble countertop contrasts the light blue walls and ceiling and white cabinetry. The mounted medicine cabinet mirrors are trimmed with a traditional white border, and contemporary mounted light fixtures spread even lighting over both sinks.
White Contemporary Vessel Sink on Gray Marble Countertop Beneath Dark Navy Accent Wall in Bathroom
Navy blue wall paint is a gorgeous, deep contrast to the bright, white vanity in this bathroom. A mounted stainless steel faucet is fixed over a contemporary white vessel sink. Gray marble countertop creates a sleek vanity surface.
Eclectic Black and White Bathroom With Rustic Wooden Vanity
This lively bathroom features black hexagon wall tiles paired with bright blue and white floor tiles that have been arranged into a geometric pattern. A wooden vanity adds a rustic vibe, while brass fixtures provide a finishing touch. A painting of a man with a pipe hangs on the wall.
Contemporary Bathroom With Thin Tile Backsplash, White Color Scheme and Wood Vanity Cabinets
Thin windows about the vanity wall let natural light into this bright, contemporary bathroom. Long, thin tile in shades of green and blue add soft color to the room and create a decorative backsplash between the white countertop and the large mirror. Wood vanity cabinets add warmth to the white room.
Contemporary Bathroom With Blue Penny Tile Floor and Soaking Tub
This blue and white bathroom features a contemporary soaking tub with a wall-mounted faucet. Blue penny tile adds texture while coordinating with the tub and painted walls and ceiling. White beadboard adds a vintage touch and keeps the blue from overwhelming the space, while a large window and capiz shell light make for a bright and inviting space.
The homeowners needed to keep a tub since they're planning on starting a family soon. Jones selects a contemporary option with glass doors that will fit their needs without looking clunky in the space. White subway tile, mosaic tile backsplash in ocean greens and blues and chrome shower fixtures create a clean, bright and modern bathroom.
Bright Contemporary Living Room With Navy Accent Wall, Leather Sofa and Blue Accents
Inside the arches is painted navy to create a stylish accent wall breaking up the bright white of the room. Blue details like the area rug, cabinets and throw pillows continue the accent color throughout the room. Simple, sleek contemporary pieces such as the light fixture and the brass end table catch the eye as you explore around the brown leather sofa.
By using neutral colors for walls and fixtures, bathrooms can change colors with their towel and accessory choices. The bright orange here, however, is stupendous against the gray-green and white wall tile and mosaic tile flooring by Ann Sacks. The bathroom by Kathy Geissler Best of KGB Interior Design is designed as a user-friendly bath with access to both the home's pool and main house. It is divided into distinct zones including a separate shower and changing area.
Yellow and White Mid-Century Dining Room From Sarah Sees Potential
As seen on season 1 of Sarah Sees Potential, designer Sarah Richardson transformed this mid-century home's boring dining room into a fresh and bright entertaining space. To make the room appear larger, she hung yellow floor-to-ceiling curtains along the length of one wall and painted the wall and ceiling a bright white. Neutral grasscloth wallpaper lines two walls and complements the soft yellow hue of the vintage dining chairs. A chrome and glass dining table and custom orb light fixture add contemporary flair to this otherwise vintage-style space.
When decorator Nick Olsen moved into his 525-square-foot studio in New York City, the walls were painted white, in keeping with small-space convention. "But the place just looked gray and dingy," says Olsen. And so, rather than just slapping on a newer, brighter coat of white, he painted the apartment's main room Oregano Green (Benjamin Moore 2147-10), in an oil-based metal enamel, to resemble lacquer.
"Although the apartment is small," says Olsen, "it's actually rather grand with 12-foot ceilings, huge windows and a high-relief fireplace. So I felt it would be a shame to tone it down with a pale color or white." For even more impact, he painted the doors glossy black and the trim white, and added a deep teal velvet sofa. Olsen didn't shy away from bright color in the 35- (yes, 35!) square-foot kitchen either, wallpapering the fridge in a bright spring pattern and painting the walls and the ceiling Sea Mist Green (Benjamin Moore #2041-50). "To make color work in a really tiny room like this kitchen," Olsen suggests, "paint the walls and ceilings the same color so you're eye doesn't stop at the ceiling line."