Organize the Family Bathroom Once and for All

by Danyelle Mathews Houzz Contributor Teaching children the art of being organized from an early age is the safest way to save your sanity if you have a type A personality, like me. One of the rooms in our home that can get out-of-hand crazy is the bathroom. Toothpaste, lotions, tissue and towels can easily get strewn out over the countertops, or in the case of the toothpaste, stuck to the bathroom mirror. See how following these simple storage and organization solutions can help your family stay tidy and organized in no time. Towels and dirty laundry on the bathroom floor…

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2 Mini Makeover Ideas to Refresh Your Bathroom’s Look

by Patricia Lee, Houzz Contributor When walking through staged or model homes, I love to see a clean, beautifully styled bathroom — it makes me feel relaxed, as if I were at the spa. But as a professional organizer, I see a lot of real homes, making me well aware that most of us don’t have bathrooms that look like those in the model homes. And that’s just fine. For many people, a bathroom remodel may not be in the works just yet. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do to improve upon a space that feels unattractive or…

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Organize the Family Bathroom Once and for All

by Danyelle Mathews, Houzz Contributor Teaching children the art of being organized from an early age is the safest way to save your sanity if you have a type A personality, like me. One of the rooms in our home that can get out-of-hand crazy is the bathroom. Toothpaste, lotions, tissue and towels can easily get strewn out over the countertops, or in the case of the toothpaste, stuck to the bathroom mirror. See how following these simple storage and organization solutions can help your family stay tidy and organized in no time. Towels and dirty laundry on the bathroom floor…

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6 Popular Trends Popping Up in Powder Rooms

by Becky Harris Houzz Contributor A powder room is usually the smallest room in the house, but it’s often the biggest design opportunity. Because it hides behind a closed door, it’s a chance to do something starkly different from the rest of the home. Here are the 6 most popular powder room photos uploaded to Houzz from April to June of this year, measured by the number of people who saved them to their ideabooks during that period. They illustrate some major trends we’ve seen around Houzz lately. Constructionologists, original photo on Houzz 1. A sculptural touch. Tiny powder rooms don’t…

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How to Elevate Your Bathroom With the Right Windows

by Jess McBride Houzz Contributor The bathroom has advanced far beyond its humble functional roots. Since the medieval era, when the garderobe, or toilet, brought the outhouse in from the cold, these intimate spaces have grown in sophistication to become stylish, spa-inspired havens for spiritual renewal and self-expression. A well-placed and beautifully designed window can enhance both the function and ambience of a bathroom. Create a windowscape that honors the intimacy of the space by cloaking the room in privacy as it allows in soul-nourishing natural light. Clayton & Little Architects, original photo on Houzz 1. Stained glass. Stained glass, best…

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