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Finishing touches are what really makes a bathroom unique and adding bathroom accessories is one of the best ways to do this. With just a few key accessories your bathroom can be transformed - whether adding colour to your walls, a stunning mirror, colourful towels or an eye-catching light, accessories can make your bathroom feel spacious, luxurious and relaxing.

Colour Scheme

Most bathroom suites are white so deciding on a colour scheme is relatively straightforward as everything goes! However, in order to make the most of your space and to give it that luxurious, relaxed feel you can’t go wrong with the following advice.

If your bathroom is small go for a neutral colour scheme as it gives the illusion of space. This is where a few colourful bathroom accessories such as towels, blinds or bathmat in a splash of sunny yellow or tropical green can work their magic. If you have a larger bathroom more colour can be introduced or maybe even a feature wall – if this is the case, opt for classic neutral bathroom accessories in rose gold, copper, grey or black – all of which are on-trend. Accessorising with these colours will make your bathroom look stylish and modern, although they can also be used in a more traditionally decorated bathroom too.

Mirrors & Mirror Cabinets

Like neutral colours, bathroom mirrors are perfect in a smaller bathroom as they instantly create the illusion of space. Mirrored cabinets are ideal as they provide both a mirror and a space for storage - essential when it comes to creating a clutter free bathroom. With or without cabinet, a designer-styled mirror can add the wow factor and become the focal point of any bathroom.


Working with different bathroom lighting is one of the best ways to brighten up your bathroom. The mood you want to create will determine what sort of lighting you go for. Fit modern light fittings for a contemporary bathroom or, if you’re after a more elegant feel, traditional ceiling lights look fantastic. In a larger bathroom, a chandelier can look stunning and provide a sense of opulence. Consider installing a dimmer switch – not only can it totally transform the atmosphere in your bathroom but is useful should you need to use the bathroom in the middle of the night.

Towel Rail

Towel rails, hooks or rings contribute to the overall order of the bathroom. Position rails where they will be most practical such as close to the shower or bath and next to the basin. Wall mounted radiators and single or double rails are all available in a variety of styles and finishes. The heated towel rail brings an added luxurious dimension, enabling a clutter free space while providing warm towels whenever you want.

Smaller Essentials

When it comes to accessorising your bathroom, it really is all about the small things. Inexpensive but elegant pieces can add a touch of style to your bathroom - anything from toilet roll holders to soap dishes, door hooks to shower baskets, toothbrush holders to bath caddies - often items that are considered boring essentials can end up being the statement pieces! Whether freestanding or fitted, try to match the style of your accessories to the rest of your bathroom. Take your time and enjoy searching for your smaller essential accessories.