After a long day of work, there is nothing better for your body and mind than a trip to the local spa. But frequent spa visits can empty your wallet and take up a lot of your precious free time. It’s time to take the spa to you! You can turn your bathroom into an a beautiful spa at an affordable price, and relax in the lap of luxury every day of the year. So, without further adieu, here are some easy-to-execute ideas to turn your bathroom into a personal spa:
Light, Neutral, Blue, & Nature-Inspired Colors
Believe it or not colors can make a huge difference. Typically, spas usually use lighter or neutral colors create a calm environment. However, blue and nature-inspired colors can give your bathroom an organic and soothing feel. Visualize these colors and select the color you want for your soothing environment.
Install a dimmer switch on your lights. Dimming the lights can have a major impact on your serenity. Dimmers can really set the mood and put you in the right state of mind to deeply relax. And it won’t break your bank to install them (see our preferred list of contractors who can do this).
Clear the Counters
Spas make sure to keep their toiletries hidden for a reason. The whole point of going to a spa is to reduce stress. If you have too much clutter, chances are it will only make you more anxious. Make sure your bathroom is as neat and organized as possible, and that all accessories are put back within your vanities, cabinets, and drawers.
Use Candles, Music & (Possibly) Champagne
It is all about the mood. Get yourself in the right mood by lighting candles, dimming the lights, turn on relaxing music, and maybe even have a glass of champagne.
Add a Touch of the Outdoors
Put some fresh flowers or plants in your bathroom to add a touch of the outdoors. This brings an earthy feel to your bathroom which can be inviting and placid. Make yourself feel like you are one with nature: ohmmmm!
Install a Massage or Rain Shower Head
If you want to create a true bathroom oasis in your home, a massage or rain shower head is the way to go. These luxurious shower heads are geared towards relaxation. They won’t take up any extra square footage, and will give you just the right water pressure to calm you down, all the way down.
Use Heated Towels
Does it get any better than having a warm, cozy towel when you get out of the shower? It’s wonder why towel warmers are becoming a popular addition to bathroom remodels. Install a heated towel warming rack or drawer in your home and you’ll never be without the touch of warmth again.
Install a Soaking Tub
A deep soaking tub helps create an exotic Zen-style bathroom and certainly adds a touch of luxury to your home. Submerge your whole body from the neck down and enjoy a hot soaking bath in a very good environment. Add special bath salts to magnify the effects.
Even if you make use of the first five luxury bath spa ideas from above, you will be on your way to a serene, relaxing, and meditative environment in your bathroom that you can enjoy every day — or multiples times a day!