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Brighten Your Bathroom in Three Easy Steps


When you think of lighting the rooms in your apartment, the bathroom is likely not the first space that comes to mind. However, there are plenty of opportunities to enhance the space with minimal effort. Here are three easy steps to brighten up your bathroom.


Let the Light Shine

Whether you are lucky enough to have a window in your bathroom or not, lighting is always a key element. Throughout the day, we conduct so many tasks in this small space such as brushing our teeth, applying makeup, and shaving, making adequate light essential to complete these daily rituals. If your bathroom only has an overhead light, consider adding plug-in wall sconces next to the mirror for task lighting. Warm-colored light bulbs are best for applying makeup or shaving.



Add a Splash of Color

One of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to brighten up any room in your home is to add some color. Before moving into your space, Sequoia will paint an accent wall for residents with the shade of their choice from a list of approved colors. If you’re using this color as the theme for the bathroom, consider adding matching accessories such as a new soap dispenser or shower curtain. You can also add a new piece of artwork fitting the color scheme to the wall as a finishing touch.



Sprinkle with Accents

Bathrooms can be so boring and often cluttered with toothbrushes, razors, makeup and hair essentials. Clear away the clutter and bring some life to the space with natural accents. Add fresh flowers or live plants to add a touch of nature to your bathroom. Don’t want the maintenance of a real plant? Incorporate faux greenery on shelves around the bathtub or counter space. Bright-colored hand towels can enhance the light and airy décor. Place a mirror over your bathtub and set several candles of varying heights in front to maximize the light and create an enchanting effect.


Ready to start decorating? With these three easy steps, you can create a light, soothing and relaxing space ideal for getting ready for your day or winding down at night.