10 Tips and Tricks For Adding Serious Character To Your Bathroom

10 Tips and Tricks For Adding Serious Character To Your Bathroom
Photo: Jeff Herr

Bathrooms can be boring. And they often are. But they don't have to be! A bathroom is a great place to start if you'd like to add some personality to your home. Click through to check out ten easy tips and tricks for adding some serious character to your bathroom.   


10 Tips and Tricks For Adding Serious Character To Your Bathroom
Photo: Mia Baxter Smail

1. Create a unique accent wall.     

An accent wall will draw attention, which can be handy if you're trying to detract from other not-so-nice elements of your bathroom. Continue Reading

17 Bathrooms That Prove the Shower Plant Trend is Here to Stay

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Shower plants are a big trend in 2017, and you can’t browse Pinterest these days without seeing a few plant-filled bathrooms on your feed. If you’re anything like me and struggle to keep even the most durable plants alive, this shower plants trend could actually be the key to adding a little greenery to your home because it helps you remember the key to keeping plants alive: watering them often. 

 If you want to fill your bathroom with plants or actually include one or two in your shower, this trend is for you. Continue Reading

Reveal: A Dingy Bathroom Gets a Breath of Fresh Air

After years of dreaming of our perfect bathroom, we had honed in on a look that we knew we would be pleased with for years to come. I pinned and pinned my little heart out until Pinterest finally started saying, “This looks familiar; didn't you already pin this?” Our vision was set, now we just needed to find a way to bring this vision to life.


As you saw a few days ago, we had our work cut out for us. Continue Reading

Roundup: 10 Favorite Shower Curtains

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Finding a cool shower curtain can feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Luckily, we went through that haystack for you and, as it turns out, found a whole bunch of needles…I mean shower curtains. Here are our top ten favorites.   
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1. Spear Shower Curtain $88
2. Grasses Shower Curtain $29
3. Thomas Paul Elephant Shower Curtain $120
4. Issue 16- Dave Eggers Shower Curtain $65
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5. Arcade Shower Curtain $98
6. Scribble Shower Curtain $24.99 Continue Reading

Giveaway: Moen Twist Showerhead ($100 Value)


This week we’ve paired up with the folks at Moen to give away one of their new Twist Showerheads. The Twist is an innovative little gadget, a handheld shower that lets you switch between four spray settings easily, with the flick of your thumb. We got one to try out in our shower, and loved in (especially for bathing the little one).

Read on to find out how to enter the giveaway, and to hear what I thought about the review unit we tested out. Continue Reading

How to Make a Rainforest Showerhead

Rainforest Shower Head

Just when we thought we’d seen just about everything possible made out of a CD spindle case, Petar92 turns one into a rainforest shower head. And…AND…he did it in ten minutes. Other stuff he used included a hot glue gun, some hose, a shower head (he says the one we have now will work just fine), a needle, ruler, scalpel, candle and ‘some ordinary tools’. For the entire tutorial, check out this Instructable.

How to Make a Super Simple Outdoor Shower

outdoor shower

Who wouldn’t want to be able to strip down outside after a hot afternoon in the sun doing yard work? Of course the neighbors might not appreciate it, but still…. If you have the spot and the inclination, this super-simple outdoor shower is calling out to you. What do you need to make it? A large shower head, a hose, a couple of tie-wraps and a tree. And if you are worried about gawkers, the Fine Craft Guild has assembled a couple of excellent ideas.  Continue Reading

How To Fix A Dripping Showerhead

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Hearing the repetitive dripping of a leaky showerhead can nearly drive you nuts! No amount of bending, angling or tightening the faucet does any good at all. Here’s the first and easiest things you can do to try to remedy the situation:

1. Remove the showerhead from the pipe coming out of the wall

2. There will be a small washer or O-ring made out of plastic or rubber just inside the showerhead nozzle. If the O-ring is dry or damaged, replace it. Continue Reading

Color Therapy Shower Heads


We’ve been able to turn our showers into aromatherapy sessions for years, with the help of shampoos, soaps and body washes, but now we can turn them into color therapy sessions as well. These new spa shower heads from iB Rubinetterie, which come in a 280mm square design or a 600mm round option, have lights integrated in them. The lights change color as you shower, giving you the full color therapy treatment. Combine that with the customizable jets and your organic lavender shower gel, and you just might be able to forego your next appointment with your shrink. Continue Reading