10 Aug Bathroom Art
Happy Friday, everyone! Thank you for taking a moment to share it with me. For those of you waiting for my super awesome baby gift idea, I’m so sorry it didn’t come this week. I just haven’t finished it yet. And my before and after? Well, that’s not done either. I still need to do a bit of styling in the space, and I want it to look terrific before the big reveal! Hopefully, this weekend I can crack out a few projects.
After reading Jenny’s post about her giveaway, it got me thinking about the lack of art in my newly renovated kids/guest bathroom. (hint, hint: before & after space)
There is not much wall space for anything dramatic, although I do like the idea of an interesting gallery in a lavatory.
Of course, beautiful tile beautifully placed can be like a work of art.
These display shelves are charming.
I already thought I wanted to put some photography in my little space, but this image reinforced my plan. Pretty quirky, huh?
I considered this.
But then, I pondered putting an authentic antique photograph/print there. A beach scene from 1921? (the year my house was built) Consequently, I saw this image, love!
The kids would enjoy looking at this one, and it is free. I could get it printed at my local drugstore.
Understandably, people get concerned about placing art in a bathroom. I have never had a problem with it, but I usually don’t display what I consider to be valuable art in a moist atmosphere. I always make sure it is sealed well. However, if the bathroom is a powder bath or rarely used, and mostly free of steam and/or humidity, I think it is okay to splurge more or have something interesting for a casual guest to look at while washing his or her hands. A bathroom is a room in your home after all – it doesn’t have to be sterile or cold, all tile and travertine. Keep your art of choice low budget but intriguing, and you will have something that makes you smile in a space you have to utilize every day!
What are your thoughts on bathroom art?
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