Embracing Vintage Chic: Styling Your Dream Bathroom

The bathroom is a treasured room in the house that is often stylistically neglected, but the simple space has so much creative potential. Traditional and modern inspired bathrooms are gradually being left behind in favour of a vintage style that allows the designer to inject their own personality. There are many ways to create a bathroom with a shabby chic aesthetic according to your personal preferences, and French inspired furnishings have the potential to transform your bathroom into the stylish focal point of the house.

The vintage bathroom you have always dreamed of is not hard to achieve, it is just a matter of selecting furniture and room accessories that truly inspire you.

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Understated shabby chic

Sometimes, it's the simplest of details that give your bathroom a vintage aesthetic. There's no set criteria when it comes to creating a shabby chic bathroom and a vintage aesthetic can be attributed to your bathroom in an understated way.

Shabby chic bathroom mirrors are an excellent way to give your otherwise modern bathroom a more traditional glaze of style. They metaphorically and literally reflect the unique style that you want to endow in your vintage bathroom. There is so much creative potential when it comes to choosing mirrors; they range from the simplest mirrors with elegant frames to the quirkiest of designs. There is always a mirror to match your personality and add a delightful retro touch to the space.

Small accessories such as the toilet roll holder and soap dispenser are often neglected but can actually become an integral part of styling your shabby chic bathroom; it is the finer details that grab the attention of any guests that come to use them. Even with a smaller bathroom, accessories and furnishings make it possible to give your bathroom a cosy and inviting appearance with an underlying vibe of vintage aesthetic.

Bold vintage

If you have a larger bathroom space to play with, there are so many vintage-inspired furnishings you can use to fill the space in an elegant and uncluttered way. There is a preconceived notion that a shabby chic bathroom is difficult to pull off without looking tacky and in disrepair, but this couldn't be further from the truth. A vintage-inspired bathroom has the potential to ooze with the magnetic elegance that we associate with French culture, without looking random.

Storage units provide an efficient place to keep your bathroom essentials while simultaneously looking rustically chic. Shabby chic bathroom cabinets come in a variety of styles, ranging from vintage-inspired glass designs to a more subtle traditional wooden appearance; there will always be a cabinet that suits your individual style preferences. A truly bold way to nail the vintage chic aesthetic is to taste fully use an eclectic range of styles and textures. It is particularly attractive to use a mixture of wooden, copper and mirrored furnishings to create a traditional bathroom that is truly unique.

Your dream shabby chic bathroom can easily become a reality with the appropriate selection of distinctive vintage mirrors from Flora Furniture that really speak to your personality.