5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space

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5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space

Scandinavian is a popular bathroom design that is characterized by clean lines, soft hues, and a blend of textures. It creates the perfect modern indoor space without letting go of the cozy and warm feel of a home. Learn the 5 things that will transform your bathroom into a Scandinavian-style space.

Most people prefer to install a Scandinavian-style duschkabine komplett, sauna, or sink-in bathtub. These features take up most of the space and highlight the design. But what if you don’t have the budget for them?

In this article, we will talk about 5-things that will transform your bathroom into a Scandinavian-style space without emptying your pockets. Let’s dive in!

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5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space
Scandi designs typically feature light and neutral colors. Photo: Fagflis

Visual Contrast

Scandi designs typically feature light and neutral colors. You will find same-colored walls, fixtures, cabinets, and flooring. This gives a fresh and clean look.

But, recently, many people are exploring a bold version of Scandinavian decor. These bathrooms create visual contrast by using dark colors in less important features. For example, everything will be white, but the bathroom fixtures will be black.

If you don’t like the idea of bold colors, you can create a subtle visual contrast with pastel shades. You can install beige tiles on one wall, hang a peach tapestry, or add pastel colors in another subtle way.

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5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space
Light-colored wood is the highlight of the Scandinavian style indoors. Photo: Selma furniture/Comfort

Wood

Light-colored wood is the highlight of the Scandinavian style indoors. You can incorporate it in your bathroom in different ways, like:

 

  •     Wooden vanity cabinets
  •     Wooden light fixtures
  •     Wooden flooring

If installing actual wood seems like an expensive project, you can opt for wood-like panels or tiles. You can also purchase realistic wood grain vinyl sheets and cover your cabinets with them.

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5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space
Plants give a fresh and energizing vibe to the place. Photo: Plantasjen

Greenery

Plants don’t only add a pop of color to the dull indoors, but they also give a fresh and energizing vibe to the place. A simple way to make your bathroom appear Scandinavian-style space is to add a few plants here and there.

Of course, there is no need to get a huge tree or real plant. You can get small artificial pots and place them on the counter, shelve, or in the corner. You can also get floral hanging decor and position it beautifully around the bathroom.

5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space
Since Scandinavian design is about clean and modern looks, it’s best to incorporate smooth textures in your bathroom. Photo: Comfort

Texture

Texture gives visual weight to an indoor space. It adds to the feel and creates a particular vibe, depending on what items you have used.

For example, if you use rough textures like rugs, the overall feel will be rustic and intimate. But, if you use smooth textures, you will get a contemporary vibe.

Since Scandinavian design is about clean and modern looks, it’s best to incorporate smooth textures in your bathroom. You can do this with textured tiles, woven baskets, wooden stools, metal tapware, etc.

Minimalism

The concept behind Scandinavian is moderation and balance. So, it’s very important that your bathroom doesn’t have anything that looks too much or too less.

Choose minimalistic vanity, storage cabinets, and accessories. Keep the countertops clear, and remove the shower curtains. Install pendant lights to increase brightness in the bathroom. If possible, make ways for natural light to enter the space (small windows or skylights).

The 5 Things That Will Transform Your Bathroom Into a Scandinavian-Style Space, written dedicatedly for Daily Scandinavian by Dina Summers.

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Journalist, PR and marketing consultant Tor Kjolberg has several degrees in marketing management. He started out as a marketing manager in Scandinavian companies and his last engagement before going solo was as director in one of Norway’s largest corporations. Tor realized early on that writing engaging stories was more efficient and far cheaper than paying for ads. He wrote hundreds of articles on products and services offered by the companies he worked for. Thus, he was attuned to the fact that storytelling was his passion.