9 Fancy Bathroom Ideas to Liven Up Your Bathroom in No Time

Confession: We’d love nothing more than to put our tax refund toward a dreamy bathroom reno. But since we’re a gal of both dreams and reason—we’ll be using these nine truly easy fancy bathroom ideas (sourced from our favorite Insta feeds) to tide us over.

10 Meg-Chic Styling Ideas for Small Bathrooms

bathroom vaniety tray

1. Display Your Perfume Bottles On A Vanity Tray

Just add fresh blooms for a super-ladylike vignette.

Get the look: Bed Bath & Beyond Chrome Tray ($15)

bathroom glass cannisters

2. Move Everyday Essentials To Glass Canisters

Bonus: Extra cabinet space for your beauty arsenal.

Get the look: Crate & Barrel Glass Canisters ($120 for five)

bathroom powder wallpaper

3. Spring For Wallpaper

OK, so this is a heavier lift than the rest—but it’s easily the most transformative move you can make, sans renovation. And more importantly, swoon.

Get the look: Wallshoppe 'Dear Prudence' wallpaper (from $116/roll)

bathroom pendant lamp

4. Install A Gorgeous Pendant

Sayonara, humdrum bathroom fixtures.

Get the look: Lamps Plus Pendant Light ($946)

bathroom towel basket

5. Roll Your Extra Towels In A Woven Basket

For everyday spa vibes.

Get the look: The Container Store Hyancinth Basket (from $13)

bathroom pedestal dish

6. Swap Pump Soap For A Pretty Bar

Much more elegant—especially housed on a pedestal dish.

Get the look: World Market Pedestal Dish ($10)

bathroom potted plant

7. Add A Potted Plant To Your Sink (or Windowsill)

Leafy little ferns = instant pick-me-up.

Get the look: One Kings Lane Ceramic Planter ($29)

bathroom gallerywall

8. Hang A Mini Gallery

Add some personality to the most utilitarian room in the house. (Bathtub caddy optional.)

Get the look: Chairish Lilac Print ($150); Wayfair Bath Caddy ($42)

bathroom oriental rug

9. Layer In A Real Rug

Think beyond the bath mat.

Get the look: Overstock Runner Rug ($77)


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From 2014-2019 Grace Beuley Hunt held the role of Home Editor covering interior design, styling, trends and more.