With the flip of a page comes a new calendar month and thus, a new season. This is a great opportunity to introduce new elements into the home that range from color to decorative items. You may think that the bathroom does not offer you a clean palette to decorate, but in reality, the opportunities are endless. All you need is some creativity and a few accessories.
As color has the power to impact how we interact with a space, here are some fall-inspired hues you can use in your bathroom.
When it comes to warming up a space, sometimes the darker the color, the better. Brown is an amazing neutral because it works so well with rich hues and even other neutrals. Even if you have a small bathroom, the use of chocolate will command great attention, taking your eye away from the lack in square footage. This fall, use a sultry chocolate in your bathroom that will keep things intimate and soothing. You can use complementing colors like taupe, warm gray, gold and orange. Anchor the room with a rich chocolate or use it around your bathroom with textiles.
- Monogrammed bath towel (Bed, Bath & Beyond, $8-$20)
- Countertop essentials (The Container Store, $15-$20)
- Bath mat (Wal-Mart, $18-$23)
While most people may look to warm tones to properly reflect the fall season, you can set your interior space apart with a cool hue — and still keep things toasty. Moroccan blue displays the depth of many fall colors in a unique way. In fact, this is a wonderful transition color from summer to fall that can even carry you through winter. Use Moroccan blue in your bathroom accessories, textiles or any other place you can find. It really is a fabulous color that looks gorgeous in large or small doses!
- Herringbone towel (Turkish Towel Store, $23)
- Candle (Pier 1 Imports, $18)
- Bathroom mat (Target, $20)
Want a daily reminder of a sunset, especially when the days get shorter and shorter? Use burnt orange. Not as citrus-filled as traditional orange, burnt orange has subtle hints of brown. It’s a toasty color that will make your bathroom glow in majesty. Pair burnt orange with other warm colors like red. You can even use cool hues like Moroccan blue for variety. In addition, burnt orange looks wonderful against dark neutrals like chocolate and gray.