If you’ve never had an en suite in your house before – you don’t know what you’re missing. Just imagine having a wonderfully warm shower, and then being able to fall straight into bed for a good night’s sleep. – Even more so when you share a house (and bathroom) with others. An en suite means you get your private space to relax in without having to feel rushed or disturbed. There’s nothing worse than when someone is knocking on the door telling you to hurry up. Not only that but it also increases the value of your home drastically too. You don’t even need a large bedroom to make one.
Depending on how much work needs to be done to the bedroom, will determine how much money you spend. If you haven’t got enough though, consider taking out personal loans for home improvement. This will give you more freedom when it comes creating your en suite dream. Here are some tricks to get started.
The illusion of space
If you want your en suite to appear larger than it is, use the magic of mirrors to open up the room. Also, try and keep the colours very light, as darker shades will close up the place.
The wonders of a wet room
If you don’t have a lot of space to work with, a wet room may be the solution. The most important thing you’ll need to do is make sure everything is sealed off properly, so it’s completely waterproof and won’t leak into your bedroom. Then just install a little shelf to put your gels and creams, and you’re ready to go.
Be clever with your corners
Use the space you’re given as wisely as you can, so for instance, if you choose an angle that slopes a little, you will want to use the highest point to stand up in, so place a vanity mirror and sink there. In the lowest part, install a bath, because you don’t need a lot of ceiling height there.
Let the light in
Because you’re sectioning off an area of your bedroom, you will most likely be left without a window. To solve this issue, instead of closing off the area with an ordinary wall, use some opaque glass instead so the light from your bedroom is still able to get through.
Be smart with storage
Floating shelves are a great way to be smart with your storage. They don’t take up any floor room, and you can even use them as a feature. Pro tip: choose some brightly coloured shelves! You could use the wall that is sectioning off the bedroom to hold your extra things by hollowing them in certain areas.
Beauty of the bath
If you’re not able to create the en suite bathroom you were hoping for, why not place a freestanding tub in the centre of your bedroom instead? Mount the bath on some beautiful pieces of wood, and you’ll be left with a super classy and unique bedroom.