Vintage-style bathrooms
Vintage-style bathrooms

To make a bathroom look vintage, you should select fixtures that date back to the early days of electric lighting and indoor plumbing. Here are few ideas to make your bathroom in vintage style.

Plumbing
In early days built-in tubs were rare. But detached tubs go back to a time when indoor plumbing was scarce. The claw-foot tub is a classic design, and smooth porcelain was one of the most popular materials for early tubs due to the fact that it is an easy surface to clean.

Like detached tubs, detached pedestal sinks recall an era before the widespread use of indoor plumbing. Select a curvy design to give your bathroom a Victorian look, which is the style that immediately followed the Victorian era. If you don't want to lose storage space, consider retrofitting an antique dresser into a bathroom vanity.

The earliest toilets did not have a built-in tank. Instead, the tank and the bowl were separate, and the tank usually hung on the wall high about the wall. The handle was attached to the tank by a long metal chain.

Flooring
Try varnished wood flooring which was one of the earliest types of smooth flooring available, which made it a popular choice for early bathrooms. Choose a highly polished wood that will be easy to clean.

Marble has a very Victorian edge to it, but marble itself can be rather expensive. Or go for for hexagonal tiles. Hexagonal tiles primarily came onto the scene during old period. You can go for a completely go by selecting bright tiles, or you can mix-and-match vintage styles by choosing hexagonal 

Colour 
Go with an all-white motif to give your bathroom a Victorian ambiance. Victorians were somewhat obsessed with cleanliness, and a pure white or ivory bathroom creates as clean and crisp an appearance as possible.

Colour would not be completely out of place in a Victorian-themed bathroom, but if you introduce colour, you should select pastel shades and use them to accent the room’s white features. Add soft, pastel accents of turquoise, pink, and blue if you want a slightly modern twist on Victorian style.

 Look for earthy browns, yellows, greens, and reds if you want a Craftsman feel. The Craftsman style drew inspiration from nature, and as a result, warm shades of green and brown were especially common. Opt for bright colours, like yellow, green, blue, and pink, to give your bathroom. Select tiling and wall paint in bright, eye-popping shades.
 


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