Top 10 Bathroom Upgrades All Do-able In One Weekend!

July 15, 2014 Updated: July 17, 2014

Just because bathrooms are some of the smallest rooms in your house doesn’t mean you need to skimp on big style.

Here are the best bathroom upgrades to dramatically increase your bathroom’s style, all do-able in one weekend!

1. Repainted Tilling

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Accent Tile Wall via Paint Speckled Paw Prints on Hometalk

Replacing tile could take months, but in just one weekend you can turn your outdated bathroom tiling into a modern beauty by tile reglazing. Don’t let your bathroom pre-existing tiling and color hold you back, you can transform it to any look you like!


2. Frame The mirror

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Framed Bathroom Mirror via The Everyday Home on Hometalk

This is one of the best interior designing tricks out there. You can easily add style and beauty to a bathroom by framing the mirror. There are plenty of kits to do this, but you can also simply repurpose crown molding for a highly customized look. You can even tackle this project all on your own!


3. New Vanity and Sink

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Weathered Wood Vanity via Everyday Enchanting on Hometalk

Whether you want to add more drama with a large vanity, or free up some space by switching to a sleeker sink design, you can easily accomplish this major transformation in a weekend!

You can even turn a handsome dresser into a vanity, and still have time to fully install it!

Make sure you pay attention to the drawer pulls, choose attractive hardware for the best look.

If you have built in cabinetry, you can fake this makeover by repainting them and adding new hardware.


4. Chic Lighting

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Bathroom Chandelier via Mommy is Coo Coo on Hometalk

Make your bathroom’s lighting a part of the decor, switch out your boring light fixtures for attractive pendant lights or statement sconces.

You can really enhance your bathroom’s decor by installing an overhead chandelier!


5. Refined Beadboarding

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Beadboard in the Bathroom via Golden Boys and Me on Hometalk

Beadboarding is a great way to dress up a bathroom and create an airy, spacious feel.

Beadboarding is easy to install yourself, or you could opt for faux beadboard by using wallpaper instead!


6. Refresh The Tub

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Wood Tub Paneling via The Savvy Stager on Hometalk

While replacing your tub all together could take several weeks, a tub facelift will just take a day and a half.

For a built-in tub, you can add tiling to the outside, or even woodwork, for a more refined look.

If you opt for easy-to-use stick on tiles, your tub makeover will only take you a few hours! 


7. Fresh New Paint

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Bright Bathroom via Heirloom Design Build on Hometalk

The easiest and most impactful change you can make to your bathroom is to repaint the walls or add wallpaper.

Go for a bold color, or edgy geometric designs. Even simple furnishings will look stylish when standing against a highly designed, bold wall.

You can even include the ceiling in your repaint job for extra visual interest.


8. New Counters

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Painted Bathroom Counter via At The Picket Fence on Hometalk

Replacing or repainting your bathroom counters will have quite the dramatic impact on your bathroom’s overall look.


9. Decorate the Walls

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Bathroom Mirror Art via A Button Tufted Life on Hometalk

Don’t let your bathroom’s walls go to waste!

This weekend, hang up some attractive shelving or wall art to make your washroom feel as decorated and complete as the rest of your home.

Mirrors are particularly great bathroom decor because they create the illusion of more space!


10. Glass Shower Door

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Glass Shower Door via Texas Home and Garden on Hometalk

Glass walls and shower doors will give your entire bathroom a designer feel, while also creating the illusion of more space.

Glass doors are easy to clean, and will never go out of style.

Looking for more great bathroom design ideas? You’ll find all kinds of creative upgrade and remodeling projects on Hometalk.