5 DIY Decor Ideas To Reinvent Your Bathroom

April 24, 2018 DIY- Home
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Have you always wished for a spa-like bathroom in your own home? Are you bored of your dull-looking, mundane bathroom and thinking of decorating with different wonderful accessories to fill your free bathroom space? All these questions have one simple solution. You just need a few DIY bathroom decor ideas that can make a huge difference without spending too much. Let’s stop wishing and start doing.

1. DIY Hand Towel Ring Holder

Materials needed:

  • Wooden Towel Ring
  • Rub and buff metallic finishes (antique gold)
  • Clear spray Sealer
  • Clamp
  • Saw
  • Old leather belt
  • Brass screw and anchor
  • Wood Glue

What to do:

Take the ring and sand it gently to make the surface of the wood smooth.
Start rubbing the metallic finish paint with fingers. Let it dry and buff it
Then, spray it with a clear sealer.
Now, cut off a part of the old belt from the end and wrap it around the wooden ring. Apply the glue to stick the ends of the belt together and clamp it.
Let it dry completely and once dry, hang it on the wall using screw and anchor.

2. DIY Rag Rug

Material needed:

  • Towel
  • Fabric (color of your choice better to matching contrast with the towel)
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape or ruler
  • Pencil or marker
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread

What to do:

Lay the fabric out and start cutting 4×1″ rectangles from it.
Now, draw a line 1″ apart from the edge of the towel. Take the cut out fabrics and lay it on the towel in the pattern you desire. Slightly overlap it with each other.
Using Sewing machine, sew it following the line marked on the towel.
Keep adding the cutout fabric until the end of the row and sew it.
Now, fold the sewn fabric to one side, draw a new line and repeat to sew the cut-out fabrics until all the rows are filled and towel is all covered with sewn fabric.

3. Birch Toothbrush Holder

Material needed:

  • Natural Birch round
  • Drill
  • Paint or sealer (for a better finish)
  • Sandpaper

What to do:

You can buy Birch round at any craft store. It is available in different sizes. Buy a size that can easily hold your toothbrushes and paste.
With a marker or pencil mark the points where you can drill a cavity that can hold brushes and toothpaste.
Drill the holes in the Birch round a little wider than your brush handle and toothpaste tube (1″ drill bit will be perfect for it).
After drilling, paint or use a sealer for the holes to protect it from the moisture.

4. Fast and Easy Crate Shelving

Materials needed:

  • Crates, 6 inches deep will be perfect (from craft stores)
  • 1 can of spray paint or stain
  • Scrap paper
  • Masking tape
  • Large-picture hanging strips
  • Spray can exterior clear coat
  • Level

What to do:

Paint or stain the crates with the color of your choice and let it dry.
After the paint is dry, spray the exterior clear coat for the finish and let it dry for some time.
Cut the scrap paper of the size of the crates and using the masking tape stick the paper on the wall as per the desired arrangement on the wall.
Now, take the picture hanging strips and read the directions on the package. Apply the strips on the back of the crates as per the instructions.
Make sure to use enough strips to hold the crates on the wall.
Each large strip holds 4 pounds. Use the number of strips accordingly.
Replace the scrap paper with crates one by one following the instructions on the strip package to hang it on the walls.
Keep checking the level of the crates with the help of level tool before securing the crates properly.

5. DIY Cedar Bath Mat

Materials needed:

  • Cedar board – 1x6x10
  • Circular saw
  • Table saw
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Nail gun (or hammer & nails)
  • Teak oil (for the water-resistant finish)
  • Paintbrush & rag

What to do:

Cut the Cedar board into 30″ pieces using a circular saw. On the table saw, cut three of 30″ pieces to the width 1.75″ for slat.
Now, cut three supporting pieces from the remaining board (1.75″ wide, 3/8″ thick and 18″ long). Sand all the pieces for a smooth finish.
Arrange all the wooden slat pieces as per the desired shape of the mat with a space of 3/8″ between each piece.
Measure 1″ from both the ends and put the wood glue to stick the support pieces.
Measure the middle of the and again sticks one support piece in the middle.
Now, using nail gun or hammer, nail the support pieces.
Once the glue is dry, apply the teak oil or any other water resistant paint for a finished look. Let it dry and your mat is ready to enhance the beauty of your bathroom.