The MIDAS Touch: Gold In Bathrooms

The MIDAS Touch: Gold In Bathrooms

The MIDAS Touch: Gold In Bathrooms


Bathrooms have become the pièce de résistance in many up market homes,  where bathing turns from a mere daily ritual to  an  experience. The trend is to create luxury bathrooms  with stylish fittings , wallpaper, tiles etc. Bringing gold accents in the bathrooms has become an exciting prospect with variety of choices available from mere faucets to gold bathtubs !! whatever be the decor , gold accents in your bathrooms will  fit perfectly.



1.    Gold tiles  

Almost every tile brand has something to offer in its luxe category in gold. Designers at recommend using this color to highlight the key areas like the vanity or the shower area. If you are willing to go a notch higher,  then indulge yourself with the options available in mosaic tiles and go for a designer wall with touches of gold. Designer tip : Textured tiles in muted shades of gold on the wall behind your bathtub, with built in alcoves or floating shelves for holding candles... LUXURIOUS !!



    2. Wallpaper

At designers have predicted that wallpaper is going to be here for a long  long time... its hard not to see why!! The variety of designs is endless and with moisture resistant wallpapers, tiles and marble are not the only options anymore left for bathrooms. Interior designer everywhere are adding gold accents in bathrooms with wallpapers setting the entire theme for the room. Designer tip: Since walls behind vanities tend to be the best lit, gold toned wallpapers are hence highlighted and lend a warm luxe glow. 



3. Gold Bathroom Fittings

Ornate gold fittings have given way to their more sleeker avatars. When it comes to bringing gold accents into bathrooms, designers are not shying away from even letting the plumbing show with brassy or copperish gold tones . The trick however lies in letting the plumbing pipes look like a designer element , by keeping the other decor accents non-fussy. Designer Tip: If you want to pull of this look then aim for a minimalistic decor, gold pipes running against white tiles for eg.  Vintage , rustic or art deco...whatever be your taste, fittings in brushed gold or even shiny coated gold will add a classy look.



4. Golden Sinks

While distressed metal  sinks in copper and brass  are very chic , designers at suggest you have a look at the varying options in glass and marble with gold touches. Raised sinks are all the rage right now which means that not only do they become prominent but with a gold touch you need not  bother about adding anything further to the vanity.  Golden colored sinks are statement pieces and with integrated LED lighting options they are definitely in the limelight .



5. Golden Shower Curtains

Shower curtains are an inexpensive option when it comes to keeping your wet and dry areas separate in smaller bathrooms. But designers at recommend you add some oomph to your bathroom with some glitzy shower curtains. If you are a DIY enthusiast then, you can add drama to your existing shower curtains and create a designer look for less. Designer tip: Instead of one try two curtains updated with gold touches  and hold them back with inexpensive gold metal bracelets..instant movie star appeal!!



6. Golden Light Fixtures

Big , medium, small....size doesn’t matter when it comes to  lighting up a bathroom. Several designers have been known to add a chandelier in a powder room for instant glam. We cannot think of any better way  to add gold to your bathroom interiors. Pair up your vanity lights with your golden chandelier and see the transformation.


So what do you think about adding gold to bathroom interiors..? If you think gold is all about bling bling...then perhaps we have managed to convince you otherwise!! Gold in even smaller touches can add a luxe touch to whatever color combination or decor you might choose to have in your bathroom.

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