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12 Bathroom Trends on the Way Out

These bathroom trends are so last year...

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bathroomGerber Berend Design Build, Inc.

Glass Block Bathroom Windows

Glass block bathroom windows may give you privacy and plenty of light, but they also make for a gaudy look that’s totally outdated.Want privacy and light? DIY your own outdoor shower!

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bathroomAnnie Hall Interiors

Hollywood-Style Bathroom Lighting


Hollywood-style marquee lighting had its moment, but that moment has passed. Need a new look? Try overhead pendant lighting. You can even add sconces on the side to round everything out.

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bathroomBlackline Renovations

Chevron Pattern


Chevron has been trending like crazy, but that only means it’s time it takes a back seat to other ideas. Give up the rugs, wallpaper and towels designed with the pattern, as they are quickly becoming pass.Remodeling your bathroom? Here’s how to make a small bathroom look big.

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bathroomMQ Architecture & Design, LLC

Oversized Tubs


Big bathtubs are impractical, both in how much space they take up and the amount of water used.If you’re looking to buy a new tub, be sure you take a look at these tips.

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bathroom Rasmussen Construction

All-White Bathrooms


While all-white makes for a sleek look, the trend has grown tiresome. White will always be around, but be sure to include some pops of color so your bathroom doesn’t look too sterile.Ready to add some color? Here are 12 bathroom color trends you’ve got to try.

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bathroomCosmos Granite and Marble

Granite Materials


Granite has been a mainstay for decades, including for bathroom countertops. But designers and homeowners are putting granite on the back burner and putting marble on a pedestal.Here’s how to remodel a bathroom with marble mosaic and limestone tile.

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bathroomWest One Bathrooms Ltd.

Copper Materials


Rose and copper finishes had their moment, but 2018 is seeing a major decline in these finishes on large surfaces. Gold, silver and bronze are beginning to take their place.Need some remodeling inspiration? Check out these 21 beautiful bathrooms.

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bathroomHone+Associates

Glossy Bathroom Tile


Matte finishes are taking the place of the glossy look as far as bathroom tiles go, with the trend toward a more natural and minimalist look on the rise.If you’re in the mood to DIY, check out how to tile a bathroom floor yourself.

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bathroomAll Pro Builders Inc.

Multiple Showerheads


Multiple showerheads means more water, and therefore over consumption of water and energy. With consumers making more environmentally-friendly design decisions, it makes sense they’re opting for one showerhead.

Plus, who wants to clean a bunch of showerheads? Oh, here’s how to clean them by the way.

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bathroomNonStop Staging

Beige and Taupe Color Schemes


Along with avoiding all-white and chevron, consumers are passing up on beiges and taupes. Why? Neutrals have become boring. Richer colors are in!Here are the top tips for choosing paint colors.

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bathroomPett & Associates, LLC

Subway Tiles


Subway tiles are fading from popularity, with terra-cotta tiles in varying geometric shapes taking their place.Check out these 10 common tiling mistakes and how to avoid them.

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bathroomLeighton Design Group

Impractical Designs


Grandiose designs once were considered luxurious or even kitschy (in a good way), like chandeliers and open shelves with decor and neatly stored bathroom supplies on display. But they’re impractical! You have to move everything to clean beneath or above, and stay on top of your organization game. Homeowners are now opting for realistic bathroom environments, including modest bathrooms with simple, functional decor.Check out these 25 trends in home decor for 2018.

Alexa Erickson
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