Small bathrooms don’t have to be dark and dank. Contrary to popular belief,making a small bathroom appear larger is not as hard as it seems. Here are 10easy ways to quickly make a small bathroom look bigger.

  1. Mirrors – Add larger mirrors to reflect light and provide the illusion ofspace.
  2. Lighten Up – Lighting doesn’t have to be harsh, but adequate lighting is amust.
  3. Remove Barriers – Open up the room with clear glass shower doors orshelves.
  4. Monotone Decorating – Use the same light colors on walls, countertops,floors and cabinetry to allow for the eyes to flow through the space.
  5. Negative Space – Consider using a pedestal sink which takes less spacethan traditional cabinets.
  6. Declutter – Find locations out of sight for toiletry items.
  7. Heads Up – Use the vertical space in the room too, tall cabinets providestorage and add interest to the room.
  8. Store Mats and Towels – Keep towels and floor mats out of sight unless inuse. A simple hand towel in a complementary color tone is all most guestsneed.
  9. Pocket Doors – Where you have room, use pocket doors or popular barnsliding doors to add extra space inside the bathroom.
  10. Glass – Clear glass shower doors is a great way to remove a visual barrierand make the room seem larger.

Try a few of these tricks to make your small space look a lot larger!