Forget Basic Beige — Give Bold Bathroom Colors a Shot

It's time to stop playing it safe!

When it comes to decorating a home, bathrooms aren't usually the top priority. They frequently end up forgotten all together, or put on the back burner while more high profile rooms — bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens, etc. — get all the attention. So most bathrooms are relegated to a life of beige walls and half-hearted designs.

But why? We spend a considerable amount of time in our bathrooms, and their small size makes them a breeze to update. All you really need to transform the space is a pop of color on the walls — but no, I'm not talking about painting those beige walls off-white or ivory, I'm talking about something a little more daring. Read on for 8 bold bathroom color ideas to try this year.

Hot Pink

Bright Pink Bathroom

Bright Pink Bathroom


Cindy Aplanalp

Unapologetically girly, fun and bright...what's not to love?

Lime Green

Green Contemporary Bathroom With Striped Towels

Green Contemporary Bathroom With Striped Towels

Photo by: Ben Gebo

Ben Gebo

If you're looking to add a relaxing summery shade to your home, look no further.


Classic Black Bathroom with Chair

Classic Black Bathroom with Chair

Photo by: LGB Interiors

LGB Interiors

Nothing makes a statement quite like jet black walls, especially when paired with classic white accessories.

Neon Yellow

Neon Stripes Energize Small Bathroom

Neon Stripes Energize Small Bathroom


Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Photo by: Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

This highlighter-inspired shade is not for the faint of heart — but it's perfect if you're craving a truly daring design scheme.

Deep Blue



Blue may not seem like the boldest choice, but this deep, saturated shade is high-impact without being over-the-top.

Burnt Orange

Rust Orange Bathroom Features Dotted Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Rust Orange Bathroom Features Dotted Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Photo by: Chipper Hatter

Chipper Hatter

A dark reddish-orange feels unexpected, but instantly adds warmth and comfort to the space.


Sparkling Contemporary Bathroom With Glittering Walls, Circular Vanity and Black Shaded Sconce

Sparkling Contemporary Bathroom With Glittering Walls, Circular Vanity and Black Shaded Sconce

Photo by: Emily Jenkins Followill Photography

Emily Jenkins Followill Photography

Ready to go glam? A moody metallic silver is the ideal choice — bonus points if it's glittery too.


Bold Multicolor Wallpaper in Modern Powder Room

Bold Multicolor Wallpaper in Modern Powder Room

Photo by: John Granen Photography

John Granen Photography

And if you still can't decide on a color, why not combine all your favorites into a graphic multicolor pattern?

Now, go forth and be bold friends!

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