25 Bathroom Upgrades For $25 (or Less)
Add one (or more!) of these colorful accessories to your bathroom and watch it go from blah to beautiful, just like that.
By: Colleen Sullivan
Ryder Shower Curtain, bedbathandbeyond.com $20.00
You’ve been craving a chevron pattern somewhere in your house — why not introduce this bright and budget-friendly shower curtain to your bathroom?
Colors in Motion Switch Plates, switchhits.com $10.50
This textured switch plate comes in seven happy colors. Start in the bathroom. Soon, you might just want to swap out every cover in your home.
Lacquered Soap Dish in Blue, jonathanadler.com $24.00
This soap dish is stylish and functional with drainage slats and a removable bottom that work together to catch drips and keep your sink dry.
Olunda Picture Blocks, IKEA stores $20.00
Swap out your old wall art for this affordable graphic print with its bright white frame. The yellow and gray squares add a bit of modern style to any bathroom design.
The Squirt Water Clock by Bedol, bedbathandbeyond.com $20.00
Open the top flap and fill this clock with water. The ions in the H20 power it up, no batteries required!
Round Orange Soap Dispenser, thebathoutlet.com $15.00
This hot pink soap dispenser will color up your sink and put a smile on your face every time you wash your hands.
Mini Vanity Mirror, pier1.com $15.00
The glass ball on the stem of this two-sided mirror, one side is 4X magnified, gives it a vintage feel.
Nesting Storage Caddy in Orange, casabella.com $7.00
Control clutter with this sherbet colored 4 gallon caddy, great for storing beauty essentials, from shampoo and conditioners to facial cleansers and moisturizers.
The Mini Stash in Trellis Sky Blue, simplystashed.com $26.95
Stash everything from toothpaste to cotton balls to tweezers in this 15 pocket storage unit made to fit over your door.
Pebblz Shower Mat from InterDesign in Blue, amazon.com $22.00
Exfoliate while you shower by rubbing your feet up against these textured pebbles. Suction cups hold the mat in place.
Sconce Shade LS13024, shadesoflight.com $19.00
Dress up your bathroom sconce or chandelier with this spunky striped pink shade.
Glass Bathroom Scale B200 by Escali, escali.com $25.00
Make stepping onto the scale a little more fun with this sleek, blue glass version.
Jots, dreamfarm.com $6.00 each
For smart, movable storage, press the suction cup onto any smooth bathroom surface, then slip your razor or toothbrush between the two rubber heads.
Glee Bath Rug in Rain Dot by InterDesign, amazon.com $24.00
Tickle your toes every time your feet hit the cushy raised polka dots on this plush bath rug.
Double Hook by Gedy in Light Blue, thebathoutlet.com $23.00
Hang this colorful resin-covered brass hook on your wall for colorful towel storage.
Peacock Feather Pillar, pier1.com $15.00
Add a little bit of pretty (and a whole lot of calm) by bringing a candle into the bathroom. This one comes wrapped in a painted, bejeweled feather.
Round Trash Can, honeycando.com $24.00
With its removable inner bucket, steel foot pedal, and colorful good looks, this is one garbage can you won't want to hide.
Digital Treasures Lyrix Jive, walmart.com $20.00
Connect this waterproof speaker to any Bluetooth-enabled device, then secure the suction cup to your bathroom mirror or wall before turning up the tunes.
Hammered Silver Facial Tissue Cover, $24.00, pier1.com
This hand-hammered stainless steel cover makes reaching for that tissue a whole lot easier on eyes (and nose.)
Plush Towels, $20.00 each, HomeGoods stores
Nothing says bathroom refresh better than a new set of super soft towels — especially when they're covered in polka dots and paisley.
Tumbler Cup in Red, $20.00, jonathanadler.com
Why drink from a paper cup when you can reach for this stylish lacquered tumbler instead? It also doubles as a toothbrush holder.
Patterned Bath Rug, $10.00, Marshalls stores
Put a little pattern (and a lot of color) under your feet with this 100-percent cotton rug.
Woodrow Wastebasket in Blue by Umbra, $20.00, containerstore.com
A trash can that's colorful, modern and affordable? It's possible with this sleek wooden model.
Storage Totes, $20.00 and $25.00, HomeGoods stores
These are the perfect containers for bulky items: place appliances and hairbrushes in the smaller tote and folded bath towels in the larger one.
Large Round Circles Hamper in Rose, $15.00, containerstore.com
The circular cutouts in this laundry basket nod to mod style and keep air flowing — no more musty-smelling clothing!