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Your bathroom may be small in size, but there are clever ways you can maximize the area to create a room that gives the illusion of a larger space. Here are some design tips for transforming your small bathroom into a room that looks both spacious and luxurious.

Color 
Choose a light colored wall paint for your small bathroom because it will give the illusion that your room is open and larger than it actually is. Wallpaper with a subtle design is another great decorative option for your small bathroom. Make sure to stay away from wallpaper with bold prints because it will actually make your bathroom look smaller. Also, select soft colored cabinets and doors that complement the wall coloring you choose for your small bathroom.
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Storage 
If possible, select a vanity that has cabinet doors to help maximize storage in your small bathroom. You can also add additional storage to the vanity cabinet by attaching side racks to the inside of the doors. Attaching a sink skirt in a shade that complements the wall color will add both beauty and functionality to your small bathroom. Place baskets or shelving under the sink skirt for additional storage that will help keep your bathroom clutter-free.
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Lighting
Natural lighting for your small bathroom would be the best choice. If that isn’t possible, soft lighting would be the next option. Use a lower wattage light bulb in your fixtures to give a relaxing feel to your bathroom. Recess ceiling fixtures is another design choice that will visually expand the height of your bathroom ceiling. Installing wall sconces on each side of a cabinet or mirror is another decorative design that will add just the right ambiance to your small bathroom.
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Corner Space 
Make the most of any unused corner space in your small bathroom. If you are actually remodeling the entire bathroom, choose a corner vanity with cabinets for added storage. You can also utilize unused corner space in your small bathroom by installing floating corner shelves or decorative hooks.
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{Written by Joe Restivo and sponsored by Scardina Home Services, a bathroom remodeling company proudly serving the greater Millersville, MD area.}