There’s something about the dark days of winter that makes us crave old-time simplicity and coziness—after all, would you rather drink that hot cocoa by a farmhouse fireplace, or in a cavernous modern mansion with cold concrete floors?
But you don’t actually have to live in a farmhouse to catch that vintage vibe, or even the old-world aesthetic that we noticed in this week’s trending bathroom designs.
Like we do every week, we scoured the online design world of Instagram to bring you the latest and greatest decor trends. This week, the focus is on transforming your loo into a relaxing rustic haven (with modern plumbing, of course). Some of our finds add old-timey flair; others provide a modern touch to balance a more rustic interior. Keep scrolling to see our top picks and where you can snag them.
Vintage-inspired Edison lighting
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Looking for some instant rustic charm? Look no further than these Edison-bulb lights posted by @antiquefarmhouse. (That galvanized steel shelf is pretty cool, too.)
“The Edison bulb speaks to the farmhouse trend,” says Alessandra Wood, vice president of style at Modsy, an interior design company. “It’s a touch industrial and has an antique vibe, making the space feel both classic and vintage.”
Get the look: Get your very own antique-inspired vanity light from Wayfair.
Old-world statement tile
Statement walls aren’t just for the living room. They can also add some visual interest to the bathroom— especially when done with a vintage-inspired tile like this one featured by @renovatingchurchcroft.
“We’re seeing statement tile in a lot of influencer and designer spaces,” says Wood. “It’s a great way to add personality and pattern to bathrooms, and can also be more budget-friendly since there’s less surface area to cover.”
Get the look: Add some vintage allure to your bathroom with these Moroccan mosaic tiles from Wayfair.
Timeless soaking tub
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Happy Friday, friends! Sunshine streaming into the house in wintertime is such a welcome sight, isn’t it? We sure love Kim’s master bath with all its smart and convenient storage! And how about the stylish bathtub and hardware? . . . #masterbathroomdesign #masterbath #freestandingtub #custombuiltins #herringbonetile #bathroomshelves #storageideas #liveplants #frenchcountry #traditionalhome #frenchfarmhouse #thecollectedlook #vintagebottles #blueandwhite #cafecurtains #customcurtains #shelfstyle #cottages #bathroomremodel #bathdesign #designedbyme Photo by @savvysouthernstyle
You don’t need a huge budget to add a tub to your bathroom, especially if you go for one of these old-world-inspired soaking tubs, like this one featured by @cottagesandbungalows.
“Showers are great, but there’s nothing like a good long soak in a beautiful free-standing tub to melt away the stress of the day,” says Dawn Totty of Dawn D. Totty Designs. “These beautiful tubs range in finishes from copper to porcelain and have become a highly desirable feature in today’s bathroom decor.”
Get the look: Get your very own soaking tub by shopping the large selection of free-standing tubs from Signature Hardware.
Sleek frameless mirror
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The cutest vanity I ever did see! One of the bathrooms from our recently completed Kirkwood project in Cronulla. Love the warmth from the timber in this space! Our little team of three are back on board tomorrow. We have so many new projects starting this year and we havnt even shared all of our completed jobs from last year! Here we go again
One way to lighten up rustic decor in the bathroom is with a sleek mirror like this one featured by @the_stables_.
“Frameless mirrors provide a minimal finish to a space, creating a sleek look without the added bulkiness of a traditional framed mirror,” says Wood. “They also allow for additional light and make the space feel larger and more open.”
Get the look: Open up your farmhouse-chic bathroom with a sleek frameless mirror from Joss & Main.
Utilitarian-chic overdoor storage
If you’ve run out of ideas for where to put your many bathroom products (and plants), you’ll find this streamlined solution from @kat_at_croft_corner inspiring. The white wire baskets blend in with the white door, making them a great fit for a modern farmhouse interior.
“Who doesn’t need extra storage in the bathroom?” asks Wood. “Over the door is easy to install because you don’t need any tools, and it allows for additional storage without taking away floor space—keeping the room feeling big and open.”
Get the look: Create your very own over-the-door motif by shopping this over-door organizer from Wayfair.
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