Allison Howard: Bathrooms can easily show the age of your home, but there are few easy fixes to quickly and affordably spruce up your space.
Here are our top tips for making over your bathroom without having to renovate.
The first thing you should do is give bathroom a fresh coat of paint. Brighten up the walls in a small space will make all the differences. Painting the ceiling white is a great idea, because it creates the illusion of height. Stick with eggshell or satin finishes on the walls, because they are the easiest to clean and will hide any imperfection. Nothing ages a bathroom faster than out-of-date fixtures. Swap out light fixtures and knobs to instantly give your room a facelift. Hop up a new showerhead and faucet to instantly add that renovating feelings to your old tub and as an added bonus most new showerheads are energy efficient saving your money every month.
While you're at it it's time for a new shower curtain. This large piece of fabric is the main focus of any bathroom. So it's an easy and quick way to make a big impact with your new style. You don't want to go through all the pains of redoing bathroom just to end up with clutter hiding your master pieces. Take advantage of tall storage units that can be tucked in a corner. Use them to store toiletries, hair appliances, anything you need. If you still need more storage add some decorated bins or basket. These are great options for holding extra rolls of toilet paper or extra rolled up towels. Living on it budget doesn't mean you have to lose your style. Follow these simple tips to update your bathroom and to create the space you always dreamed off.