Interiors Lifestyle

Turn your Bathroom into a Spa

May 9, 2023

As we navigate through the hustle and bustle of modern life, it’s crucial to make time for some good old-fashioned self-care and relaxation to keep our stress levels in check.  One of the ways to do this in your home is by transforming your space into a more relaxing environment.

In this blog we will focus on transforming your bathroom into a luxurious, spa-like retreat.  With just a few key additions and changes, you can create a sanctuary that’s perfect for unwinding after a long day. And let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want that?

bathroom spa - hammam Turkish cotton towels


First and foremost, you need to get yourself some top-quality towels. There’s nothing quite like wrapping yourself up in soft material after a hot bath or shower. Look for towels made from 100% cotton – trust me, your skin will thank you for it! Our range of beautiful Peshtemal towels are the perfect example of luxury. Not only do they look stunning, but their lightweight material means they dry fast. They are also a great size, so you could use them as a beach towel, sarong or even table linen! 


marble tumbler


Next up, let’s talk about colour and materials. You want to create an atmosphere that’s calming and serene, so stick to a neutral color palette of whites, beiges, and greys (not that we’re biased to neutrals here!). These shades will give your bathroom a sophisticated and timeless look that’ll never go out of style. And to bring in an element of nature, incorporate materials like wood, stone, and marble. It’ll make you feel like you’re taking a bubble bath in the middle of a zen garden. Ahh, bliss.


meraki shades diffuser


Now, let’s set the mood with some aromatherapy. You can’t have a spa-like retreat without some soothing scents to help you relax. Choose scents that promote relaxation and tranquility, like lavender or eucalyptus. 

Our Meraki candles and diffusers are made from the finest natural ingredients and will fill your bathroom spa with a refreshing and uplifting aroma.


trailing faux eucalyptus stems


Of course, no spa-like retreat would be complete without some greenery. Adding plants to your bathroom not only helps purify the air, but it also adds a touch of nature to your sanctuary. Choose plants that thrive in humid environments, like ferns or spider plants. Or if you’re like me and find that plant maintenance is often at the bottom of the to-do list, go for an artificial plant. Our trailing eucalyptus is the perfect way to add some exotic vibes to your bathroom without overdoing it. Plus, you won’t have to worry about watering it. Win-win!


rama lidded basket


Last but not least, let’s talk about organisation and lighting. Keep your bathroom spa clutter-free and organised with storage cabinets and baskets. Our Rama lidded baskets not only look stylish but will also keep all of your bathroom essentials neatly tucked away. And when it comes to lighting, go for something soft and soothing. Dimmer switches or soft lighting fixtures will create a tranquil ambiance that’ll make you never want to leave your bathroom.



To sum it up, transforming your bathroom into a spa-like retreat doesn’t have to be complicated. With a few simple additions like high-quality towels, a neutral colour palette, fresh scents, some greenery, organisation, and mood lighting, you can create a sanctuary that’s perfect for relaxing and unwinding.

So why not try out these ideas in your own bathroom and treat yourself to a little slice of paradise? Your mind, body, and soul will thank you for it.

Feature image taken from Design Vintage founder, Lisa Brass’ home – see more here.

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