The Must Haves For Creating My Perfect Bathroom

The Must Haves For Creating My Perfect Bathroom

I have officially put my flat up for sale now which means the next step of my home buying story is starting to unfold. I am trying my best to save as much as I can while we’re still in the current flat but until we move in with my parents I don’t think we’ll be able to save properly.

Depending on what we buy will depend on what we’ll need to do but eventually we’re going to want to replace everything we can including the bathroom. I’ve been in my current flat 7 years now and had no control over the kitchen or bathroom so I am very excited about being able to have the control of this. Here are some of the elements that would create my perfect bathroom.

Underfloor heating

We’ve already decided that we want underfloor heating throughout the whole house as we don’t like the look of radiators and it would save space. Underfloor heating will make the biggest impact in the kitchen and bathroom where we’ll have tiled flooring as opposed to laminate or carpet like we’ll have in the other rooms.

Statement tiles

I’m not one for bold, bright colours in a bathroom as I think it’s nice to be calming and tranquil especially when you enjoy a bath after a long day, but I like the idea of having some statement tiles on either the floor or the walls to bring something exciting to the room. I’ve seen some images where people just have statement tiles behind the shower and I like this idea, but this will depend on the shape of our bathroom.

Downstairs toilet

In an ideal world I’d love to have the main bathroom upstairs as I like the idea of having it close to the bedroom for when I’m doing my evening skincare routine and after I’ve had a bath. But one thing I do want is a downstairs toilet with sink so that I don’t need to be constantly climbing the stairs if I want to go. I’d happily even shave off a tiny bit of space from another room in order to have a toilet as it doesn’t need to be very much.

bath caddy

Separate walk in shower

I’m used to having a separate shower to bath and I much prefer it. Currently I have a shower cubicle but in my future home I’d love to have an area which is more like a wet room style without proper doors so the water can just drain down and it will make the whole space open and less claustrophobic. Within the shower I’d like to have little cubby shelves built into the walls to use for products so I don’t have to use a hanging rack but this will depend on what’s behind the walls and around the bathroom.

Large bath

In an ideal world I’d like to have quite a large bath so if me and Luke want to enjoy a bath together we can as I think this is something we’d enjoy doing after a long week at work. It’s a luxury that we don’t have at the moment as our bath is quite narrow and Luke can’t even lay down properly when he’s on his own. I’d love to have taps which are attached to the wall as I prefer them practically as they won’t dig into you depending on how you’re laying, but I would also like a shower style hose in the corner as it will make cleaning easier.

Gold Make Up Storage

Under sink storage

I am all about the storage options in any room and I think the bathroom is an area where I’d have a lot of products that I’d want available and on hand, but the place where I want it to feel as tranquil and uncluttered as possible. There are so many sinks where you can have large cupboards and drawers underneath and I think this would be the best option for us as I can store products, spare items and everything else I can think of in there.

Large mirrored cabinet

I’m used to having huge mirrors all around my bathroom and it’s great for when I’m doing my skincare routine or need to touch up my makeup so I definitely need a large mirror for the wall in the bathroom. This would be both practical but also make it feel bigger and lighter. If I’m having a mirror I’m going to double up on storage and get a mirrored cabinet so I can store all my skincare items in there and not have to leave them out.

What would you want to create your perfect bathroom?

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The Must Haves For Creating My Perfect Bathroom



  1. December 18, 2018 / 2:05 pm

    Wow… it looks so dreamy… i wish i could have one like this. Maybe I shpuld try this in the future…

  2. December 19, 2018 / 12:18 am

    This list really would create the ideal bathroom! So gorgeous!

  3. December 19, 2018 / 6:47 am

    I love having a sperate walk in shower, we would be lost without it

  4. December 19, 2018 / 9:15 am

    We still need to agree on which bathroom we like as we have been saving up to do it, ideally I would love a separate toilet, but we don’t have the room x

  5. Annemarie LeBlanc
    December 19, 2018 / 1:30 pm

    I would be so happy to have a bathroom as beautiful as that. The accent tiles are a great idea! That would really add value to your home.

  6. December 20, 2018 / 1:27 pm

    Oh how exciting, good luck, I hope you move soon. Underfloor heating is so high on my list, I would love that!!

  7. December 21, 2018 / 7:48 pm

    This is literally goals !! Definitely a separate toilet otherwise I couldn`t justify drinks in the bath.

  8. December 22, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    Your dream bathroom sounds amazing. My current life goal is to have a second toilet, as with only one in a family of five it can mean a lot of crossed legs!

  9. December 23, 2018 / 12:53 am

    Oh wow your bathroom must have sound fab! We’ve got a flat up for sale right now too- my boyfriends- and we’re hoping to buy somewhere together next year. I’d definitely want a downstairs loo and an ensuite if possible! xxx

  10. Aia
    December 23, 2018 / 11:50 am

    OMG! I love your bathroom. The colors are so fab. Saved this “must have” for my own bathroom – soon.

  11. December 23, 2018 / 3:15 pm

    My ideal Bathroom would have a large bath, some storage and heated flooring sounds so good, especially when you get out of the shower. X

  12. December 27, 2018 / 3:03 am

    That’s a mighty fine looking bathroom! I can definitely steal some ideas here! Thanks for putting this together!

  13. December 27, 2018 / 6:40 pm

    Underfloor heating would be the dream! Maybe in my next house 🙂

  14. December 27, 2018 / 9:27 pm

    Oh my word… that bath! We have a tiny shallow bath and I dream about a big deep bath like that!

  15. Elizabeth O
    January 4, 2019 / 5:10 pm

    It would be wonderful to truly build my perfect bathroom. We have spent a lot of money over the years with bathroom renovations but they are changes to existing space with limitations not a brand new creation… I would love that

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