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5 Bathroom Decorating Ideas on a Budget


You can take cues from haute design but pick the features that fit your budget, like bright paint and decorative elements that also serve as storage or shelf space.
You can take cues from haute design but pick the features that fit your budget, like bright paint and decorative elements that also serve as storage or shelf space.
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You probably don't live in Trump Towers, and even if you did, the Nate Berkus-esque expert you hire would still need a spending limit for redecorating your abode. Everyone has a budget. The trick is learning how to live (and redecorate) within it.

The good news is that even though you don't have a Donald-sized bank account, you can still decorate like a diva. It just takes a little DIY. And the bathroom is an ideal place to start. The square footage is minimal, the room already has a clearly defined purpose and the entire redo can be accomplished on a budget of a few hundred dollars instead of the few thousand that larger, furniture-filled living rooms or hardware-happy kitchens require. Better still, you can usually revamp your bathroom in a weekend -- and you may want to use some of our favorite ideas on the following pages for inspiration.


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