Style Tips With Tile And More For Small Bathrooms That Pack A Punch

September 15, 2016


So, your home doesn't have grand, sprawling bathrooms, or maybe there's a cozy half-bath in the basement or near the guest room that could use some sprucing up. No worries – embracing smaller spaces is all the rage right now! Downsizing can actually be a game-changer. With less to clean and lower electricity bills, what's not to love?

Decorating a small bathroom has its own special charm. You can achieve big style with minimal effort. Let your creativity shine by finding smart storage solutions like recessed nooks between wall studs, slim-line fixtures, and efficient cabinetry.

Here are five of our favorite small bathroom designs, and it all starts with gorgeous backsplash tile and corresponding tile flooring!

msi-cecily-grigio-polished-in-bathroom-backsplashCecily Grigio Polished

Who says you can't use intricate, complex design elements in a small room?

Cecily Grigio Polished mosaic tile serves as a captivating focal point for the wall tile in this compact bathroom. Its elegant white marble is beautifully contrasted with subtle gray accents, transforming the traditional geometric tile pattern into something truly extraordinary. This versatile modern tile pattern is not limited to walls; it offers endless possibilities. Imagine it adorning your bathroom countertop, adding a touch of sophistication and seamless continuity. Picture it underfoot, bringing a sense of elegance and cohesion to the flooring. Or envision it as the star of your shower surround, creating a spa-like retreat right in your home.

msi-taj-mahal-quartzite-in-bathroom-countertopTaj Mahal Quartzite

Stretch your small budget further in your compact bathroom! Opting for luxurious materials like Taj Mahal Quartzite is a smart way to maximize both style and space. This stunning natural stone features a soft white background adorned with elegant gold veins, offering a sophisticated, marble-like appearance without the hefty price tag. By choosing Taj Mahal Quartzite, you're not only enhancing the aesthetics of your bathroom but also investing in a countertop material that offers longevity and easy maintenance. The luxurious appearance and practicality of this premium surface make it a worthwhile addition to any small bathroom, helping you create a space that feels expansive, elegant, and effortlessly stylish.

msi-sparkling-white-quartz-in-bathroom-countertopSparkling White Quartz

Having a small bathroom comes with the fantastic advantage of requiring less time to keep it clean. This can be a real game-changer for busy households, allowing you to spend more time enjoying your space rather than maintaining it. One of the best choices for such a bathroom is the Sparkling White Quartz countertop. This low-maintenance material is incredibly easy to care for, needing just a quick wipe with soap and water to keep it looking pristine.

Unlike many other countertop materials, Sparkling White Quartz never requires sealing, which simplifies your cleaning routine even further. Its high resistance to stains makes it perfect for a bathroom, where it is often exposed to a variety of cosmetics, soaps, and other products that can leave marks on less durable surfaces. With its sparkling white finish, this quartz not only offers a sleek, modern look but also ensures your bathroom stays looking fresh and clean with minimal effort.

msi-calacatta-izaro-in-bathroom-countertopCalacatta Izaro Quartz

Even in a small room, you can make a big impact with multiple statement pieces! The secret lies in thoughtful coordination and selecting quality materials. Calacatta Izaro Quartz is the ideal choice to unify your design elements. With its elegant creamy soft white base, interwoven with striking brown and golden veining, this quartz exudes sophistication and luxury. Pairing Calacatta Izaro Quartz with a dramatic backsplash tile can create a stunning visual contrast, bringing both textures and colors into harmony.

The sleek, polished surface of the quartz complements the raw, industrial feel of concrete, adding depth and character to your bathroom. This combination allows you to make a bold statement without overwhelming the limited space.

msi-bianco-dolomite-lola-polished-in-bathroom-wallBianco Dolomite Lola Polished

Mixing patterns and shapes in a small room, or any room, can be a fun and creative way to express your style! The key to a successful design is to provide some "resting" space for the eye between those dynamic elements. This helps to maintain a balanced and harmonious look, preventing the space from feeling too busy or overwhelming. One excellent way to achieve this balance is by incorporating Bianco Dolomite Lola Polished tiles into your design.

Bianco Dolomite Lola Polished backsplash tiles add a delightful variation for visual interest, with their graceful gray accents seamlessly blending with other materials. These mosaic tiles offer a subtle elegance that enhances the overall aesthetic without overpowering the space. The polished finish adds a touch of sophistication, reflecting light beautifully and making the room feel brighter and more open.

Need help choosing the right surface for your small bathroom? Chat with us online now, visit an MSI showroom, or contact an authorized MSI retailer in your area.

Learn More About Bathroom Tiles:

Mosaics as Bathroom Floor Tile: Chic Patterns, Shapes, and Designs
Easy Maintenance Bathroom with MSI's Luxury Vinyl Tile and Luxury Vinyl Planks
A Comprehensive Guide to Bathroom and Kitchen Backsplash Tile