10 of the Best Budget Bathroom Renovation Ideas

10 of the Best Budget Bathroom Renovation Ideas

Rainy season is here! Take advantage of the extra time spent indoors and renovate your bathroom this weekend. These are my top 10 Budget Bathroom Renovation ideas. I hope it inspires you as much as it inspired my wife!

1. Using a Wine Rack as a Towel Holder. Brilliant idea!

wine holder for towels

2. Adding Baskets for extra Storage. Keep your towels fresh and your toilet rolls off the floor with some cheap but effective basket storage. Source

baskets for storage

3. Add a Line of Wooden Trim and paint below the line. Simple and easy way to upscale a small toilet or bathroom. Source


trim and paint 

4. Add a Pebble or mosaic Splashback. An easy, small tiling job that makes a big impact. Pebble tiles are a fun DIY project which doesn’t require a professional tiler –the more rustic the effect, the better.

stone splashback

5. DIY Shelving above the toilet. 

DIY Shelves

6. Clean or Colour your Grout. This must be the quickest way to update your tiling in your bathroom. Either clean or paint with a grout pen (available from most hardware stores). Source

clean your grout

7. A Pot of Paint.  A simple Paint Job goes a long way. The toilet of bathroom is the room you can experiment with colour. Be brave, go bold and add contrast with simple white accessories.  Source

paint job

8. For a Bit of Fun – Rope lighting under cabinets is perfect night time lighting for late night toilet trips. Source

rope lighting

9. Add a Background. This transformation is amazing. Wallpaper, wood or tiles – use your imagination.

backdrop toilet

10. Sick of the 1980’s shade of peach in the bathroom? Can’t afford to retile this weekend? Paint them! Yes, You can paint your tiles. Take a trip to your local bunnings or hardware store and ask for some advice. Don’t live with Salmon Pink or Peach bathrooms anymore.

paint your tiles


Hope this inspires you to get creative this weekend.