Years ago, when I was remodeling our minuscule condo I stumbled across some fantastic advice. We had a tiny, dim, windowless bathroom and I cursed the lack of natural light. The room just always looked depressing no matter what color towels I had or what type of lightbulb I used above the vanity mirror. What to do?
I read somewhere that keeping fresh flowers in the bathroom is a great substitute for a window. Certainly it isn’t natural light, but it really does work. As often as possible I keep flowers, or a bouquet of green leaves in a vase in my bathroom. Sometimes the cheapest flowers are the best (carnations, mums), because they usually last longer.
Now we live in a slightly larger home (30 extra square feet!) and our bathroom has a window, but it still doesn’t seem right without flowers. I found two sweet little hand-blown glass vases at Butter Home in the Melrose Market and hung them from hooks on the wall, along with my little Fintorp wall-mounted condiment container from Ikea. I think the Listerine adds a nice touch, don’t you?