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Video:5 Quick Ways to Freshen Up a Bathroom

with Aubrey Franchell

Bringing some new life into your bathroom doesn't have to be expensive. Here are 5 quick and easy tips to update your bathroom without breaking the bank, or a sweat!See Transcript

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Transcript:5 Quick Ways to Freshen Up a Bathroom

Hi, I'm Aubrey Franchell for About.com. You don't have to remodel your bathroom to freshen things up. Today, I'm going to show you 5 quick ways to give your bathroom a new look using tips from homegarden.about.com.

Decide on a New Color Scheme and Re-Decorate From There

One of the quickest, easiest and cheapest ways to give your bathroom a updated look is to decide on a new color scheme.

Tip #1: New Towels

Swap out your old towels for new ones, be sure to freshen up hand towels and wash clothes as well.

Tip #2: Change Your Shower Curtain

Instead of repainting the walls, consider changing the shower curtain for an inexpensive, time-saving way to update the overall look of your bathroom. Pick a color that coordinates well with your linens.

Tip #3: Update Decorative Elements

Be sure to update any decorative elements you may have in your bathroom. Candles and flowers are a great way to bring in extra color and brighten up neutral walls or countertops. Consider updating your soap dispenser. You can find decorative, reusable soap dispensers in every shape and color. Update your tooth brush holder or any other accoutrements you have around. Little changes like this can make a big difference.

Tip #4: Hang New Art

Hanging artwork can make a big difference, adding life and color to your bathroom. Pick items that will be safe around humidity if you are hanging it near a shower.

Tip #5: Update Your Rug

Finally, update your bathroom rugs. Details like this really help pull the look together. These five simple steps can really make a big difference in the overall look and feel of your bathroom, saving you time and money.Thank you for watching.  

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