Of all the rooms in a home, the bathroom should be the most utilitarian: it serves its purpose, and not much else. There's no reason not to extend a little flair to a bathroom, but sometimes people go too far and really test the boundaries of good taste in decorating a room that exists for unprintable reasons. From the novel to the gaudy, here are some of the most ridiculous items people put in their bathrooms.

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  • Single-Sheet Toilet Paper Dispenser

    For when your guests start feeling a little <i>too</i> welcome. (via <a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002JJT3QC?tag=todayswoman07-20&camp=213381&creative=390973&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B002JJT3QC&adid=1P7QR7MC2HFBJN2Y8AXV" target="_hplink">Amazon</a>)

  • Breast Shower Gel Dispensers

    This guy looks so surprised because it's the closest he's ever come to touching anything resembling a breast. (via <a href="http://freshome.com/2007/04/01/squeeze-the-boob-to-release-the-gel/" target="_hplink">Freshome</a>)

  • Nose Dispenser

    Who wouldn't look forward to seeing this every morning? (via <a href="http://www.amazon.com/NOSE-Shaped-Shower-DISPENSER-Silly/dp/B002N24GPS/?tag=oddee-20" target="_hplink">Amazon</a>)

  • Toilet Butler

    Because it's long been the aristocratic dream to go to the bathroom in your butler's neck. (via <a href="http://www.trendhunter.com/photos/19868#1" target="_hplink">Trend Hunter</a>)

  • Mouth Urinal

    We're sure that some kind of Freudian analysis can be applied to these. (via <a href="http://www.thisnext.com/show/item-images/DC386F17/" target="_hplink">thisnext.com</a>)

  • Hoff Soap

    It's like we've always said: Germans love Hoff Soap. (via <a href="http://amazingdata.com/mediadata43/Image/funny_weird_cool_offbeat_david-hasselhoff-image_2009072912221413.jpg" target="_hplink">Amazing Data</a>)

  • "Psycho" Shower Curtain

    For the truly dedicated Hitchcock fan. (via <a href="http://www.amazon.com/CloseoutZone-sho8-Psycho-Shower-Curtain/dp/B001J4IL84/?tag=oddee-20" target="_hplink">Amazon</a>)

  • Fish Bath Plug

    PETA can't be okay with this. (via <a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002JJT3QC?tag=todayswoman07-20&camp=213381&creative=390973&linkCode=as4&creativeASIN=B002JJT3QC&adid=1P7QR7MC2HFBJN2Y8AXV" target="_hplink">Amazon</a>)

  • Guilt Scale

    Something tells us that most people don't need to be instructed to feel shame when standing on a scale. (via <a href="http://www.bathroomscaleart.com/designs.html" target="_hplink">Bathroom Scale Art</a>)

  • Gold Toilet

    Ever wanted a way to really drive the point home that you're a raging a-hole? The solid gold toilet is for you. (via <a href="http://teacupsandcouture.wordpress.com/2010/07/29/spiny-heel/" target="_hplink">Teacups & Couture</a>)

  • Fishbowl Toilet

    Bathrooms are great, but if only they resembled the lobby of a sushi restaurant a little more. (via <a href="http://blog.visiondecor.com/index.php/2008/09/22/weird-bathroom-sinks-and-toilets/" target="_hplink">Visiondecor</a>)

  • Bacon Soap

    If you're going to use this, you're probably not the type who is too familiar with the concept of "soap" to begin with. (via <a href="http://s4.thisnext.com/media/largest_dimension/09596AF5.jpg" target="_hplink">thisnext.com</a>)

  • Gold Toilet Brush

    Forget about the solid gold toilet -- <i>this</i> is truly the Holy Grail of Insufferable Opulence. (via <a href="http://www.sanliv.com/bathroom-accessories/series/toilet-brush-and-holder/" target="_hplink">Sanliv</a>)

  • "Apollo Steam Shower"

    We don't know about you, but our idea of a Saturday night includes taking a steam shower in a space capsule-shaped enclave, while drinking wine, of course. (via <a href="http://www.webwombat.com.au/lifestyle/general/apollo-steam-shower.htm" target="_hplink">Webwombat</a>)