10/22/2014 11:47 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Our Favorite Bathroom Paint Color Ideas

Small rooms still require major color-making decisions.

photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO

Deciding on the best shade for your bathroom? From bold stripes to invigorating yellow, get inspired by these hues.

photography by MELANIE ACEVEDO

storybook glam
The vintage Italian tole chandelier and painted striped ceiling gives the bathroom a dash of glamour.

Paint color: "Belmont pink" by Ralph Lauren Paint

photography by PAUL COSTELLO

dandelion bathroom
A bouquet looking chandelier and a bright yellow wall transforms this small space into a flowery oasis.

Paint color: "Lemon grove" by Benjamin Moore

photography by AMY ECKERT

baby blues
Rough floors, soft-blue walls and gentle lighting make the minimalist space soothing but not cold.

Paint color: "Gingham blue" by Pratt & Lambert

photography by AMANDA FRIEDMAN

stripe it right
Combine two lively blue and an off-white to create a wallpaper look for your powder room.

Paint color (dark blue): "Patriot blue" by Ralph Lauren Paint; Paint color (light blue): "Baby boy blue" by Benjamin Moore; Paint color (white): "Pearl latex" by Ralph Lauren Paint

photography by PAUL COSTELLO

to be continued
Extend flooring from the hallway or bedroom into your bathroom. This paneling is a more countrified wainscot than tile.

Paint color (walls): "Marble white" by Benjamin Moore
Paint color (floors): "French canvas" by Benjamin Moore

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