Very bright bathroom

Thinking about giving your bathroom a new lease of life? If you're eager to create a more inviting space, it's time to investigate bright bathroom colour ideas. A brighter palette will not only create the illusion of space but give your bathroom a unique sense of character.

If you're tired of all-white bathroom interiors, now's the time to embrace a vibrant palette packed with colour. You can keep things simple with neutral paint tones and pastel shades, or experiment with more daring hues. 

When searching for bathroom colour ideas, bear in mind that you'll need paint that is fit for purpose. Anti-mould paint colours are the way to go here, ensuring your finish looks its best for longer. Our Luja range is the perfect place to start if you're searching for bathroom paint ideas. 

For walls and ceilings, use Luja 7 for a timeless matt finish. Meanwhile, our Luja 20 paint is perfect when you're after semi-matt results. For semi-gloss applications, look no further than Luja 40. 

All of our Luja paints can be coloured to your order, providing you with plenty of scope for making your bathroom design dreams a reality. Looking for some inspiration to get you started? Read on for 6 bright bathroom colour schemes that will transform any space.

Bright emerald bathroom wall

Create a Sophisticated Space with Complementary Colours

If you're after a more sophisticated bathroom, don't be afraid to experiment with bold colour palettes. Use a striking shade to draw the eye to a feature wall, then offset this with more neutral hues to bounce around natural light. 

Use Emerald L373 to make a statement. This vibrant green works particularly with white tiles and monochrome bathroom furniture. It's also the perfect partner to black hardware and gold bathroom fixtures. 

You'll need a bright bathroom paint colour to counterbalance that enchanting emerald shade. Something like Bungalow G500 will work particularly well, with this muted blue working seamlessly alongside other bright colours. 

If you'd prefer a more neutral scheme, go with Snowdrift L503. This light blue paint is an ideal alternative to classic white or tepid neutrals.

Colours Mentioned:

Emerald L373
An Energetic, Playful Green
Bungalow G500
A Pale Grey-Blue Tone
Snowdrift L503
White With A Touch Of Blue

Freshen Things Up with a Feminine Palette

Pink bathrooms aren't something to be afraid of. In fact, feminine bathroom paint colours can turn your space into something truly special. 

You can go as vibrant as you want with pink. If you're not afraid of a little colour, think about using a magenta-infused paint colour to create visual interest. If you'd prefer to use the same colour on every wall, stick to blush pink. 

If you're looking for a softer shade, go with Riviera Y406. This pale pink is perfect for walls and works wonderfully alongside white accents and bathroom fittings. 

Doll H405 is another fine option if you're searching for something brighter. With plenty of rose character, this elegant shade works well with whites and neutrals, but can also prove effectively alongside gold and copper accents. 

However, you don't have to limit yourself to white when choosing complementary colours. With its pale blue pigment, Seagull F496 provides the perfect balance to more vibrant pink tones.

Colours Mentioned:

Riviera Y406
Light Pastel Orange
Doll H405
This Gentle And Soft Orange Hue
Seagull F496
White With A Hint Of Blue
Light blue bathroom wall

Brighten Up Your Bathroom with a Blue Palette

Some people avoid using blue colours in the bathroom for fear it will leave a space feeling cold and uninviting. However, light colours can create the illusion of extra space in a tiny bathroom. What's more, you can really open up a space with the right choice of floor tiles and furniture. 

Glacier Y435 is the way to go if your square footage is limited. This bright colour is a good choice if your bathroom receives little natural light. Meanwhile, it can be accented with hints of dark blue to create a subtle contrast. 

Looking for something more vibrant? Think about using Cumulus Y354 in place of white when painting doors or window frames. 

Finally, there's Sky J356. This vibrant blue works particularly well in larger spaces. If there's an exposed brick wall that's crying out for a lick of paint, this premium shade is the ideal choice.

Colours Mentioned:

Glacier Y435
Illuminating Blue-Grey
Cumulus Y354
A Calming, Light Blue Hue
Sky J356
Vivid Medium Blue

Use Bright Neutrals and Classic Pastels

Pastel shades work particularly well in bathrooms. Armed with the right palette, you can turn a tired space into a fresh and inviting sanctuary. 

Spa X442 is a fine choice for bathrooms. This light blue shade can be used on walls, but it is also a good shout if you're thinking about giving bathroom units a makeover. 

muted green paint will work nicely alongside pale blue. Use something like Aloe X381 for an effortless colour combination. 

Finally, there's Secret X438. This muted blue can be used liberally throughout a neutral bathroom. Use it for walls and ceilings, or add a coat to a bathroom door or cupboard.

Colours Mentioned:

Spa X442
Light Mint
Aloe X381
Soothing But Trendy Light Green
Secret X438
Grey With Blue And Green Hues
Light blue bathroom style

Use Bright Blues to Create a Contemporary Space

Many people neglect their bathrooms when it comes to interior design. However, there's nothing better than relaxing in a stylish bathroom at the end of a long day. 

All white bathrooms and avocado suites have had their day, so it's time to embrace a more contemporary aesthetic when creating a dream interior. Bright blues can be an effective choice for a more modern bathroom, leaving you no shortage of options when it comes to accessories and complementary colours. 

Start with something like Seagull F496 for walls and ceiling paint. This pale blue is a brilliant alternative to classic white and works with everything from mustard yellow to dark navy. 

You can then work in some softer hues. Haven K498 makes a fine first impression with its lilac undertones, while Glacier Y435 will lighten up the darkest of interiors.

Colours Mentioned:

Seagull F496
White With A Hint Of Blue
Haven K498
Smoky Sea Blue
Glacier Y435
Illuminating Blue-Grey
Classically styled bathroom

Make a Statement with Classic Contrasts

Some colours are meant to be used together. If you're after something classic and timeless, it's always best to decorate with subtly contrasting colours. 

Atlantis L433 is one of our darker blue paints. It might seem overwhelming at first, but it's perfect for painting tall sideboards and cladding. 

Once you've added a coat of navy to your bathroom walls, introduce some lighter notes to offset those richer pigments. A neutral like Snowdrift F503 is always a good bet. This pale shade can be used to paint walls or freshen up bathroom units and furniture. 

If you're after something even lighter, go with Paper F497. This off-white shade will look right at home in any bathroom. Meanwhile, its blue and grey undertones ensure you'll have no issues coordinating with other colours. 

Colours Mentioned:

Atlantis L433
A Contemporary Mid-Tone Blue
Snowdrift L503
White With A Touch Of Blue
Paper F497
Pure White

Bright Bathroom Colour Palettes 

Planning a bathroom makeover? No matter how small your space, a bright colour scheme will also ensure a stunning transformation. Need some help selecting the right palette for your space? Read on for some of our favourite colour combinations. 

Light Bathroom Colour Palettes

Banana J302
A Bright And Uplifting Mid-Tone Yellow
Parmesan F302
Refreshing Light Creamy Yellow
Camelia F300
An Off-White With Yellow Undertones

If you're looking to add warmth to your bathroom as well as brighten it up, use a combination of pale pinks and sunny yellow paints

Banana J302 will give any bathroom an instant list. This summery shade works well with white and light grey paint, but can also come alive when combined with pinks. 

For a subtle colour complement, go with Parmesan F302. This pale pink will bounce light around effortlessly. 

If you're looking for a more neutral pink, consider Camelia F300. With its pink and lilac undertones, you have free rein when it comes to introducing complementary colours. If you're not afraid of more dramatic shades, why not add a pop of magenta here and there? 

Vibrant Bathroom Colour Palettes

Flamingo K319
Vibrant Pink-Red
Paper F497
Pure White
Milkyway V493
Deep Black With Blue Undertones

Considering a more dynamic makeover? Vibrant colours and daring contrasts are the way to go. 

Flamingo K319 is one of our most impressive paint colours. This eye-catching pink shade can be used for feature walls, but it's versatile enough that you can use it to decorate entire rooms. 

If you're using something like this for your key colour, make sure you've selected a neutral to offset your bathroom scheme. Paper F497 works particularly well, with its blue and purple undertones working nicely alongside pink. 

Have your bathroom units seen better days? A coat of Milkyway V493 will instantly transform them. Dark grey and pink might not seem like an obvious pairing, but these two colours were meant for each other. 

Complementary Bathroom Colour Palettes

Tomato M316
Blood Orange
Snowdrift L503
White With A Touch Of Blue
Necklace F428
Pale Light Grey

Reds are often reserved for the bedroom. However, this passionate colour palette can also bring new life to a bathroom. 

If you're a fan of red shades, think about using Tomato M316 to overhaul your bathroom. This rich colour works well with white and monochromes, making it surprisingly versatile. 

Not a fan of black and white colour accents? Go for something like Snowdrift L503 instead. Use this light blue anywhere you might normally be dabbing a coat of white. 

Finally, there's Necklace F428. This lilac-blue is the ideal companion to pinks and purples, with its bright pigment making it a dream addition to any bathroom interior. 

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