Light Grey Bathroom

Selecting small bathroom paint colours can prove a challenge. It's tempting to stick with bright colours and neutral palettes when decorating small spaces, although there's still a place for darker hues. 

If you're eager to add character to small bathrooms, stick to neutrals to reflect light, then use dark colours to create a stunning accent wall. If you're working with an all-white bathroom suite, you've free rein when it comes to putting the perfect colour palette. 

However, when it comes to choosing a bathroom colour scheme, it's not all about selecting the right shade. You'll need a premium anti-mould paint that can withstand moisture, keeping black spots and damp at bay. Our Luja range of products has exactly what you need. 

Use Luja 7 on bathroom walls and ceilings for a superior matt finish. For semi-matt applications, there's Luja 20, while Luja 40 is on hand for those semi-gloss finishes. What's more, all of our Luja paint products can be coloured to order. 

Looking for some bathroom colour inspiration? Read on for 10 winning colour schemes that will transform any space. 

Neutral bathroom

Keep it Simple with Neutral Colours

Looking for timeless small bathroom colour ideas that will never go out of style? Stick to subtle neutrals and off-white paints when decorating a small space or powder room. 

When painting bathroom walls, use a bright colour like Arctic Fox S503. This off-white shade has a light blue undertone, which is perfect for freshening up your interiors. What's more, it makes it easy to coordinate with darker hues. 

Seagull F496 will make a fine complementary colour. This pale blue paint colour works well for trims and decorative finishes, but it can also be used to create an eye-catching accent wall. 

If you'd prefer something more neutral paint colours, go with Paper F497. This off-white paint colour contains grey and blue undertones, meaning it works well with both colours mentioned above. 

Colours Mentioned

Arctic Fox S503
A Pure White With A Soft Touch Of Yellow
Seagull F496
White With A Hint Of Blue
Paper F497
Pure White
Light pink bathroom wall

Premium Pink Shades for a Small Bathroom 

Small bathrooms don't have to be limited to neutral shades and tepid off-whites. If you're in the market for more vibrant bathroom paint colours, it's time to experiment with pinks and blush shades. 

Milkshake Y411 is one of our more eye-catching bathroom paint colours. This vibrant pink will go down well with anyone who loves magenta. Use this one to transform an entire bathroom, or reserve it for feature walls and decorative elements. 

Magnolia H320 is a more muted alternative. There's still plenty of pink character to enjoy here, but it's a more versatile option that will pair well with neutrals and classic white bathroom fixtures. 

Finally, there's Paper F497. This off-white shade has a delicate blue undertone, which works nicely with pink and purple paint colours.

Colours Mentioned:

Milkshake Y411
Delicate Bubblegum Pink
Paper F497
Pure White
Magnolia H320
Floral Pink With Hints Of Orange
Monochromatic Bathroom Design

Make Use of Monochrome

If you're a fan of more contemporary interiors, a monochromatic bathroom colour scheme is the way forward. You can keep things simple with neutral or bright white walls, before introducing furniture and accessories in a dark colour such as one of our black paints

However, you don't have to limit yourself to whites when painting walls. Seagull F496 is a great alternative to conventional white, with its pale blue pigment working well with other monochrome signatures. 

If you'd like to experiment with dark walls, think about using Midnight Y498. This inky blue shade can be used for feature walls behind vanity units or bathtubs. However, you'll want to use this one sparingly to avoid overwhelming a small bathroom. 

Finally, there's Winter V503. This off-white paint colour has light grey undertones, making it an effective addition to any monochromatic bathroom. Add some glamour with metallic accents and dark wood surfaces.

Colours Mentioned:

Seagull F496
White With A Hint Of Blue
Midnight Y498
Classic True Black
Winter V503
Off-White With The Lightest Touch Of Grey
light blue bathroom

Invite Natural Light into a Small Bathroom 

If you're short on space, making sure your bathroom welcomes plenty of natural light is important. Most bathrooms are lacking in the window department, so you'll have to be creative when it comes to selecting the perfect palette. 

Cumulus Y354 is a good choice for bathroom paint colour if you're looking to create a fresh and airy interior. This sky blue shade works well with white fixtures, but it also shines alongside natural woods and chrome. 

For something more traditional, use Paper F497. This off-white neutral has light blue undertones, meaning you can spice things up with darker blue hues or the occasional splash of bold colour.

Need more colour inspiration? Use Glacier Y435. Despite the sky blue pigment, this paint is on the lighter side, making it a great fit for a small space.

Colours Mentioned:

Cumulus Y354
A Calming, Light Blue Hue
Paper F497
Pure White
Glacier Y435
Illuminating Blue-Grey
Bathroom designed with pastel colours

Brighten Things Up with Pastels

Pastels are the perfect choice for a small bathroom. Easy to coordinate and effortlessly stylish, they'll leave a tiny space feeling light and airy. 

For an instant pop of colour, use Secret X438. This is one of our darker sky blues, making it a great choice for cabinets or feature walls. 

For something lighter, go with Spa X442. This pale blue is a breath of fresh air, instantly giving a small bathroom the illusion of extra space. 

Seagull F496 is another fine choice. This pale blue works well with darker tones, but it will also pair with off-whites. For an added kick of colour, think about using a splash of sunshine yellow to finish things off. 

Colours Mentioned:

Secret X438
Grey With Blue And Green Hues
Spa X442
Light Mint
Seagull F496
White With A Hint Of Blue
Neutral bathroom colours

Off-White and Neutral Small Bathroom Paint Colours

The best bathroom colour schemes tend to be the simplest. If you prefer a stripped-back aesthetic, stick with off-whites and muted neutrals. 

Paper F497 is one of our most versatile paint colours. This off-white shade has muted blue undertones, making it easy to pick out to settle on a winning colour combination. 

If you want to add warmth to a powder room or small bathroom, go with Driftwood V484. This dusky shade will go down a storm with its delicate lavender pigment. 

For a more dramatic finish, use Lama V466. This dusky shade has undertones of pink, purple and brown, leaving you with plenty of scope for adding decorative pieces and room accents. 

Colours Mentioned:

Driftwood V484
An Earthy Grey-Brown
Paper F497
Pure White
Lama V466
Tan With A Hint Of Pink
Emerald And White Bathroom

Make a Statement with an Elegant Colour Palette

Just because your space is limited, doesn't mean you have to compromise when it comes to style. A small bathroom can still be elegant, provided of course you're using the right colour combinations. 

If you're out to impress, use Peacock M366. This turquoise-infused shade is just the ticket for feature walls. What's more, it works well with crisp whites and marble countertops. 

Fjord M442 will also deliver if you're a fan of more sophisticated shades. This emerald paint colour will bring bags of luxury to a small bathroom. Use gold and metallic accents to really elevate your space. 

Need to offset a more dramatic colour? Winter V503 is the way to go. This off-white shade has subtle blue undertones, which will pair well with more dynamic shades like turquoise and emerald. 

Colours Mentioned:

Peacock M366
Deep Teal
Winter V503
Off-White With The Lightest Touch Of Grey
Fjord M442
Misty Green-Grey

Express Yourself with Classic Contrasts

Using contrasting colours is a good way of adding character to a small bathroom. To make life easy, you'll probably start with a classic white shade or versatile neutral. Once you've locked that colour choice down, go with a darker hue to add depth and drama. 

Winter V503 is ideal for bathroom walls and ceilings. This off-white paint colour has light blue undertones, which will work well alongside teal and navy shades. 

For cabinets and bathroom units, use Denim N429. This royal blue works beautifully with all-white bathroom fixtures and neutral walls. What's more, it's perfectly accented by chrome or silver hardware. 

If you're searching for a more muted blue, go with Indigo L429. This medium blue shade is just the thing if you're wary of going too dark with your bathroom colour palette. 

Colours Mentioned:

Denim N429
A Deep, Bold Shade Of Blue
Winter V503
Off-White With The Lightest Touch Of Grey
Indigo L429
Deep Ink Blue

Add Greens and Earthy Tones to a Small Bathroom

Create a clean and serene sanctuary with a green paint colour palette. Pastel shades and sage greens are particularly effective in smaller bathrooms, provided you're using them alongside the right neutrals. 

Nile V386 will work well in just about any bathroom. It's certainly a more muted shade, but its grey undertones make it easy to work with. Use this one for doors, trims and units. 

For walls and ceilings, use Muse G385. This subtle neutral has grey and light green undertones, which both work well alongside more robust green pigments. 

If you're searching for a darker colour, go with Jade V449. This one's closer to grey than green, but it's a standout selection for room accents and feature walls. 

Colours Mentioned:

Nile V386
Cosy Mid-Green
Muse G385
Light Pastel Green
Jade V449
Light Jade Green
Dark bathroom wall

Use Dark Navy for Contemporary Bathrooms

Many contemporary bathrooms lean heavily on all-white colour palettes. However, dark blue and rich navy is the best choice if you're looking to transform a small bathroom into a space to be proud of. 

At first glance, Duke X491 looks almost black. However, this striking shade boasts an unmistakable navy pigment. This shade is perfect for walls but also works well with natural accents and all-white fixtures. 

For something lighter, go with Milkyway V493. This is a more conventional navy, while its grey undertones leave you with more options when selecting complementary colours. 

If you're keen to offset darker tones, use an off-white neutral like Paper F497. Although a lighter choice, there are some subtle blue accents at work here, which will team beautifully with more arresting navy shades. 

Colours Mentioned

Duke X491
A Rich But Soft Black With Blue Undertones.
Paper F497
Pure White
Milkyway V493
Deep Black With Blue Undertones

Small Bathroom Colour Schemes 

Need some help selecting the right colour palette for a small bathroom? Read on for some timeless colour combinations for an inspiring bathroom interior. 

Tonal Blue Bathroom Colour Schemes

Snowdrift L503
White With A Touch Of Blue
Trade Wind H441
Pale Teal With Mint Hues
Petrol S491
Dark Cadet Blue

A tonal blue palette works incredibly well in a small bathroom. Use a light blue like Snowdrift L503 to paint walls and ceilings, then add a pop of sky blue with Trade Wind H441

Looking for a darker accent colour for feature walls or bathroom units? Petrol S491 makes an instant impression and works well with chrome hardware. 

Pink and Blue Bathroom Colour Schemes

Doll H405
This Gentle And Soft Orange Hue
Arctic Fox S503
A Pure White With A Soft Touch Of Yellow
Milkyway V493
Deep Black With Blue Undertones

Pink and blue always work well together. With the right shades at your disposal, you can use these go-to shades to create a stylish small bathroom. 

For wall and ceiling paint colours, stick with a softer shade like Doll H405. This bright pink is perfect for bouncing around natural light. If you'd rather scale things back with an off-white, go with Arctic Fox S503. 

Milkyway V493 works well alongside either colour. Use hints of charcoal and black to coordinate with the grey undertones of this eye-catching dark blue shade.

Purple Bathroom Colour Schemes

Sunday H480
Soft Beige With A Hint Of Pink
Calla G503
A Delicate And Warm Off-White
Pirouette V419
Dark Dusky Rose

Purple can overwhelm a smaller space, so be careful when selecting colours for your bathroom. Stick to a muted colour like Calla G503 when painting walls and ceilings. If you're after something that packs more punch, go with Sunday H480 and its lavender-inspired hues. 

For dramatic accents and eye-catching feature walls, there's Pirouette V419. This magenta shade will never fail to make the right impression.

Dusky Bathroom Colour Schemes

Castle J484
A Warm Greige
Parchment F466
Light Bone
Damask F485
A Classic And Tranquil Off-White

If you're aiming to create a stylish and sophisticated bathroom, dusky palettes are the preferred option. Start with something lighter like Damask F485 for walls and ceilings. This off-white paint has dusky pink undertones that will look superb with more dramatic accent colours. 

Next, introduce something like Parchment F466 for trims and bathroom fittings. This dusky purple has an undertone of grey, which works well alongside similar shades like Castle J484

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