Create an idyllic bathroom with these coordinating collections, from contemporary designs to ornate styles. I also wanted an open tiled shelf, about six inches high, just below the bathroom cabinet as a semi wet area e.g. a shelf convenient for putting soap, flannels, glass (or plastic) tumbler etc. The mirrors was central to the design, so before putting pen to paper and working out the exact design and measurements and writing up a shopping list of required materials I started by sourcing the mirrors. Making my own bathroom cabinet was a lot cheaper than buying one, more especially as it is made mostly from scrap wood laying around in my workshop; the shed down at the end of the garden.
Below is a detailed step by step guide to making and fitting the bespoke bathroom cabinet, which although you may not wish to duplicate may provide you with enough useful information and guidance for designing and making your own bathroom cabinet. Not only is it made to measure to maximises on storage space but it also meets our other requirements for a new bathroom cabinet including fitting in with our décor for the shower room makeover, large mirrors on the cabinet doors and adjustable shelves inside the cabinet for storage versatility. One of the key features of the bathroom cabinet in this article is adjustable shelves.
Adjustable shelves future proofs the bathroom cabinet for any future changes to our storage requirements, which may include manufacturers changing the size their bottles of shampoo, conditioner etc. As part of my design I decided to suspend the tiled shelf underneath the cabinet, and for it to be 5 inches wide; the same depth as the tiled shelf immediately behind the vanity sink where the electric toothbrush and shavers are kept. Firstly, it provides a useful place to put electrical bathroom appliances and other items such as the toothpaste, flannel and soap etc.
Therefore keeping the tiled shelf suspended below the bathroom cabinet in line with and to the same width as the tiled shelf behind the wash basin made for an aesthetically pleasing design feature. In the planning and design phase of my DIY project to make a bespoke made to measure bathroom cabinet one of the critical features determining the final design and exact measurements of the cabinet and its doors was the size of available mirrors for fitting to the bathroom cabinet doors.; and the cost of the mirrors of course. From faucets to shower enclosures , you’ve decked out your bathroom to the max.
Albeit for somewhere like a bathroom or shower room fitting this type of mirror to pine board, which is prone to a little warping, is less critical provided you are happy if the reflected image is not perfect. Yes to be able to vary the height of the shelves in our bathroom cabinet enables me to maximise on what I can use the cabinet for. Express your love of the ocean when you decorate any room in your home or office with seashore ideas. There are of course, various styles and designs from which you may choose when you consider beach – seashell – nautical home décor ideas. Independence can depend on where a toilet tissue holder is placed in a bathroom.