Tips and Guides

5 Must-Have Pieces to Give Your Bathroom an Upgrade

Achieve a new look with today's top picks

Photography: Marc Jao (Main Photo)

Is the bathroom your favorite area at home? Do you simply want to improve the look and vibe of this space? If you've answered yes, then you should invest in modern pieces that can update your space. These pieces can make your bathroom even more relaxing and luxurious. Take note of the following picks:


A mirror can visually enhance a space and serve as a focal point in the room, too! 

Strap Mirror, price available upon request, Hay.


A quick way to enhance a space would be to add one-of-a-kind pieces like this quirky bathmat! Give plain bathmats a rest and opt for unexpected pieces. 

Hot and Cold Baths Bathmat, P899, H&M Home.


Worried about kulob and funky smells? Avoid such problems by creating a spa-like ambiance. A scented candle is the easiest way to achieve a calming vibe. 

Voluspa Chestnut and Vetiver Candle, P1180, Dimensione.


To be able to give your bathroom a new look, you need to keep it clean and organized. Don't leave cotton balls and other essentials on your bathroom countertop. Transfer your supplies into pretty jars and organize these using a pretty tray. These must-haves can serve as decor pieces, too! 

Jar with Lid, P699, H&M Home.

Shower curtain

Does your shower curtain look dirty and old? Replace it with a new one! Get the piece with a colorful or interesting pattern to add life to your bathroom. 

Floral Shower Curtain, P999, H&M Home.

This snippet originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. To know more about the products and pieces featured in this story, log on to for more details.

More on

7 Plants for the Bathroom Starting at P240

7 Bathroom Decorating Ideas for Under P500

Bathtub Maintenance


Latest Stories

These High-End Villages Have Tripled Average Land Prices in the Last 6 Years

Do you live in one?

The Ultimate Quiapo Bargain Shopping Guide

Ready to go on a Quiapo adventure? From Ilalim ng Tulay to Plaza Miranda, you are bound to spot a budget home find. Read on for our list of stores and buyers tips.

The New Holiday Balikbayan Guest Solution: Airbnbs

They will surely feel right at home!

Your P2,000 Budget Can Afford A Mini Makeover

Turn sad corners and uninspired nooks into spaces that wow

18 No-Fail Building Materials For Your Home

These designer-recommended products would make your home last a lifetime, saving you money in the long run

You'll Love These Pieces That Combine Style and Function

An elegant blend of design and style, these picks make a great addition to any room.

All The Breathtaking Design Details At The ASEAN Summit

In photos: Pinoy design and Asian elements took center stage, from the arrival area to the closing ceremonies

This Is How To Choose The Best Products For Your Home

Top tip: seek professional advice!

These Photos Will Inspire You to Display Your Favorite Bags

Showcase your precious totes and purses while keeping your home clutter-free

Home Improvement Projects That Don't Add Value To Your Property

Are the repairs you're working on doing more harm than good?

Decorate Your Home for Christmas for Less Than P1,500

A trip to the bookstore is in order

Have Your Audrey Hepburn Moment With An Actual Breakfast At Tiffany’s

The luxury jeweler has just opened a cafe at their flagship store in New York, and it is so swell!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!