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How to Use Denver Natural Stone to Create A Spa Atmosphere in Your Bathroom


May 17, 2017

Are you thinking of redoing your bathroom? If so, you may be interested in creating a bathroom that resembles a high-end spa so you can kick back and relax in your tub or steam shower. One of the best ways to pull this look off is by using Denver natural stone in various places around the bathroom. Here’s how you can use natural stone to transform your bathroom into a luxurious spa:

Use travertine on the floors.

Many homeowners choose porcelain or ceramic tile for their bathroom flooring, but if you want to create a spa-like atmosphere, use travertine instead. Travertine has a warm, earthy look so it is perfect if you want to create a natural looking spa environment. Plus, travertine doesn’t get as slippery as other tiles because it’s not polished, so it’s the perfect choice for the bathroom.

…And in the shower.

It’s common to use porcelain or ceramic tiles on the shower walls, too. But if you choose travertine for your floors, it’s best to use it on the shower walls as well instead of switching materials. This will make your bathroom look much warmer, more cohesive, and calming.

Choose marble over granite countertops.

Marble and granite are both considered to be two of the most high-end materials, so they’re probably on the top of your list for your new countertops. Even though both are viewed as luxurious countertop materials, marble works better with the spa theme than granite, so it is the best choice to help you achieve the desired look. See the comparison of marble vs. granite here.

Add tiles to the wall.

Everyone knows that a kitchen should have a backsplash, but did you know you can create a backsplash in your bathroom as well? Lay glass tiles on the wall behind your sink and countertop to create a unique backsplash in your bathroom. If you are using a lot of white throughout the rest of your bathroom, choose cool blues or greens. But, if you are using a lot of soft colors in your bathroom, stick to warm neutrals for your backsplash to nail the “natural spa” theme on the head.

Add wood accents.

Now that you’ve chosen the countertops, flooring materials, and shower tiles, it’s time to finish your new bathroom by adding wood accents. For example, create a wall or bench using wood slats to make your bathroom look like a high-end minimalist spa. Adding wood accents gives the entire bathroom a Zen-like atmosphere so you can unwind and clear your mind while soaking in the tub or relaxing in a steamy shower.

Contact Natural Stone Sales for help with installing various natural stones around your home. Our expert staff has been working one-on-one with customers in the Denver area for over three decades. We specialize in providing superior and personalized natural stone and hardwood services using only the highest quality products on the market. Contact us today to find out how we can create a beautiful custom look for your home!