Valentine’s Day is coming up on Thursday, February 14. Because it falls on a weeknight, you might think about making some minor renovations in your master bathroom to create a romantic environment for a Valentine’s evening at home. Here are some home improvement tips and ideas for converting your home into a veritable love shack on February 14.
Shower in Luxury
Give your bathroom a spa or hotel-like feel by making small modifications to your shower or bath. Check out programmable showers that allow you to digitally set water temperatures, pressure, and the kind of spray the showerhead releases. You might also consider purchasing and installing a steam shower for a relaxing, indulgent shower.
Dim the Lights
Start things off with a romantic vibe by installing dimmers in your bathroom. Using dimmers can soften the lighting and set the mood for a romantic evening. If you don’t have dimmers, you can always opt for lighting with lower wattage by replacing the bulbs temporarily.
Add Some Music
Music in the bathroom is a must for Valentine’s Day. Slow, sultry tunes can set a nice, relaxing tone for a warm bath. Check online for shops that offer good quality sound systems or speakers that can be installed in the bathroom. If you don’t want to splurge, you can always use Bluetooth speakers and pair them with your mobile phone.
Keep It Spic and Span
A squeaky-clean bathroom for Valentine’s Day night can be a sight to behold. If your partner will appreciate a spotless bathroom, start your soaping and scrubbing in advance so you’re not rushing on the day itself. Work on your bathroom section by section and use effective cleaners to restore the bathroom to its former glory. Remember to scrub out the tub, clean the grout, and shine the fixtures to go above and beyond.
Be creative and have fun when decorating your bathroom for Valentine’s Day. You can add some scented candles to set the mood. Alternatively, a mist-emitting humidifier with some essential oils can help make the room smell great. You can also change the shower curtains and bath mats to something red-themed in honor of the holiday. If you’re feeling fancy, go ahead and upgrade the faucet, towel rack, or light fixtures that you’ve meant to replace for a while. Spruce things up with a few tasteful accessories, but remember that few things can dampen the mood as much as a cluttered bathroom. Don’t go overboard.
Making an effort for Valentine’s Day this year doesn’t need to break the bank. By simply adding a few personal touches, deep cleaning, and making slight adjustments to music and lighting, you can achieve the perfect romantic environment to share with your partner.