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We all deserve time for relaxation, but sometimes life gets in the way of booking a weekend spa retreat. So why wait for a spa getaway, when you can bring the spa into your own home with these tips!

Most bathrooms, especially in new-build homes, tend to have a uniform style. A spa bathroom atmosphere can be accomplished in a few steps by switching out accents and, of course, taking a look at a new, free-standing tub and spa-esque vanity!

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While it may seem like a daunting task, installing a free-standing, deep tub is the first step for most spa-bathroom renovations. Although, it’s well worth the time! A deep soak with your favorite music playing in the background and a lovely mix of bath oils and scents will have you feeling like you’re at your favorite resort.

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A vanity-style sink sets a bathroom apart from the typical built-in cabinets of most bathrooms. This also provides the opportunity for further customization, and in a small bathroom, can open up more space.

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Unique lighting fixtures also set a previously uniform bathroom apart from the competition. We love this piece – small, but a new take on a chandelier and provides a cozy warm-toned light.  

 

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Now, for the little things. Luxurious towels, fresh flowers and candles will give your bathroom the finishing touches it needs. Peruse your favorite home-goods store and The Red Vault members for inspiration.

Are you planning a bathroom renovation? We’d love to see your progress! Tag us on Twitter at @TheRedVault to give us a peek!

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