Fantastic retro 1970s bathroom decor styles & ideas

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Cute blue and white retro bathroom decor from 1978

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Raised bath platform with a deep round tub in red-orange

Grand retro 70s bathroom suite with orange tub and day bed


Old-fashioned rustic French style bathroom with dark brown fixtures from 1974

Old-fashioned rustic French style bathroom with dark brown fixtures from 1974


Retro lime green bathroom suite with groovy wallpaper (1970s)

Retro lime green bathroom suite with groovy wallpaper (1970s)


Wood-paneled bathroom with blue laminate accents from 1970s

Wood paneled bathroom with blue laminate accents from 1970s


Attic bathroom style from 1974

Attic bathroom style from 1974


Basic gold and yellow carpeted bathroom with wooden accents from 1978

Basic gold and yellow carpeted bathroom with wooden accents from 1978


Vintage 1974 large mirrored retro bathroom with blue tub sink and toilet

Big mirrored retro bathroom with blue tub sink and toilet - 1974


70’s brown Kohler sunken spa bathtub

Vintage brown sunken spa bathtub from 1973


Retro bath with a marbled paint wallpaper design with powder-blue cabinetry

Colorful vintage bathroom lounge with blue cabinetry and sunken tub from 1972


Mustard yellow bathroom fixtures in bathroom with skylights (1978)

Vintage mustard yellow bathroom fixtures in bathroom with skylights 1978


70’s rustic bathroom suite with quilted style tile

Old-style bathroom with tub made of tile in a 70s home


Dramatic blue and white 70’s bathroom, with extensive tilework

Pretty vintage bathroom from 1970s with blue and white patterned ceramic tile


Fully tiled bathroom in earth tones with curved retro edges in 1970s decor style

Fully tiled bathroom in earth tones with curved retro edges in 1970s decor style


Vintage pale yellow and beige vintage tub and sink from 1976

Vintage pale yellow and beige vintage tub and sink from 1976


Retro bathroom from 1970s with blue and white patterned tile enclosure

Retro bathroom from 1970s with blue and white patterned tile enclosure


70s-style yellow bathroom suite with sunken tub

Vintage yellow bathroom suite with sunken tub - Home decor from the 1970


Redwood whirlpool bathtub from the 70s

Redwood vintage whirlpool bath enclosure from the 70s


Curved bathroom decor in retro-modern 70s style

Curved bathroom decor in retro-modern 70s style


Retro 1970s bathroom with black and white stripes patterned walls

Retro 1970s bathroom with black and white tiger stripe - zebra stripe patterned walls


Banner retro bathroom decor (1971)

The compact size of the average bathroom needn’t suppress your imagination or limit your decorative efforts. You can easily achieve a great many handsome effects.

Experiment with a wide variety of tools: mirrors, decorative tile, a distinctive wallpaper or fabric pattern, unusual lighting fixtures and accessories and, perhaps, a touch of greenery.

Even your choice of towels can make a decorative point. This good-looking trio of baths is convincing evidence of how much personality you can pack into one small room.

Country charm: Don’t be fooled by the country charm of this his ‘n her bath. It’s filled with 20th century efficiency. Overscaled wallpaper pattern in turquoise and brown sets the color scheme which is echoed in shag carpet and wooden cabinets.

Placed at right angles, the double vanity accommodates two people within a small area, minus customary confusion. Funnel-shaped copper light fixtures support the rustic look as does the copper container with its dried arrangement.

Vintage bathroom decor from 1971

Fooling the eye: A countertop and backsplash of mosaic tile inspired this unusual bath. The homeowner/artist put her talented brush to work and created a series of trompe l’oeil panels for cabinet door fronts. (To get a similar effect, use a trompe l’oeil wallpaper design.)

Tasseled valance was hand-painted at ceiling level for another dimensional effect. The lighting is artful too: a matching pair of china-based lamps placed on matching wall-hung wooden shelves.

Painted bathroom cabinetry from 1971

Lattice loo: Latticework panels over mirrored walls and ceiling give this tiny bath the quaint look of an old-fashioned garden. Panels were constructed of lattice molding and attached with magnetic catches.

To clean the mirrors, simply lift out the individual panels, then snap back into place. Cabinet base was faced with 1×2 strips and painted a soft green. Two picture frame lights installed below lavatory counter, illuminate green onyx top for a translucent glow.

Banner retro bathroom decor (1971)


Frilled country style decor in vintage 70s bathroom

Frilled country style decor in vintage 70s bathroom


Retro floral purple bathroom with decorated tiles

Purple retro 60s bathroom with decoated sinks and tile


Tiled bathroom decor in dark blue and beige from 1978

Tiled bathroom decor in dark blue and beige from 1978


Vintage green carpeted bathroom decor

Vintage 70s green bathroom decor (1)


70’s inspired green bathroom with paisley wallpaper

Vintage 70s green bathroom decor (2)


Blue and white carpeted bathroom from 1970s

Vintage blue and white bathroom from 1970s


Pastel green and dark wood bathroom suite from 1979

Vintage pastel green bathroom suite from 1979


Vintage tiled bathroom with blue fixtures from the 1970s

Vintage tiled bathroom with blue fixtures from the 1970s


1970s bathroom suite with blue carpeted floor and toilet

Blue bathroom from 1970


Brown vintage bathroom decoration from 1975

Brown vintage bathroom decoration from 1975


Retro yellow bathroom decor with patterned tile and sink

Retro yellow bathroom decor with patterned tile and sink from the 60s


Cute blue and white retro bathroom decor from 1978

Cute blue and white retro bathroom decor from 1978

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