A dreary bathroom seems dirty no matter how clean it actually is, so giving it a fresh coat of white paint, additional lighting, and sparkling tiles can completely transform the look and feel of the room, all while making the weekly cleaning feel less Sisyphean. Here are 10 bathrooms that benefited tremendously from being brightened and lightened, but never fear, color lovers—they're not completely white, although white subway tiles do, of course, abound...
Here are our favorite bathroom transformations from the past year. Click on each "before" photo to see the satisfying "after."
See More of this Project → Before & After: A Gorgeous Mid-Century Bathroom Makeover
See All the Amazing Photos → Before & After: A Classy New Look for a Brooklyn Bathroom
Get All the Details → Before & After: A Small Bathroom Lightens Up
Check Out the Transformation → Before & After: A Dated Bathroom Goes Mid-Century
Get More Info → Before & After: A Truly Tiny Bathroom Realizes Its Potential
More Beautiful Photos → Before & After: A Builder-Basic Bathroom Gets a Little Character
JAWDROPPING → Before & After: The Magic of Wallpaper & Elbow Grease
Read It and Weep → Before & After: A Bathroom Transformation for a Good Cause
Hear the Full Story → Before & After: A Midwestern Bathroom Opens Up