How to Display Photographs in a Bathroom

Hey gang! Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be showing you 10 gorgeous gallery wall displays, and give a few tips for displaying your images along the way. I’m diving right in with a tricky area in the home: how to display photographs in your bathroom.

Wait what? Did she say bathroom? Yup. We all spend time in our bathrooms, and any bathroom with a tub is a fantastic place to hang photos, as you’ll spend extra time in there. Whether it’s relaxing in a bubble bath to relax your sore muscles, or a hectic crazy bathtime with three kiddos dripping water all over the floor, photos can brighten up your space.

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Wall display number one: (1) 30″ x 40″ image and (2) 20″ x 20″ images

Or go for a smaller version and use (1) 16″ x 20″ image and (2) 10″ x 10″ images

Here are Amy's tips for displaying images in your bathroom:

Protect the prints

Images in a bathroom are subject to water and humidity damages. You won’t expect these images to last for generations, but that’s alright – these displays are meant for you to enjoy, right now. Keep your beautiful, torn-edge, watercolor paper prints in other rooms. In the bathroom, choose acrylic or metal prints, which can stand the harsh environment. Ask your photographer to provide you with the very best options through their professional lab so they last for even longer.

Choose images that revolve around water or messy play

These images simply make sense in a bathroom, whereas a traditional family portrait feels out of place. Still wary? Go one step further and select images where the people are not looking straight at the camera. This way, no one will feel stared at while bathing

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Limit it to just a few photos

Bathrooms tend to be smaller, busier rooms, filled with a large variety of fixtures, shelves, and toiletries. Keep your display simple by hanging only a handful of images. The sample gallery in the bathroom above includes only three photos, but they make quite a statement. Or go with a single statement piece, like below.

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