The look of any room is not entirely dependent on how well its interior is. There are certainly other factors that also play an important role in its look. For example, if you have a very attractive interior but the things are not organized well, then it will leave a negative impression. When it comes to the bedroom and kitchen, there is ample space to store things. But the bathroom does not have the same scene. It has a limited storage option, so you need to use the space accurately to manage your toiletries and other essentials.A shower niche is one such storage available that can be used to store small things in it. Shower niches are built-in shelves usually placed on the wall adjacent to the shower. Not only do they store things, but they also act as an element that can be a focal point in your bathroom.
To make your shower niche the center of attraction, you can experiment with the color, pattern, design, orientation, location, length, etc., of the niche.
1. Shower Niche with a Bench
This shower niche with an extra bench is ideal for people having too many things to store in the bathroom. It is just like an extra storage space where you can keep some essentials like shampoos; body washes that won’t be affected by water. It is a stylish and functional addition to the bathrooms. You can even showcase indoor plants to add a touch of greenery to your bathroom.
This bench can be utilized to sit and wash your clothes. The height of the bench may vary depending on your choice. To get a seamless look and to create the effect of a spacious room, you should opt for a bench made of similar material and color as that of your shower niche.
2. Shower Niche to Create a Spa-Like Feel
Many people always want to imitate the spa feel in their bathroom. For this, they do not need any expensive add-ons. If you also want to achieve a spa-like feel at your home, then along with selecting the suitable colors, you should also add accessories like this kind of tiled shower niche.
To create a stunning effect, they used a different patterned tile for the shower niche as compared to the rest of the wall. The use of this white trim gives a formal look to the bathroom.
This shower niche is ideal for bathrooms that have tiled walls. You can add complementary accessories to your bathroom to complete this spa feel.
3. Horizontal Shower Niche
If you do not want to keep many accessories in your nature, then instead of the vertical niche, you can opt for the horizontal one. It will add a touch of simplicity and decency to your bathroom. It is also an example of a minimalist shower niche, so a perfect option for people who like to keep things minimal and simple. It showcases a very decent and sober design.
This shower niche also serves more as a showpiece than a functional shower niche, so it will add a new look to your bathroom. It can be used to keep two to three of your belongings like shampoos, brushes, etc. Adding more accessories will make it look cluttered and disorganized.
4. Dual Showers Niche
Bathrooms used by multiple people can utilize this dual shower niche to separate their belongings. It can even be used to separate things from each other depending on how people want to arrange these things.
The dual shower niche gives a modern look to the bathroom and, at the same time, enhances its look. The basic idea behind these shower niches is to segregate personal belongings and maintain hygiene.
A classic and decent effect is created with the help of tiles. It can also be used in the kid’s bathroom to separate their things and avoid any fights between them.
5. Camouflaged Shower Niche
People who have small bathrooms can consider this camouflaging shower niche. When looked at from the outside, this shower niche is barely noticeable, hence giving a seamless look to the bathroom.
This creates the illusion of large spaces. This cute addition to your bathroom looks pretty and is functional as well. If you wish, you can add an extra shower niche at the bottom of the wall to keep a few of your belongings.
This can also be used for kids’ bathrooms as things are within reach of children, so they can also easily use the toiletries. It will prevent accidents like slipping and falling in the bathroom while reaching the toiletries placed high above.
6. Shower Niche with Black Trim
If you are a fan of modernity and like to add a modern touch everywhere, including your house, but are clueless about how to add the same look in your bathroom, then what’s better than giving your farmhouse bathroom a modern and elite look using the black tiled shower niche? If you look carefully, you will notice that the entire look of this shower nichedepends only on the black trim, and that makes it different from the common shower niche ideas.
So what to wait for; incorporate a similar kind of black trim niche in your bathroom and display shampoos, body washes,loofah, etc., carefully to compliment your modern and classic shower niche.
7. Contrasting Shower Niche
If you want to make the shower niche the center of attraction and the main focal point of your bathroom, then you should opt for a contrasting shower niche. The contrasting shower niche would draw everyone’s attention towards the niche when they enter the bathroom. In this way, your shower niche would serve two purposes.
It will be able to enhance the look of your bathroom and, at the same time, will be able to store your belongings. This will even add depth to your bathroom. To make your shower niche stand out, you should opt for a darker shower niche with lighter walls instead of the lighter shower niche with dark walls.
8. Shower Niche extending to the Full Length of the Wall
If you have too many things to keep in your bathroom, you can try this kind of shower niche that extends to the whole length of the wall. It helps to cleverly manage the wall and increase the beauty of the bathroom. Bottom shelves can be used as a footrest.
The bottom shelves can be used to store kids’ essentials so that they can also access shampoo or body wash easily. You can style the niche per your wish to get the final look.
This kind of shower niche would serve best in a place where multiple people use the same bathroom. These shelves would help them to segregate their toiletries easily.
9. Shower Niche Made of Marble
Marble always adds an elite and luxurious look to the place it is used. To get the same look in your farmhouse bathroom, you can add a shower niche made of marble. It will give your bathroom an elite and warm look. The color of marble can be selected as per the look you want to give to the bathroom.
For example, if you are opting for a contrasting look, then you can go for the darker shade of marble, and if you want to blend it with the surroundings, you should go for the light color. Whatever look you want to opt for, marble will help you achieve that using the minimum effort.
10. Shower Niche with Lights
Lights help in making things livelier. You can add an aesthetic touch to your bathroom by adding lights to your shower niche. These lights can serve as an addition to your normal boring-looking farmhouse bathroom.
They will also help in making the shower niche the focal point of the bathroom. If you are not able to identify what you should add to your bathroom to highlight it, you can consider adding lights.
There are various kinds of lights available in the market that will fulfill your purpose. You can add a calming or vibrant touch to your bathroom, depending on the light you choose. People who want to upgrade their bathrooms can also add these lights to upgrade their bathroom.
11. Framed Niche
An interesting way to make your shower niche stand out and become the center of the attraction is by adding a frame to it. If the frame of the shower niche is of a different color, then it will be more helpful.
Here they have achieved a classic look by adding golden frames on the blue tiles that have made the niche a focal point of the farmhouse bathroom.
The main point to be considered while adding a frame is that adding contrasting frames would help in elevating the look. For example, if you have white color tiles and you should opt for black frames and vice versa.
12. Niche Made of Similar Material
If you want to create a very basic and simple look, then you can opt for a shower niche made of a similar material as that of the walls. It will blend seamlessly with the rest of the walls giving a simple and minimalistic look. It is the perfect idea for people who do not like to add too many things to their bathroom and want to keep things simple.
This won’t also affect the main look of the bathroom. They created a seamless and basic look by using brown tiles and utilized the same tiles to complete the look. Another interesting feature about this is that though it does not involve any extra add-ons, it still looks attractive.
13. Horizontal Niche Extending the Whole Length of The Wall
If you want to accommodate many things in your horizontal niche, then you can build a nature that extends to the whole length of the wall. It will help you in managing the space and keep things organized. It will also add depth to your basic farmhouse bathroom.
While constructing the niche, you can either blend it with the surroundings to get a seamless and simple look or add contrasting features to give it a bold and attractive look. Either way, you will be able to create a unique impact in your bathroom.
The selection of material can also be made as per the wish you want to give to the bathroom.
14. Shower Niche with Wooden Shelves
If you want to experiment with your already built-in shower niche to achieve a unique look, then you can play with the material of the shelves. This will help you in achieving something unique. For example, by adding wooden shelves, the designer has added an artistic touch to the monotonous farmhouse bathroom.
These wooden shelves have made the shower niche center of attraction of the whole bathroom bringing everyone’s attention toward it. Hence, people looking for an easy way to upgrade their bathroom can try this idea. It will definitely elevate the look of your bathroom.
Once your bathroom has been recreated, you can now display your shampoo, body wash, lotions, and other toiletries in it.
15. Corner Shower Niche
An interesting way to make your shower machine unique and creative is by opting for the corner shower niche. This is a new concept, so you won’t be seeing it in many farmhouses.
It is also a great advantage to the people who have small bathrooms as, with the help of a corner shower niche would be able to create an illusion of a larger bathroom. So if you want to ditch the old horizontal or vertical shower nature patterns, you can go for this one. It will surely keep your bathroom an entirely different and unique look.
The best look of the niche will be created if you blend it with the surroundings and do not opt for contrasting patterns.
16. Modern Touch with Ceramic Tiles
If you have a modern bathroom and want to go minimalist but are clueless about how a single add-on would help you to achieve the complete look, then go for a ceramic tiled shower niche. This shower niche has helped in achieving a modern yet minimalistic look. If you have dark-colored washroom walls, then this idea will be helpful for you.
If you want, you can even add lights to complete the look. The selection of the light should be done carefully to get the desired look. You can add more accessories depending on the final look you want to give to your farmhouse bathroom.
17. Glass Shelves
Another way in which you can make your shower niche stand out is by adding glass shelves. Glass shelves are easy to clean and maintain and will give a modern look to the farmhouse bathroom.
Glass is an important element in modern decor and is repeatedly used to achieve a modern and classical look. Hence you can also use these shelves to add a modern touch to your bathroom. One thing that needs attention is that you should take professional guidance while installing the shelves.
You can also recreate the look of an existing niche by adding these glass shelves. It won’t take much time, and the look you will get will be really awesome.
18. Floating Shower Shelf
Floating shelves are not a new concept used to elevate the interior of the house. Be it the kitchen or your living room, you can place the floating shelves anywhere to organize your things as well as enhance the look of the room at the same time. Thus, you can say that these are dual-purpose shelves.
So how about adding these shells to your bathroom? Yes, you can add a floating shower niche in your bathroom to go out of the box and add a unique dimension to your farmhouse bathroom that will grab everyone’s attention.
You can experiment with the material and color of the shelves to achieve the final look.
19. Shower Niche Placed Beneath the Shower
It’s not necessary that the shower niche should be placed at the top of your bathroom or the bottom-most point. If you wish, you can place it beneath the shower. Just like one over here where they have placed the horizontal shower nichebeneath the shower.
This shower niche is different from the common ideas and will give your bathroom a different look. This will also go perfectly with the small bathrooms, so people who have small bathrooms can consider this idea for their bathrooms.
The pattern, material, and color of the niche should be selected according to the look you want to achieve. You can even use lights to elevate the look.
20. Shower within the Shower Niche
We all have seen that mostly the shower niche is placed adjacent to the wall where the shower is. The location of the shower niche might be a little up or down from the shower. But how about if you place your shower in the shower nicheitself? Yes, that is also possible. This is a unique concept that you can use in your farmhouse bathroom to give it a unique look.
This inbuilt shower niche will give your bathroom a different look. It will also help you in managing the space so people running short of space can consider this idea for their bathroom also.
If you want to blend it seamlessly with the bathroom, you should go for similar-colored tiles.
A shower niche has the potential to become the center of attraction of the bathroom and, at the same time, help you organize your bathroom essentials. The shower niche is one of the essential elements of the modern bathroom. It will help you to avoid accidents while slipping on shampoo bottles or body washes.
To make it attractive, you can incorporate stylish designs and patterns. Above are a few ideas that can be taken into consideration while designing your shower niche. It is not necessary to exactly replicate the following designs in your bathroom. You can take the help of the above designs to create your shower niche.
Further, you can experiment more and get the desired shower niche for your farmhouse bathroom that will elevate the look of your bathroom and give it a spectacular look while solving your storage issues also.