<h2 style="margin: 10pt 0in 0pt"><font size="3"><font color="#990000">Creating a Beautiful, Functional Bamboo Bathroom</font></font></h2><p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: ‘Verdana’,’sans-serif’; letter-spacing: 1pt; font-size: 10pt">When it comes to bathroom remodeling, there are a lot of choices available for cabinets, flooring and accessories.<span>  </span>Not every type of material is appropriate for bathroom surfaces, so finding one that works well for your bathroom can be challenging.<span>  </span>Thankfully, one material that is perfect for flooring and cabinets is bamboo.<span>  </span>This eco-friendly material is versatile enough to fit into any modern bathroom decor while still retaining its superior properties.<span>  </span>Use the tips below to create a bathroom that is not only inspired by bamboo, but that is also designed with it.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: ‘Verdana’,’sans-serif’; letter-spacing: 1pt; font-size: 10pt"></span></p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: ‘Verdana’,’sans-serif’; letter-spacing: 1pt; font-size: 10pt"><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal"><strong>Bamboo Floors</strong></p><strong></strong>  <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal">If you have never seen or felt a bamboo floor it can be difficult to imagine how durable and beautiful they are.<span>  </span>Although bamboo is technically classified as a grass, it is strong enough to be comparable to woods and laminates.<span>  </span>The natural grains in the bamboo’s design make it ideal for a decorative look, as well as a durable design.<span>  </span>Bamboo has natural anti-microbial properties which is especially helpful in the bathroom environment.<span>  </span>Coupled with its water resistant nature, bamboo is truly a durable, attractive flooring alternative for any bathroom.</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal"> </p>  <div style="text-align: center"><img src="../images/bamboo-bathroom.jpg" border="0" alt="Bamboo Bathroom" title="Bamboo Bathroom" width="450" height="299" /></div>  <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal"><strong>Cool Cabinets</strong></p><strong></strong> Redesigning a bathroom is always hard work, especially for the do-it-yourself homeowner.<span>  </span>One trick of the trade for doing a bathroom remodel yourself is to use a ready-to-assemble cabinet.<span>  </span>These cabinets are easy to put together with just a few simple screws and can be ordered in a variety of different woods and styles.<span>  </span>One choice that cannot be overlooked for the bathroom is bamboo.<span>  </span>Ready-to-assemble bamboo cabinets offer homeowners a sleek, conservative design while bringing together the best of the material’s durability and design.<span>  </span>The cabinets are not only strong in their construction, but the bamboo offers added strength and visual appeal.<span>  </span>They are a perfect alternative to a traditional cabinet or sink base for both a unique look and a long lasting product.  <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal"><strong>Decorations</strong></p><strong> </strong> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal">While bathrooms should be relatively free of extraneous decor, it is a nice idea to add some decorative pieces in for visual interest and personality.<span>  </span>In a bamboo inspired bathroom, stalks of bamboo are the perfect choice for a countertop or wall shelf.<span>  </span>Planted in a small, decorative pot, the bamboo adds a burst of green to the warm, rich color of the bamboo cabinets and flooring.<span>  </span>That same green color can then be captured in the bathroom towels and other accessories.<span>  </span>Instead of using a soap dispenser with bamboo and a koala on it to tie the theme together, use a plain light green dispenser that coordinates with the bamboo plant.<span>  </span>This is a much less obtrusive way to coordinate your bathroom accessories.</p>   <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNormal">Designing a bathroom for a remodel can be challenging, but when you have a well-thought out basis for your design, it can be easier.<span>  </span>Take the time to select the right bamboo flooring, cabinets and decor for your new bathroom.<span>  </span>Once they are installed, you will have a relaxing space that looks modern and sleek while being environmentally friendly and beautiful.</p>   <p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: ‘Verdana’,’sans-serif’; letter-spacing: 1pt; font-size: 10pt">Staff writer for WallDecorandHomeAccents.com, Jessica Ackerman has extensive design experience, using <a href="http://www.walldecorandhomeaccents.com/contemporary-modern-metal-wall-art.html" target="_blank">contemporary metal wall sculpture</a> and <a href="http://www.walldecorandhomeaccents.com/trees-flowers-art-decor.html" target="_blank">trees wall artwork</a>.</span></p></span>