When it comes to accessorizing your home, there is perhaps no more personal a room than the bathroom. Some people like to fill the small room with an artsy look while others want a more traditional appearance. Regardless of what you want, from serious to intensely silly, you will find it at the shops listed below.
3117 W. 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI 48072
This is a shop that has to be seen to be believed with a selection of reasonably priced accessories that will add a unique look to any bathroom. From soap “spitters” (what used to be called dispensers) to humorous art and soaps and soap dishes with a flourish, you will find something for the bathroom. Add to this wall art such as wood plaques and ceramic pieces and you will be able to add a great look to the room.
122 W. Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
If you are looking to add a bit of humor to the decor in your bathroom, then The Rocket is the place to go. With a huge selection of novelty items, you will find something that will bring a smile to your face every time you walk into the room. Make no mistake, The Rocket is not your ordinary store when it comes to home accessories, but it offers a different option to make the bathroom a bit less stuffy.
171 W. 9 Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220
Adding that special touch to the bathroom is at times as easy as including a bit of art and other accessories to the room. At Naka, you will find what you need. From custom handmade light switch covers that add flair to works of art that will fit in with just about any theme, you will find it here.
Leon & Lulu
96 W. 14 Mile Road
Clawson, MI 48017
Trying to explain just how many accessories you will find at Leon & Lulu is like trying to figure out how many books are in the Library of Congress. The point is if you are looking for unique accessories, many made by local artists, from a socially conscious store, then you need make this shop one of your stops. There are 15,000 square feet filled with a vast array of items and sure, many may have nothing to do with a bathroom, but you will find plenty that do. You will truly add your own touch to, as the British would say, the Loo at Leon & Lulu.
Builders Plumbing & Heating Supply
2464 Industrial Highway
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
If humor or art are not your style and you are looking for a much more conventional way of adding accessories to your home, then consider Builders Plumbing & Heating Supply. What you will find is just about everything you could ever need for a bathroom, from sinks to towel hooks. There are towel bars, tissue paper holders, robe hooks, soap dishes, tumblers, grab bars, lighting, cabinet hardware and much more. So for that conventional bathroom look, head over to Builders.
Award winning freelance writer and photographer Lawrence DiVizio is based in Southeast Michigan and works to convey in words and images the world around us. His work can be found at Examiner.com.