Remodel An RV Bathroom With These 8 Amazing Ideas

Is your RV bathroom cramped and outdated? It may be time for a remodel! Eight RVers share unique ideas to remodel your RV bathroom into a more functional space you love. We have plenty of ideas to inspire your RV bathroom renovation, from dreamy showers to additional storage space to sink and toilet upgrades.

Originally featured in the March/April 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

Bethany discovered that in an RV bathroom, even a few simple upgrades make a big difference. That’s how she created her fresh, modern RV bathroom on a budget. “The best part about having such a small space is how cheap it is to completely transform it,” says Bethany. “A small quart of paint, new peel-and-stick wallpaper, a mirror replacement, and the addition of a shower curtain proved to be a big change.”

@SimpleCatLady's budget RV bathroom renovation
@SimpleCatLady’s budget RV bathroom renovation

Originally featured in the May/June 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

When the Reynolds discovered a leak and water damage from their RV bathroom sink, they decided to turn lemons into lemonade. The couple cut out the entire plexiglass shower and built a new space from scratch. This RV bathroom remodel features warm wood tones contrasted with clean white tile and paint.

After using RV park showers for months during the renovation, they appreciated the wide rain shower they installed. “It wasn’t always joyful,” Hayley says, “but it makes you appreciate something as simple as a convenient shower.”

A brand new bathroom by @roamingwiththereynolds

Originally featured in the May/June 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

Travels to Sedona and the Redwood National Forest inspired the Lincoln family to create a unique RV bathroom remodel inspired by desert earth tones and forest greens. Irene took the lead on design, while Brad managed the build.

They utilized birch plywood to build the vanity, brushed brass fixtures, and warm hexagon marble to create glowing, gold tones. Marble laminate and white porcelain brought more light into the room.

Just because the space is beautiful, doesn’t mean it was expensive. Irene says, “budget is a huge driving force in how I design and decorate. We chose this lifestyle to be minimalistic, and I wanted the design to remain so. By limiting what we buy, we focus more on the functionality of the space and only bringing in items that truly spark joy.”

@TheLincolnTribe channeled their favorite destinations into their bathroom design

Originally featured in the July/August 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

Danielle hailed from the rural California coast. She wanted her origins to inspire their renovation. Their RV bathroom remodel used pops of patterns contrasted with simple whites and rich greens to create a beautiful space.

Danielle achieved the patterns with stencils. The white peel and stick tile save time and weight. “I believe you can make huge changes to a space without spending a lot of money,” says Danielle. “It forces you to be creative, which I love.”

Danielle of @slo.gathered.home used stencils to renovate her bathroom

Originally featured in the September/October 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

Brad and Renee renovate and flip RVs. They remodeled this fifth wheel in just five weeks. The couple installed new sinks, faucets, fixtures, and faux shiplap paneling. Patterned wallpaper and black paint created a contrasting wow factor.

While the couple are experts in carpentry and design, they contracted the plumbing and electrical. “We leave that stuff to the professionals.” You don’t have to DIY everything!

@Wisco_Flip gave their fifth wheel bathroom new life

Originally featured in the September/October 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

You don’t have to start from scratch to elevate the look of your RV bathroom. Brooke Drake used $70 peel & stick wallpaper to transform the space. She purchased this pattern from NuWallpaper and installed it within an hour.

If you use wallpaper in the bathroom, choose carefully. “I chose something with a tan background to match the existing colors seamlessly,” says Brooke. “Our wallpaper has been through both hot and freezing temperatures as well as arid and humid climates and we’ve had great luck over the last 10 months.”

A little bit of wallpaper transformed @TheCamperHouse's bathroom
A little bit of wallpaper transformed @TheCamperHouse’s bathroom

Originally featured in the November/December 2020 issue of Rootless Living magazine

You won’t believe that this is the same RV bathroom! Rachel and Jake Oldenburger replaced the cabinetry, toilet, and flooring for this complete RV bathroom remodel. They refreshed the RV bathtub with enamel paint and added fresh accents to the doors and cabinetry.

Rachel did most of her RV bathroom renovation herself with just a little help from Jake with the plumbing and floors. Rachel believes, that “anyone can renovate an RV! I think renovation comes off a little intimidating to most people, but a little research and confidence can go a long way!”

Rachel nailed the modern farmhouse style. She used bright white paint and tile with a pop of calming green on the cabinet. By coordinating the warm tones of the counter, floors, and wicker accents, she created a cohesive look.

The Oldenburgers ( overhauled their bathroom to make it modern and bright

Originally featured in the July/August 2021 issue of Rootless Living magazine

This couple used a unique method to complete their rustic meets industrial RV bathroom remodel. Igor’s idea was to DIY their epoxy countertops and bathroom shower walls. Casie said, “This far into our marriage, I have learned he has these crazy ideas, but he’s also incredibly gifted with his artist side, so I go for it.”

They sealed the surfaces with foam board, metal tape, and flex seal paint and then poured the epoxy on top. The couple was thrilled with the result!

@Tomaz_coast_to_coast‘s epoxy bathroom is truly one of a kind

RV Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

Whether you want to build a dream RV bathroom on wheels or make updates to improve the look and functionality, there are many ideas to remodel an RV bathroom. All these bathroom renovations were originally featured in Rootless Living magazine. Subscribe for six annual issues of RV lifestyle inspiration. Every issue features RV renovation ideas and tips.