Hear the phrase "powder room" and images of tiny (maybe even bordering on claustrophobic!) bathrooms spring to mind. But just because these small half-baths—as they're sometimes called—aren't known for being spacious doesn't mean that they can't be some of the most characterful rooms in a home. Without the issues of humidity that arise in full bathrooms that are equipped with showers and bathtubs, powder rooms actually have even more design freedom, enabling the use of saturated colors, vivid wallpaper, and moody lighting to create an otherworldly feeling. We've gathered up 22 powder rooms that go bold, luxurious, and exuberant despite their small square footage—take a look below!
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