How to Create the Ultimate Mermaid-Theme Bathroom for Your Kiddos

You don't need to outfit the entire space in mermaid silhouettes. With themed decor and soft accent colors, you avoid cheesiness and create a stylish, under-the-sea bathroom your child will love.

Mermaid Silhouette Shower Curtain

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The shower curtain can be a standout decor element in your bathroom. Pick one that makes a statement, and center the rest of your design around it. This printed curtain is made of waterproof polyester, so no liner is needed. Plus, the playful mermaid print makes it the perfect base for designing the rest of your child's oceanic oasis. ($22; amazon.com)

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Seashell Shower Curtain Hooks

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Swap out plastic hooks for a stronger, more decorative option. This beachy set comes with 12 pieces, so it can easily hold your shower curtain. The starfish and seashell shapes complement your mermaid theme, and they can be used again if you ever decide to trade in the mermaids for a more sophisticated, nautical-inspired design later. ($17; target.com)

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Mermaid Scale Memory Foam Bath Mat

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Make sure your little one is safe when they step out of the tub with this pretty bath mat. They'll love the blue and silver scales, and you'll love how absorbent it is. Thanks to its memory foam core, water soaks into the fabric instead of trailing all over the floor. ($55; houzz.com)

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Customizable Soap Dispenser and Toothbrush Holder

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Zazzle is known for their customizable pieces, but this bathroom accessory set comes with the work done for you. The ceramic soap dispenser and toothbrush holder are sturdy and easy to clean. Sure, you can change the background color, but it's the quote that will inspire your kiddo's imagination. ($24; zazzle.com)

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Personalized Step Stool

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Reaching the sink isn't always easy for kids, but with this mermaid-theme step stool your daughter can easily wash her hands and brush her teeth. You can even personalize it with her name! It also comes with a compartment for extra storage and handle grips for easy carrying. ($56; etsy.com)

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Mermaid Linen Bath Collection

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Soft towels are a must for any bathroom. Choose a subdued print in a lighter shade so it doesn't overpower your other design elements. This mermaid collection from Pottery Barn Kids is made with ultra plush cotton so each piece is as comfortable as it is absorbent. You can even personalize the towels with your child's name! ($9–$46; potterybarnkids.com)

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Mermaid Wall Art Prints, Set of 3

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Choose art that does double duty, like these colorful prints. The set of three looks beautiful when framed and serves as important reminders. Place the pictures above the towel rack so your little mermaid always recalls her hygiene routine. ($15; amazon.com)

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Glitter Mermaid Wall Decals

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Wall decals are a great way to add temporary decor to any room. Your child may not always love mermaids, but this glittery set is perfect for their design interests right now. With 21 pieces, you can create several different looks. Try spreading them around the bathroom for a cohesive feel, or make a statement wall by placing them side by side. ($16, homedepot.com)

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