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5 Wedding Bathroom Ideas for a Lovelier ‘Loo
(+ FREE Printable!)

What is one of the most overlooked areas of the wedding to-do list? The wedding bathroom! It isn’t fun to talk about, but it’s completely necessary to address. Every wedding has a bathroom (or a ‘loo, which sounds lovelier if you ask us) and with these 5 must-have ideas you can keep yours stocked with essentials and keep guests dancing all night long. Read on to see what we’ve found including an adorable handmade tip you’ll want to try immediately + a FREE printable to enjoy! Read on for the full details following a photo of brides donning toilet paper dresses… too fun!

bathroom wedding ideas

photo credit: rubber boots photography

Wedding Bathroom Ideas

1. Easy-to-Find Sign

It’s obvious you’ll have a bathroom, so make it easy for guests to find. Give an otherwise boring or ugly sign a facelift by opting for a handmade option instead. We love this painted sign by Simon Says Signs

bathroom wedding ideas

by simon says signs

… and this one by My Primitive Boutique for the shabby chic bride…

bathroom wedding ideas

by my primitive boutique

… or a sweet hand-painted wooden sign by True Connection

bathroom wedding ideas

by true connection

2. Personalized Signs on Bathroom Doors

This is maybe the cutest idea for the bathroom doors themselves I’ve ever seen. Post a picture of the bride from when she was little on the ladies’ room door; follow suit for the groom. How sweet!

bathroom wedding ideas

photo credit: luminaire foto via pinterest

3. Plenty of Light (at Night)

What makes a porta-potty scary at night? Not being able to see! Easy fix: use an adhesive square to mount the back of a battery operated LED touch light to attach to a bathroom wall. (Avoid the door, as it gets opened and closed so often it may make the light fall.) Push the light on at night and leave on for the duration of the reception.

bathroom wedding ideas

We also love these mason jar light jars, reminiscent of catching lightning bugs. By A Need To Be Me. Place along the path leading up to the bathroom at night so guests can easily see. For a simple lantern you can make in a snap, place a LED candle in a mason jar and place along the path or around the ‘loo.

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bathroom wedding ideas

a need to be me

4. Bathroom Essentials Basket

At every wedding, guests run into a few must-haves along the way. Imagine if you attended a wedding where the bathroom was stocked with a few essentials like mints, travel hair spray, clear nail polish (which instantly fixes runs in stockings), a pack of hair ties + bobby pins, hand sanitizer wipes… it would be such a pleasant surprise! If you’re stocking your own bathroom wedding basket, don’t forget two essential must-haves for outdoor weddings: sunscreen towelettes + TONS of bugspray.

Here’s an example of a pretty wedding bathroom basket stocked-and-ready-to-go via It Weddings Florida:

bathroom wedding ideas

photo credit: it weddings florida

5. A ‘Help Yourself’ Sign

Every bathroom basket needs a sign to tell guests its OK to use what they need. This bathroom wedding sign features a poem…

bathroom wedding ideas

photo credit: drew and megan photography via style me pretty

FREE Printable!

If you’re looking for a simple bathroom wedding sign that reads, “Compliments of the Newlyweds”, we’ve got you covered! We’re offering an exclusive FREE printable below. This bathroom wedding sign is transparent so it can be printed onto any color card stock and prints onto 5″ x 7″ for easy fit into your favorite frame. Just print, frame, and place in the bathroom next to your bathroom wedding basket. Click on the image below to download yours for free! For personal use only.

Click here to download!

click to download free wedding bathroom printable

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Happy Planning!


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11 Comments on "5 Wedding Bathroom Ideas for a Lovelier ‘Loo
(+ FREE Printable!)"


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April 2, 2015

I am unable to print the bathroom sign from the download. All I get is the Compliments of the Newlyweds. The first part is encrypted with letters and a box saying for personal use only. Can you help?

April 2, 2015

Having trouble getting the download. When I open the file all I have is Compliments of the Newlyweds and not the bathroom sign. It has a disclaimer that says for personal use only but not the saying. Can you help?

May 6, 2013

how do you get the lights in the mason jar, the string of lights.

May 6, 2013

Hi Chris,

You have to drill a hole on one side of the jar. String the lights through the hole, add the lid, and plug in. Hope it helps!


February 19, 2013

Hi I love the saying in the frame did you do this yourself or can I download it?


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