Before you get confused, these “paper curtains” aren’t literally paper. This is a new type of trendy curtain called rice paper shower curtains. Rice paper shower curtains are vinyl-based and it resembles the texture and opaque appearance of an actual rice paper. Colors are usually white or a calming shade of green. Rice is a staple food in Asian countries so rice paper shower curtains became associated with Asian or Oriental themed bathrooms. They complement other bathroom décor particularly artificial bamboo plants and real rice paper placed on windows.
A common color of rice paper curtains is white and since it’s neutral, it goes well with different color palettes. Given the semi-transparent appearance of the curtain, it looks great with pastels and soft hues. It will also neutralize loud colors or large prints in the bathroom should you ever have any. However, if you want to experiment with patterns to add more life to the simple colors the shower curtains you are free to do so. Place the curtains against the towels, bathroom mats or other accessories so you will have a virtual idea of how the pieces will come together. Just keep in mind that this type of curtains will always tone down any color or print you match it with.
Paper shower curtains look unique
For a more polished look, most people choose rice paper curtains. It appears more elegant and it allows more light because of its translucence. It’s perfect for small to medium sized bathrooms or for those bathrooms with no windows. Rice paper shower curtains look unique and not to mention calming. They’re easy to match because of the neutrality of their colors. They look great against any wall color so it will be easier to decorate because you can match the accessories to the curtains and not necessarily the walls.
When choosing the curtains, you might want to stay away from patterns if you have a small bathroom because it will make the room too full. The simplicity and elegance of the rice paper curtain will carry the entire room. Although there are rice paper curtains with prints which are usually floral. The femininity of the curtains provides the bathroom a laid-back feel. Another plus from using rice paper shower curtains is the price. They are easy to find and are pretty cheap unlike most the typical shower curtain found in department stores. You can even purchase these curtains in online shops.
When it comes to cleaning and washing, a lot of curtains require a curtain liner. Rice paper shower curtains, since it is made from vinyl, do not need to make use of a curtain liner. You can easily wipe it clean using a sponge or wet cloth. If you’re a minimalist of if you’re looking for a unique bathroom decorating idea, rice paper shower curtains are for you.