Decorating your bathroom can be a lot of fun as well as inexpensive if you do it right. One of the easiest ways to spice up the dÃ?Â©cor in your bathroom is to decorate your toilet seat cover. Many people pick up a shaggy rug toilet seat cover at places like Bed Bath and Beyond and Target. While there is nothing wrong with this type of toilet seat cover and they do add a fancy touch to your toilet in a variety of colors, there are a few other ways to create an original toilet seat cover that will be the talk of your next dinner party. Are you handy with a crochet
hook and a skein of yarn? If you have learned the art of crochet you can create many different toilet seat covers to match any theme that you wish. Maybe a skull and crossbones is more your style, or a turtle wearing a hat, or possibly a Christmas tree
for a holiday flair. The internet as well as your local library is full of ideas and patterns to create the perfect toilet seat cover for your toilet seat.
A very basic pattern for a crocheted toilet seat cover can be found at ehow.com. All you need is rug weight yarn, a size J hook, some elastic, and a needle and thread. This very simple 9 step process is easily changeable to fit your tastes. Any color or combination of colors may be used. If you are skilled in the art of altering crochet patterns you could very easily design a toilet seat cover with stripes, an argyle pattern, or even a feature whimsical item in the center.
Centered Rose Toilet Seat Cover
At crochetpatterncentral.com you will find a simple pattern for a beautiful, crocheted toilet seat cover that features a rose in the center (source). You can choose a traditional color such as the pink rose the pattern features on a black background or you can choose less traditional colors. You could even make the rose multi-colored to resemble an Andy Warhol like appearance. It’s your bathroom and toilet seat cover so be creative.
Pineapple Lid and Tank Cover
At free patterns.com you can download a crochet pattern for a toilet seat cover and toilet tank cover done in pineapple stitch using size 10 crochet cotton and a size 8 steel hook (source). This seat cover and tank cover has a lacy appearance and is the perfect addition to any Victorian bathroom or any bathroom that needs a feminine touch. It can be made in any color or even a combination of colors.
Any of these patterns or patterns that you find on the internet or in a book at your local library or bookstore is sure to create an original toilet seat cover. If you have a little bit of extra time, and most crocheters find this time for their hobby, and yarn to match your bathroom, you will have a fantastic decorative touch to your bathroom