To add a special touch of elegance to the decor featured in your bathroom, you may want to explore your options with a freestanding bath that takes your interior design to a new level. Finding a bathtub that is beautifully designed and presented with pride by craftsmen who have years of experience can be the first step in upgrading a boring bathroom that?s in need of modern elements and furnishings. From the quality materials to the smallest details, your new tub can be the focal point on which you base all of your other bathroom decorating ideas.Elegant TubChoose a Design That You PreferFreestanding baths come in a variety of colours and styles that can be ideal for your remodelling project. If you want to incorporate a white tub into your bathroom, you can select one that is made from materials that provide you with a UV, scratch- and chip-resistant tub that is very versatile and durable. To add a touch of dramatic effect to your project, consider a black freestanding bath that is constructed from black acrylic for the outside of the tub and white acrylic for the interior. With accent lighting and colourful linens, this tub can be the wow factor you?re looking for when you undertake this type of project. Depending on the size of your bathroom, you can select a double ended bath, a slipper bath, or a modern look will add interest to your new bathing area. Keep in mind that this is an investment that will allow you to upgrade the look of your bathroom with a style that you prefer and one around which you can easily decorate.Measure Twice, Buy OnceAs you are shopping for your new freestanding bath, make sure that you have accurate measurements of the available space where you want to place your bath. You should take into consideration any changes in plumbing fixtures that will be needed, any existing lighting that might need to be moved, and the area on which you will place your bathing accessories whilst in the tub. It is also important to measure all of the doorways, hallways, and staircases through which your new tub must pass on the way to the bathroom in which it will be installed. Using the old carpenter?s rule - measure twice, cut once - if you make sure that you have the right measurements before you buy a bath, you?ll save a great deal of money, time, and effort.Make Your Bath the Focal PointWith today?s new models and styles of freestanding baths, you can easily use your new bathtub as the focal point for your decorating scheme in your bathroom. With soft lighting, mirrors, and some casual accessories you can direct the decor for your bathroom in a very sophisticated way. Try to visualise some of the different styles in the available space that you have, this will help you successfully update your bathroom to a more relaxing and attractive area in your home.Your first step to a new look will be your bathtub; after that you can accessorise with plants, artwork, and treasures that make this a very special room in your home.Image courtesy of LisnaWaters.co.uk