Powder room dates back to the late 1800’s, a time when a woman would go in there to touchup her make-up, use the bathroom, or excuse herself when the conversation at the table became too serious. She would say something like “Well, if you’ll excuse me a moment, I’m going to powder my nose.”In modern times, the powder room is a half bathroom built somewhere close to the formal living room and is meant for the guests. I think the decor here should reflect your style since there is a huge possibility that your visitors might enter this room. It’s a small room and it typically comes with a sink, a mirror, towels, and a toilet. The rest is all up to you — the sky’s the limit when it comes to wall papers, sconces, mirrors, and vanity. I am sharing a few tiny powder rooms that have character..