Bathroom Makeup Vanity Ideas
Browse this collection of bathroom vanities to find beautiful, practical ideas for incorporating a makeup vanity or dressing table into your bath design.
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Blend your makeup area with the rest of your bath by incorporating it into your vanity. To preserve this bath's open layout, one side of the counter was made into a dressing table.
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Modern Flair Makeup Vanity
Combine different pieces of furniture for a custom makeup vanity without the expense of a built-in. A transparent acrylic table keeps this vanity nook light and airy while lending modern flair. Sophistication is kicked up a notch with an ornate resin mirror, while colorful accents -- such as the lampshade and drawers -- give the space a playful, mix-and-match vibe.
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Inspiring Makeup Area
Choose furniture that can be touched up to blend easily with modern accessories. Here, delicate white-painted furniture surrounded by a collection of treasured photos creates a soothing place to start and end each day.
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Vintage-Style Makeup Vanity
Bring an old-fashioned space up-to-date with a few simple touches. A fresh coat of paint and a new glass top revive this home's original vanity. A contemporary linen toile graces the chair and Roman shades, adding a dash of modern flair to the space.
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Shabby to Chic Vanity
Think twice before dismissing a throwback piece such as this vintage vanity. Bits of fabric and scrapbook paper transform this traditional dressing table into a chic collectable that provides plenty of space to display jewelry, nail polish, and perfumes.
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A makeup area need not take up a lot of room. This one tucks between a clear-glass shower enclosure and translucent sliding glass doors to the toilet compartment. The sleep ebony-stained table and sand-color limestone slab top complement the bath's minimalist style.
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This makeup area takes a more traditional track. Its shapely curves, mirrored-glass table, and luxurious marble countertop evoke the glamour of old Hollywood. The petite sink built into the counter is a welcome convenience when applying or removing makeup.
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Kitchen Cabinetry-Style Dressing Area
Unexpected and storage-savvy, these reconfigured kitchen cabinets create the perfect station for clothing and accessories. Simple glass-front doors keep the piece looking light and airy. For practicality, divided drawer trays and canvas bins were enlisted to sort personal items out of sight.
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A built-in makeup area carves out a pocket of grooming space without getting in the way. Beaded-board paneling and deep baseboards on the cabinetry add architectural character.
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Whatever the design of your makeup area, be sure the countertop can be comfortably reached from a sitting position. In this bath, the makeup counter is several inches lower than the surrounding vanity. Standard bath vanity height is 30-34 inches, but 26-29 inches is more common for sit-down vanities.
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Create an eye-catching makeup area with thoughtful materials. A multilevel vanity made of maple and Torreon travertine graces the master bath. Tiled divides eliminate the need for seams in the mirror, giving it a soothing, sophisticated flow.
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Creative Space Makeup Area
Consider placing a makeup table in an unused nook. This makeup station bridging the master bath and bedroom makes getting ready a breeze. Separate from the two busy rooms, this vanity boosts functionality as a glamorous transitional element.
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Design for Tall Ceilings
Here, a small corner by an open shower becomes a perfect location for a makeup area. To optimize soaring ceilings, consider using teak beams as shown here to draw the eye upward.
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Makeup Vanity with Stylish Seating
Choose makeup-area seating that is practical, functional, and stylish. The cloth-covered cube of this makeup vanity encourages you to sit up straight and blends seamlessly with the bath's luxurious, contemporary design.
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Window-Lit Makeup Vanity
Thoughtfully placed in front of the windows, this makeup table takes advantage of the room's brilliant natural light. Rich mahogany cabinets ground the bright elements, striking a balance between the retreat¿s crisp design and warm, natural materials.
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Roomy Dressing Area
Dressing and makeup areas are often designed as extensions of the master bath. Snuggled into a corner of the bedroom, this traditional desk-turned-vanity includes plenty of space to get ready and store items.
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