Bathroom Vanity Ideas
Find the ideal vanity for your bathroom. Whether you're searching for a traditional, vintage, or modern look, a stylish vanity is essential to helping the room shine. Plus, learn how to choose the right vanity top and mirrors to create the perfect ensemble.
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Remake a stock vanity with a coat of navy paint and gold hardware. When topped with a crisp white counter and oil-rubbed-bronze hardware, this modest small bathroom vanity looks much more expensive. Incorporate additional storage solutions to add function, such as a surface-mount medicine cabinet and shallow shelves.
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A dresser-style vanity can be an ideal way to blend modern and vintage elements in your bathroom. Matching furniture-style vanities flank the door in this bath, providing separate grooming areas and an upscale look in the functional space. Cabriole legs give the vanities their furniture look, while soft gray paint complements the room's soothing monochromatic color scheme.
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A traditional bathroom vanity looks fresh as a daisy with a coat of spring-green paint. Because the vanity has two depths, the drawers and doors accommodate the small space with a handcrafted, vintage sensibility. A marble countertop adds timeless contrast to the graphic wallpaper that blooms above the vanity.
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Bathroom Vanity Cabinets
Add a twist to your vanity by extending storage space from floor to ceiling. When the cabinetry reaches past the countertop to the ceiling, the vanity takes on the essence of a freestanding hutch and offers ample storage space for multiple users. This vanity's pilasters and glass-font doors provide the elegance of fine furniture, while a gilded antique mirror framed by an arched valance enhances its vintage charm. Sage green paint brings a hint of color to the retreat.
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The drawers on this vanity are detailed to look quilted, adding a textural element to the grand sitting space. A light stain over paint settles into grooves to show off natural detail in the wood. Oil-rubbed-bronze hardware complements the sconces and iron bench legs.
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A double vanity can be ideal for a couple, providing space for two to use the area simultaneously. The muted blue tones of the cabinetry and walls in this bathroom create a clean and calming look. The elegantly arched surround integrates the dual vanities, while a makeup station between the sinks provides a sense of separation and additional grooming space.
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Don't forget about the space above your bathroom mirror. In a small bathroom, this wall space is perfect for storing items you use less often. Finish the entire unit in a single wood tone for a thoughtful and complete vanity design.
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For the look of custom furniture, use a freestanding bathroom vanity with plenty of drawers. Create this design style by retrofitting a found dresser or buying a new bathroom vanity designed to look old. Graphic overlays on the drawer fronts and a coat of bold red color add drama. The marble backsplash gets a special touch with a custom curve.
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For an unexpected bathroom vanity design, think outside the box. This three-drawer unit has two levels, each topped with a stone countertop. This look is fun for rooms that can afford to loosen up a little. The drawer pulls and vanity legs contribute contemporary flair.
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Mix a Shaker-inspired bath table with ornate gold-frame mirrors for a vintage-meets-modern look that feels more collected than designed. The brushed-nickel faucets, a marble countertop with a traditional edge detail, and a white finish keep it feeling fresh. A wicker basket and tiny drawer add quirk to the bathroom vanity design.
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A bathroom vanity can be many styles: traditional, modern, country, or somewhere in between. This vanity takes inspiration from an old country workbench. The design is fresh and new thanks to a blue paint finish and simple yet sophisticated door hardware.
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This traditional bathroom vanity has the look of breakfront cabinetry with upper cabinets that sit atop the counter to frame the bathroom sink. Glass doors allow you to display collectibles, while other bathroom essentials are strategically tucked away. A pair of crystal sconces mounted on the mirror contribute drama and an extra touch of sparkle.
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An open vanity in an unexpected color lends personality to this modern bathroom design. The scarlet hue pops against navy geometrical wallpaper. Even with a few traditional accessories, the look is preppy and decidedly contemporary.
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Vanity with Framed Mirrors
Large mirrors, such as the ones in this bathroom, make a room seem even more spacious. Here, two identical riftsawn walnut vanities are divided by a central makeup table, and a trio of tall framed mirrors above the vanity areas enhances natural light. A chocolate brown marble floor grounds the room and complements the vanity area's dark wood tones.
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Vanity Area with Furniture-Style Cabinets
A console sink offers an elegant, vintage look, but provides limited storage space. To gain more usable space, pair your console sink with freestanding cabinets. These vertical cabinets feature glass doors with drawers below for practical linen storage and decorative display space. Their vintage design and glass knobs complement the bathroom's marble floor and handblown light fixtures. Polished-nickel console legs and mirror frames add a touch of glamour.
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A traditional bathroom vanity with beautifully crafted doors and drawers is lightened with a soft, gray-blue paint color. The design blends into the room with ease, because it relates to the gray veining found in the marble on the counter, floor, and shower.
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Bathroom Vanity with Mixed Textures
Mix textures in your vanity area to create a sophisticated place to get ready in the morning. In this soothing bathroom, a vanity constructed of English bur oak introduces natural texture amid the bath's smooth marble surfaces. A band of iridescent glass tile wraps the room and brings a hint of shimmer to the practical space. To finish the room, soft gold walls repeat a hue found in the marble's veining.
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This unique vanity is modeled after a Parsons table and features an 8-foot-long slab of concrete that protects the maple-veneer cabinetry below from water splashes. Two glass vessel sinks lighten the look and repeat the soft, watery tones of the glass tiles that adorn the walls. Above the vanity, a large mirror framed in decorative tiles visually expands the room and enhances the bathroom's geometric feel.
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Luxurious Bathroom Vanity
Bring hotel-inspired luxury to your bathroom by pairing an elegant vanity with classic stone surfaces and shiny nickel fixtures. The marble-and-nickel vanity sets this bathroom's elegant tone, complemented by an equally elegant marble floor that features mosaic tiles surrounded by a large border. Nickel sconces provide task lighting, while an oversize chandelier lends drama overhead.
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Antique Bathroom Vanity
Enhance the antique feel of your bathroom with a vintage-style vanity. In this master bath, a Chinese butcher table was repurposed as a textural vanity. A vessel sink adds a sculptural touch and retains the authenticity of the table. Eclectic artwork and a round mirror bring a contemporary vibe to the room.
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Contemporary Bathroom Vanity
For a clean and contemporary look, opt for natural textures and simple forms in the bathroom. Traditional English walnut on the vanity is accessorized by modern stainless-steel drawer pulls to create an intriguing mix of old and new. Undermount sinks disappear into the vanity's smooth basalt top, and its all-drawer construction emphasizes the walnut's horizontal grain.
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