Though they're usually hidden behind closed doors, master bathrooms, guest bathrooms, and powder rooms all deserve to be as thoughtfully decorated as your home's living spaces. We found three bloggers with DIY bath remodeling stories to inspire your own makeovers.View Slideshow
Get more grooming and storage space with a double vanity. Discover a variety of bathroom vanity styles and designs.
This storage-packed furniture-style vanity boasts vintage character with beaded-board doors, glass knobs, and furniturelike detailing on the toe-kicks. Maple counters top the vanity, and several coats of polyurethane protect its warm, traditional appeal. Dual classic white sinks and traditional-style faucets reinforce the vintage character.
In this vintage-style bathroom, a stunning vanity stands out as the focal point. The homeowners saved money during their bathroom remodel by repurposing a piece of salvaged iron fencing for the vanity base. The fencing was welded to an iron frame to support the limestone countertop and the simple yet stunning vessel sinks. The completed vanity gives the bathroom authentic vintage charm.
This dark-wood vanity provides a rich, mature tone for the otherwise neutral bathroom. The custom-made, open-bottom vanity has a simple design: just two drawers and a single shelf for storage. The open bottom allows views of the subway tile on the wall and a little bit of the plumbing. These elements combine to make the bathroom feel bigger. This small bath also lives large thanks to dual sinks, which make getting ready easier for two people. A lovely limestone countertop complements the dark vanity.
Before a remodel, this bath vanity was plagued by aging tile countertops and boring white doors. To enhance its look, the homeowners installed a new marble countertop and added a slender glass-front cabinet at counter height for easy access to bath necessities. To create the look of a furniture piece, molding was added around the mirror and on the lower cabinet doors. Vintage-style faucets complete the cottage conversion.
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Here, the homeowners got their wish of a long double vanity by setting the tub at an angle in one corner of the bathroom. The wall-to-wall vanity enhances the Asian style of the room while providing plenty of room for grooming. Deep undersink storage drawers appear to float above the floor. An open space between the sinks allows for a sit-down makeup area. Square, shallow sinks and sleek faucets stand out against black granite counters and the dark-wood vanity.
To complete the modern makeover of their master bathroom, the homeowners shopped at IKEA for reasonably priced, ready-to-assemble materials. These separate vanities boast a warm, red finish and are topped off with a large porcelain basin and a polished nickel faucet. The vanities offer plenty of cabinet space to stash towels and other bathroom essentials.
This antique table turned rustic vanity, with classic porcelain vessel sinks and bridge faucets, is the eye-catching focal point of this cottage-style bath. To make up for the lack of vanity storage, a large wooden basket with handles sits below the table to hold towels.
Expert Advice: If your bathroom lacks storage space, stash toiletries in baskets or bins that can sit behind cabinet doors or out in the open. You can simply slide a basket forward or pull it out to grab what you need. To find things quickly, group similar items together, such as cosmetics or hair products.
Nestled between two windows, a furniture-style double vanity with granite countertops and polished-nickel faucets gives character to this guest bathroom. Open shelving below holds linens and bath supplies, while towel bars on either side keep hand towels and washcloths close for easy access.
This double vanity echoes the bathroom's airy, simple nature. The white-painted wood base is open, with baskets corralling bath essentials. A clean and contemporary zinc counter tops the long vanity, offering plenty of grooming space. Two porcelain vessel sinks combined with high-arc wall-mount faucets look like works of art thanks to their sculptural shapes.
These floating vanities made of reddish bloodwood provide warmth and color in this bathroom. Bloodwood has a warm red hue that contrasts nicely with the white sinks and slate flooring. The separate vanities make it easy for the homeowners to share the space. Sleek, square-shape vessel sinks and high-arching faucets in a platinum matte finish top the vanity. Simple satin-nickel drawer pulls reinforce the minimalist theme.
This simple-turned-sophisticated farmhouse-style vanity was given a fresh coat of white paint and new hardware that consisted of cut-glass knobs and black hinges that hint at old wrought iron. The deep drawers and cabinets make storage easy and plentiful in this master bath. The countertop is covered with carrara marble, and bridge-style sink faucets give it a vintage feel.
This small bath used smart materials to achieve an airy, Zen-like feel. The vanity features Douglas fir cabinets stained a jade color, seafoam tile that matches the shower, and aqua glass basins. The vanity countertop curves to hold dual glass basins and then tapers on the sides -- creating a visual effect and maximizing space.
In this vintage-style master bath, two white furniture-style vanities occupy an entire wall and flank a comfy window seat. Separate grooming stations make it easy for a couple to get ready in the morning. Honey-color onyx countertops and cross-handle faucets surround classic white oval sinks and reinforce the vintage-style theme of the bathroom.
This long, lovely double vanity with graduated-depth drawers provides plenty of grooming and storage space for two teenage girls. The vanity boasts white furniture-style cabinetry, marble countertops, traditional-style faucets, and glass knobs, which set a mature, graceful tone for the room that the girls will never outgrow.
Distinctive, buttery yellow vanity cabinets with raised-panel doors and turned legs look like they belong in a five-star hotel instead of this guest bathroom. The well-dressed double vanity even boasts a hotel-style amenity: a coffee station in the upper middle cabinet. It also has generous amounts of countertop space and storage for guest toiletries. Another luxurious touch: the vanity top and backsplash are Nero Marquina, a richly veined black stone.