Listen up DIYers because this one is for you. Over the past year I discovered that HGTV is the single most addicting thing in the world and that it can even transform someone like me, who thought she had no interest in design into a stark raving obsessed design fiend. You see, I kind of stumbled upon my love of design by Towel Bar
chance. The only channel I could get at the gym while I was on the elliptical were design channels. And once I started watching I couldn’t look away. So I started making lists. I began to do rough sketches. And I came up with a plan for every room of my home. And while I was inspired by many of the changes, what I really got excited about changing was my bathroom. I started searching the internet for a classic bath vanity. I took measurements and began talking to the hubs about moving our linen closet just so that we could fit it in. And while the finishes were important, to me it all came down to finding the perfect vanity.Now, why is this you ask? Because the vanity in your bathroom is kind of the focal point. It’s the first thing you see when you walk in. It’s often a source of storage. And it’s so important that it matches Regency 24\" Towel Bar
both the feel and design of your area. With options ranging from an antique bath vanity, with it’s more traditional look and feel, to a modern bath vanity, with all types of design forward options, creating the perfect feel for your bathroom is full of endless possibilities. So, how do you get the look you want without being completely overwhelmed?
Start with a Central Piece – I personally think that the center point to any bathroom is the vanity. Spend some time searching online. Look at a variety of bath vanities to get an idea of what matches with your personal tastes and don’t be afraid to bring tons of picture into your bathroom! By settling on this all important piece first, you will have a guide to help determine the look you want your bathroom to take on.Measure, Measure, Measure – Be sure to take the measurements of your bathroom into account. If you’re working with a small room, you may want to incorporate a single sink vanity. If you have a larger space to work with, you could perhaps incorporate a traditional bath vanity with a double sink. It is important to make sure that your vanity does not overpower your room though and instead looks like it was created for the space.Don’t Mix and Match – Once you have decided on a bath vanity, stick with that look. While you can pair traditional looks with moreBathroom Accessory Sets and combos
modern ones in certain cases, I like to avoid this in the bathroom. Pair a sleek, contemporary vanity with an equally sleek shower stall and square tub. Try adding a claw foot tub to compliment an antique bath vanity. Sticking with the same feel for the whole of your bathroom will help bring the room together and make it feel complete.
Put Your Stamp on It – Make sure to put your stamp on the room. You chose your bath vanity for a certain reason so embrace that and pull in elements of your style and personality. Compliment the perfect vanity with a fabulous shade of paint and some artwork on the walls. Let the room embrace who you and it turn it will cause you to embrace the room. By allowing your personality to show through, you’ll get a look and feel that is completely you.I know the thought of making over a room of your home can be scary. But it doesn’t have to be. With fabulous resources and amazing selections of contemporary, traditional and modern bath vanities right at your fingertips, it’s easier than ever to find the items you love and easily incorporate them into you home. And honestly, with a little research you may just discover that you’re like me – a design diva just waiting to get out!