Build a single sink vanity from a desk and pair of adjustable-height work desk legs. It has a square sink that sits atop the surface which suits the rectangular and geometric woodwork details.
We then added an old harp shaped mirror from a dresser that we no longer had.
How to repurpose a bathroom vanity. The Repurposed Buffet to Bathroom Vanity is as Functional as it is Beautiful. Indeed thinking outside the square can turn up a one-of-a-kind vanity with character and function to boot. A bathroom vanity neednt be straight out of the shop or supplied by a manufacturer or joiner.
Draw over the oval with a pencil. While tile is expensive and relatively hard to cut it is much more water-resistant than wood which means that installing this vanity surface may make your new bathroom feature last longer. We couldnt be happier with the final result.
So today I wanted to share some fun finds and creative I might add of repurposed furniture for your bathroom. I wanted to make it into a vanity so we replaced the top because the the original top opened. Dressers sideboards buffets and even dining tables can all be repurposed into a bathroom vanity.
You basically allow the sink to sit on the part of the dresser at the left side of the mirror. I love real wood so much better than composite board. Double check there are no holes for water to leak through at tile and wood edges and seams.
A wooden barrel has become a popular repurposed bathroom vanity idea. You can also use a regular metal barrel from construction sites. Put the vanity in place and hook up the faucet or call a plumber.
A metal barrel is great to add a little industrial touch to the bathroom. I painted the whole thing in a black and light gray stenciled a French poem on the top. This is the most ideal furniture to repurpose to make a bathroom vanity.
Use a drill and drill bit to make a hole large enough to place the jigsaw blade into the top. It is much better quality than anything we could have purchased new. As you lay down tile start from the center and apply adhesive to the back of the tile and the top of your vanity in a zigzag pattern.
Sideboards desks and cabinets whether new or pre-loved can all be repurposed to provide storage and surface space as needed. What I meant to write was that I spend a lot of time in my bathroom getting ready doing my hair sorting laundry and giving my daughter and taking baths. Here a shallow porcelain sink Kohlers Conical Bell model atop a rustic console table is reminiscent of an old-style farmhouse washbasin.
Place sink into the hole use clear adhesive to put it in place then seal it with bathroom caulk. A lot of things can be repurposed into a bathroom vanity. Cut holes in the desktop for the tap and drainpipe with a hole saw and get a towel pub to the bottom to keep towels accessible and hide sink pipes.
If using a sink thats flush with the dresser top this requires a large hole cut through the top of the dresser. Choose a polished metal P-trap to go beneath the sink because you will be able to see it. This particular model has drop-leaf sides which is actually a really useful feature.
About 15 years ago we repurposed a little dressing table into a sink vanity in a previous home and it was just darling. For example a vintage sewing machine station might add a lot of character to your bathroom. If you live near wineries you can easily find an old barrel to coat and repurpose.
Just remove the sewing machine and replace it with a washbasin. All thats needed is a quart of polyurethane and a 3 to 6 inch paint brush. My husband cut a new top from a leaf of an old table that we had.
Vanity height is ideal for homeowners under 6 in stature while counter height is ideal for those over 6. Place it on top of the vanity and center it. One of the most important steps in ensuring longevity of a repurposed bathroom vanity is the proper sealing of a dresser console or chests top.
A console table with a shelf at the bottom presents an interesting repurposed bathroom vanity. I am a big fan of repurposing beautiful vintage furniture whenever possible. We had an old Singer sewing machine without the sewing machine.
The one directly in front of the mirror would be used very much like you would use a dresser. This does not need much fixing as you basically just need to work the water system into it. Nov 6 2013 – Explore Dean Wilkinss board Repurposed Bathroom Vanity on Pinterest.
Vessel sinks are a natural choice for upcycling a piece of furniture as a bathroom vanity because they allow you to keep more of an attractive pieces top intact. The pressure of the pencil will transfer the graphite from the penciled oval on the wrong side to the vanity top. Yes it was a lot of work but the function and beauty of this piece was worth it.
Make use of a cleat to secure the rear of the desk to the wall. A major part of the dresser-to-vanity makeover is preparing for the sink plumbing. Check out this very cool upcycled vintage suitcase turned medicine cabinet.
See more ideas about bathroom vanity bathroom vanity. This table from China was repurposed into a simple bathroom vanity. Leave the rest as it is.