Modern Bathroom Vanity Update

Give an old vanity a fast makeover with fresh paint and repurposed door knockers.

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Materials Needed:

  • solid metal front door knockers
  • basic white or wood bathroom vanity
  • screwdriver
  • wood filler
  • putty knife
  • semi-gloss enamel paint
  • paintbrush
  • paint sprayer
  • screws
  • nuts
  • tape measure
  • pencil
  • medium-grit sanding block
  • drill
  • drill bit
  • wrench

Spackle and Sand

Remove existing door pull with a screwdriver. Using a putty knife, fill the hole with wood filler. Once wood filler has dried, sand lightly with medium-grit sanding block.

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Update With Paint

Spray two coats of bold color onto doors and base. As necessary, use brush to paint details.

Mark Placement

Use tape measure to determine center point of door, then mark with pencil.

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Drill Holes

Using pencil marks as guides, drill holes into door.

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Attach Door Knocker

Place door knocker flush with front of door, then screw in place with the screwdriver. Add nut to screw on back of door, then tighten with wrench.

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