Modern Bathroom Vanity Update

Give an old vanity a fast makeover with fresh paint and repurposed door knockers.
Stylish Bathroom With Graphic Wallpaper and Salmon-Colored Vanity

Stylish Bathroom With Graphic Wallpaper and Salmon-Colored Vanity

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.

Spackle and Sand Vanity Doors

Spackle and Sand Vanity Doors

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.

How To Measure for Door Handles on Vanity

How To Measure for Door Handles on Vanity

Drill Holes

Using pencil marks as guides, drill holes into door.

How To Drill Holes for Vanity Update

How To Drill Holes for Vanity Update

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.

How To Attach Door Knocker to Bathroom Vanity

How To Attach Door Knocker to Bathroom Vanity

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