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5 Ways to Give Your Bathroom Vanity a Makeover

HGTV Magazine has some creative ideas for your bathroom vanity. Get the spot where you primp and polish totally ready for its close-up!

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Photo: JEFF MINDELL. From: HGTV Magazine.

Glam Central

The unofficial term for pairing a wood vanity with rich colors and texture? Ooh la loo! Los Angeles blogger Kelly Mindell of Studio DIY poshed hers up with shimmery green terra-cotta tile, matte pink concrete sinks from Nood Co. and gleaming accents. “There’s no reason even the most utilitarian items can’t be special,” she says.

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Photo: Spacecrafting Photography. From: HGTV Magazine.

Spa Treatment

Every day is self-care day when your bathroom has “pamper me” vibes. In this bathroom in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, designer Bria Hammel created a serenely elegant palette — black-and-white floral wallpaper, subway tile with gray grout (softer than standard white) and polished chrome. Two fluffy mats are twice as inviting as one.

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Photo: JOE PURVIS. From: HGTV Magazine.

Classic and Cool

For the best of both worlds, a Charlotte, North Carolina, bathroom combines a traditional legged vanity and vintage-y mirrors with superlong blue tiles in a herringbone pattern and sleek mini globe pendants from Elk Lighting. Says homebuilder Matt Connolly, “It’s striking but not out there.”

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Photo: REED BROWN. From: HGTV Magazine.

Total Mood

Romantic — but make it modern, requested the Nashville, Tennessee, homeowners. Designer Beth Haley had their vanity painted dark gray and the walls deep lavender (Soulmate by Sherwin-Williams), then mixed in black and brass finishes. “A faceted vase always adds sophistication,” she says.

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