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Stylish Vanity Base Ideas for Your
Bathroom Décor

Stylish Vanity Base Ideas for Your Bathroom Décor

Choosing the right vanity is a difficult task.  There are literally hundreds of options   while you are more or less tied to just one since the vanity is an integral   part.

So here are ours 4 expert tips to   help you choose the perfect vanity base on your first try.

How   do you choose the right fit for your vanity base?

Unlike other bathroom furniture, a vanity is installed and   fastened into the rivets of your bathroom.    This means that the vanity base you choose now will stay with you for   a while unless you do a major renovation of your home.

The first thing to do right is size.  The problem here is that A   vanity is not like a simple closet;;  A washbasin that is too big or too small   not only leads to different storage spaces, but can also make it completely   unusable.

For the right size vanity base, you must Check the   layout of your bathroom.    If you’re just replacing an existing vanity, you can just use the same   dimensions.  However, if you are   remodeling or decorating the bathroom from scratch, you will need to take   measurements.  How to decide on the   size of your vanity base:


  • The standard vanity height on the market is 32   inches.  This is the   ideal height at which adults will not have to bend too much while remaining   accessible to children.
  • Nowadays there are “comfort variants”   increased to 36 inches, that’s the same height   as a kitchen countertop.  While this   undoubtedly makes it a lot easier to use for adults, keep in mind that yours   Children may have trouble navigating at this extra   altitude.  Either have a   separate bathroom for your kids (with their own vanity) or stick to smaller   options.
  • In case you want to install a separate sink   above You need to leave enough space for your vanity.  Considering that sinks typically stand at   about 6 inches, A good height for your vanity base would be 30   inches.

What   types of washbasins are there?

There are few features in your home that are as customizable as a   vanity.  Regardless of the shape and   size of your bathroom, you will find a type of vanity pad that fits exactly   into it.

  • Detached Vanity tops are the most   common types on the market.  As the   name suggests, this type of vanity is “freestanding,” ie.  it rests on the ground.  This makes it a better option for   exceptionally large vanity units with spacious storage   cabinets.

  • Another popular option is   floating.    A floating vanity top is attached to the wall, leaving the bathroom   floor free.  This gives it a very   classy and modern look and at the same time protects the cabinet from   moisture damage caused by puddles on the floor.

  • Open space Vanities have really   decreased lately.  These vanities have   a visible storage space with no door panels or drawers that give your   bathroom a relaxed, airy feel.  It goes   well with larger bathrooms with plenty of other open shelves to compliment   the vanity.

  • A less common type is that Ship sink.  They were introduced in the late 2000s and   never really went mainstream.  They   remained a chic and modern option that adds a special touch.  Basically, a vessel washbasin is a type of   washstand in which the basin sits above the worktop instead of being   seamlessly let into it.  This allows   for a surprising variety of styles and customizations for these   vanities.

  • If you prefer a cutting edge look, choose a Glass   washbasin.  Made from   specially treated tempered glass, these vanities are just as durable as their   wooden counterparts, except for being translucent.  It is particularly suitable for small   bathrooms, where the transparent structure emphasizes the depth of the room   dimensions without losing space.

  • In the end, Corner washbasins are for   those tiny guest bathrooms.  With the   smallest footprint of any type of vanity pad, corner washbasins offer ample   storage space for the basics and easily fit into a small   space.

Which Vanity   Base Style is the best?

Now that you know the overall shape and size of the vanity base of   your choice, it’s time to decide on a style.    While there are many different styles that a vanity unit comes in, it   is important to make sure that the style fits the overall theme of the decor   you want.  After all, an antique vanity   would hardly look good in a modern bathroom.

  • If you want your furniture to have sharp features and smooth   surfaces, then modern Washbasins are just right   for you.  These vanities sport   minimalist designs that emphasize bold and simple   lines.  Usually a simple   black and white color with a chrome finish is used.  Modern vanity basics operate above   form.

  • For a more elaborate and decorative design, choose one   antique style.    Antique washbasin surfaces are provided with exaggerated decorations   from the past.  The idea is to project   a sense of opulence and luxuryIt is also   reminiscent of an authentic vintage look.    There are also simpler varieties that add ornate accents for a more   rustic country style.

  • Transition or contemporary Styles   offer a nice balance between simplicity and elegance.  Think of these vanities as an amalgamation   of modern and ancient;  These vanity   bases were built with the simple structure of modern vanities in mind   beveled panels and light accents to improve the   look.  Transition vanities are   generally not as elaborately designed as antique   bases but are more interesting than simple modern   designs.

Which   materials and colors are suitable for washbasins?

Unlike your usual storage cabinets, the material of your bathroom   vanity is not determined by its use, but by the theme of decor.  This theme is reinforced by a conscious   choice of the color palette.

  • ONE wooden Vanity Base goes well if   you’re going for an earthy or rustic look.    While it’s a strict no-no for more modern bathrooms, a dark, glossy   wood vanity can be used to complete an antique bathroom, while stained woods   perfectly complement the country look.
  • Modern bathrooms require metallic   Furniture, which means that a steel or aluminum vanity is the best   choice.  This is also reflected in the   color, with white and silver-gray colors preferred for a restrained   appearance.
  •     black is the color that always fits.  Whether you’re making a statement or just   want to complete your contemporary ensemble, it’s hard to go wrong with a   black vanity base framed on a background of soft, neutral   tones.
  •     Bright and cheerful colors are usually   achieved with the right shade of light woods like pine or maple instead of   colored panels that tend to look garish.    Instead, using wood or synthetic wood stained in a variety of colors   can give your bathroom a lighter shade.