Vintage style is very popular today because there’s nothing so adorable and charming as beauty of old refined things. Shabby chic style is another great thing, it’s a mixture of vintage and relaxed decor, distressed things make the look not so pompous. Love vintage? Enjoy shabby chic interiors? If you are going to decorate your bathroom in such styles, you will definitely need a vintage bathroom vanity to stick to the style. What’s great about vintage bathroom vanities, you can always make one yourself just repurposing an old dresser, painting it as you want and maybe giving it a worn look. If you need something more refined, then you can buy a chic vintage-styled piece and fill your bathroom with old charm. Both such projects won’t take much time or money, so they are totally affordable. Now let’s have a look at some examples.
Shabby Chic Vanities
Shabby chic style is a mix of rustic and vintage but a bit distressed and relaxed, many home owners choose it today becuase of its cozy look and relaxed chic. Shabby chic vanities can be easily DIYed: go to a flea market and buy an old dresser, give it a worn look or a whitewashed one, paint it patina or grey and sand. You can also paint it some bold shade still keeping it worn, to make a statement with color in your bathroom. Such a project is cheap and you will enjoy the result, no budget breaking needed!
Refined Vintage Vanities
If you are planning to have really a refined bathroom, you will need a proper vanity, too. Rock a white, grey or black vanity with refined handles and gold detailing, vignettes or other unique decor. You may also take a vintage dresser or buffet and repurpose it: repaint, change handles and so on, such a project won’t be expensive, old French-style country furniture is right what you need in such cases. Refined faucets and handles are a must for this style. If you are afraid that a refined wooden counter will be damaged with water, why not choose a marble counter for your vanity? It will look no less exquisite and will be super durable.
Rustic Vintage Vanities
Vintage is often combines with rustic style to make it cozier, and such a vanity can fit not only a vintage bathroom but also a rustic one. make it more relaxed and less refined: try dark stained wood, patina finishes, warm-colored wood and a different countertop, for example, a marble or a stone one. Comparing with refined vintage vanities, here open shelving is welcome, and you can also use baskets for storage.