The bathroom vanity is a real strong element in this room of the home
which is usually smaller than the other rooms. It is often the only real furnishing in this smaller
space so it can create a greater impact, and is often the focal point of a bathroom
That is just one of the things that make a vanity so
important. It is also a very functional item in the daily grooming process. Vanities come in a wide
variety of forms, and even more so in these days and times. There is much more emphasis on decorating bathing spaces today just as you do any room in your home.
The bathroom vanity cabinet of former years was mostly a functional item
with storage underneath that matched any other cabinetry in a bath. This is no longer true.
Today bathroom vanities are available in a wide range from Victorian or vintage to those that
have almost a space age look.
Bathroom vanities may be made of natural wood just as in the past, but more
contemporary vanities can be stainless steel or maybe a decorative wrought iron frame into which a vessel
sink can be added. Or they might be made primarily of glass and be very modern, or composed of wood and
glass and affixed to the wall.
The choices today are endless and interesting. And let's not forget the
option of a pedestal sink which has staged a comeback in recent years. The pedestal sink is a fine choice for a powder room
which may be even smaller, and often used by guests.
With all of these choices, it is wise for the
homeowner who is contemplating a bathroom remodel to do some shopping around before making a decision. Choose the
bathroom vanity that will best suit both your needs and desires so that you may enjoy it for years to