STEP 1: CLEAR IT
Take all the shit out of it. Take all the shit off of it. Rearrange. Reorganize. Purge the shit. The end.
STEP 2: PAINT
Paint that thing. It will take less than half a day, hopefully.
STEP 3: HARDWARE
STEP 4: COUNTER
Getting trickier here. Several options here:
Add some stone like we did here with this marble look quartz. This cost something like $300 maybe. I can’t remember. Definitely wasn’t more.
Replace it with butcher block (from Floor & Decor or the like). That is easy to cut if you have a circular saw or know someone who does. Seal it with butcher block oil or poly.
STEP 5: SINK
Some people dislike vessels. I get it, it makes the vanity taller. If you have a lower vanity, like the one in the photo, it actually helped to make it taller without replacing the whole vanity. I also prefer the flat bottom vessels, like this one I have bought about 10 times, because the ones that look like a bowl end up spinning and leaking.
STEP 6: FAUCET
No need to replace it if it’s fine, but if you do, refer to DAY 14 for some good faucets to purchase.
STEP 7: STORE IT
Find a place for your toothbrush, your hair spray (do people still use that stuff?), your hair dryer, the hand towel…..all the shit that lays out on your vanity top. Put it away somewhere. Give it a home. Live free of crap in your face.
Check out the before and after of that bathroom with the updated vanity. Click on the photo to see more about that makeover
Below are the resources mentioned above in this post.
Go. Go forth and conquer your vanity and win your space back.