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Bathroom vanity makeovers

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A vanity keeps your bathroom and ensuite neat and organised by providing much-needed storage. It can also be a great way to showcase some style in an otherwise functional room. 


Check out these inspiring vanity projects shared by Bunnings Workshop members and let us know if you need a hand with replacing the vanity in your bathroom.


1. Bathroom refresh with large timber benchtop by @tom_builds 


Tom cleverly designed his vanity to accommodate his washing machine, using a beautiful Acacia panel for his benchtop. A terrific mix of style and functionality.


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2. Upcycling a sideboard to bathroom vanity by @RachelD 


Clever Workshop member RachelD ingeniously split a vintage sideboard into two pieces to build a functional vanity and a matching mirror frame. 


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3. Bathroom renovation using VJ panelling by @RCRISP 


Using a piece of reclaimed timber for their vanity top, innovative Workshop member RCRISP added a warm, personal touch to their bathroom.


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4. Ensuite makeover with upcycled vanity by @DIYMum 


An upcycled vanity with a lovely finish. Resourceful Workshop member DIYMum used White Knight Tile and Laminate matte paint to refresh her vanity, installing mosaic tiles on the splashback for a striking look.


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5. Ensuite revamp using tile paint by @stelz 


Talented Workshop member stelz breathed new life into their old vanity by using Rust-Oleum Tub and Tile Refinishing Kit to paint the top and Dulux Timeless Grey for the cabinets. Stunning black fixtures on the vanity complemented the look.


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6. Affordable vanity ensuite by @Nham 


In this cost-effective project, Nham installed a narrow vanity unit and added a medicine cabinet to maximise storage space.


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7. Budget bathroom makeover using paint by @arielsturdy 


A feature wall with VJ panelling, a new mirror and gorgeous coat of paint were highlights of this vanity refresh.   


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8.Cosmetic bathroom renovation by @diy_hausdesigns 


A small project that made a huge difference. By painting the vanity and framing the mirror, experienced Workshop member Rufaro made his bathroom a more inviting space.  


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9. Three-day budget bathroom and ensuite renovation by @ProjectPete 


This dramatic guest bathroom renovation included a new vanity that added more storage.


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Skilled Workshop member Pete also installed a sleek vanity and splashback in his client’s tired ensuite. A quick and easy project that refreshed the space.


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More inspiration for your bathroom


In addition to a vanity, there is a lot you can do to improve your bathroom without spending huge amounts of money. Check out our Top 10 most popular bathroom projects for more renovation ideas.


How to plan a bathroom renovation


No matter what type of bathroom you have, it all starts with planning and research to discover how you can make maximum use of what is often the smallest room in the house. Check out How to plan a bathroom renovation by experienced Bunnings Workshop member Adam Woodhams for advice on how to create a plan and redesign your space.


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Need more help with your bathroom project?


The Bunnings Workshop community can assist with inspiration and advice for your bathroom renovation or makeover. 


Please don’t hesitate to head to the Bathroom and Laundry discussion board on Workshop, hit the Start a discussion button and tell us what you would like to achieve. We’re here to help.


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