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10 Inspiring Beauty Vanity Ideas

Even if you don't have a lot of room or cash, you can create a unique, fun and functional beauty vanity that you'll love. Whether you repurpose something you find at a thrift store or build something from scratch, you'll end up with your own oasis where you can go to get ready to face the world.

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make-up table beauty vanityPhoto: Courtesy of Kate Lavie

Simply Elegant

Make your own vanity fast. A simple table can be used for a vanity. Add a fun stool and mirror and voilá, you’ve got one of the best vanity table ideas out there!

Photo: Courtesy of Kate Lavie

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Corner Fit make-up vanityPhoto: Courtesy of Home with Lo

Corner Fit

This vanity was built to fit in a tight corner. A vintage mirror looks right at home and shelves help keep everything within easy reach.

Photo: Home With Lo Home with Lo

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Make-up vanity hollywood lightsPhoto: Courtesy of Design Sponge

Go for the Dramatic


Antiques can be transformed for a modern use. With some bright paint and a large mirror, this vanity became a real attention grabber.

Photo: Courtesy of Design Sponge

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gold accented make-up vanityPhoto: Courtesy of Stacey Cohen Design

A Soft Touch


This vanity nook, with gold accents and a fun pop of wallpaper, is elegantly understated, and one of our favorite vanity table ideas. If you’re going to be doing your makeup at your vanity, good lighting is essential. Don’t let the fear of electrical work scare you from a project, when you can find instruction on how to add a light right here!

Photo: Courtesy of Kevin Sparkman of Stacey Cohen Design

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large mirror make-up vanityPhoto: Courtesy of Marcel Wanders

Go Big


To make a statement, go big with the mirror. The mirror can be floor length, or a unique shape. To make sure you hang a large mirror safely follow these tips.

Photo: Courtesy of Marcel Wanders

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bohemian make-up vanityPhoto: Courtesy of Emily Henderson

Bohemian Style


If you like boho style and want to add a touch of greenery to your vanity area, check out these houseplant tips.

Photo: Courtesy of Emily Henderson

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repurposed vintage sewing machine dressing table vanityPhoto: Courtesy of My Repurposed Life

Get Creative


This vanity makes use of an unexpected piece of antique furniture—a sewing machine table. Find one at a thrift store, antique store or your great-grandmother’s basement or extra bedroom to make your own vanity.

Photo: Courtesy of My {Re} Purposed Life

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dresser make-up vanityPhoto: Courtesy of The Every Girl

Dual Purpose


One of the best ways to save space is to make your furniture multi-task. This dresser provides storage and also serves as a makeup vanity.

Photo: Courtesy of The Every Girl

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bathroom make-up vanity hidden outletPhoto: Courtesy of Insignia Kitchen & Bath Design Group

Hidden Outlet


One way to keep the look of your vanity clean is to hide electrical outlets in the drawers. If you take it upon yourself to install an outlet, read these tips to prevent any mistakes.

Photo: Courtesy of Insignia Kitchen & Bath Design Group

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white bathroom make-up vanityPhoto: Courtesy of Nolen Homes and Interiors

Floating Shelves


This luxe vanity takes advantage of the natural light from the oversized window.

Photo; Courtesy of Nolen Homes and Interiors