Every lady needs a reliable vanity. Luckily, this stylish master bedroom comes equipped with its own, which is comprised of an antique mirror and hairpin-legged desk. A chic cushioned stool completes the vignette.
This sleek white Parsons desk is an outstanding choice for the bedroom and blends effortlessly against the traditional floral drapes and silver antique lamp. The soft white, gray, green and blue palette invite respite from the hustle and bustle of the day. The Mediterranean-inspired wood desk chair completes the look.
This bathroom, inspired by a French countryside chateau, features dual sinks set in clean white furniture-style cabinetry. Lighting from the wrought-iron chandelier, wall sconces and accent fixtures lining the vaulted ceiling reflect in the oversized mirror.
This room divider not only separates the master bedroom and sitting area from the bathroom, it also doubles as a headboard. "By adding a cantilevered shelf to the other side of the headboard, I was able to create a makeup vanity in the bathroom area, says Kimberley Selden, designer and owner of Kimberly Selden Design Group, Toronto, Canada.
The homeowner's grandmother's desk was repurposed into a sleek bathroom cabinet in this transitional bathroom. Updated fixtures and a vessel sink are the final modern touches that polish off the space, as seen on HGTV's House Hunters Renovation.
Instead of a traditional vanity, this cottage style bedroom makes clever use of a Parsons desk for both working on a laptop as well as for putting on makeup. Flower sculptures play across the wall, adding femininity and charm, ensuring that this work area is anything but dull.
This master suite's makeup vanity takes advantage of the natural light pouring in from the large window bank above it. The light, airy curtains give the space a little privacy, while still allowing light to flow into the room. The neutral color palette and the elegance of nature are present again in this part of the suite with the soft blues and whites of the desk and chairs, as well as the soft linen chandelier above the desk.
Mirror covering the cabinet doors gives a unique twist on the traditional mirror setting in a vanity. A simple plastic chair blends into the scene in front of the desk area with crystal fringed lamp. A leopard print carpet adds attitude and life to the room. A bright gold chandelier with crystal details hangs above for a feminine finish.
No luxury closet would be complete without a makeup table, and this beautiful contemporary dressing room is no exception. The mirrored surface of the table adds to the elegance of the space, while small chandeliers hang on either side of the dresser to light the work station. Mirrored drawers sit atop the makeup table to provide storage for the homeowner's beauty necessities, and the luxurious chair placed at the desk allows this homeowner to get ready in style.
A mid-century modern walnut desk found at a local flea market on the left side of the bed gives guests a place to work on their laptop. With the easy addition of a makeup mirror, the desk can also be used as a vanity.
Soft, pastel walls and flirty, feminine accents make up this practical but pretty bedroom. Packed with cottage-style touches, this room features a spring-like palette and a small desk area that can also function as a makeup vanity.
This hallway indention adds usable workspace to the home without cluttering the hall space. A thin white countertop can be used as a desk, or when combined with the framed, horizontal mirror, turned into a vanity area. Three glass candy jars add a touch of color from their contents, and a plastic black barstool creates seating.
Colors in the bright polka-dot bedding in this contemporary teen's bedroom are used throughout the space, particularly in the colorful modern artwork. A white lacquered console table paired with an acrylic stool creates a chic vanity. Meanwhile, bright blue walls, bold prints and a mod Parsons desk combine for a fun, contemporary space where a teen can sleep, study and hang out with friends.