Switching from traditional vanities to contemporary ones

By: Vikram Kuamr


The modern day vanity shopper is not short for choices. As a matter of fact, it is an excessive variety of them that probably leads to a lot of confusion. When it comes to contemporary vanities you will find so many options that it may leave a shopper confused. A good way to avoid confusion is to shop online. You can also view the different varieties of traditional vanities if that is your style. Stores also tend to sell furniture at lower prices or discounts and it is best to window shop a little bit before you actually but any one of the traditional vanities. Some online buying stores also offer annual discounts.

Sometimes you might wish to only replace a vanity that already exists in your house. In that case, all you have to do is identify the style of your bathroom and get one that matches it. If you have decided to remodel the entire space and make a switch from traditional to modern, contemporary vanities will be easily available as well. The difference between the two is that the more classic-looking vanities are made of solid-wood and may be intricately carved and have stone or ceramic sinks. On the other hand, a contemporary vanity will be made with newer materials such as glass and metal.

Of course, it is possible to get modern, wooden cabinets as well but they look very different from the ones that sport an antique or traditional finish. If you have decided to remodel your bathroom completely, you might want to consider what kind of flooring you want to use. Tiling, stone, granite and cork are few of the options available. You can match the walls with wall tiles that are similar to the ones you have bought for the flooring. For a contemporary look, buy bright shades and lighter colors. There might be some wall space that is not covered with tiles.

Use bright colored paint on those segments of the wall. Ideally, a bathroom vanity is a functional piece of furniture but it can add a lot of cosmetic value to your bathroom. It is one of the first things a person looks at, in a bathroom. This is because in some cases, it tends to be a stylish piece that is placed at a strategic position in the bathroom. It also may have a mirror on the wall adjacent to it and the sink bowl may be fitted in it as well. Larger bathrooms can afford to have big bathroom vanities but space-saver models are available for smaller bathrooms.

You can also opt for the corner models. Not only are these smaller, but they also utilize the corner area that would otherwise not have been used to any other furniture. Before you set out to buy it, measure the space where you want to place the vanity. Take exact measurements and never settle for anything that is over sized. Though the storage space that a utility provides is something that everyone would want, buy a cabinet that is just right for you. Look at latest trends but also settle for what you like best.

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