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Handmade Vanity Reveal

I love my new bathroom sink. The upstairs bathroom sink, that is. I had this sink in the garage for a long time, but no vanity so I asked Michael, nephew – the furniture maker boy – to see if he could make a base for this sink. I LOVE the way it turned out. It’s SO SO BEAUTIFUL. And it has an old-fashioned feel to it, too. See what you think.
We had the sink top. We just didn’t have a base. I told Michael I would be happy if it just had the 4 legs to hold it up but he said it had to be something better than that. And here is what he did. It’s gorgeous.
Here is the sink top:
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Michael not only added legs but added a board across the front and the sides to make it look more professional. As he would say, he didn’t want it to look like a “hack job”.
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I bought the legs at Lowe’s.
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Mike was a little concerned about the pipes showing, but I think it gives an old fashioned feel to the bathroom. I’m loving it.
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And these flowers I bought at the Hartford Garden Show last year. I had it on the door and it fell and the little hook in the back broke off so I sat it on the vanity and it’s like a brand new item. Yay. I keep looking at it. It’s so pretty.
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We’re getting a new header soon by Jamie of the Letter 4. I can’t wait!
Best wishes for Spring happiness…




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12 comments:

  1. Mike is a terrific craftsman!

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  2. It looks beautiful! I love all the white. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a great weekend!

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  3. Just gorgeous. The pipes add vintage character to it. Lovely blog.

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  4. This is a great post. Very creative. Would love for you to share on Simple & Sweet Fridays.
    Beautiful Vanity!

    Jody

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  5. Mike did a great job! A white bathroom looks cleaner to me than in any other color. And your flowers, while adding even more freshness, add the romantic flair that goes with the vanity. Beautiful!

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  6. Love it--he did a great job! It looks like it has been there forever.

    Melinda

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  7. wow, can I borrow you nephew? He sure does really good work. It looks really great, and I also like the pipes underneath. Love the flowers on the sink, and pop against the white background. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration, and nephews, at Sunday's Best!

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  8. I need a sink like that! Where did you get it?
    love!!!

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  9. Looks gorgeous!! Nicely done!! The pipes and everything being white, it looks so sophisticated! Thanks for linking up at Romance on a Dime!!

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  10. Great, great job! I'm quite impressed!

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  11. Wow. I love this. Maybe I'm out of it, but I've never seen the pipes painted like this and I really like it. Can you tell me where you got the sink top?

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  12. You could always skirt the sink when you get tired of the pipes, and then fill baskets underneath for extra storage.

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