I had the handy hubby turn a dresser into a vanity when we moved into the house. I had been loving taking regular furniture and incorporating it into a bathroom. It makes it seem a little less “bathroom-y?” if that’s even a word:) Anyway, it ended up looking like this..
At the time I was deciding between a drop in sink and a vessel sink. I think I ended up going with the vessel sink just because it was different. I’ve never had one before. By the time we ended up putting it all together the very practical Ryan says, “well good, the kids will be able to brush their teeth by themselves when they are 16.” Ha! He was partially right. The sucker was tall!
So since then I had been on the lookout for the perfect little stool. This is where I say to the people that think a room can come together over night…IT TAKES TIME. I had been on the look out for a year for the perfect little stool.
I almost settled and just bought a target one like this…
and it would have gotten the job done, but it just didn’t have much for character.
So the day I was at the occasional shops I came across this lil cutie for the shocking price of $6!!!
The bath wasn’t painted on top and distressed, I added that later, but the shape and color was perfect!
She’s got great legs:) Nice and feminine. I’m a bit jealous over here…
and the natural color wood warms it up just a bit.
So the kiddos can finally brush their teeth by themselves.
Mission accomplished. Sorry honey that it took a year!
So keep your eyes out for cute little stools. It’s amazing how a little stencil on top really dresses it up and makes it an original.
And the best part is when you find them cheap. I eat $6 all the time at chipotle for a burrito:) This $6 will last a little longer!
I found one for even cheaper that’s a perfect fit for the downstairs bathroom, but that room is getting some “tweaking” done, so I’ll show you it in a bit:)