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Simple bathroom vanity is easy on the eyes and practical

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This simple, open vanity base (custom made for $1,500 with top) is pleasing to the eyes and functional. It is the ideal choise for a tiny bathroom in an old bungalow

Mel Fros

But  where do you hide the (post #215525, reply #1 of 6)

But  where do you hide the toilet paper, the tampons, the toilet cleaner, etc?

Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville

Function and simplicity= beauty (post #215525, reply #3 of 6)

Ah, I failed to mention the curtain the owner made for the large opening. Even without a curtain, if the cleaners and brushes are pushed back far enough and neatly organized, they blend well with the form-and-function thrust of this remodel. I prefer to think outside the box, and I am glad that many of my clients warm to my ideas.

The deep shelf to the left "hides" TP and yet a new roll can be grabbed from the side, while sitting on the throne. The PVC drain is almost invisible when standing, since the bathroom is tiny. The thrust of the project is simplicity and beauty. I dislike box-like vanities with doors...I prefer open cabinets whenever pos. There is a drawer for "personal items". The top is marble. You can't beat a large base, custom made, and top for 1.5 grand :)

Mel Fros

$1500 for the vanity and you (post #215525, reply #2 of 6)

$1500 for the vanity and you put it in with $8 PVC trap

Its like serving Kobi beef on a trash can lid.

Looks simple and functional, (post #215525, reply #4 of 6)

Looks simple and functional, yet a bit pricey.

price is relative (post #215525, reply #5 of 6)

In my opinion all hand-made objects are "pricey" :)  The trick is to find a reasonable compromise between three elements: function, beauty and cost. The house is a 1930's style bungalow; hardly the place for a box-store purchased VB. Notice that the price includes the granite top. I would say this unit is worth more than $2,000, but because it is for a loyal client I am willing to bend...but not break :)

Mel Fros

The appeal of this bathroom (post #215525, reply #6 of 6)

The appeal of this bathroom is the simplicity and functionality. It looks really practical but I have to say that it's quite pricey.