10 Vanity Decor Items to Brighten Up Your Bathroom

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Your bathroom vanity is rife with design potential — it just takes the right decor. To help, we scoured the web and gathered some of the sleekest bathroom vanity decor ideas we could find. From pivoting mirrors to scalloped pendant lights and more, here are 10 goofproof ways to dress up your bathroom vanity in style.

1. Double up on cool mirrors.

The only thing better than a good-looking mirror above your vanity is two. Hang a pair of shapely round mirrors above a double sink vanity to score twice the functionality in your bathroom.

Get the look: Frances Hanging Round Fixed Mirror, $299

2. Buy an eye-catching vanity light.

Nothing brightens up a bathroom faster than an attractive vanity light. Search for a clean-lined style with a metal frame and glass shades to dress up your bathroom vanity without overpowering the space.

Get the look: Vallie 4-Light Vanity Light, $127.99

3. Buy a pivoting mirror.

Dreaming of a bathroom vanity that's every bit as versatile as it is sleek? A pivoting mirror with a gold-finished frame tilts up and down so you can position it however you need.

Get the look: Metal Frame Pivot Wall Mirror, $249

4. Lay down a fun rug.

Searching for an affordable way to warm up your bathroom with texture? A colorful accent rug instantly livens up a bathroom vanity scene and won't cost you an arm and a leg.

Get the look: Get Naked Rainbow Bath Mat, $39

5. Show off a pair of pendants.

Why buy a humdrum vanity light when you can have a pair of sparkling pendants in your bathroom instead? Flank your bathroom vanity with brass-accented pendant lights on either side to create a glamorous display in seconds.

Get the look: Phillipa Capiz Pendant, $98

6. Score some floating storage.

If you aren't working with a ton of bathroom vanity space, then we have the storage solution for you. These compact acrylic storage cubbies mount directly to your wall and provide extra room for stashing toiletries that won't fit on your bathroom sink.

Get the look: Acrylic Toiletries Wall Pocket, $8

7. Try LED sconces.

In the market for bathroom vanity lighting that's easy on your pocket book and the environment? Energy-efficient LED lights provide an eco-friendly alternative to traditional bathroom vanity lights while saving you money on your electric bill.

Get the look: Light Rods LED Sconce, $179

8. Hang an oversized mirror.

Not a fan of double mirrors in a bathroom? No problem. A single, oversized mirror with a modern silver frame enhances both the functionality and style of your bathroom.

Get the look: Dozier Steel Modern & Contemporary Wall Mirror, $224.99

9. Find a medicine cabinet with built-in vanity lights.

Prefer your medicine cabinets with a little more oomph? A bathroom medicine cabinet with built-in vanity lights provides plenty of task lighting and makes a sophisticated statement to boot.

Get the look: Searle Surface Mount Framed 3 Door Medicine Cabinet, $297.99

10. Mount a few sconces.

A few chic wall sconces can go a long way near a bathroom vanity. Install some petite, shaded sconces around a pair of double mirrors to score lots of beautiful and ambient bathroom lighting.

Get the look: Hewitt Single Sconce, $139


Caroline Biggs is a writer living in New York City. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Apartment Therapy, Refinery 29, and more.

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