10 Vanity Decor Ideas to Brighten Up Your Bathroom

Hunker may earn compensation through affiliate links in this story. Learn more about our affiliate and product review process here.

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 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.


10 Bathroom Vanity Decor Ideas to Try Now

1. Double up on cool mirrors.

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

Video of the Day

Get the look:Pottery Barn Vintage Pill Shaped Mirror With French Cleat Mount, $449

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:Mercury Row Chestertown 3-Light Dimmable Bath Bar, $243

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:West Elm Metal Frame Pivot Wall Mirror, starting at $250

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:West Elm Landscape Stripes Bath Mat, $40

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:Mercer41 Dhoha 4-Light Single Cylinder Pendant, $125.99

6. Score some floating storage.

If you aren't working with a ton of vanity space, then we have the bathroom 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:Poeland Floating Shelf Wall Organizer, $22.99

7. Try LED sconces.

In the market for bathroom vanity lighting that's easy on your pocketbook ‌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:West Elm Light Rods LED Sconce, starting at $179

8. Hang an oversize mirror.

Not a fan of double mirrors in a bathroom? No problem. A single oversize mirror with a modern brass frame enhances both the functionality and style of your bathroom. It also makes a small bathroom seem much larger.


Get the look:Etta Avenue Alessandra Metal Wall Mirror, $299.11

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:Winston Porter Searle Surface Mount Framed 3-Door Medicine Cabinet, $407.95

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:Breakwater Bay Thiessen Aluminum Armed Sconce, $37.99



Report an Issue

screenshot of the current page

Screenshot loading...