A little backstory on our bathroom. We only have one bathroom in our home, not even a powder room or second toilet (it’s definitely on the wish list, believe me!). When we moved in it didn’t take us much time to realize what worked and what didn't. The vanity that the previous homeowners installed, was far too large for the space. When the door was open, there was only about 12 inches between the doorknob and the front corner of the vanity. I don’t know how many times my daughter hit her head on either the doorknob or counter edge when she was running in and out of the room. It’s a nice vanity with pretty granite countertops, but we knew that we would eventually want to replace it with something a little smaller. The one that is currently in there is about 36 inches wide and I am thinking this space would be better suited with one that is only 30 inches.
I’d love to get a vanity that has legs, so it doesn’t sit on the floor completely – hoping that makes the space feel a little bigger. We also would like to have one with drawers instead of doors, and I am loving the ones with a small shelf at the bottom for extra towels, toilet paper, etc. I plan on painting the vanity a pretty shade of blue (maybe “Rain Washed” by Behr), so the color doesn’t really matter. I would like it to have either a marble or plain white countertop, to again help make the space seem bigger and not weighted down. Right now i'm just trying to find the best one for our budget. Here are some of my favorite vanities right now.
Surprisingly the kids haven't been too rough with it (I was afraid they would push the door too hard and it would come off the tracks), and Lola actually loves being able to open and close it on her own when she has to use the potty. That's another plus, no more silly kid proof doorknob protectors!
For those who are wondering, we do have a lock and handle on the inside of the door. I'll make sure to include a picture of the backside when I do the reveal.