Powder Room Vanity Countertops

During the 18th Century, a powder room referred to a tiny room where people went to have their wigs re-powdered. Powder rooms were still used through the Victorian period as well, but the definition of powder room changed to mean a general bathroom. Women would discretely excuse themselves from company by going to “powder their noses” in the powder room. Though the uses for a powder room have changed over time, the exclusive privacy they provide has remained the same.

Powder rooms in today’s homes offer a myriad of design possibilities. Unlike historical powder rooms, they can include design elements of furniture such as decorative vanities. Vanities offer storage space for towels and other toiletries. However, they can also serve as a design statement.

Powder Room Vanity Countertops | Design Ideas

Powder Room Vanity Countertops can be designed to stand out or to bring balance to the space.

Powder Room Vanity Countertops | Design by Teakwood Builders
Stained Cherry Powder Room Vanity Countertop

In the Asian-inspired powder room pictured above, the stained cherry wood countertop does both. Teakwood Builders designed the vanity to balance with the dark wall trim, although a custom edge profile on the countertop makes the vanity stand out.

Powder Room Vanity Countertops | Design by Collaborative Interiors
Sapele Mahogany Powder Room Vanity Countertop

Vawn Greany and Trisha Gaffney of Collaborative Interiors designed Sapele Mahogany wood countertop to serve as the vanity for a vessel sink. The simple color palette mixed with the rich colors of the wood create a statement.

Powder Room Vanity Countertops | Design by Echelon Custom Homes
American Beech Powder Room Vanity Countertop

Each component of this powder room only reaches its full potential when combined with all the components as a whole. The lovely wallpaper has flecks of colors that pick up the balance of design elements and the bright red vanity base adds a vibrant pop of color. The American Beech wood vanity top is accented with the bright and neutral tones of the wall paper.

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Vanity Countertops

Wood Vanity Countertops by Grothouse
Vanity Countertops by Grothouse

Handcrafted of solid wood, Grothouse vanity countertops are both alluring and functional in design. Wood countertops for vanities can be crafted of any wood specie. The countertops are typically finished with our exclusive Durata® waterproof permanent finish. Durata® enhances the wood grain and protects the wood surfaces from water, bath salts and soap. Durata® finish is available in a matte sheen or satin sheen. The countertops can be stained to match cabinetry or flooring. Click here for further details on our stock stain selection and custom stain matching.

Vanity Countertops | Design Inspiration

Wood countertops for vanities are popular in luxury design. Below are some inspirational designs.

Wenge Wood Vanity Top
Wenge Wood Vanity Top designed by Lisa Martin of Signature Custom Cabinetry

This Wenge wood vanity top was designed by Lisa Martin of Signature Custom Cabinetry. Grothouse crafted the vanity countertop and base. The countertop and base was finished with Durata® waterproof permanent finish in satin sheen.

Beech Wood Vanity Top
American Beech Wood Vanity Top designed by Echelon Custom Homes

This American Beech wood vanity top was designed by Echelon Custom Homes. The countertop was finished with Durata® waterproof permanent finish in satin sheen. It was distressed and accented with a hand rubbed black glaze.

Reclaimed Chestnut Wood Vanity Top
Reclaimed Chestnut Wood Vanity Top designed by The Kitchen Strand

This Reclaimed Chestnut wood vanity top was designed by The Kitchen Strand. The countertop was finished with Durata® waterproof permanent finish in satin sheen.

Vanity Countertops | Customer Review

Lee T. from Shorewood, Illinois wrote a customer review about her vanity countertops, “Thank you again for the wonderful vanity tops you created. They arrived earlier than expected, in terrific condition and look great. It was a pleasure working with Grothouse. You and your staff are top- notch.”

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