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Lavatory Sink Concepts {+ Our Customized Self-importance} • Kath Eats

There are countless methods to design a rest room. The toilet sink concepts we went via led us to 1 stunning customized self-importance. Right here’s the sink design and self-importance in our major tub! New toilet pictures by Cramer Photograph. 

Sinks and their enclosing vanities are a focus in any toilet. They actually set the vibe! A purposeful sink is nice, however the appropriate sink model can elevate the vibe and design of your toilet. We regarded a plenty of totally different sinks on Pinterest to determine the precise model we needed for our major toilet renovation. 

We debated between separate vanities or one lengthy double self-importance. Completely different sink supplies and kinds (undermount or on prime of the counter). What number of faucet holes. There are such a lot of issues to contemplate! 

Lavatory Sink Concepts

Double Self-importance

Having shared a single pedestal sink for the previous 4+ months, I can not wait to have two sinks and counter area once more! Our new self-importance may be very lengthy not as a result of we actually wants tons of counter area, however as a result of maximizing space for storing beneath was an enormous precedence for me. 

Wall Mounted Sink

A wall mounted sink can look actually cool and is a good choice if you’d like a extra fashionable, minimalist really feel. They’re nice for saving area and since they’re up off the bottom, you may retailer issues beneath, like a basket of towels or a step stool for youths. Wall mounts are nice to make your toilet really feel bigger.  

Pedestal Sink

I really actually don’t look after the operate of a pedestal sink and assume they’re greatest for powder baths the place you might be often simply washing your fingers. Placing on make-up with one is at all times problem resulting from lack of counter area. Nonetheless, they do look very good and are nice in case you are quick on area and nonetheless desire a cool look. You will get inventive with a shelf hung simply above or to 1 facet for housing toiletries. 

Console Sink

We had this contemporary sink kind within the corridor tub on the rental home. Consider a sink floating on steel legs. I feel it’s an ideal compromise between a big self-importance and an airier pedestal. Often the water provide is seen, however in case you’re going for a extra industrial really feel, then that’s a part of the look! 

How To Select A Lavatory Sink

Undermount Sink

An undermount sink is connected to the counter from the underside, in order that the rim is hidden. In my view, an undermount sink is the right sink for a loo sink and kitchen sink! What I really like about them is how straightforward it’s to swipe your hand throughout the counter and sweep something into the basin. 

Kids Bathroom Vanity renovation

Vessel Sink

I believed vessel sinks have been the sink kind which might be one lengthy trough, however really they’re the sort we had in our former tub: a sink sitting up on the counter like a bowl. I’ve seen some actually cool ones from glass to river rock bottoms to stainless-steel bowls. I really love the look of them, however since I’m solely 5’2″, it was at all times a bit tough for me to succeed in. They are perfect for tall folks OR in case you have a shorter self-importance.

The vanities in our major tub earlier than the renovation had vessel sinks

Drop In Sink

A drop in sink has a visual lip that’s “dropped in” over the countertop. Loads of older houses have drop in sinks as a result of they’re simpler to put in and cheaper. There could also be occasions once you’d wish to put in a brand new drop in sink, reminiscent of when the countertop materials requires one, or in case you’d DIYing the sink. Some say they’re simpler to caulk and clear! I simply don’t assume they appear fairly as modern and also you do want a REALLY good caulk job as a result of the sides will probably be seen and would possibly get crusty quick. The excellent news is it’s very easy to entry and re-caulk.

Our Customized Self-importance

We used Conway Customized Woodwork for our kitchen, mudroom, and loo cabinetry. Mike Conway is a good friend of ours, and Thomas has been working with him for years. 

Identical view earlier than:

The way it began

Mid Building

Simply Earlier than Transfer In

(Nonetheless ready on the lights!) 

And at this time!

Particulars for our customized white oak self-importance:

  • Materials: white oak
  • Inset model doorways and drawer fronts
  • Strong white oak face frames, door frames, and drawer fronts
  • 3/4” maple plywood carcass building
  • 1/2” maple plywood cupboard backs
  • 15 dovetailed maple drawer containers
  • Blum soft-close undermount drawer slides
  • Blum soft-close hid door hinges

Lavatory Supply Record


Kohler Caxton Rectangle 20-1/4″ Undermount Lavatory Sink


Delta Nicoli 1.2 GPM Widespread Lavatory Faucet


Kohler Important Rectangular Flat Framed Accent Mirror (34-1/16″ x 22-1/16″)

Counter tops

Intrepid by Spectrum Quartz


Self-importance knobs by Schoolhouse

The Self-importance Lights

Rhodes Triple Tube Sconce

We couldn’t be happier!

The drawer area is unbelievable. And I even have an outlet inside for my hair dryer!

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