23 Gorgeous Dressing Table Makeovers You’ll Fall in Love With

If you love repurposing old furniture you need to see these dressing table makeovers. These vanity tables are gorgeous!


Wow these dressing table makeovers are amazing!

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Vintage Vanity Table Makeovers

If you dream of having somewhere fabulous to sit and make yourself look beautiful you need to see these gorgeous dressing table makeovers. Most started out as vintage vanity tables that had seen better days, and with a bit of TLC have been turning into a stunning place where you can sit and apply your makeup!

23. Repurpose an old sewing table

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Found it here >> Girl in the Garage

You don’t actually need to find a vintage vanity table, because sewing tables can be repurposed and with a bit of TLC and a lick of paint can be transformed into something beautiful and the perfect place to store and apply your makeup.

22. Use stripes

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Found it here >> Girl in the Garage

We really weren’t sure it would work out but boy does this striped vanity table look amazing!

21. Mix and match your handles

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Found it here >> The DIY Playbook

We love the colour of this vintage dressing table but using two different handles for the drawers really adds personality.

20. DIY silver leaf

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Found it here >> Live Love DIY

For a glamorous makeover to your vintage vanity tables silver spray paint to emulate the look of expensive silver leaf. The end result is stunning.

You can get the spray paint here

19. Decoupage it

18. Repurpose an old lidded desk as a vanity table

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Found it here >> Confessions of a Serial DIYer

If you want to hide all your makeup and beauty accessories away from sight then try repurposing an old lid-top desk into a vanity table. Adding a vintage mirror to the underside of the lid is the key to making this work.

17. Don’t be afraid of bright colours

16. Paint your stool a contrasting colour

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Found it here >> Miss in the Mid West

This 1940’s vintage dressing table had already had makeover when Karly picked it up on Craigslist, but it just doesn’t do it justice. Don’t be afraid to take on someone else’s upcycyling mistakes and think about painting your table and stool in contrasting colours because it looks great.

15. Use bright brass as an accent

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Found it here >> Petal and Ply

If you ever see a piece of furniture this beautiful snap it up quick, we’re still stunned that this vintage piece was picked up for just $15! The blue is just beautiful and the brass handles really sets it off.

14. Glam it up

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Found it here >> The Velvet Glove

If hot pink is your colour of choice then you will love this makeover!

13. Stencil the top

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Found it here >> Prodigal Pieces

The stencilling on the top of this vintage vanity table just adds to the classic French feel. It really is stunning.

12. Paint it fun

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Found it here >> Vintage Charm Restored

We love the colour combination on this dressing table makeover, and the chevrons added to the underside.

11. Be brave with your colour choice

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Found it here >> Thrift Diving

This Scandinavian pink chalk paint looks so great on this vintage vanity it looks like it was always that colour.

10. Stay true to the original

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Found it here >> Ingenious Nesting

You don’t have to paint a vintage dressing table to breathe new life into it, sometimes all it needs is a bit of TLC and a coat of varnish to create something stunning in your bedroom.

9. Paint it pink

8. Add a splash of colour

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Found it here >> Girl in the Garage

This gorgeous vintage waterfall vanity looks really good with the splash of yellow on the drawers to lift the white.

7. Go two tone

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Found it here >> So Very Merry

Try keeping the wooden dresser top but painting the drawers and mirror for a fabulous two tone effect.

6. Add mirror lights

5. Go metallic

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Found it here >> Interior Frugalista

This art deco vanity table looks absolutely fabulous with a sparkling silver makeover, and we love the pearl beaded drawer handle!

4. Upgrade the drawer insides

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Found it here >> Love Chic Living

Don’t forget about inside the drawers while you’re making over your dressing table. Use a scented patterned lining paper to brighten them up and make your things smell lovely.

You can get scented lining paper here

3. Use chalk paint

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Found it here >> Tales from a Happy House

Use chalk paint to give an eighties knotted pine dressing table a facelift (and yes we’re still reeling at the fact that eighties is considered vintage!)

2. Update the drawer knobs

Update the drawer knobs

Found it here >> From Evija with Love

Every after a gorgeous paint job the vanity table can still look a little dated, so think about adding some lovely glass knobs like these.

1. Go light and bright

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Found it here >> Confessions of a Serial DIYer

Most vintage dressing tables are dark wood but that doesn’t mean they need to stay that way. Just be sure to use a couple of coats of shellac before painting because it stops the colour from bleeding through.

You can easily get spray shellac here.


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