The only problems you face when repurposing furniture as a bathroom vanity are the size of your bathroom, the item you have to work with, your own imagination, and the depth of your skills. Homeowners have creatively repurposed items for use elsewhere in the home for decades, but more recently they have turned to antique, vintage or even cast-off modern furniture as alternatives to the cookie-cutter bathroom vanities from off the shelf. Repurposed units can often hold one or two bathroom sinks, while hiding the plumbing and providing extra storage. When you score an old piece of furniture for a few bucks at a thrift store, yard sale or the flea market, you can spend more money on that upscale sink or two you wanted instead.
Dresser to Bathroom Vanity
An old distressed dresser with antique glass knobs works well in a bathroom with a new low-profile sink set atop