DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas for Small Spaces & Pampering Pleasure

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Need to update or create a makeup vanity space in your bedroom or bathroom? Try out some of these creative DIY makeup vanity ideas for small spaces. Not only do they work in small spaces where you need them to, they also lend style and fashion to your favorite pampering space! After all, isn’t beauty also a form of self care?

DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas for Small Spaces. Need to update or create a makeup vanity space in your bedroom or bathroom? Try out some of these creative DIY makeup vanity ideas for small spaces. Not only do they work in small spaces where you need them to, they also lend style and fashion to your favorite pampering space! Creating your very own DIY makeup vanity space represents a much more beautiful way of getting ready. Show off your artistry skills, and incorporate some of these DIY tips.

DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas for Small Spaces

Pampering has never been so vital, and every single lady on the globe strives to look her best. Even from very early stages in life, girls love to get ready in front of their petite vanity area. There’s nothing more glamorous, and useful for that matter than having a specially designated area where you can pamper yourself without hesitation and disturbance.

Nowadays, you can find numerous posh and superb pre-made or customized vanities, but somehow creating your very own DIY makeup vanity space represents a much more beautiful way of getting ready. Show off your makeup artistry skills, and incorporate some of these DIY tips to make your own customized DIY makeup vanity space for small spaces.

Opt for A Modern Floating DIY Makeup Vanity

For this practical and nifty pampering area, there is no need to break a bank. Find some black or white floating shelves for your DIY makeup vanity that match any wall color and mount it easily to the wall. This simple and elegant idea of having wall-mounted floating shelves as your vanity desk enables you to purchase any kind of chair you desire. Plus, you can invest much more bucks into a quality mirror with gorgeous details as you will have spare cash to use. As the shelves would be floating above the ground, don’t place too heavy items on it – merely for safety reasons.

DIY makeup vanity ideas. Create a classical DIY makeup vanity using a wooden vintage mirror. Go to a second-hand, thrift or garage shop, or visit an antique store to find a vintage wooden mirror. Once you find a classical, rustic delight, have it dusted and spruce it up with a coat of fresh white or silver paint, and voilà - you have the perfect mirror for your DIY makeup vanity. If you happen to get a full vintage makeup vanity set on a garage sale, don't dwell much about it, and pack it asap.

Stick with a Classical Feel

Most of us don’t remember how much vanity space was crucial for our ancestors and aristocratic ladies in the past. AS it was of huge significance, it is only fair to pick up some ideas from them. Go to a second-hand, thrift or garage shop, or visit an antique store to find a vintage wooden mirror.

Once you find a classical, rustic delight, have it dusted and spruce it up with a coat of fresh white or silver paint, and voilà — you have the perfect mirror for your DIY makeup vanity. If you happen to get a full vintage makeup vanity set on a garage sale, don’t dwell much about it, and pack it asap.

An Interesting Twist for Your Makeup Vanity

On the other hand, if you don’t prefer to have an old fair in your bedroom or bathroom, then make more contemporary DIY makeup vanity space. Invest in purchasing a sophisticated vanity table with drawers that come with extra storage. And then add a juicy twist to the overall outlook of your vanity by placing cool boxes for jewelry or cases for your precious diamond engagement ring and other accessories. If you wish to add fashionable rings to fill in your new vanity case, see here.

Creative DIY makeup vanity ideas with fuzzy furniture and rhinestone decorations. Upscale your existing makeup vanity space into a post new DIY makeup vanity project requires adding foam or some other puffy materials to create a more sophisticated mirror frame. You can add cushion rhinestone elements or just glue some glittering buttons or cuffs. Place a puff ottoman to pair it up with your new tufted mirror. Keep it sleek by painting it in light green, blush pink, silver or copper.

Puff Up Your DIY Makeup Vanity

For those who are skillful more with hands than others, there is a flabbergasting way to upscale and posh up your existing makeup vanity space. This nifty DIY project requires adding foam or some other puffy materials to create a more sophisticated mirror frame, for instance. You can add cushion rhinestone elements or just glue some glittering buttons or cuffs. Place a puff ottoman to pair it up with your new tufted mirror. Only make sure that you keep it sleek by having everything painted in light green, blush pink, silver or copper.

If you need help getting started, I love this Ikea hack for a DIY fuzzy stool.

Go for a Foldable but Sleek DIY Makeup Vanity

If you don’t want to compromise on the functionality, looks, and effectiveness, but you, unfortunately, don’t have a large area to work with, there is a solution to that. Everybody who owns a small apartment area, useful DIY ideas for your vanity space is to go with a foldable desk that easily transforms into a sleek vanity. You can easily have it mounted on your wall, and save enough space to roam around the room. Get a foldable chair as well which you can also hang next to the mirror and fold it when you are no longer using it, and vice versa. You might only need to keep your powder set, jewelry and makeup in special drawers near the bedside table.

DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas for Small Spaces. Need to update or create a makeup vanity space in your bedroom or bathroom? Try out some of these creative DIY makeup vanity ideas for small spaces. Not only do they work in small spaces where you need them to, they also lend style and fashion to your favorite pampering space! Creating your very own DIY makeup vanity space represents a much more beautiful way of getting ready. Show off your artistry skills, and incorporate some of these DIY tips.

Dress Up Your Existing Dresser

If you already own a dazzling little dresser, why not utilize it as a one-of-a-kind DIY makeup vanity. This might be the simplest DIY transformation, as you only need to attach a nice mirror and place all your powder and makeup stash on the dresser or hide it in the drawers. This is also a lucrative DIY option since you would both have a fabulous new makeup vanity space, but also a fundamental furniture item to place your clothes or some other amenities.

A Blast from the Past

Again, going back to the old age, but this time try to revive your grandmother’s old sewing machine and use it as upcycled DIY makeup vanity space. That’s right! The sewing machine desk is an utterly amazing desk that already comes with great little drawers and storage area on the left and right-hand side. What’s more, if the sewing machine is in good condition, you may only need to refurbish it by splashing it with a fresh of glazing coat, or by repainting it in some vivacious color. For a handier DIY project, glue or nail a mirror underneath the closing hatch on the top, so that you can open it whenever you are ready to use it.

DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas for Small Spaces. Need to update or create a makeup vanity space in your bedroom or bathroom? Try out some of these creative DIY makeup vanity ideas for small spaces. Not only do they work in small spaces where you need them to, they also lend style and fashion to your favorite pampering space! Creating your very own DIY makeup vanity space represents a much more beautiful way of getting ready. Show off your artistry skills, and incorporate some of these DIY tips.

Stick with An Imaginative Look

Most vanity spaces mimic the individual who is using it. If you are an easy-going and joyful person who follows fashion trends, your DIY makeup vanity should resemble that notion. Place a small wooden desk near the bed or dresser, get a minimalist mirror, and focus on decorating your vanity area like your tranquil and outgoing character desires.

Get luscious and colorful jewelry boxes, play with hues, and place lush greeneries or multi-colored flowers. This may not seem like a big DIY project, but if you are not a big fan of fresh flowers, you can have learned how to decoupage and glue different-colored flowers on your vanity desk for a beautiful DIY hack.

No matter what kind of DIY makeup vanity ideas you get yourself entangled into, if you follow the above-mentioned tips you would surely make a brilliant area for your regular beauty tasks. Get all the tools and equipment ready and feel free to experiment with some of these DIY makeup vanity ideas.

DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas for Small Spaces. Need to update or create a makeup vanity space in your bedroom or bathroom? Try out some of these creative DIY makeup vanity ideas for small spaces. Not only do they work in small spaces where you need them to, they also lend style and fashion to your favorite pampering space! Creating your very own DIY makeup vanity space represents a much more beautiful way of getting ready. Show off your artistry skills, and incorporate some of these DIY tips.

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DIY Crafts Desk Organizer & Ikea Hack

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Learn how to create your own bold DIY crafts desk organizer to create more storage space for your craft and office supplies with this easy & fun Ikea hack!

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As if being overrun with soapmaking supplies wasn’t bad enough, I also have a rather large craft stash. Among these items was an Ikea MOPPE mini storage chest. Being short on space since moving in with my best friend this past December, I decided it was finally time to put this storage chest to good use. Thus, this DIY crafts desk organizer became my first Ikea hack.

I love the bright colors I chose to use for this project. As my bedroom/office area is mostly gray, the bold pop of colors really added a bit of the cheer and fun that reflects my personality. (As you may recall my kitchen table makeover from this past summer.)

Additionally, this storage chest makeover freed up additional shelving on my double trestle desk I bought from Target recently. So I really love all the extra desktop storage space I now have as a result of my DIY crafts desk organizer.

While the Ikea MOPPE mini storage chest is currently not available, you can easily recreate this DIY crafts desk organizer idea using a similar unfinished wood storage chest or desktop organizer.

DIY Crafts Desk Organizer

© Rebecca D. Dillon

What You’ll Need:

Acrylic Craft Paint, in colors of choice
Paint Brushes
E-6000 Craft Adhesive
Tim Holtz idea-ology Foundations
Tim Holtz idea-ology Curio Knobs x 2
Wood Monstera Leaves (or other unfinished wood shapes)
Washi Tape
Mod Podge or Other Craft Sealer, if desired

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What to Do:

Begin by painting the outside of each of the box drawers, the cabinet and the wood shapes for your DIY crafts desk organizer. You’ll need two to three coats of paint on all of the surfaces depending on the quality of your paint.

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I also painted the inside of the box drawers in contrasting colors. And, because of the footed foundations I chose to use for my crafts desk organizer, I chose to use the bottom drawer on top of my organizer. This in turn gave me additional shelf space on the bottom and created a tray space on top for supplies I use the most.

Once the paint dries, you can add decorative washi tape to your DIY crafts desk organizer as desired. Then spray your storage cabinet with two or three coats of a clear acrylic sealer to keep the washi tape in place or to further protect your cabinet.

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Once the sealer dries, use E-6000 to adhere the curio knobs to the the notches in the drawers. You can also use the same adhesive to glue on your painted wooden shapes as desired. If needed you can use masking tape to hold the curio knobs in place until the glue has set up. (Note that it can take up to 72 hours for E-6000 to fully set up.)

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Now use the E-6000 to glue the footed foundation onto the bottom of your DIY crafts desk organizer.

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Once the glue has cured, you can put everything together. I added some cute decorative cups to the bottom shelf that I found at Target’s Dollar Spot. All that’s left is to fill your DIY crafts desk organizer with your craft supplies and tools!

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I used my crafts desk organizer to store my paint markers, pens, markers and pencils.

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It also gave me a LOT of extra room to stash all of my washi tape.

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Things like decorative favor bags, scissors, glue and baker’s twine also found new homes!

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How do you store and organize your office and craft supplies? I’d love to hear your ideas! So be sure to share your organizing ideas in the comments!

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Pinterest Inspired DIY Artwork for Home & Office

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DIY Crayon Canvas ArtworkMy co-worker Erica, who made me a set of lovely coasters last Christmas, has been getting her craft on recently to bring some new life to her office here at work. Inspired by projects she discovered on Pinterest, she created a lovely collection of new “attire” for her blank walls. (Please excuse the quality of these pics. I photographed them with my cell phone.)

Crayon Canvas Paintings - DIY Art Project for your walls that's both inexpensive and easyErica made these crayon “paintings” from a box of crayons – with back to school right around the corner you can pick these up for super cheap! – artist canvas, a hot glue gun and a hair dryer. Simply use a hot glue gun to glue crayons along the top of a blank canvas, then use a hair dryer to melt the crayons so the colors run down the canvas creating a one of kind work of art.

Mod Podge Scrapbook Paper Wall Covering Art DIYThese works of art were created using square canvases, scrapbook papers, mod podge and paint. Simply cut scrapbook papers to fit the canvas size and use mod podge to adhere the decorative papers to the front of the canvas. Once dry, paint around the sides of the canvas – based on Erica’s paper choices she used brown paint – and lightly brush paint around the edges of the papers on the front. Let dry and hang!

DIY Ruler Clip Board OrganizerErica also made a place to hold and organize her important notes and phone lists she uses on a daily basis. She purchased jumbo clothespins, painted them black then glued them to a yard stick. She initially tried to hot glue the clothespins but found that they didn’t hold with hot glue. I recommended E-6000 glue (craft adhesive) since it holds just about everything and it worked like a charm.

For more ideas for art projects, be sure to visit and follow my Art Class Board on Pinterest. For diy decorating ideas and inspiration, follow my For the Home Board on Pinterest. And finally, for home and office organizing tips and diy’s be sure to follow my Home & Office Organization Board on Pinterest.

DIY Washi Tape Storage

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DIY Washi Tape Storage Box Idea for Easily Organizing Your Washi TapeNeed a simple DIY way to organize your washi tape? Upcycle boxes! This adorable and sturdy box from Beauty Army contained my monthly selection of beauty samples. However, once emptied it’s the perfect size for storing rolls of washi tape! You can stack several of these one on top of the other and label the outside of each box with the style of washi tape inside – chevron, argyle, solids, stripes, etc. – if you have a massive collection. (I’m not quite there yet.) How do you store your washi tape?

DIY Washi Tape Dispenser Craft Project

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DIY Washi Tape Dispenser Craft Project - Super Cute House Shaped Washi Tape Dispenser You Can Make By Upcycling Household Cardboard Products

If you’re a fan of washi tape like I am then you’re going to love this idea for making your own DIY Washi Tape Dispenser (above) I discovered at Craft & Creativity blog! Simply upcycle household cardboard products – fyi the cardboard tube inside the Target brand aluminum foil is perfect for this – by cutting and piecing together, then covering with washi tape. All that’s left is to add your favorite rolls of washi tape! Of course, if you’re a die hard washi tape addict, I imagine you may end up with an entire village!

For more DIY Washi Tapd Craft Project Ideas, be sure to check out my own Washi Tape Crafts on Soap Deli News Blog, visit The Washi Blog – a blog dedicated to DIY Washi Tape Projects, or follow me on Pinterest! (Psst. You can also follow me on Blog Lovin’!)