Cinderella Vessel Sinks November 04th, 2017 - 14:24:31
When it comes to bathroom décor, choosing a right vessel sink can unbelievably transform the image of your bathroom. Vessel sinks are either made of porcelain, steel or ceramic and are fixed right under the tap in most bathrooms, whether public or private. A vessel sink is almost identical to a kitchen sink with a tap extending over the rim to fill it up. It really becomes hard to overlook a vessel sink while in the bathroom. The type of vessel sink may differ in accordance to the bathroom decor.
These vanities usually have a stone top and glass, marble, stone, copper, bronze or other metal for the vessel sink. The vessel sink itself can be high and deep, almost like a cup shape, or much shallower and wider. Copper vessel sinks look nice with stone, but if you have one of the more ornately designed sinks (the ones that look more country-kitchen than ultra modern), tile is a workable choice. Black marble looks especially nice with the more modern design copper vessel sinks. Glass, even cloudy green glass, sounds great, but the final result looks weird -- it is too easy to see glue, or some other telltale sign of construction through the glass. If you are totally in love with the glass-look, make the most of it in glass tiles for the wall. Copper and green glass do look good, but the finished effect should not show anything unsightly.
For your wall mounted faucets, the design can either be widespread or center set, depending on what works for you. If you have a hot and cold water delivery system, make sure the material used for your faucets is able to tolerate the changes in temperature. Different vessel sink faucets, in their different materials, have different lengths and finishes, and their biggest variable is usually the pricing. Luxury faucets with a timeless radiance to them, may cost you as much as $450, so make sure you have sufficient room in your budget to cater for them. Of course, there are cheaper options available in the market as well to suit all budgets. You should remember that it is important to stick to a budget, not only when it comes to buying vessel sink faucets, but anything else as well.
You can get vessel sink vanities as small as two feet wide. Walmarts cute Pegasus 24 Cherry Round Vanity with Vitreous China Vessel Sink is $431 right now. Shipping will cost you an extra $120. For extremely small spaces, the design rule is to have any "furniture" (your vanity qualifies as furniture) be see through. In other words, no enclosed drawers. That may be the rule, but in practical terms, you need a place to store toilet paper and other bathroom essentials, and it is neater to close them in behind cabinet drawers. Consider your space either way -- both with an enclosed cabinet below the sink platform, or open and without the doors.