10 Best DIY Makeup Vanity and Mirror Ideas

Makeup Vanity Ideas

Building a makeup vanity is a great way to cut costs and get the exact aesthetic you’re looking for. Whether you’re looking for a simple way to store a few lipsticks or require a serious organizer for your makeup hoarding ways, one of these beautiful DIY makeup vanity and mirror ideas is sure to satisfy your needs.

Why Build Your Own Makeup Table?

  • Small bathroom with no space for your skincare or makeup products
  • Better lighting in your bedroom
  • Creating a YouTube channel and need a professional vanity
  • Save money by skipping the expensive store-bought vanities
  • Have a large amount of makeup and skincare products (don’t we all?)
  • Don’t like sharing the mirror with others (hehe)
  • You just enjoy the aesthetic of a beautiful dressing table


DIY Makeup Vanity Ideas

DIY Vanity Idea

This simple DIY makeup vanity idea from Wellesley and King is the perfect way to organize your cosmetics in a small room. By using a hanging countertop, you avoid trapping yourself in the tight corners of your room. The plastic chair helps to keep your room feeling open.

DIY Glam Makeup Vanity

If you had plans to go for a more glam and dramatic look, you can still make a statement without taking up much space. This hanging vanity idea from Rain on a Tin Roof is sure to add some personality to your bedroom! Since it’s a floating desk, this is a great option if you’re looking for a DIY corner makeup vanity. Be sure to click the link above to see the tutorial so you can DIY one yourself.

Glass Top Vanity DIY

When it comes to vanity makeup organization, Liz Marie really knows her stuff! If you love being able to see your entire collection of makeup at all times, check out her tutorial. You’ll be able to place your lipsticks, makeup brushes, blushes, foundations, manicure and pedicure supplies, skincare and more in storage containers.

Modern Minimalist Makeup Vanity DIY

Rock my Style truly understands how to make minimalism look warm and inviting. By adding warm wood elements to your vanity, you can avoid the coldness and emptiness of traditional modern design. I’m really loving this small space beauty station!

Grey Modern Vanity Idea

Loads of people have been into the classy airy grey home trend and this vanity nails it! It’s easy to make a makeup desk DIY type like this by using IKEA furniture. Check out Angela Marie Made to find out how to make this lovely DIY makeup vanity.

In case you are the type that prefers video instruction, we’ve got you covered. Here are my favorite YouTube tutorials!

Dollar Tree Vanity


IKEA Vanity Dupe


Vanity With Lights

DIY Mirrors With Lights

No do it yourself dressing table is complete without a glamorous mirror, right? See below for our favorite DIY vanity mirror ideas!

$70 Hollywood Style Vanity Mirror With Lights


Easy DIY Vanity Mirror Under $20



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