DRESSING TABLE DECOR

Dressing table decor

Do you like to get ready and do your hair and makeup in the mornings? Then please tell me, do you own a dressing table? A lot of us actually don’t care that much about it, since it is not an essential feature in our home. I understand, if you have a small space to work with, a dressing table is not your first choice of all. However, I think it is an important feature if you have enough space, and it is not only practical, but it can really elevate the look of your room.

A dressing table is mostly placed in our bedroom, or in our closet if we have a separate walk-in closet. There is just something in the feeling of sitting down in the morning with a cup of coffee, to do all your makeup and pampering, isn’t it? A dressing table will certainly make your bedroom more glamorous and elevate the style of the space. You don’t need to follow rules or anything, your dressing table can be any type of table you like, or even the top of a dresser if you don’t have space for anything else.

Lighting

Good lighting is key for a dressing table since you need bright lights to do your makeup. It is not fun, when you do your makeup in the dark and then go out to the sunlight and realize it is much worse than you thought. You can go for professional makeup lights, but you can achieve the look with more bright light sconces or LED lights as well.

Professional lights are a very good choice, as they are very bright for doing your makeup

Professional lights are a very good choice, as they are very bright for doing your makeup. photo: Shutterstock

Small space

You don’t have space for a separate dressing table? No problem! You can create a little makeup area on the top of your dresser, and putting a mirror there, so you can get ready easily in the morning. Just make sure to choose the right height for yourself and place a chair nearby to be able to pull there, when you are putting your makeup on.

The top of your dresser can function very well for your makeup area

The top of your dresser can function very well for your makeup area. photo: Shutterstock

Multi-purpose

You don’t need to buy a separate dressing table. Buy a table, that can function as a desk and as a dressing table as well. Just make sure to have some drawers to put away all your makeup and necessities. You can put your makeup on before work, and take it off before bed, and in the meantime, you can use it as a workspace.

A table can function as a desk and a dressing table as well

A table can function as a desk and a dressing table as well. photo:Shutterstock

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Storage

It is important to have a place for everything in your dressing table, and around it. You can use storage boxes and bins for makeup, glasses as brush holders and even some jewelry boxes.

There is storage for everything in this area

There is storage for everything in this area. photo: Shutterstock

Style

The style of your dressing table really depends on the aesthetics of the other parts of the room. You can also go for a specific dressing table or think outside the box and choose something unique. Just make sure to make it functional as well as stylish, okay?

This dressing table is so organized and pretty. Love the woven baskets and chair.

This dressing table is so organized and pretty. Love the woven baskets and chair. photo: Shutterstock

This mood is a bit Christmassy, but I love how it mixes the antique gold mirror with the mid-century chairs

This mood is a bit Christmassy, but I love how it mixes the antique gold mirror with the mid-century chairs. photo: Shutterstock

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About the Author: Agnes Czedula

Hi, my name is Agnes Czedula founder and creative director of Style Fragments! I am an interior designer, stylist and decorator. I’m in love with everything in connection with style and design and my heart belongs to interior design and styling. I’m a perfectionist in my work and my personal life too, while trying to allow myself to have fun and not take myself too seriously. I find that most people struggle to find the right items for their home and to mix different items in order to get to look they see in a magazine or on a blog. My mission is to make you more confident styling your home and to mix styles with one another! I want you to be confident walking into a store and choose the right pieces for your home.

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