10 DIY Ways To Upgrade Your Vanity

We have a feeling we aren't the only ones whose makeup station is a complete mess.

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1. Marble Tray

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Courtesy of Twinspiration

This multipurpose marble tray can be used for anything — as a cheese board, a coffee table tray, or a serving platter. But it's also a great way to display your most beautiful bottles of perfumes, eyeshadows, and lipsticks.

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2. Map Brush Bag

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Courtesy of Plan B
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This travel brush bag rolls up to fit in your bag, but it's just as cute as permanent storage on your vanity. The plastic-lined insides are easy to clean, and there's plenty of room for all of your brush collection, no matter its size.

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3. Nail Polish Kit

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Courtesy of See Kate Sew

Nail polish bottles piled in a bin = not cute. Create this simple, shimmery painted fabric bag instead. The best part? Only the most basic sewing skills are required. Keep your favorite polishes at your vanity, and throw them in your bag wherever you go for touch-ups.

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4. Catch-All Jewelry Dishes

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Courtesy of Sisoo
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Every good vanity needs a place to store jewelry. These decoupage clay dishes are a gorgeous way to keep your accessories close at hand.

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5. Storage Blocks

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Courtesy of Burkatron

If you're looking for a storage solution for your lipsticks and makeup brushes, we're obsessed with these wood-block holders. If they're too rustic for you, you can paint or decorate them to make them a little more modern.

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6. Makeup Shelf

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Courtesy of A Pare & A Spare
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This storage shelf, made using an old skateboard, creates a central station for all of your beauty materials.

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7. Sunglasses Storage

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Courtesy of Senseful Style

Use dollar store picture frames to create this glass box perfect for holding sunglasses, watches, or other random accessories. It'll only cost you about $10, but the rewards will be huge.

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8. Makeup Bag

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Courtesy of Crazy Little Projects
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This zippered makeup bag can go from your vanity to your bag — and look great no matter where you keep it. Basic sewing skills are required, but nothing too difficult.

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9. Leather + Copper Cup Organizer

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Courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

Glam up the walls (and free up space on your vanity) with these super-modern copper and leather cup organizers, made using copper tumblers and leather lace.

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10. Marbleized Makeup Brushes

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Courtesy of A Bubbly Life

Oh, you fancy, huh? Marbleizing with nail polish is about to become your new favorite DIY.

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