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How to Create Your Dream Dressing Table

Posted 27/06/2016 by BrightHouse Team

A dressing table is a great addition to a bedroom. It adds that touch of glamour, as well as being a useful place to store everyday beauty and grooming products. There’s a great selection of dressing tables over on the BrightHouse website, but we want to give you some advice on what to put on your dressing table too, so it can be both useful and stylish.

Make the most of the storage

A dressing table with lots of drawers gives you great flexible storage, but it’s easy to just throw things in and forget about them, which quickly results in a disorganised mess.

To make the most of the space, use separators and caddies to keep your things organised and make everything accessible. A caddy for makeup is particularly useful, as you can easily lift the whole thing out whenever you need it.

If you have a big enough drawer to keep a hairdryer or hair straighteners in, you could also use a clever trick and install an extension cord to plug them in. Depending on the design of the dressing table, you might need to cut or drill a hole in the back of the drawer to allow a cable through. You can use Velcro to attach the socket board to the side of the drawer and keep it in position. This makes it very convenient to plug in and use your appliances, and keeps the cords hidden away. Just remember to let straighteners cool before putting them back in the drawer.

Make it beautiful

Having lots of drawer space also means you can keep the table top clear and tidy. A good tip is to use a stylish dish for everyday jewellery, so what you need is always within easy reach. This means you can keep the table space for lamps, decoration, or accessories. If the surface space is limited, you can also mount a mirror on the wall rather than have a freestanding mirror on the dressing table.

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Use glass containers and decorative jars with lids for storing things like cotton balls, tissues, and cotton buds, so they’re within easy reach but fit with the overall look of your dressing table.

If you want that final extra touch of beauty and glamour, a vase of flowers always makes a gorgeous addition. This will make your dressing table a fantastic and stylish part of your bedroom as well as being very usable.

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