Ever since I was younger, I have been fascinated by having a bathroom vessel sink. The look of one is perfect and it reminds me of my childhood. Seeing the sink bowl on top of the counter always amused me. Watching the faucet spout out water was like magic. It looked cool and it was cool. I had always knew when I was able to get my own home, that was the kind of sink to get as an ode to my grandmother’s bathroom.
My grandmother had one and used to tell me, “Don’t tip the bowl over. You’ll get water everywhere!” Her vessel sink had a large white bowl on top of it’s light brown counter. It was beautiful. I used to think that it was a separate bowl that was put on the sink to catch water. My grandmother lived on a farm, so seeing large basin, buckets, or bowls under miscellaneous water spouts or faucets wasn’t unique. She used to tell me that the bowl for the bathroom was a special bowl that could only be used there. Continue reading