When it comes to being organized the bathroom might just be one of the hardest rooms to get right. They tend not to have a whole lot of space and storage options are limited, to say the least. But, with a little bit of ingenuity and a touch of DIY, you can do some amazing things with the help of these small bathroom organization hacks!
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Wine Rack Towel Storage
A wine rack is a perfect place to store rolled-up towels in a way that is decorative and saves on space. You can find small ones that fit on the counter or larger ones that will hang on the wall. Either option will not only make your space more efficient it will look great too.
Cupcake Stand Storage
A tiered cupcake stand makes the perfect countertop storage space. It has a decorative quality and makes it feel like your various lotions and bottles aren’t just sitting there to be used, they’re on display. It will also help you keep the rest of your counter clutter-free as everything now has a place. If your bathroom has a double sink you should have one for each sink.
Shelf Above the Door
If there is space for a shelf above your bathroom door. Up here you can store the extra bottles of shampoo, toilet paper, or even towels. If you live in earthquake country you might want to stick to just putting soft things up there. The last thing you want to be doing during an earthquake is dodging flying deodorant.
Put Up Shelves to Utilize Wall Space
Bathrooms notoriously have a ton of empty wall space that goes unused. Install some shelves around mirrors, behind doors, or along that blank wall to give yourself more storage space. Then use baskets to organize everything you put on the shelves in an appealing way.
If you’ve got a lot of little things like bobby pins or hair ties that get lost easily then you might want to consider sticking a magnetic bowl on your counter. This will keep those safety pins, bobby pins, and anything else small and metallic from wandering away.
Toilet Paper Holder Shelf
The space that your toilet paper holder occupies is effectively dead space, but it doesn’t have to be! Stick a little shelf over the top of holder that is only as wide as your toilet paper roll when it’s full. This is a fantastic spot to rest your phone while you do your business or if you like to have wipes you can put them there.
Use Drawer Dividers
One of the most difficult places to keep organized in any house is bathroom drawers. But some cute little dividers from the dollar store can make organizing them a breeze. Each divider should have its own theme like oral care or eye makeup to make it easier for you to find exactly what you’re looking for.
Shelves Above the Toilet
Add a few shelves above your toilet that are just wide enough not to interfere with the use of your toilet. On the bottom shelf store extra rolls of toilet paper so they’re easy to reach when you’ve finished your business and discover you need more. The rest of the shelves can be used for towels, candles, or whatever else you need.
Towel Racks on the Door
Why use valuable bathroom wall space on hanging towels when you have a perfectly good door with plenty of space to hang towels from? Hang 2 towel racks from the back of the bathroom door. This is a great way to have a kid’s towel and a grown-up towel for drying hands on.
Add Shelves to Bathroom Cabinets
Have you ever noticed that bathroom cabinets come with massive spaces and no shelves? You end up only using half the space in your cabinet Add a shelf and suddenly you’ve doubled the surface space you have for storing things in the cabinet.
Put Up a Shower Curtain Rod Inside your Shower
Hang a shower curtain rod inside your shower with some hooks. Then you’ll be able to store everything you need for showering right there. If you have kids hang it down low closer to the tub. This will give them a space to store all their bath time toys.
Add a shelf above the sink
If you have a little bit of space between your sink and your medicine cabinet then add a little shelf there where you can store your toothbrush, toothpaste, razors, or anything else you might want to have on hand within easy reach.