22 Sneaky Storage Tricks For A Tiny Bathroom

Dated: 03/04/2019

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22 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

Lazy Susans are the answer to all of your space-saving needs.

By Amanda Garrity and Caroline Utz

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Since the bathroom is where you clean up, it's only fitting that it's the tidiest room in your house. That means no countertop clutter, no towels on the floor, and no electronics scattered about. Give everything a home — and keep your everyday essentials at your fingertips — with these genius, easy-to-assemble ideas.

1of 22bathroom bar cartMIKE GARTENSTUDIO D Repurpose Your Bar Cart


Your favorite place to store your wine can double as the perfect linen closet on wheels. Keep spare towels, toilet paper, and washcloths in baskets and leave toiletries up top.

2of 22 Mount Magnetic Organizers containerstore.com $9.99 SHOP NOW

Stick these on the inside of your medicine cabinet to keep brushes and compacts neat — no more digging through a bag of lipsticks to find your favorite color.

3of 22COMMAND Stick On a Spray Bottle Hanger amazon.com $4.99 SHOP NOW

Keep your go-to cleaning sprays within reach with an adhesive hanger. 

4of 22JUST A GIRL AND HER BLOG Stash Drawers Under the Sink

Perfectly labeled drawers can keep anyone organized. Leave a few empty to use in the future or simply re-label when your system needs updating.

See more at Just a Girl and Her Blog »

5of 22TWELVE ON MAIN Try a Storage Ladder

A ladder provides a spot to hang towels and baskets full of extra toilet paper, but it doesn't protrude much from the wall, making it ideal for slim spaces.

See more at Twelve on Main »

6of 22 Make Your Makeup Spin pbteen.com $26.00 SHOP NOW

This tiered organizer rotates so you can speed through your beauty routine. Vertical storage maximizes limited counter space, too. Keep jars and sprays on the bottom and brushes in the compartment on top. 

7of 22KATE OSBORNE Or Corral Fave Items on a Tray


We're all guilty of leaving our favorite sprays and products out on our sink instead of putting them away in our medicine cabinet. Keep your faves within reach and looking neat with a simple tray.

See more at Studio McGee »

8of 22JARED SMITH Store Cleaning Supplies on a Lazy Susan


Proof that it's what's on the inside that counts. Keep your bathroom cleaning supplies in a convenient spot so that your space stays sparkling clean (or ya know, moderately clean).

9of 22AMAZON Stash Electronics Nearby amazon.com $9.99 SHOP NOW

Say goodbye to messy cords and plugs! Store your electronics — razors, electric toothbrushes, and more — close to the outlet on this compact shelf.

10of 22ALEC HEMER Tuck Towels in Baskets


If you're lacking a linen closet, then stick rolled bath and hand towels in cute baskets below your vanity. They're fashion and function all in one.

11of 22AMAZON Keep Hair Tools Organized amazon.com $12.99 SHOP NOW

One way to ensure that you don't keep your flat iron plugged in (or worse, on!) all day long? Have a designated storage spot.

12of 22BRE PURPOSED Get Smart With Toilet Paper


Our bet is that your bathroom is tight on floor space. If that's true, then don't waste it on stand-up toilet paper holders. Instead, place a few rolls into a basket atop the toilet. Convenient and cute!

See more at Bre Purposed »

13of 22AMAZON Roll It Out amazon.com $119.99 SHOP NOW

If gutting your bathroom and getting a new vanity isn't in the cards, try this rolling shelving unit instead. Two shelves and two baskets will give you extra storage and hey, it doesn't look too shabby!

14of 22KATIE FRIEDMAN Double Up on Rods


Instead of cramming conditioner on the tub edge, outfit the shower with a second rod near the wall. S-hooks keep loofahs and small caddies out of the way (and not falling all over the place).

15of 22CRAFTSMAN DRIVE Stack Shelves


Create storage where there once was none by adding some height. These bracketed shelves come together cheaply with only a few materials.

Get the tutorial at Craftsman Drive »

16of 22KATIE FREIDMAN Take Advantage of Cabinet Doors


Don't neglect the back of your cabinet doors. Keep flat irons, blow dryers, and brushes at hand and out of sight in a space-saving bin.

17of 22KATIE FRIEDMAN Stick Extra Products on a Turntable


Find the extra shampoo without knocking over the cleaning wipes by storing bottles on a spinning tray. Plus, you can see what you're missing in a glance before going on that Costco run.

18of 22FIRST HOME DREAMS Try Inverted Brackets


Install shelves with inverted brackets for a sweet look that also helps wrangle loose items, like a pile of towels.

Get the tutorial at First Home Dreams »

19of 22DARKROOM AND DEARLY Install Magnetic Strips


It's hard to fight the urge to toss bobby pins and tweezers into a cluttered pile. Outwit your laziness with a magnetic strip that catches tiny items before they hit the counter.

See more at Darkroom and Dearly »

20of 22SHANTY 2 CHIC Install Secret Shelves


Surprise! This DIY full-length mirror is meant for much more than an outfit check: It also hides a wall full of bath supplies.

Get the tutorial at at Shanty 2 Chic »

21of 22OUR FIFTH HOUSE Put Baskets Everywhere


Uniform hanging baskets add polish and hide not-so-pretty bath items (we're looking at you, extra toilet paper).

See more at Our Fifth House »

22of 22PRETTY ORGANIZED Buy Extra Caddies


Next time you're shopping for a shower caddy, pick up three: one for your tub, and two for under the sink. They're the perfect size (of course!) for extra bottles of shampoo.

See more at Pretty Organized »

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