Bathroom Storage Ideas For Small Bathrooms

If you need bathroom storage ideas, welcome to the human race. 😉 No other space creates such a problem with storage as does a small bathroom. There are things you need in a bathroom, and there are things you want in a bathroom. Am I right? These small bathroom storage ideas will make sure you have room for all of them! And, bathroom storage does not have to be expensive. These DIY ideas will prove it!



Bathroom Storage Ideas


Small Bathroom Shelves for Storage

Love this DIY bathroom organizer shelf with mirror, from ‘Paper & Stitch‘! Yep, you can make this! This is the perfect small bathroom storage solution. You could even create a second “station” if two people need to get ready in the same small bathroom each morning.


Make these floating DIY bathroom shelves to allow you plenty of space for organizing your bath. Pretty baskets and containers can store everything you want and need! Easy plans for these bathroom storage shelves from ‘Shades of Blue‘.


You can start off with your bathroom storage by making these DIY shelves for over the toilet storage. (Or anywhere, for that matter!) Check out the free plans from ‘Houseful of Handmade‘.


Under Sink Storage Ideas

Our friend Jessica from ‘Four Generations, One Roof‘ made her own custom shelving system for her under sink storage. This is pure genius! Oh, and did you notice? She made it pretty! Love this idea for making the most out of what is usually wasted space in the bathroom. Easy to follow tutorial.


From ‘Just a Girl and Her Blog‘, here is a great small bathroom storage idea. Take advantage of the awkward vertical space under the bathroom sink, and stack small drawer units. This allows you to get around all that wasted space from plumbing, etc.


Over the Toilet Storage Ideas

Instead of the usual, why not try this great bathroom storage idea form ‘Twelve on Main‘. They used a decorative ladder over the toilet, and hung baskets for storage on it with small “S” hooks. So much prettier than a plastic contraption from the discount store!


Tinsel & Wheat‘ have a full tutorial for you to build a ladder for over the toilet storage.


This over the toilet floating shelf DIY is one of the simplest projects yet! From ‘The Merry Thought‘, anyone can build these shelves and have more bathroom storage.


Other Small Bathroom Storage Ideas

Need more space for all that “stuff” in the shower? Instead of just lining it up on the edge of the tub, try this trick from ‘Good Housekeeping‘. Install a second shower rod at the back of the shower. Use hooks to hang everything you need! Done!

Bathroom Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms


From ‘Eighteen 25‘, this simple bathroom storage idea is just recycled jars and a pretty thrift store cake stand. Love the vintage charm!

Bathroom Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms


Make everything you store things in pretty, so you don’t have to find ways to hide it. These ideas from ‘Old Salt Farm‘ are easy… Baskets, glass jars, and rolled towels double your storage space. Remember, you can stack baskets too!


The ‘Golden Boys & Me‘ use a tiered storage basket to add extra space to their bathroom counters. If you can’t go out, go up!

Bathroom Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms


Use an over the cupboard door storage system for your hair tools. This one from ‘Amazon‘ has tons of five star reviews.

We hope you got a lot of great ideas from our post on Small Bathroom Storage Ideas! We think you definitely want to check out our posts on Small Bedroom Ideas that Are Big On Style and Small Bathroom DIY Projects. Then jump on over to TBD and see DIY Towel Racks and Bathroom Vanity Ideas!

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Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates & Steve Bates (co-owners) – Woodard Bates Media LLC consisting of three blogs:, and

Kathy Bates’ previous writing credits include:

Former home decorating expert for Lifetime TV, Galtime and Country Woman Magazine.

Her book spent time at #1 on Amazon’s Home & Garden Topseller List in 2002.

Published or featured in numerous national publications, including:

Country Sampler’s Decorating Ideas magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, HGTV, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Marketwatch, Decorating Solutions magazine, Decorating Ideas magazine, The Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Kansas City News, The Oklahoman, Akron Beacon Journal, Pensacola News Journal and The Telegraph.

1 Comment

  1. January 27, 2014 / 8:14 pm

    Very cute, unique and tastefully done ideas.

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