11 Clever Repurposing Ideas for DIY Bathroom Storage

Storage is at a premium in any small home, but it does double duty when it looks great, and triple duty when it is repurposed! Who wants boring plastic bins when you can create unique DIY bathroom storage with charm? Here are some great repurposing ideas for any of you yearning for places to put things in the bath. Upcycling is good for the planet, good for your wallet, and good for your bathroom style!



11 Clever Repurposing Ideas for DIY Bathroom Storage


Repurposing Ideas for DIY Bathroom Storage


DIY Recycled Bathroom Organizer

We all have that bathroom “stuff” that clutters up the drawers and countertops. Cotton balls, makeup remover pads, cotton swabs… you get it. If you want an easy and rustic repurposing idea for storing all those bathroom goodies, then check out this tutorial from ‘My Creative Days‘. This bathroom organizer can be made using any kind of hooks, a scrap piece of wood and a few mason jars.


Bathroom Shelf with Towel Bar from Chair

Make a pretty repurposed shelf with an old, broken chair with this tutorial from ‘Prodigal Pieces‘. Create charming DIY bathroom storage with this super simple idea!


DIY Bathroom Storage Basket

Anderson + Grant‘ made a DIY bathroom basket out of an old cooking pot and some sisal rope! This is an awesome repurposing idea! Easy instructions for how to cover the old pot, (think thrift store!).


Reclaimed Wood Shutter Shelf DIY

From ‘Funky Junk Interiors‘, learn how this repurposing idea can transform your bathroom, with Farmhouse charm! Old shutters can be found at thrift stores, and Habitat for Humanity stores as well.


Repurposed DIY Vanity

Need a lot of bathroom storage, but don’t want to do a whole remodel? Replace your bathroom vanity with a repurposed vintage dresser! You can find out all the step by step directions for this project over at ‘Making It In The Mountains‘. Isn’t it gorgeous?


Repurposed Ladder Shelf

An old ladder and little chicken wire is all it takes to create more DIY bathroom storage. This tutorial from ‘Hometalk‘ is easy to follow, using inexpensive (or even free) materials.


Vintage Faucet Towel Rack

Take this easy repurposing idea by ‘BHG‘ and turn it into a rack for bathroom storage. Hang towels, laundry bags, even robes on it!


Ladder Shelf DIY

Old ladder + spare wood = DIY bathroom storage! From ‘House Beautiful‘.


DIY Bathroom Storage Cabinet

If you have access to an old window, turn it into a pretty DIY window medicine cabinet. ‘The White Cottage Farm‘ has a complete tutorial for you. You can find old windows at architectural salvage yards.


Wood Crate Storage Idea

This repurposing idea is so simple, anyone can do it! Create bathroom storage by attaching wood crates and a pallet to the wall with “L” brackets and wall anchors. Attach coat hooks to the pallet to create a towel rack. Done! Image source unknown.



Copper Pipe Towel Rack

Instructables‘ has the full tutorial on how to make this copper pipe towel rack. Love this!

Try these repurposing ideas for DIY bathroom storage! It is good for the planet and really good for your small space! We think you will also love our posts on 18 Brilliant Bathroom Towel Storage Ideas and 10 Pretty Small Bathroom Makeovers. You may also be interested in Crazy Cool Garden Art Ideas From Junk on our sister site TGG, or Dollar Tree Organizing Hacks over at TBD!

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Kathy Bates

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

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.

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