There’s no other room in the house that needs more storage than the bathroom. Whether you have a collection of nail polishes or lots of hair styling products in the space, extra storage is always a good idea. From making the most of wall space to utilizing a leaning shelf, these 42 savvy bathroom storage solutions will have you running to The Container Store before tomorrow!
This polished bathroom proves that you don’t need to have a lot of storage in your shower! Instead, the homeowners have installed glass shelves beside the shower unit for necessities. Adding hooks right outside the two-person shower also makes reaching for a towel easy. Take note: small shampoos and soaps look stylish in a glass jar!
Bathrooms can easily look overwhelmed and messy. This sophisticated washroom hides away all the curling irons, soaps, and razors. Drawers placed under each individual sink allows for ample storage space and tall storage towers hide towels and dirty laundry. The only items that are OK to get a glimpse of? Perfectly folded towels that match the color scheme.
Isn’t it so much nicer to get fresh and clean in a fresh and clean space? This light-filled bathroom has bamboo accents and a floating vanity. Behind the large mirror above the sinks is hidden storage and there are exposed shelving for the more attractive items in your bathroom collection.
This relaxing garden tub makes use of wasted space! Instead of adding a few plants or shampoo bottles in the corner, the homeowners decided to add a large shelving unit to heighten their storage options. Beautiful aqua accents, towels, and candles make this room look more like a spa than a personal bathroom.
You can pull off exposed shelving! The key is to be intentional about which items are displayed and used. In this home bathroom, folded white towels and a woven box are placed under the sink. A woven box is the perfect way to hide razor accessories and hair treatments that you don’t use daily! It looks neat and tidy, but inside can have a few items tossed in, ready when you need them.
Isn’t it impossible to place your hair styling tools neatly under your sink? This savvy vertical drawer was designed to hold hot tools and keep them organized perfectly. The narrow drawer slides out to show a storage solution where you can place the hot side of your tool into designated holders, just like at your salon. Instead of wasting space, underneath there is room for taller shampoo bottles.
The cabinets and drawers in this unique bathroom are built right in behind the shower/tub combo! Making use of the full height of the back wall, the light wood storage built-in looks simple and matches the sink vanity. There are two exposed shelves, one facing the toilet, and another inside the shower, that offer even more storage!
Can you picture yourself soaking in this bathtub? Shampoo bottles and body gels are hidden behind the two sneaky built-in cabinets. Pretty accents that compliment the color palette are left out like the blue vases and folded white towels. When designed well, ugly accessories are hidden and leave a soaking tub like this one clutter-free.
The storage in this bathroom was designed before the home was built. The tiled storage solution frames the vanity and double sinks. Instead of climbing all the way up to the ceiling, the storage tower leaves room for natural light from the window to pour in. Shelves, outlined in bamboo, give the storage space a style element. In addition to the storage tower, there are cabinets under the sinks.
The floating vanity in this small bathroom doesn’t leave a lot of space underneath for storage but two drawers. A unit is placed to the right of it for added organization. This narrow piece of furniture has shelves that hold rolled washcloths and hand towels. The matching light wood shade of the storage tower gives the space visual congruity.
Not all closets have to have doors on them! In this polished bathroom, what could be a pantry closet, is open and has no door. The storage solution works because each shelf is organized with white boxes and the accents that look neat. Without a door, this storage space feels like a gallery of items and adds personality to the bathroom. The wall color behind the items also matches the rest of the room.
This bathroom uses glass to bring out the very best in savvy storage. A cabinet hung on the wall is illuminated with light and has a glass front so you can see all of the toiletries inside. A mirrored back inside the cabinet makes it feel larger than it is and reflects the light inside. What we love about this is the fact that although you can see all of your items, you don’t run the risk of them falling out because of the door.
Why does storage always have to be under the sink or beside it? This storage solution is situated between the dual sinks and rises to the top of the room. Even though it’s quite narrow, the shelving holds soaps, washcloths, and hand towels. Two drawers closest to the sinks allow ample storage for toothbrushes, toothpaste, and floss. Individual lights on each side make sure that the storage between the mirror doesn’t cast shadows.
The entire back wall in this bathroom was designed to hold odds and ends while offering extra seating. Inspired by a entryway bench space, this storage wall has cubbies for towels, baskets, and even sunglasses. Fabric lined metal baskets can hold miscellaneous bathroom necessities and hooks behind the bench hold towels and robes. Along with offering storage, this white custom design adds color and style to the small space!
Finding storage solutions for a tiny bathroom can be a headache. Luckily, this small bathroom serves as great inspiration! The white vanity holds the sink as well as pull-out drawers and space for towels. Since those solutions don’t offer that much storage, the homeowners hung a matching white cabinet above the toilet. Between these two pieces of furniture, there’s plenty of room for all your bathroom items. A bonus? The bright wall color and matching towels!
Sometimes in design you don’t want to hide your personal items. This bathroom has wooden shelves that fit a myriad of bathroom toiletries. Each shelf holds one or more items and the result is clean and pleasing to the eye. Since there are many shelves, just one doesn’t have to be cluttered with mix matching items. Since each one is dedicated to a specific need, the look is tidy.
This royal marble bathroom calls to the bath lover in you! The large white tub has a beautiful view outside and there’s plenty of wide open space in the room for pampering yourself. On either side of the tub are built-in shelves that look more like elegant bookshelves that belong in a historic library than a personal bathroom. The owner has carefully curated their accents and the result is organized perfection!
Instead of drawers and cabinets under the vanity, this bathroom has exposed plumbing and metal shelves. The result is a fun architectural look that makes the space feel larger. Matching woven baskets are placed on the shelves to hold different items. The shelves have three baskets instead of four, which allows extra space for folded towels.
It’s important to make the most of the space in your home. In this room, the angled ceiling makes it challenging to add standard furniture. The designers utilized the unique space by adding customized storage. Cubbies with towels and different sized drawers hide away bathroom items and more! Matching hardware gives this storage space the style and sophistication it needs.
When you first glance at this bathroom vanity, you may think the wooden accent in-between the sinks is simply for looks. After taking a second glance, you’ll find that the divider is actually hidden storage! Slightly protruding from the wall, these cabinets can hold all different bathroom items and can keep the countertop clear of clutter! Another drawer under the vanity also keeps items organized in style.
Storage on top of your bathroom vanity can look stylish! In this regal marble bathroom, the vanity has matching glass tumblers that hold different frequently used items. Cotton balls, cotton swabs, toothbrushes, and hand soap can all be left out on the countertop without looking crowded.
To make your home bathroom look like a 5-star spa, simply use storage solutions that look luxurious and worthy of a spa experience. Storage underneath the double sink vanity is ample and has matching silver hardware. The built-in storage on the left side of the vanity uses glass shelving to show off bath products and art. Built-in canned lighting makes the shelves look professional grade.
Savvy storage in a bathroom can mean using a standard item for hidden storage. In this bathroom, a privacy wall that separates the toilet from the rest of the room doubles as storage. This floor-to-ceiling piece has glass door cabinets, cubbies that cut through to the other side, and bottom cabinets for more items. The end result is a privacy wall that offers more than its main intended purpose.
If there’s not a lot of hidden storage under a vanity or above a sink, you can embrace a leaning shelf as a solution! In this blue bathroom, a black based vanity and black leaning shelf work together against the other colors in the room to bring balance. On the leaning shelf is room for candles, accents, and a few towels. If you’d prefer to hide your items, look for matching baskets that fit on the shelf instead.
This tropical inspired bathroom doesn’t have a lot of room under the vanity for storage. To make the most of the open space, a woven oversized basket is filled to the brim with fun, brightly colored towels. To the left of the sink is a tall piece of furniture that can hold more items. Plantation-style shutter doors make it feel tropical and help define the room.
Large open shelves built into the side of the tub and shower separator in this bathroom offer lots of storage. Folded towels in alternating colors, candles, and even a planter call this divider home. Since the towels are so easily accessible, you can grab one right out of the shower or after a long soak in the tub.
Instead of stopping when it came to a cabinet door for storage, these homeowners installed a hanging metal rack behind it to place bottles of lotion, shampoo, and body gel! Think outside the box when planning bathroom storage. You’ll be surprised at how much more storage you can sneak into different places. The cabinet at the bottom stealthily stores a laundry hamper that rolls out to toss dirty clothes into.
This bathroom is a great example of what to do if you don’t have drawers or cabinets under your vanity but would like hidden storage. Matching baskets that can easily be pulled out to see what’s inside are ideal for spaces such as this. The end result is stylish storage and hidden loose items! This specific space also makes storage out of the wall and has custom shelves built inside the shower/soaking tub combination.
When looking for storage ideas in a small bathroom, think about the wall space! Empty space can be carved out perfectly to hold much-needed items in a washroom. This bathroom had space between the shower and wall. Storage was carved out and shelves fit rolled towels perfectly. Wood trim make the space feel as if it was planned from the very beginning.
When closed this cabinet hides away cleansers, SPF, lotions, styling products, and more. When opened, it reveals tall shelving on one side and a floor length mirror on the other. Although it’s difficult to tell from this image what the cabinet looks like closed, we can assume it’s as stylish and tidy as the rest of the bathroom.
Even the smaller items in a bathroom need to be organized with style and intention. On top of this sand-hued vanity, a matching soap pump, kleenex cover, tumbler, and toothbrush holder look grouped together perfectly. The key to making a vanity top look styled perfectly? A tray! Trays can make any group of items look tidy!
There’s nothing that screams “typical bathroom” more than ugly white laundry baskets in the corner of the room. Upgrade your bathroom experience by purchasing a large woven basket with a top to hide dirty clothes. This bathroom doesn’t look typical and is hiding dirty clothes behind the beautiful tall basket in the corner.
There’s not one inch under this beautiful vanity that isn’t designated for storage. Between different drawers and cabinets, you’ll be able to find a space for all of your toiletries. Taking the savvy storage a step further, a tower sits between the two sinks and has shelving for towels, cotton swabs, and other accessories.
If you enjoy doing your makeup and sitting down for your beauty rituals, this bathroom was designed for you! In between the double sink vanities is a shorter countertop with empty space underneath to store a bench to sit on. Under the countertop is a pull out drawer for all of your cosmetics and other items needed to get ready in the morning!
This small bathroom doesn’t offer any storage space under the sink. Instead, a furniture piece that has storage is included against the wall. Stylish and blending perfectly into the other elements of the room, this cabinet has shelves that are covered with a glass cabinet door and cabinets on the bottom which are opaque for items you don’t want everyone to see. Bonus if your items under the glass look as picture perfect as this one!
Storage doesn’t have to be big and this small bathroom proves the point. The small, narrow black shelves scattered throughout are almost unrecognizable. There are two under the mirror and one above the back of the toilet. These black shelves have baskets that can hide numerous different items. The trick is matching the baskets and spacing them out accordingly.
Between the back of the shower and the wall is a storage solution that makes the most of empty space. With white trim around it, this built-in flows with the feel of the room and offers space to place towels and other items. Glass canisters filled with cotton balls and matching baskets makes this storage solution look classy.
Beside this expansive vanity mirror is a beautiful storage solution that adds character and charm to this bathroom. With crown molding on top, the wooden insert has shelves and two pull-out drawers on the bottom. The shelves are enclosed by a glass cabinet door that has an intricate design that mutes the view of the items inside. The end result is a storage space that looks like a vintage apothecary piece!
Although we can’t be 100% sure, our guess is that in this tiny bathroom the mirrored space above the sink has plenty of storage space behind it. Although it doesn’t jet out from the wall too much, it’s size, across the entire wall, offers enough space for all the bathroom essentials. Under the sink is room for a few towels and it appears the one wooden side has some hidden storage as well.
This recessed storage space in this bathroom works so well because it’s organized beautifully! If you have attractive products and don’t mind placing every item back where it belongs, you can pull this off too. The top shelf is perfectly sized for toilet paper rolls and some of the wire drawers pull out so you can grab what you need. At the very bottom is a cabinet door that hides any item that doesn’t match the pretty color scheme.
Built-in storage doesn’t have to be open. This bathroom uses a cabinet door to hide the items on the shelves. The bottom shelves are exposed so you can grab a towel or body wash as needed. The key is finding a balance with the items you use everyday. Will you be good about placing your shampoo neatly on an exposed shelf or would you rather hide it behind a cabinet door? In this case, all of the shelves are organized sleekly – whether they’re hidden or not.
In older homes or custom homes the attic space may have strange angled ceilings. Take advantage of this and have shelving cut out of the drywall to store items. In this peaceful bathroom, the shelves in the wall have baskets, towels, and other accents. Don’t try to fill every single spot. Instead, allow negative space between items so that it looks less cluttered.