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    25 Organization Tips That'll Make Your Small Bathroom Feel So Much Bigger

    Say it with me: vertical storage is our best friend.

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    1. If counter space is super limited and/or basically nonexistent, utilize that wall space by attaching a container to store your small soaps and toothbrush. They'll love their cute little home, and so will you.

    two shelfs stuck to wall holding different products

    Promising review: "The ease with which I was able to install these shelves was such a relief. They come in handy in my travel rv which doesn’t have much space for all the products I use. These were big enough to accommodate everything I wanted to have accessible in the shower." —BondLady

    Get at set of two from Amazon for $9.99 (available in black and white).

    2. Create your own shelf system (even if your current bathroom can't accommodate larger, traditional options!) with some invisible floating shelves. No cupboard space? Consider it handled!


    Promising review: "Have a small bathroom and small counter. Added great look and good useful space. Easy to install and looks classier than price would suggest. Would buy again." —T. Murphy

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $23.80+ (available in two sizes and one option with ends).

    3. Keep on using that wall space, but this time for a hanging towel rack that'll store up to five fresh towels and get 'em out from that precious cabinet space they're currently occupying.

    reviewer image of rack hung up holding five different towels

    Promising review: "We recently moved and the new master bath doesn't have a linen closet, so we had to get creative with how to store everyday items like towels. Since they were going to be out in the open, I wanted something that was functional yet decorative. This fit the bill perfectly!" —Faye_Bon_Fury

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in seven colors).

    4. And give your hand towels a place of their very own (that's not balled up in the corner on your counter) and install a swivel towel bar. Oooh, so fancy and spa-like!

    rack with four different swivel arms for a place to hang four towels

    Promising review: "I love this thing. It helps me dry multiple towels at once in my tiny bathroom space. When I’m in the bathroom, I keep them against the wall. When I leave I pull them out so the towels dry quicker with the vent on. Each bar holds one normal bath towel folded in half (longways). Very neat and great space saver." —Caroline P.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.90 (available in three finishes).

    5. Turn your TP center into more than just a one hit wonder with this all-in-one shelf, storage, and roll holder. You'll appreciate the extra space, and your guests will appreciate being able to find extra toilet paper.

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49.

    6. Make your own under-sink storage system by adding two corner shelves. This will keep the space open for any sink pipes that would normally block regular cabinets.

    Nifty /

    Get the shelves from Ikea for $39.99 each.

    7. Designate a space for your hot tools in order to keep your curling iron, hair straightener, and dryer from taking over your counters. This handy organizer comes with hooks so it can be hung on the cabinet or left out on your vanity as is!


    The hooks can also be used to wrap the cords from your heating tools so you can put an end to the tangled mess under your sink.

    Promising review: "This thing is so sturdy, have it standing on top of a shelving unit under my bathroom sink, and I can put my hair tools in and out of it, and nothing has tipped over!" —Kevin B

    Get it from Amazon for $27.87+ (available in black and white).

    8. Organize the growing mound of bathroom junk currently overtaking your drawers. A quick solution: these individual clear plastic bins that you can set up to perfectly fit your drawer and store the essentials that you couldn't find easily...until now.

    reviewer image of plastic bins holding toothpaste, nail clippers, floss and more

    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my nightstand drawer to store small things, as the drawer is very deep. I've got ChapStick, hand lotions, a small flashlight, and other bedside items in them so they're not just rolling around the drawer. I just bought some more for my bathroom vanity. They fit together nicely but also lift right out of each other. The plastic is sturdy, and they came individually wrapped to keep them from scratching." —Sparkyj

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $14.99.

    9. Or for a more practical storage option, a double-sided hanging organizer with 32 pockets and 18 loop closures so you always know where every piece you own is.

    review image of organizer holdings tons of jewelry

    Keep in mind the hanger does not come with this product, but has a small hole at the top for you to use your own. And it's not limited to just jewelry! One reviewer said she used this to store and color-code all of her nail polish, and another stored all of her kids' hair accessories in the pockets.

    Promising review: "This jewelry organizer is very versatile with the pockets AND the loops for hanging larger and longer necklaces so that they do not have to be scrunched up into one of the pockets. It has helped me to gain dressing table space that was previously cluttered with necklaces and jewelry boxes. It's much quicker to find the jewelry I want to wear and to not have to untangle bracelets and necklaces. Would recommend to anyone who likes jewelry and needs to organize and save space." —jlm

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49+ (available in three colors).

    10. Or! Hang up an organizer with all the space you need for your collection. This pretty piece features bars for hanging jewelry, hooks for necklaces, cork for stud earrings, and a tiny shelf for any extras. Long gone are the days of untangling the chain tumbleweeds!

    jewelry organizer hung up styled with tons of different jewelry pieces
    Ark On The Lake

    This great little shop sells tons of wood pieces and organizers, and is based out of Ontario, Canada.

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore this piece. It came even better than described. The stain was just a bit darker than I had thought (Provincial) but that worked out perfectly for me. Really appreciated the detailed instructions and care in packaging. I will be buying more from this talented seller. Thank you!" —Jackie Sheriff

    Get it from Ark On The Lake on Etsy for $92.77+ (available in six sizes and 12 stain/hook color options).

    11. Save your under-sink space from the mountain of shampoo bottles and cleaners currently occupying that space with two-tier, slide-out baskets. The baskets feature a divider so you're just getting organization on organization with these bad boys.

    the baskets added under a sink to organize tons of cleaning supplies

    Promising review: "These are great if you have limited bathroom storage. You can put several items in each drawer. They are easy to pull in/out and if you want to take the drawers out completely to remove the basket they aren’t stuck on a track, which I like. Great quality materials, sturdy, and easy to clean." —ee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.84 (available in three colors).

    12. Give your walls some decor and storage space with a shelf that's as darling as this one. This bamboo rattan option has a built-in rung for extra hand towels.

    boho style rattan shelf hung over a bath tub
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I was looking for something boho yet functional for my small bathroom. I found both in this cute shelf. Easy to hang. Definitely recommend." —T Spill

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $59.

    13. Finally (finally!) make a proper home for your electric toothbrush with help from your outlet. Simply install this shelf, feed your cord through the hole, and say farewell to the days of balancing your toothbrush on the teeny tiny space next to the faucet.

    reviewer image of shelf installed over outlet and electric toothbrush on it and plugged in to outlet below

    Promising review: "Perfect little shelf for my cluttered bathroom and better priced than similar items. I use it for my electric toothbrush, which I was continually knocking onto the bathroom floor (sometimes even into the toilet!), so I then would have to stop to clean it while I'm in a hurry to get ready for work! Glad I purchased two of them. Putting the other one in my kids' bathroom." —Cynthia R. Petrauskas

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    14. Recycle all those half-empty bottles and containers and opt for sleek glass jars and bottles with pumps for all your cotton balls and swabs, bath salts, lotions, and shampoos.

    MAXL Home,

    The glass jars are from MAXL Home, a small business started by construction developer and architect looking to provide high-quality home goods.

    Get the glass jars from MAXL Home on Etsy for $9.99+ (available in six sizes), and grab glass bottles with pumps from Amazon for $16.99 (available in three colors).

    15. And to achieve peak organization status, add your own custom labels to each jar so everything has its own place.

    cotton swabs and cotton ball jars with labels
    Rich Simplicities

    Rich Simplicities is a darling small biz started by a recent college graduate, Jeanie, and based out in Los Angeles.

    Get the bathroom labels from Rich Simplicities on Etsy starting at $10 (available in custom options and different sizes).

    16. Maximize the little counter space you have and add a three-tier shelf for all your most-used face washes, soaps, and serums. Honestly, with this much extra space, you could house your entire makeup collection!

    reviewer's counter with bathroom items stacked on shelf

    Promising review: "This was a godsend. My bathroom counter was such a mess and quarantine gave me time to really reorganize and rearrange my house. I wanted a small shelf that wasn't super imposing but wasn't so small that everything was clutter again. This shelf looks great, is actually very sturdy and well made. AND it came already assembled which after my recent quarantine purchases I've been assembling shelves and cabinets for weeks, so that was amazing!!!!" —RDaletto

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    17. Or if you reaaaalllly need extra space, try this corner rack with ample surface area sure to give all your bathroom essentials a place to stay.

    reviewer image of rack in bathroom holding tons of things

    Promising review: "I have very little storage space and this thing is a lifesaver to keep my bathroom counter from looking like a total mess. It was easy to put together and holds up well." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    18. Utilize even the teeniest of spaces with a super narrow cabinet. This handy piece has a designated space for TP, and and removable shelves for extra! TP.


    Promising review: "This worked perfectly for the small amount of space I had to work with. Was able to fit four rolls and a square box of tissue inside top compartment(not shown in pic). The material feels a little more on the plastic side but so far has been easy to clean." —Netmarib

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    19. Or if you have some extra space on both sides of your porcelain throne, go with an option that provides shelving for those areas. Hello! Look at all your storage options now!

    over the toilet shelf with shelves up both sides and two shelves on the top

    Promising review: "I was not prepared for how nice this stand was! It looked even better in person! Heavy duty wood, easy to put together, and sturdy. I added some wicker baskets which put it over the top." —Rozena

    Get it from Wayfair for $163.99 (available in four colors).

    20. Look to no other than your shower curtain as a place for storage. This pick has actual pockets to hold your shower goods, so the days of delicately balancing your shampoo on the narrow tub ledge are OVER.

    shower curtain with pockets with shampoos in pocket

    Promising review: "This is the best shower curtain EVER!!! Heavy duty and has several pockets that can store a number of items without having the rod fall down. I have shampoo, conditioner, soap, a comb, razor, and two body brushes in the pockets with no trouble at all. Amazing idea and well worth it!!!" —Sue

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    21. Declutter that makeup drawer, yes you know the one, by adding rearrangeable bins. Look at the satisfaction these'll bring to the lipsticks currently shoved in there with no rhyme or reason.

    Promising review: "Easy to set up and pieces fit well in a variety of configurations, which is perfect for mixing and matching in bathroom drawers and cabinets. The partitions are easy to put in and allow for more variety. Also comes with glue points to help keep tray stable in drawer even when opening drawer. Great for organizing bathroom drawers and kitchen utility drawers." —Barrett L. Lucero

    Get the 12-piece set from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. Or! Opt for simple adjustable bamboo dividers so you can easily sort your whos-its from your whatcha-ma-call-its. However you wanna sort, these are here to help ya do it.

    reviewer image of divider added in to bathroom drawer to separate perfumes from toothbrush

    Promising review: "I’m very happy with the purchase of these drawer organizers! It works great in my kitchen as well as my bathroom and looks like a million bucks. I can’t wait to see what else I can organize with this. Very satisfied customer!" —PinkyShopper

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $29.94 (available in three colors).

    23. Turn your medicine cabinet into a cohesive place where you can actually find the Advil when you need it, and install a door cabinet. It attaches to the back of the door to give you an easy view of *everything*.

    reviewer image of cabinet attached to bathroom door filled with medicine

    Promising review: "This is the best creation ever!!!! We purchased a home with a tiny bathroom and I had no clue where I was going to put everything. This is the perfect solution!! The design is so neat, it hangs from the door hinges so you don't have the hanging racks chewing up the top of your door trim. I will be getting more of these in the future for organizing my daughter's room and basement craft room." —TS

    Get it from Amazon for $189.99.

    24. Give your best towels the display they deserve (while simultaneously freeing up most-important under-the-sink space) with a handmade towel latter. Hello, style. Hello, space.

    leather and wooden latter hung on wall in bathroom
    Sandstone & Sage

    Each rung on this lovely piece is hand carved to smooth out the rough edges and prevent snags. And! This small shop is based out of Westlake Village, CA.

    Promising review: "Look no further! This is the blanket or towel holder for you! Quick delivery and easy as pie to assemble — you get to feel a part of it in a small way. I looked for hours over the years (on Etsy and around) for a blanket ladder and I am so glad I held out. I’m so delighted with this beautiful creation." —Lia Goldman Miller

    Get it from Sandstone & Sage on Etsy for $75.

    25. Use a rotating organizer in the narrow cabinet where you can't find anything. Now you'll be able to spin, spin, spin until you find that pricey serum. Oh, I bet you forgot you even had that serum!


    Promising review: "I didn’t realize how much I needed this in my life. Previously, I had everything (and I mean EVERYTHING) it takes for me to get ready in a....basket! Talk about inconvenient. The key to saving space is vertical storage. This is the key! You don’t believe how much fits in here. Plus, it looks so professional and sleek in your bathroom. Not only does it have space for my makeup and brushes, but also my hairbrush and combs. Looks and fits items just like the videos you watch in the listing and reviews. I’m recommending this product to all my family and friends. You won’t be disappointed!" —Kaitlyn

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    Your bathroom will not BELIEVE how organized it is.


    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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