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31 Ridiculously Clever Storage Ideas For Your Bathroom

It's time for an extreme bathroom makeover.

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1. Store extra bath products and towels on an aesthetically pleasing rolling cart.

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Promising review: "I have little storage in my small apartment bathroom, and this was perfect for holding extra rolls of TP, miscellaneous bottles, lotions, and makeup. Easy set-up and pretty sturdy. Slides perfectly in the space between my sink and shower." —sarakmc1225

Get the left one from Urban Outfitters for $69 and the right one from Walmart for $44.99. Check out another option from Amazon here.

2. Prevent your hair tools from getting tangled together with a heat-resistant style station. You can hang it on a towel rack or store it in a cabinet!

Promising review: "I have a ridiculously small bathroom and a super small vanity. After too many instances of my dryer and straightener falling to the floor, I went searching for an option to get them off the non-existent counter and onto the towel holder next to my sink. This product has done the trick — it helps me keep my counter space organized and provides me with a great, heat-resistant holder to place them in while I'm working through my hair. Highly recommend!" —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors) or Jet for $17.99. Check out a wall mount version from Amazon here.
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Promising review: "I have a ridiculously small bathroom and a super small vanity. After too many instances of my dryer and straightener falling to the floor, I went searching for an option to get them off the non-existent counter and onto the towel holder next to my sink. This product has done the trick — it helps me keep my counter space organized and provides me with a great, heat-resistant holder to place them in while I'm working through my hair. Highly recommend!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two colors) or Jet for $17.99. Check out a wall mount version from Amazon here.

3. Choose a shower curtain with mesh pockets to keep your shower/tub clutter-free.

This shower curtain measures 70" x 72"!Promising review: "This liner may be the most useful product I've ever purchased! It allows you to organize all your various bath products in conveniently sized mesh pockets. The pockets are strong enough to hold full shampoo and conditioner bottles without tearing away from the liner. No more worries about cluttered edges causing things fall off the sides of the bathtub. No more nasty soap scum from bars of soap resting on the edge of the tub. No more rust circles from cans of shaving cream. It's brilliant!" —G. AllenGet it from Amazon or Walmart for $17.81. Or, check out a mesh organizer you can add on to your existing shower curtain.
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This shower curtain measures 70" x 72"!

Promising review: "This liner may be the most useful product I've ever purchased! It allows you to organize all your various bath products in conveniently sized mesh pockets. The pockets are strong enough to hold full shampoo and conditioner bottles without tearing away from the liner. No more worries about cluttered edges causing things fall off the sides of the bathtub. No more nasty soap scum from bars of soap resting on the edge of the tub. No more rust circles from cans of shaving cream. It's brilliant!" —G. Allen

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $17.81. Or, check out a mesh organizer you can add on to your existing shower curtain.

4. Keep your toothbrushes and toothpaste neat and dry in an adorable elephant holder that drains through the trunk.

Promising review: "My search for a functional toothbrush holder (that doesn't get gross from collected water) is FINALLY OVER! It's also super cute and looks great on my sink. While it is plastic and lightweight, it's actually quite durable and sturdy. It doesn't tip over when my kids fumble to put their toothbrushes in it. Easy to clean, too, just stick a cotton swab in the spout and swab it around. So glad I found this." —DB MahanGet it from Amazon for $9.44+ (available in five colors).
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Promising review: "My search for a functional toothbrush holder (that doesn't get gross from collected water) is FINALLY OVER! It's also super cute and looks great on my sink. While it is plastic and lightweight, it's actually quite durable and sturdy. It doesn't tip over when my kids fumble to put their toothbrushes in it. Easy to clean, too, just stick a cotton swab in the spout and swab it around. So glad I found this." —DB Mahan

Get it from Amazon for $9.44+ (available in five colors).

5. Stick a set of magnetic pods on the inside of your medicine cabinet for easy access to your favorite makeup items.

Promising review: "These pods are great! They hold all the small items that are hard to put on shelves in your medicine cabinet. It makes getting ready and putting on makeup easy. I had seen them in The Container Store for years and wish I had bought them sooner." —organizedgirl3Get a three-pack from Amazon or The Container Store for $9.99 (also available with sticky backs for non-metal medicine cabinets).
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Promising review: "These pods are great! They hold all the small items that are hard to put on shelves in your medicine cabinet. It makes getting ready and putting on makeup easy. I had seen them in The Container Store for years and wish I had bought them sooner." —organizedgirl3

Get a three-pack from Amazon or The Container Store for $9.99 (also available with sticky backs for non-metal medicine cabinets).

6. Provide yourself with some enclosed storage space thanks to a narrow cabinet that'll fit in the awkward space between the toilet and the sink.

Promising review: "I needed more storage in my bathroom but didn't have a lot of space. This was the perfect size and looks great, and it came fully assembled except the knobs, which were very easy to do." —BethyBroadwayGet it from Hayneedle or Walmart for $109.99 (available in two colors).
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Promising review: "I needed more storage in my bathroom but didn't have a lot of space. This was the perfect size and looks great, and it came fully assembled except the knobs, which were very easy to do." —BethyBroadway

Get it from Hayneedle or Walmart for $109.99 (available in two colors).

7. Give every bathroom essential its own place in an over-door organizer.

Promising review: "This is a terrific item for someone like myself who lives in a small apartment, has limited storage, and has lots of cosmetic and bathroom-type items to store. Each pocket has a separation so that you can actually separate items in the same pocket if you wish. I hung it over my bathroom door, although I imagine it could function in a bedroom for socks, etc., and it has made a world of difference in getting things off the counter, displaying an extra roll of toilet paper for guests, etc. Five stars!" —Kiri CorrGet it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two sizes and three colors). Check out two other options on Amazon here and here.
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Promising review: "This is a terrific item for someone like myself who lives in a small apartment, has limited storage, and has lots of cosmetic and bathroom-type items to store. Each pocket has a separation so that you can actually separate items in the same pocket if you wish. I hung it over my bathroom door, although I imagine it could function in a bedroom for socks, etc., and it has made a world of difference in getting things off the counter, displaying an extra roll of toilet paper for guests, etc. Five stars!" —Kiri Corr

Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in two sizes and three colors). Check out two other options on Amazon here and here.

8. Utilize narrow spaces with a slide-out storage tower. The best part is you can hide it away when it's not in use!

Promising review: "Glad we bought this for the bathroom, it fits perfectly in the small side space between the sink and the wall. I use it to hold things I need to use daily. It glides straight and smoothly, so you can easily slide it out to use and then push it back when done without bumping and dinging walls." —Sasha lindenGet it from Amazon or Walmart for $23.92.
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Promising review: "Glad we bought this for the bathroom, it fits perfectly in the small side space between the sink and the wall. I use it to hold things I need to use daily. It glides straight and smoothly, so you can easily slide it out to use and then push it back when done without bumping and dinging walls." —Sasha linden

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $23.92.

9. Make it easier to see and access all your bath products by installing two-tier mesh drawers in the sink cabinet.

These drawers slide in and out easily, so you can grab what you need without rearranging the entire cabinet!Promising review: "After our recent move, I was having trouble finding a home for all of our kitchen and bathroom items. Purchased several of these drawer sets and voila — everything found a home. Drawers pull out easily, the height is perfect for standard cabinets, and things like shampoo bottles fit even on the bottom shelf. Very happy with this purchase!" —AimsleyGet it from The Container Store for $24.99 (also available in another style here).
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These drawers slide in and out easily, so you can grab what you need without rearranging the entire cabinet!

Promising review: "After our recent move, I was having trouble finding a home for all of our kitchen and bathroom items. Purchased several of these drawer sets and voila — everything found a home. Drawers pull out easily, the height is perfect for standard cabinets, and things like shampoo bottles fit even on the bottom shelf. Very happy with this purchase!" —Aimsley

Get it from The Container Store for $24.99 (also available in another style here).

10. Avoid knocking shower products off the tub rim by putting everything in a hanging caddy.

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Get the left one from Urban Outfitters for $24. Get the right one from Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in two colors) or Amazon for $19.72 (available in three colors).

11. Put cotton swabs, pads, and puffs into an acrylic storage container. This way you can buy in bulk, store extras in the cabinet, and keep only what you need out on the counter.

This acrylic container features three connected compartments and comes with three lids!Promising review: "Nice vanity organizer; holds a good amount of cotton balls, cotton pads, and cotton swabs. Lets you put enough in an easy to access space, looks very nice, and the lids keep everything nice and clean." —D.Get it from Amazon for $11.99.
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This acrylic container features three connected compartments and comes with three lids!

Promising review: "Nice vanity organizer; holds a good amount of cotton balls, cotton pads, and cotton swabs. Lets you put enough in an easy to access space, looks very nice, and the lids keep everything nice and clean." —D.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

12. Install a peel-and-stick toiletries shelf if you don't have enough space in the medicine cabinet.

The adhesive backing has a super strong hold and removes cleanly without leaving any residue! Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12. Check out another option from The Container Store here.
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The adhesive backing has a super strong hold and removes cleanly without leaving any residue!

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $12. Check out another option from The Container Store here.

13. Display clean towels on a wall-mounted rack. It's a great way to store towels if you don't have a linen closet!

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This multi-use rack can also be used to store wine, hats, or whatever else you can roll up!

Promising review: "Just perfect! Solved a storage problem for both bathrooms. Also can hold magazines and spare rolls of toilet tissue." —Dee Tee

Get it from Amazon for $24.87. Check out another option from Amazon here.

14. Stash a huge supply of TP (12 rolls, to be exact) in a stocker, so you'll never run out at a critical moment. The top doubles as a place to set your phone and some Poo-Pourri. 😏

Promising review: "An excellent place to stash TP in homes like ours, with little storage." —bcdecofanaticGet it from Wayfair for $35.99 or Houzz for $34.99.
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Promising review: "An excellent place to stash TP in homes like ours, with little storage." —bcdecofanatic

Get it from Wayfair for $35.99 or Houzz for $34.99.

15. Bump up your medicine cabinet storage space with multi-compartment organizers.

Promising review: "This little thing is perfect for shallow and long spaces like your medicine cabinet. I keep tweezers, blush, cotton swabs, and all kinds of stuff in it! I like that it is clear so it's easy to spot items." —Z. SkinnerGet them from Walmart or Amazon for $8.79+ (available in nine styles).
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Promising review: "This little thing is perfect for shallow and long spaces like your medicine cabinet. I keep tweezers, blush, cotton swabs, and all kinds of stuff in it! I like that it is clear so it's easy to spot items." —Z. Skinner

Get them from Walmart or Amazon for $8.79+ (available in nine styles).

16. Attach a storage cabinet behind the door to permanently solve your small bathroom problems.

Promising review: "This is a must-have for any small space. My bathroom has no medicine cabinet, just a mirror, and is pretty small, so storage is a huge deal. My girlfriend came across this item, so I figured I would give it a shot. I know it states it needs a two-person install, but I put this together and hung it in about an hour by myself with very minimal effort. This fits so much stuff, it really is amazing, and it does not impede any operation of the door. I can't fully explain how much I recommend this. I'm about to order the mirror version for my bedroom for colognes and little knick-knacks to declutter the countertops." —happy shaverGet it from Amazon or Walmart for $126.50+ (available in three styles).
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Promising review: "This is a must-have for any small space. My bathroom has no medicine cabinet, just a mirror, and is pretty small, so storage is a huge deal. My girlfriend came across this item, so I figured I would give it a shot. I know it states it needs a two-person install, but I put this together and hung it in about an hour by myself with very minimal effort. This fits so much stuff, it really is amazing, and it does not impede any operation of the door. I can't fully explain how much I recommend this. I'm about to order the mirror version for my bedroom for colognes and little knick-knacks to declutter the countertops." —happy shaver

Get it from Amazon or Walmart for $126.50+ (available in three styles).

17. Save space with a three-tier bamboo rack that can be wall-mounted or left free-standing, depending on how much wall/floor space you have.

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Promising review: "Recently removed the radiators out of my old house, and the bathroom had a narrow space that just looked empty. This fit perfectly, providing much-needed storage, and keeps the room from looking cluttered. Easy to assemble and sturdy enough that I am not afraid of it falling apart. Love this!" —Amber Kuhn

Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two colors). Check out another option from Amazon here.

18. Tuck away your hair tools out of sight using an over-cabinet styling station.

Promising review: "Love that this keeps all my items off the counter! Now I have more space to do other things! It is also roomy! Did not expect it to be able to fit my blow dryer, curling iron, hair straightener, two brushes, and a bottle of hairspray!" —WickerGet it from Amazon or Jet for $10.39+ (available in two colors).
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Promising review: "Love that this keeps all my items off the counter! Now I have more space to do other things! It is also roomy! Did not expect it to be able to fit my blow dryer, curling iron, hair straightener, two brushes, and a bottle of hairspray!" —Wicker

Get it from Amazon or Jet for $10.39+ (available in two colors).

19. Eliminate bottle clutter by installing a shower dispenser. The top functions as a shelf for other products, and it also has a fog-resistant mirror, soap compartment, and razor hooks!

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Promising review: "This is probably the most useful organizing product I have bought all year! We have a tiny shower in our house, and there is absolutely no room for bottle clutter. I actually discovered these shower stations in a hotel we stayed at on a trip in Colorado. I immediately bought one via the recommendation of the hotel staff. They do take forever to prime the pumps when they are brand new, so expect to have to press each pump 50+ times. After you get past that slight annoyance, the product works perfectly. No more bottle clutter or space-consuming shower caddy or bottles getting tipped over and oozing product everywhere!" —Windfox

Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in two colors) or Target for $32.29.

20. Provide an extra roll and some reading material for guests (and yourself) with a TP stand.

Promising review: "This is a great toilet paper stand. I love that it is able to hold two rolls at once. We've had it for a year and have not run out of paper since. It is a little wobbly without any magazines etc., in the bottom, but a couple of magazines, and it's fairly stable. It can hold four or more magazines. We have a small bathroom, and it doesn't take up much room. It looks great and is functional. I am very pleased with this purchase." —AmandaGet it from Amazon (available in four styles) or Walmart (available in two colors) for $18.99+ or from Jet for $19.64.
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Promising review: "This is a great toilet paper stand. I love that it is able to hold two rolls at once. We've had it for a year and have not run out of paper since. It is a little wobbly without any magazines etc., in the bottom, but a couple of magazines, and it's fairly stable. It can hold four or more magazines. We have a small bathroom, and it doesn't take up much room. It looks great and is functional. I am very pleased with this purchase." —Amanda

Get it from Amazon (available in four styles) or Walmart (available in two colors) for $18.99+ or from Jet for $19.64.

21. Free up the shower floor by using a stainless-steel corner caddy. Depending on how tall your shower is, you can opt for a tension caddy or a free-standing one.

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I've used the Simple Human tension caddy in an old apartment, and it's extremely sturdy. It doesn't budge no matter how many heavy products you store on it!

Promising review: "Had it for probably four years now and not a spot of rust on it. Great shower rack!" —dsgodda

Get the free-standing caddy from Amazon, Jet, or Walmart for $69.99. Get the tension caddy from Amazon or Jet for $129.99.

22. Organize your bathroom cleaning supplies with an expandable under-sink rack. You can adjust the height of the shelves, too!

Promising review: "Just set this up in my TINY bathroom cabinet (the sink is only 22" wide, the cabinet is even smaller). Easy to put together and works just as it says. It instantly doubled my storage space under the sink. Really happy with this purchase. Would buy more but my other sink is a pedestal sink." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $22.87 (available in two colors).
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Promising review: "Just set this up in my TINY bathroom cabinet (the sink is only 22" wide, the cabinet is even smaller). Easy to put together and works just as it says. It instantly doubled my storage space under the sink. Really happy with this purchase. Would buy more but my other sink is a pedestal sink." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $22.87 (available in two colors).

23. Sort out everything in your drawers and store them in individual boxes, so you can see everything at a glance.

Promising review: "Absolutely love these organizer boxes. I use them in my bathroom drawers as I dislike those clear plastic trays you normally see. Those get a cloudy look about them over time, whereas these stay nice and clean looking. I also like how easy it is to arrange the various sizes in a puzzle-like fashion to get the right combination for your drawer. I even have one sitting on my counter for miscellaneous items (hair ties, etc), and it looks great." —M. MarcottGet a five-pack from Amazon for $16.42+ (available in two sizes).
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Promising review: "Absolutely love these organizer boxes. I use them in my bathroom drawers as I dislike those clear plastic trays you normally see. Those get a cloudy look about them over time, whereas these stay nice and clean looking. I also like how easy it is to arrange the various sizes in a puzzle-like fashion to get the right combination for your drawer. I even have one sitting on my counter for miscellaneous items (hair ties, etc), and it looks great." —M. Marcott

Get a five-pack from Amazon for $16.42+ (available in two sizes).

24. Affix a silicone pocket to the wall to catch your toiletries if there's just no room on the sink.

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There are drainage holes on the bottom to prevent mildew growth. It works on any glass, mirror, tile or marble surface!

Get the dual-pocket organizer from Urban Outfitters for $34 or Amazon for $24.99+ (available in three colors). Get the toothbrush/razor holder from Urban Outfitters for $18 or from Walmart or Amazon for $9.72+ (available in four colors).

25. Set aside a laundry hamper for collecting dirty towels and clothes. The lid keeps things looking neat and prevents excess moisture from getting in.

This little hamper should even fit into smaller bathrooms.Promising review: "I've been using this hamper for over a year now, and it looks the same as the day I got it. Very sturdy and attractive." —beccakatGet it from World Market for $31.99.
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This little hamper should even fit into smaller bathrooms.

Promising review: "I've been using this hamper for over a year now, and it looks the same as the day I got it. Very sturdy and attractive." —beccakat

Get it from World Market for $31.99.

26. Take advantage of vertical space with an over-toilet shelf.

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If you feel icky about having things right on top of the toilet, you can always choose a space saver with doors.

Promising review: "This is just what we needed. Gave us lots of extra space in our small bathroom. We live in an apartment, and we have one bathroom and one linen closet. We were in dire need of space savers, lol! This really helped us free up quite a bit of space by using the area behind and above the toilet. It is a sturdy product as it also comes with molly screws to secure it to the wall. I would recommend this to anyone!" —AudreyG123

Get the left one from Walmart for $19.84 and the right one from Target for $70.29+ (available in two colors). Check out another option from Amazon here.

27. Gain extra storage around your cabinet-less pedestal sink with a rolling organizer.

Promising review: "This is great storage for the little things, like moisturizer, a razor, and shaving cream. Also, it doesn't stick out so that you're bumping into it all the time. When cleaning, just roll out of the way." —Cathy81Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $39.99.
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Promising review: "This is great storage for the little things, like moisturizer, a razor, and shaving cream. Also, it doesn't stick out so that you're bumping into it all the time. When cleaning, just roll out of the way." —Cathy81

Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $39.99.

28. Dry towels and bath mats on a ladder. It's low profile like a regular towel rack but fits a lot more.

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Promising review: "This is such a dandy place to hang towels and clothing that usually occupy the floor! I loved it, so I bought a second one! It is more than sturdy enough for the job!" —DrSarahR

Get the left one from Wayfair for $55.99 and the right one from Amazon for $50 (available in two colors).

29. Place miscellaneous items (like extra TP, hand towels, or toiletries) in a lidded basket.

These baskets are hand woven!Promising review: "Great hideaway for toilet paper. This container will fit a majority of bathroom shelves and also the back of the toilet tank. It holds about two mega rolls of toilet tissue or three regular size rolls. Attractive and functional." —kimberlyCGet it from Crate&Barrel for $29.95 (available in three colors).
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These baskets are hand woven!

Promising review: "Great hideaway for toilet paper. This container will fit a majority of bathroom shelves and also the back of the toilet tank. It holds about two mega rolls of toilet tissue or three regular size rolls. Attractive and functional." —kimberlyC

Get it from Crate&Barrel for $29.95 (available in three colors).

30. Boost your counter space with a set of stackable corner shelves.

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Promising review: "Nice and sturdy, and easy to clean and also store away if it's no longer needed. I stacked all four shelves up, and it's still a stable surface for all my bathroom products. Wonderful way to gain some space back." —Hanna

Get a two-pack from Amazon for $18.99.

31. Loop your bath products in an ~ink-redibly~ cute and useful shower squid instead of using a plain ol' shower caddy.

Promising review: "Great product! Clears up room in the shower. Holds bottles firmly, and you can dispense without removing from the squid. Would highly recommend." —CtGet it from Uncommongoods for $33.
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Promising review: "Great product! Clears up room in the shower. Holds bottles firmly, and you can dispense without removing from the squid. Would highly recommend." —Ct

Get it from Uncommongoods for $33.

Your bathroom will be so neat that even Monica will give you a thumbs up.

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