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    27 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.

    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." β€”sarakmc1225

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69. 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 β€” 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!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95.

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

    This shower curtain measures 70" x 72"! Check out our review of this mesh pocket shower curtain (#2 on the list)!

    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!" β€”G. Allen

    Get it from Amazon for $10.98. 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." β€”DB Mahan

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75 (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." β€”organizedgirl3

    Get a three-pack from 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." β€”BethyBroadway

    Get it from Walmart or Hayneedle 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!" β€”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." β€”Sasha linden

    Get it from Amazon for $23.60.

    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 β€” 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!" β€”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.

    Get it from Amazon for $20+ (available in three colors) or Urban Outfitters for $24 (available in two 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 two connected compartments and comes with a lid that you can use as a catchall!

    Promising review: "This has come in so handy on my vanity table. I love that I have things right at my fingertips, and the lid also works well to hold my wedding rings while I'm doing my makeup." β€”W. A. McKeon

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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

    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." β€”Dee Tee

    Get it from Amazon for $24.87.

    13. 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: "Really love it. Living in a shoebox in NY, I constantly look for storage solutions. This design is incredible. It takes up so little footprint and fits perfectly between the toilet bowl and the wall, and is very functional. I hate having to go to the deli store to get a couple of rolls of toilet paper at a time. Now I can get 12 rolls at a time, although if you get the larger rolls, they won't come through the hole on the bottom. You will have to retrieve the larger rolls by removing the top, which is not a big deal. I put a wonderful diffuser and body scrub on the top, and it looks really nice. It's a must have for any small apartment living!" β€”Ken H

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99.

    14. 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." β€”Z. Skinner

    Get them from Amazon for $9.04+ (available in three styles).

    15. 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." β€”happy shaver

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99 (available in three styles).

    16. 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.

    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!" β€”Amber Kuhn

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

    17. 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!" β€”Wicker

    Get it from Amazon for $8.91+ (available in two finishes).

    18. 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!,

    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!" β€”Windfox

    Get it from Amazon for $38.02+ (available in two colors).

    19. 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." β€”Amanda

    Get it from Amazon for $27.59 (available in four styles).

    20. 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.,

    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!" β€”dsgodda

    Get them from Amazon: the free-standing caddy for $75.99 or the tension caddy from $129.99

    21. 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." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.87 (available in two colors).

    22. 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." β€”M. Marcott

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in two sizes).

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

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

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in three colors) or Urban Outfitters for $18 (available in two colors).

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

    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!" β€”AudreyG123

    Get the left one from Walmart for $19.97 and the right one from Target for $43.49 (available in two colors). Check out another option from Amazon here.

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

    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!" β€”DrSarahR

    Get it from Amazon for $50 (available in two colors).

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

    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." β€”Hanna

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $16.99.

    27. 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." β€”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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