7 DIY Bathroom Storage Projects

If your vanity and medicine cabinets are anything like mine, they’re (1) too small, (2) too cluttered, and (3) work just well enough that you can’t justify the mess and expense of a remodel. Instead, opt to add some smart and stylish DIY bathroom storage solutions to make better use of the bathroom you already have.

 

1. MASON JAR ORGANIZER

DIY Bathroom Storage - Mason Jar Organizer

Photo: Liz Marie

Perfect for those little items, this easy and clever mason jar project makes for an attractive display while providing easy access to the bathroom products you use every day.

 

2. MAGNETIC TOOTHBRUSH HOLDER

DIY Bathroom Storage - Toothbrush Holder

Photo: The Family Handyman

Looking for a way to keep your toothbrush off the wet, messy sink area? This wall-mounted magnetic strip will do the job nicely, and you’ll love this ingenious method for magnetizing a plastic brush.

 

3. ROPE SHELVING

hanging rope shelf in bathroom

Photo: At The Walker House

This fun, rustic, rope-supported DIY bathroom storage shelf looks great and provides useful storage above the toilet. You can make your own this weekend with easy-to-find materials and a little know-how.

 

4. REPURPOSED GIFT BOX STORAGE

DIY Bathroom Storage - Containers

Photo: Small Home Love

Constructed from inexpensive gift boxes that have been adorned with custom print-out labels, these vintage-inspired storage containers manage to impart decorative appeal to toiletries.

 

5. TOILET PAPER STORAGE & DISPLAY

DIY Bathroom Storage - Toilet Paper

Photo: Remodelista

Toilet paper is a bathroom necessity; rather than hide it, why not embrace its white, geometric color and shape with a low-tech storage-display approach?

 

6. DIY WALL STORAGE CUBBIES

Photo: HGTV.com

No woodworking is required to transform craft store crates into versatile, space-saving wall storage units with handmade aesthetic appeal.

 

7. ABOVE-THE-DOOR SHELF

Photo: Martha Stewart

When you’ve run out of floor space, the only direction to go is up. Installing an above-the-door shelf is a smart move, especially for those with a small bath that happens to have taller ceilings.

 

For more on DIY storage, consider:

Pegboard Storage: A Classic for All-Time
20 Clever Ideas for Repurposed Storage
Weekend Projects: 5 Creative Ways to Build Shelves