Small Bathroom Storage Ideas That Are Space Saving
Are you looking for some creative storage ideas for a small bathroom? Believe it or not, but there are clever ways of storing all your bathroom essentials even in a small space.
If you don’t have a lot of counter space, then installing floating shelves would utilize your wall space and create a place for storing everyday essentials. Nesting baskets could also be installed as shelves in your bathroom.
Baskets are another accessory that you could add to your bathroom for organizing toiletries. Wicker baskets could be placed on floating shelves or they could be place on a counter.
Where floor space is limited, you could add a narrow storage cabinet that would be great for storing towels and more. You could also add a slim storage cart to you tiny bathroom for storing everyday bath essentials that you need handy.
Towel racks that come in different designs would be perfect for storing towels. A free standing towel rack or an over the door hanger could also be used for storing towels.
If you have a small bathroom, these clever solutions will offer you plenty of storage options and keep your bathroom organized and clutter free.
1. Small Bathroom Counter Top Storage Ideas
If you have a vanity in your small bathroom, you could place a 2 or 3-tiered stand for storing bathroom essentials.
This storage idea for a small bathroom is SO pretty with a 3-tiered wooden storage stand. It offers the perfect storage solution for creating a place to store everyday bathroom essentials.
These trays are available in 2 or 3 tiered options.
This 3-tiered serving stand could be used for storing toiletries and keeping items organized and handy on the bathroom counter.
3 Tiered Tray, Rustic Cake Stand with Large Capacity Diameter of 15.6″ 12.6″ 8.8″ Wooden Trays Farmhouse Decorative Tiered Tray for Kitchen Bathroom
Add a decorative touch to your bathroom counter with this 3-tiered wooden tray. This tray could be used for storing essentials like cream, lotion, perfumes and more.
Made of hard pine wood, the beautiful wood texture with carbonized color makes this tray suitable for use on your bathroom counter.
Where To Buy: Amazon
A basket organizer would be another option for storage on your bathroom vanity.
If space is limited on your bathroom counter, then this 2-tiered bathroom shelf would be perfect for storing lotion, creams, makeup, and more.
Bathroom Organizer for the Countertop
EKNITEY Spice Rack Organizer for Countertop, 2 Tier Bathroom Shelf, Desktop Makeup Organizer, Small Storage Rack for Kitchen, Bath Room, Bedroom and Office (Black)
This stand is crafted from sturdy carbon steel mesh that is lightweight and durable, waterproof and rust-proof. Solid construction that will not fall over.
Rubber protection pads on the bottom ensure that this rack it does not slide, scratch, or slip off the countertop. This countertop organizer measures 6.6″ X 14.2″ X 13″ so it won’t take up too much space.
Another style of bathroom organizer is this 3 tiered shelf that you could place on your bathroom vanity.
ZHWS Bathroom Counter Organizer Corner Shelf – Bathroom Organization Bamboo 3 Tier Spice Rack Makeup Organizer Bookshelf Space Saving Rack Kitchen Office Living Room (White)
This white bathroom countertop organizer is designed to fit into corners and make better use of every inch of valuable counter space. The adjustable position of each tier and freestanding design makes it easy to move where more storage is needed.
Different colors to choose from to go with your bathroom decor.
2. No Counter Space in Bathroom Solutions
If you have no counter space in your bathroom for storage, you could add a rolling cart which is available in different sizes as a storage solution.
A multi-tiered narrow storage cart could be used in a small bathroom for storing toiletries that you want to keep organized and handy.
Narrow Rolling Cart for A Small Bathroom
If your bathroom is very small, this slim style storage cart would add instant storage to your bathroom space.
SOLEJAZZ Slim Storage Cart, 4 Tier Bathroom Organizer Mobile Shelving Unit, Rolling Utility Cart Slide Out Organizer for Kitchen, Bathroom, Laundry, Narrow Places, White
The 4-tier slim storage cart is 5.1 in design which can be used in tight spaces in your home for storage. 4 easy-glide, durable wheels and ergonomic handles make the storage cart easy and convenient to pull in and out from narrow spaces.
There are 2 lockable switches for standing on the uneven surfaces. (4) side hoops provide a place for additional storage.
This cart is also EASY to assemble and the adjustable shelves allow you to place one or two layers on the counter as a cosmetic holder.
If you have little to no counter space in your small bathroom, you could add this decorative bathroom ladder shelf.
keomaisyto 3-Tier Bathroom Ladder Shelf, Floor Storage Shelf with Drawer, Freestanding Open Tower Shelving Unit for Bathroom Living Room Balcony（White）
The bathroom ladder shelf has (3) spacious shelves, which provides a perfect storage option for your bathroom. The white ladder shelf can be use to place towels, toiletries, toilet paper and other essentials.
This bathroom storage ladder also has a linen drawer, which could be used to put combs, earrings and other small parts.
Where To Buy: Amazon
Another storage idea for a small bathroom would be to add a tall freestanding storage cabinet. A cabinet would provide ample storage space for towels and bath essentials.
Haotian White Floor Standing Tall Bathroom Storage Cabinet with Shelves and Drawers,Linen Tower Bath Cabinet, Cabinet with Shelf,FRG236-W
This tall bathroom storage cabinet could be used for storing bathroom towels, everyday essentials and more. It features (2) shutter doors with internal adjustable shelves and one drawer, providing ample storage space.
The dimensions of this cabinet are W 12.60 x D 11.81 x H 66.93 inch.
For a small bathroom with no counter space, you could also add a bathroom medicine cabinet over your sink.
TaoHFE Medicine Cabinet,Medicine Cabinets for Bathroom with Mirror 2 Doors 3 Open Shelf,Bathroom Cabinet Wall Mounted Wooden Bathroom Storage Cabinet Over Toilet Bathroom Cabinet Laundry Room Kitchen
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This bathroom medicine cabinet with mirror is space-saving features (2) mirrored doors with an adjustable shelf inside. Crafted from high-quality MDF board, which is VERY durable and suitable to be used in a bathroom.
This attractive looking cabinet will add style and functionality to a small bathroom. The dimensions of this cabinet are 20.1L*5.1W*22.8H.
3. Storage Ideas for Small Bathroom With Basket Shelves
Here is an idea that I found online where Water Hyacinth baskets are being used as a storage idea for this bathroom.
I think this a very creative idea for mounting these baskets on the wall to provide a storage solution for a small bathroom. PERFECT for storing bathroom towels as well as other essentials.
These Banana Leaf baskets could be mounted on a wall in the bathroom for storing towels and other bathroom essentials. A really innovative idea don’t you think?
Honey-Can-Do STO-02882 Nesting Banana Leaf Baskets, Multisize, 3-Pack,Natural
This set of (3) multi-sized baskets add interesting texture and reduce clutter on shelves or countertops. These baskets are woven with water hyacinth which is an eco-friendly natural material.
Perfect for storing towels and other bath essentials, these baskets measure ( Large) 12” L x 12” W x 7” H, (Medium) 10.5” L x 10.5” W x 6.5” H, (Small) 9” L x 9” W x 6” H.
Where To Buy: Amazon
Here is another bathroom that is using a nest of baskets as shelves for storing towels. I personally like how they have been displayed on the wall in graduating sizes.
4. Bathroom Storage Ideas With Baskets
Another storage idea for a small bathroom would be to add some wicker storage baskets. These could be placed on a shelf or on a counter in a bathroom where space permits.
Perfect for storing everyday bathroom essentials and keeping items organized and at the ready. This bathroom as an example makes use of wicker and wire baskets for storage.
This style of wicker basket for example, with 3-sections could be placed on top of the toilet tank for storing toilet paper and other bath items.
StorageWorks 3-Section Wicker Baskets for Shelves, Hand-Woven Seagrass Storage Baskets, 2-Pack
This set of two natural seagrass storage baskets feature (3) three compartments that are equally divided. This style of basket could be placed on the top of a toilet tank or counter for storing tissues and bath care items.
The durable toilet paper basket is handwoven over a rugged iron frame and offers smart storage options for a small bathroom.
Where To Buy: Amazon
A wicker basket could also be used in a small bathroom for storing bath towels.
Household Essentials ML-4002 Tall Water Hyacinth Wicker Basket with Handles | Natural, Brown, Natural
This tall woven basket is handmade from water hyacinth. A metal frame provides support for holding blankets, toys, towels and more.
The stylish, contoured rim features a wide open top for easy access. The dimensions of this basket are 9″D x 19″W x 17″H. LOTS of colors to choose from including ‘natural’ as shown.
Where To Buy: Amazon
Another style of basket that would come in VERY handy for storage in the bathroom is this wire basket.
Spectrum Diversified Twist Storage Handles, Modern Farmhouse Décor Farmer’s Market-Style Wire Basket for Organizing Bathroom, Pantry & Craft Room, Medium, Black
The decorative Twist storage basket could be used for storing bath essentials in one place. This decorative basket features strong steel handles for easy carrying.
This basket could be used for storing a variety of items in your bathroom. It measures 7.25″D x 10″W x 5.25″H.
Where To Buy: Amazon
5. Towel Storage Ideas For A Small Bathroom
There are lots of options available for storing bathroom towels. These options include towel racks that could be mounted on a door or wall. A freestanding towel rack could also be used in a small bathroom for storing towels and more.
If space is limited in your bathroom you could install towel racks on the back of your bathroom door for storing bath towels, hand towels and more.
Another style of towel rack that you could install in a small bathroom is this towel rack with 6 tiers. A great way of maximizing space while providing convenient storage.
If you like this style of towel rack, I found one online that is very similar. It has 6 tiers in two different sizes for storing towels, hand towels and more in various sizes.
6-Tier Wall Mount Towel Rack
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This wall mounted towel rack has six (6) tiers for placing rolled up towels. With this towel rack you will be able to maximize your space by mounting this rack on the wall or an interior door.
If space allows, you could also place a freestanding towel rack in your bathroom.
3-Tier Freestanding Towel Rack with Shelf
This stylish 3-tiered freestanding towel rack with a shelf features three bars for hanging bath, face and hand towels.
A built-in shelf on the bottom is just the right size for storing extra towels and more. This towel rack measures 25″ x 12″ x 34″ high and is designed for use in a moisture rich bathroom environment.
Where To Buy: mDesign
If space is limited in your bathroom, you could also install towel hooks or an over the door hanger for hanging towels and more.
4-Hook Over-Door Hanger
This 4-hook over-the- door hanger provides ample storage space in a compact, space-saving format. Ideal for small spaces, it will provide you with extra storage space exactly where you need it.
It is made from strong steel wire with a durable rust-resistant finish and measures 4.7″ x 5.2″ x 8.5″ high.
6. Storage Ideas for Small Bathroom with Pedestal Sink
Here is a nifty storage idea that I found on Pinterest for a bathroom that has a pedestal sink. This is one way of utilizing the space around your sink by adding an under the sink bathroom cabinet.
Here is another storage solution idea that I found on Pinterest for a bathroom with a pedestal sink. I think this is a great way to utilize the space on either side of this pedestal sink for storing towels and bathroom essentials.
7. Small Bathroom Storage Ideas Under Sink
Installing an under the sink organizer with baskets and sliding drawers would be perfect for storing a wide variety of bathroom essentials including toiletries, cleaning products and more.
If space allows, you could add two of these under the sink organizer baskets.
Sorbus 2 Tier Under the Sink Organizer Baskets with Mesh Sliding Drawers —Ideal for Cabinet, Countertop, Pantry, and Desktop, for Bathroom, Kitchen, Office, etc.—Made of Steel (White)
The convenient 2-level basket organizer stand maximizes small spaces with sliding drawers for easy access and stowing items when not in use.
Basket/drawers effortlessly slide open and close so you can quickly access your favorite toiletries, etc. Features convenient built in handles for easy transport from place to place.
Adding an organizer stand for under the sink will create instant storage space and keep essentials organized and clutter free.
8. Small Bathroom Over the Toilet Storage Ideas
Another storage idea that you could use for a small bathroom is to add shelving above your toilet to create a space for storing toiletries.
You could also place storage baskets on those shelves for storing bathroom essentials. This would help keep everyday items organized and clutter free.
Here are some space saving storage ideas that I found on Pinterest where floating shelves have been installed.
3 shelves have been installed above the toilet to create instant storage for this small bathroom. A wire basket provides a convenient spot for storing toilet paper rolls and keeping them at the ready.
Here is another idea where baskets are being used as shelves for storage over the toilet. The baskets provide a handy place for storing towels.
Here is another storage idea where farmhouse style shelving has been installed above the toilet to create convenient storage.
9. Floating Bathroom Shelves Over Toilet
FODUE Industrial Pipe Shelf,Rustic Wall Shelf with Towel Bar,24″ Towel Racks for Bathroom, 3-Layer Pipe Shelves Wood Shelf Shelving (3-Layer)
This rustic wall shelf with (3) shelves and a towel bar would be perfect for storage and bathroom accessories. Made from iron pipes and reclaimed wood this shelf measures 9.84″D x 24″W x 41.73″H.
This shelf is available as a two or three layers with LOTS of storage options.
Here is a set of two grey (2) floating shelves that are a very popular storage option for use in a small bathroom.
QEEIG Grey Floating Shelves Bathroom Decor – Wall Mounted Shelf Bedroom Rustic Small 16 inch Set of 2 (008-40GY)
This set of (2) floating shelves will give your bathroom a farmhouse vibe with its rustic tone. These shelves are heavy duty with enhanced steel brackets that can hold up to 25 lbs.
Ideal for storing towels, toilet paper and other bath essentials. Available in different lengths.
Where To Buy: Amazon
Another storage idea would be to get an over-the-toilet storage cabinet. I think this style of cabinet is a great idea for a tiny bathroom with limited space options.
White 24.62 in. W Bathroom Space Saver, 3 Tiers, Over the Toilet Storage Cabinet, Better Homes & Gardens
This bathroom space saver features (3) three tiers offering plenty of storage options for a small bathroom. This cabinet features 2-door cabinet with an interior adjustable shelf and latch-style hardware.
An additional open shelf provides room for storing toiletries and bath accessories. The dimensions of this over the toilet space saver are 24.62 in W x 9.38 in D x 66 in H.
10. Makeup Storage Ideas for Small Bathroom
For a small bathroom where countertop space is limited, a bathroom countertop organizer would be perfect for storing makeup and other bath essentials.
2-Tier Bathroom Countertop Organizer, Kitchen Spice Rack or Makeup Skin Organizer Vanity Bedroom Storage Tray (Gold)
This 2-tiered is made of high-quality stainless steel and white chlorine-free plastic. Ideal for storing cosmetics, perfumes, cleansers, skin care products, lotions, etc.
This vanity tray is lightweight and is designed to withstand heavy objects while maintaining stability. It is also corrosion and scratch resistant so it will NOT rust in wet spaces.
Where To Buy: Amazon
11. Narrow Storage Cabinet for Small Bathroom
A narrow storage cabinet could be used for a small bathroom as a storage option. This style of cabinet takes up little floor space while offering much needed
It would bring some glam and storage options to a small bathroom space.
VASAGLE Bathroom Floor Cabinet Storage Organizer Set, with Drawer and Single Shutter Door Wooden, White UBBC43WT
This tall bathroom cabinet with a small footprint features a drawer and a single shutter door cupboard with two compartments. It offers more storage space for a small bathroom while taking up little floor space.
According to customers, ‘this cabinet is very easy to assemble and sturdy in construction. Perfect for adding additional storage for a small bathroom.’
The overall dimensions of this cabinet are 11.8″D x 12.6″W x 34.3″H.
Where To Buy: Amazon
Here is a tall wooden storage cabinet with three open shelves and two drawers that would offer plenty of storage for a small bathroom.
usikey 55.7″ Storage Cabinet with 2 Drawers, Wooden Bathroom Floor Cabinet, Freestanding Linen Tower with 3 Open Shelves,for Living Room,Kitchen,Rustic Brown,YSNG015F
This tall standing cabinet occupies little valuable floor space while offering ample storage space. This linen tower makes full use of limited space and offers versatile storage solutions for the bathroom, bedroom, living room, hallway and the corner space.
(3) spacious shelves and 2 drawers expand your storage space. You can change the position of the drawers according to your needs, with plenty of storage space for you to arrange your towels, plants or cosmetics.
This tall narrow floor cabinet is very stable and comes with anti-toppling fittings which makes it more stable.
If you have a small bathroom, there are lots of storage options available to maximize your space. If you have little to no counter space in your bathroom, a narrow rolling cart or a tall storage cabinet will offer you lots of storage options.
You could also add a tiered ladder shelf that would come in handy for storing towels and other bathroom essentials.
Bathroom floating shelves are another option for adding storage to a small bathroom. They could be installed above the toilet and would provide instant storage.
Tiered under the sink storage baskets are also VERY popular for adding storage to a small bathroom. They help keep essentials organized and clutter free.
Towel racks that are wall mounted or free standing are perfect for storing towels in a small bathroom.
There are also plenty of storage options available for countertop storage which include basket organizers, tiered bathroom shelves or racks and baskets.
If you have a small bathroom, it is very easy to add much needed storage just by implementing some of the ideas in this article.
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