15 Superb DIY Bathroom Organization Hacks You Need

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For such a small room, it’s kind of crazy how messy a bathroom can get.

I might have more stuff in my bathroom than I do in my garage. It makes no sense.

Anyways, I knew something had to change so I did what I usually do and went out looking for some awesome hacks and what I found was awesome. There are hacks for a lack of storage space, having no medicine cabinet, or just having a small bathroom.

15 Bathroom Organization Ideas To Get Rid of Clutter

1. Using Small Baskets

use baskets to organize bathroom
Image courtesy of Pottery Barn.

Who doesn’t love a basket or a bin? Baskets are awesome!

If you can find some awesome basket then you have just found more bathroom storage. Storage for washcloths and all the soap and conditioner you take from hotels.

2. Safe Place for Electronics

I hate having to constantly go under my sink to grab the hair dryer or curling iron.

It’s stupid and I don’t want to do it anymore.

Thankfully with this hack, I no longer have to worry about such things. Dream Greeny DIY has come up with this wonderful hack where you get a simple metal file box and use it to store your electronics.

Plus, it’s perfect for that really small space between the sink and your wall.

3. Use the Vertical Toilet Space

bamboo tower over toilet

There is just so much wasted space above your toilet. It’s like someone decided that it was illegal to do anything above the toilet.

Forget that! It’s time to use that space like you use every other space in your home.

I found this adorable, natural bamboo space saver on Amazon. Makes me feel like I’m one with nature. And like I just scored extra bathroom cabinets!

Thanks to Idea Hacks for this idea.

4. Expandable Organizers Under Your Sink

expandable under sink organizer

This might be the most brilliant hack on this list. I had no idea these things even existed!

How cool is this thing?

Forget not trying to use the space under your sink where those stupid pipes are. Get one of these expandable under sink shelf organizers that has removable trays, so you can make extra storage.

This was another gem provide by Idea Hacks.

5. Hide Your Toilet Paper

toilet paper roll holder

When I was little toilet paper was always out because you never knew when it was going to be gone. You didn’t want to run out of toilet paper and have to get up off the toilet to scoot to the other side of the bathroom to get more.

Trust me.

With this toilet paper roll holder you can slyly hide your extra toilet paper rolls right next to the toilet so you can stay there for every if you want.

Just make sure you keep tabs on how much is left.

6. Install a Spice Rack to Store Bottles

spice rack for bathroom

The key to bathroom organization is being able to add more space where you don’t think more space can be added.

You can maximize your vanity storage by simply installing a spice rack (more like shampoo rack!).

If you have a small shelf you can use this expandable bamboo spice rack (I love me some bamboo).

expandable bamboo spice rack

7. IKEA Spice Rack Hacks

expand storage spice racks

Not quite done with the spice rack goodness yet.

Spice racks can make for some great shelves as Serena Kelly shows. I always need a place to put all of my face lotions. And, if you are interested in all the different ways to use IKEA spice racks, check our recent post.

8. Make-Up Magnet Board

magnet makeup board

I love this hack so much I’m included it again. It first appeared in out makeup organization hacks post and now here it is again.

Laura has all of the details on how to make this happen. If you don’t want to be as fancy as her then you can easily find a simple magnet board on Amazon.

9. Awesome Toothbrush Holders

diy toothbrush holder

Toothbrushes are one of those weird things where you can get a fancy holder but then it starts to stink because of the toothbrush residue drips in it which makes them seem pointless.

However, I came across this awesome tutorial showing you how to make cool toothbrush holders with some bottle caps and velcro.

9. Wine Rack Towel Holders

wine rack towel holder

While I would rather have wine in my bathroom over towels I don’t want to be classified as the weird lady with wine in her bathroom (don’t look under the sink). So instead I’ve decided I would use this idea of wine racks as towel holders.

I came across this idea on 11 Magnolia Lane.

10. Coat Racks Instead of Towel Rods

coat rack towel rack

Towel hooks can take up a ton of space for just one or two towels. If you find that you need to keep more towels readily available then get a coat rack and use that instead.

Thanks to Improvenet for the tip.

11. Magnetic Strip for All the Metal Tools

magnetic strip for bathroom

This one is a bit clunky so I wouldn’t use it but I can definitely see the benefit of it.

All you have to do is grab some magnetic tape and use as much as you want so you never lose your tweezers or nail clippers again. Seriously, you’ll probably want to buy this magnetic tape so you can put it in different places around your house.

Great for never losing your keys again.

12. Use a Duo Shower Rod

dual shower rod

I always figured shower rods were meant to just hold shower curtains.

Who knew that you could buy them with two metal bars?!

This useful shower rod allows you to hang your shower curtain and towel at the same time without them mixing like peas and mashed potatoes.

So handy.

13. Store Cotton in Glass Jars

cotton elegance

Sometimes you need to keep your cotton balls and q-tips out in the open so if you’re going to do so you might as well do it in style.

Nobody is going to cotton shame you if they see that you store your softies in these containers.

Even better, they are plastic so you don’t have to worry about dropping them! But, if you are fine with glass, a mason jar would really work in farmhouse decor!

14. Dollar Store Drawer Organizers

dollar store drawer organizations

Anytime you can do things on the cheap is a win in my book.

Lauren has a brilliant way of using organizers that you can find at the Dollar Store to help you organize your messy drawers.

If you want to get a bit fancier you can check out drawer organizers that I found on Amazon.

drawer organizer

15. Use Floating Shelves

bathroom floating shelves

Floating shelves will always be magical to me and I feel like they belong in every room in the house. Maria shows you how to make the most of them in your bathroom organizing expedition.

Your Bathroom Can Be Pristine

Your bathroom doesn’t have to be messy! It can be the most organized room in the house if you want it to be. You just need to understand your space and make the most out of it. Even if you don’t have a linen closet.

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