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Hang a Vintage Basket on a Hook
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Attach Baskets to the Wall
The blogger over at I'm Busy Procrastinating shared this marvelous and frugal idea for bathroom (or any room!) wall storage. Simple screw baskets to wall studs. (DIY Tip: You may need to add a larger washer or two to keep the screw from pulling through the basket's weave.) I've also seen a similar idea using painted wooden crates, so feel free to be creative!
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Can ItGlass canning jars are oh so practical... and oh so cheap! And glass looks oh so pretty sitting in a window or on a shelf like in this photo from Whole Living. Use them to hold soaps, stack washcloths, or so much more. For more fun looks, check out this painted jar tutorial from Pretty Handy Girl or learn how to tint them blue at Craftberry Bush.
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Repurpose an Old Drawer for Wall Storage
The gang over at Better Homes & Gardens shared this fun idea for bathroom storage. It's eco-friendly and looks great. (Be sure to follow the link to see more of their fun bathroom storage ideas!)Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Spray Paint Terra Cotta PotsSmall terra cotta pots sell for a dime, but you don't have to settle for their natural orange color. Spray paint them and use them to store small toiletries like in this idea from Better Homes & Gardens. No room to spray paint? Look for small glazed pots at your local garden center, or search flea markets for vintage pottery, milk glass and more!
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DIY a Built-In Toothbrush HolderThe Family Handyman must be one creative guy, because the practical ideas on this website are fun, cheap and easy to do. This hanging toothbrush holder is just one idea - simply use a rotary tool to create small notches in a bathroom shelf. Visit the link and scroll down for more ideas, like how to DIY a glass shower shelf or a PVC pipe curling iron holder.
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Install Fake Built-Ins
The team at Martha Stewart shares this idea on how to add wood brackets to existing shelving for organizing and storage. This is a great idea and will keep towels and other items in their place. However, if you are lacking existing built-ins, purchase bracketed shelves and hang them upside down to create faux built-in storage.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Fashion a Peg Board OrganizerThe 36th Avenue shares her how-to on making this fabulous peg board organizer that would be perfect in a bath with a bit of wall space. Use it to hold jewelry, toothbrushes, toiletries and more. You can also use 36th Avenues tutorial on crafting attachable bins out of soup cans, or for another alternative, try out these fun little IKEA containers.
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Borrow It From the Kitchen
Repurposing storage containers, serving dishes or other various kitchen paraphernalia into bathroom decor isn't a bad thing. After all, there are no rules that say one must use an object for only one purpose. In decorating, what works isn't always what someone says should be. For example, in the bathroom pictured, a utensil storage caddy also perfectly holds hair products and electrics. Blissfully Domestic uses her tiered dining server in her bathroom, while House of Grace stores her... garbage bag liners in a repurposed coffee can. And I love this idea: A Thousand Words uses coffee beans to hold her make-up brushes. What a great wake-up call!