With these DIY bathroom ideas, you can change the whole look of your bathroom or just add something extra to make the bathroom a more pleasant room to be in. These projects are mostly for the beginner, with a few exceptions. Read the whole tutorial before you get started so you can get the result you're looking for.
Since you're DIYing these projects, you can customize them to go in your bathroom—sizes and colors can all be changed to your liking. You'll love that your bathroom has some unique features that you can't get anywhere else. Here are 35 DIY bathroom ideas to inspire your next project.
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Here's a DIY bathroom idea that's going to help you relax and enjoy your next bath. You'll first measure your tub and then you'll cut a piece of reclaimed wood to the correct length. Add a few more touches and you'll have a bathtub tray that you'll enjoy for many baths to come.Continue to 2 of 35 below.
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DIY Bathroom Rug
A new bathroom rug can make a world of difference in a bathroom. Why go out and buy one when you can make it for a fraction of the cost? A sheet and a towel are used to create this soft bath mat that you can place anywhere in your bathroom. Since you're making it yourself, you can customize the size to whatever you need.Continue to 3 of 35 below.
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Reclaimed Wood and Pipe Bathroom Shelves
A great DIY bathroom idea is to add shelving. This gives you a place for must-needed bathroom storage and space to set up any candles or plants. This shelf is industrial-inspired, using pipes for the supports and reclaimed wood for the shelves.Continue to 4 of 35 below.
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Footed Vanity Tray
This gorgeous white tray is a cinch to make. In under an hour you can glue and paint to get the same look. You can set this on your vanity or a shelf and add a vase of flowers and some pretty bottles to bring the whole look together.Continue to 5 of 35 below.
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Painted Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer
Organize all your bathroom necessities with these painted mason jars. This is a fun, straightforward project that you can complete in less than an hour. They can be painted any color if you're looking to match your other bathroom decor.Continue to 6 of 35 below.
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Wash Your Hands Sign
Here's a project to help you decorate your bathroom. A cute quote politely asks guests to wash their hands. This is applied using vinyl and can be cut with an electronic cutting machine. It's a quick project that would look great in any bathroom.Continue to 7 of 35 below.
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Wine Cork Bath Mat
This bath mat is made out of an unusual material—wine corks. Wine corks are glued to a base and then left to dry. The result is a cork bath mat that feels great below your feet.Continue to 8 of 35 below.
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Bathroom Mirror Frame
Transform a standard bathroom mirror with some wood and staples in this DIY project. You'll make a frame based on your mirror's size and then attach it to the mirror. It's a simple project that makes a big impact.Continue to 9 of 35 below.
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Wood Dowel Toilet Paper Holder
Changing out a toilet paper holder doesn't seem like a big change, but sometimes it's the little changes that really make a difference. For this, you'll make out of a wood dowel and then attach it to the wall.Continue to 10 of 35 below.
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Leather and Copper Makeup Organizer
Storing your makeup has never looked so chic as with this beautiful leather and copper organizer. Colored leather lace is used to attach copper tumblers to a piece of wood. Hang it anywhere on the wall in your bathroom and use it to keep your makeup organized.Continue to 11 of 35 below.
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Rustic Wood Valance
For something completely different, here's a project that shows you how to add a valance to your shower. This is an easy way to achieve the farmhouse look—there are some other DIY bathroom ideas here including a towel ladder and a bath caddy.Continue to 12 of 35 below.
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Toilet Paper Storage
Do you need a place to store your toilet paper? It can be a difficult problem in some bathrooms, particularly small ones. This DIY bathroom idea has you creating some storage using a glass vase and copper tape. It will help you store your tissue in style.Continue to 13 of 35 below.
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Budget Bathroom Art
For just $10, you can transform your bathroom with new art. Used frames and free prints are used to create one-of-a-kind art that you can hang on the wall or even set on a shelf.Continue to 14 of 35 below.
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IKEA Vanity Hack
How about creating a whole new piece of furniture for your bathroom? For this DIY project, you'll be using two IKEA Eket cabinets to create a vanity. To get started, you simply follow the directions for installing the cabinet to the wall. Then stain a piece of wood and attach it to the top. Choose your own hardware and accessories to elevate the whole look.Continue to 15 of 35 below.
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Peg Towel Rack
Every bathroom needs a towel rack and you should consider making your own instead of buying one. Then you can customize the towel rack with the number of pegs and stains used. There's a video available that shows you just how everything goes together.Continue to 16 of 35 below.
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Painted Bathroom Vanity Countertop
Here's a project that will update your bathroom vanity. If you have a laminate top, this tutorial shows you how to paint it to create a white or marble finish. The outcome is amazing and no one would believe that it's laminate.Continue to 17 of 35 below.
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Gold Sink Legs
Add some glam to your bathroom with this DIY project. Replace your plumbing with copper tubing that's spray-painted a bold gold. It may look intimidating, but it's actually a pretty easy change to make to give your bathroom a sophisticated touch.Continue to 18 of 35 below.
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Pretty Shampoo Bottles
An easy way to make your shower prettier is by putting your products into matching containers. It creates a stylish uniformed look that you'll appreciate each morning. Bold white labels are added so you know which bottle is which.Continue to 19 of 35 below.
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Reclaimed Wood Branch Shelf and Toilet Paper Holder
Here's a toilet paper holder complete with a cute little shelf. It's been made using reclaimed wood, giving it a farmhouse appearance—rustic hardware is used as a finishing touch.
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Bathroom Magazine Rack
This DIY bathroom project gives you a place to keep any bathroom reading material. This magazine rack is made so it doesn't take up very much room and can fit on the wall by the toilet.Continue to 21 of 35 below.
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Industrial Farmhouse Bathroom Sign
Make some DIY bathroom decor with this industrial farmhouse bathroom sign that simply says "Flush." A wooden plaque and metal letters are transformed with paint and sandpaper. This is a fun project that just involves some simple gluing and painting.Continue to 22 of 35 below.
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School of Fish Wall Decor
This DIY bathroom project will have you thinking outside of the box when it comes to artwork for your bathroom. A video and a free fish template will help you get the look.Continue to 23 of 35 below.
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Painted Wicker Basket
Makeover a plain wicker basket with some paint and use it in your bathroom to store toilet paper, tissues, or whatever else you need to have within arm's reach. Beads are also added to the basket to give it a whole new look. Use a basket you already have or one from the thrift store and this project has a very little cost.Continue to 24 of 35 below.
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Painted Bathroom Light Makeover
Do you have a light fixture that you want to replace? Maybe instead of replacing it, you could just give it a makeover. This tutorial shows you how to use spray paint to change the color of your light fixture.Continue to 25 of 35 below.
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Organic Castile Hand Soap
A DIY bathroom makeover isn't complete without some good-smelling soap to help you feel pampered. These Castile soaps are organic and smell like any essential oil you'd like to add to them. There are free, printable labels here so you can get the same look.Continue to 26 of 35 below.
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Rustic Bathroom Shelving
You can never have too many shelves in a bathroom. They're perfect for storage and they let you show off some of your special decorations. These shelves look rustic with stained wood and large black brackets. They'd really go in just about any style of bathroom.Continue to 27 of 35 below.
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If you know how to crochet, or are up for trying, you'll want to check out this project. The pretty lemon peel stitch is used to create these color-blocked wash cloths. They'll look so good in your bathroom, you'll want to make even more.Continue to 28 of 35 below.
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Mason Jar Organizer
Mason jars are great for storing items in a bathroom. Here, they're attached to a board with hose clamps. Fill them up with makeup brushes, cotton balls, flowers, or anything else you need to organize.Continue to 29 of 35 below.
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Butcher Block Vanity
Here's another way you can change the look of your bathroom vanity. A Butcher block is used for the top, really making it pop in contrast to the white. This one builds a completely new vanity, so you'll need some woodworking experience to tackle this project.Continue to 30 of 35 below.
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Hair Accessories Organizer
If you have a lot of hair accessories, this tutorial will show you how to tame the clutter. Wicker rounds and fabric are used to create a place to store barrettes, headbands, and clips. Make as many as you like and use temporary hooks to keep them in place.Continue to 31 of 35 below.
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Upcycled Farmhouse Bathroom Stool
For this project you'll start out with a wooden stepstool and then upcycle it to give it a whole new look. You can choose whatever color of paint that would look good in your bathroom. A stencil is used to add the phrase to the top of the stool.Continue to 32 of 35 below.
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Nautical Towel Holder
Makeover your bathroom in a nautical theme and add this rope towel holder to complete the look. All you need to do is stop by the hardware store and pick up some cleats and rope to get started.Continue to 33 of 35 below.
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Silly Bathroom Sign
Use your Cricut Maker on scrap wood to create this cute bathroom sign asking everyone to seat themselves. Vinyl is cut to create the wording and then is stuck to the wood. You could create a whole group of these silly bathroom signs.Continue to 34 of 35 below.
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Farmhouse Bathroom Labels
Labels in the bathroom not only keep you organized, but they also can look really aesthetic. For this bathroom DIY, various kinds of glass bottles are used along with farmhouse labels. It's an easy way to keep your necessities in one place without the clutter while also brightening up a bathroom.Continue to 35 of 35 below.
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Toilet Paper Holder Shelf
Trade out your ordinary toilet paper holder for this new and improved version, complete with a wooden shelf. This project just uses a little bit of scrap wood, which you might already have on hand, to build the shelf.