Roll up your sleeves and get ready to create more room in your bathroom, thanks to these DIY bathroom storage ideas. They'll tame all your bathroom clutter and give you the chance to have some fun following these free projects. There's a project here for everyone, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro.
These DIY bathroom storage ideas are great for any sized bathroom, but can especially be helpful for small bathrooms where you really have to make storage stretch. You'll find out the best ways to store your towels, toilet paper, makeup, cleaning supplies, and much more.
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Wood and Leather Towel Shelf
This beautiful towel storage idea would look great in just about any home, with its clean lines and simple construction. A small shelf is built and then leather is used for the towel hanger. There's a video available that will show you how to complete this fun storage project.
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Leather and Cooper Cup Organizer
Here's a unique way to store your makeup brushes and lip sticks. Copper tumblers are the base for this DIY project that will have you adding leather to give it a great look. You could store a variety of things in these leather and cooper cups.
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Shelving can add a great amount of storage to a bathroom, no matter where it's hung. Here, simple shelves are built to hang over the toilet. You can use the shelves to store items in jars and baskets. It's also a great place to display any pretty knick-knacks you have.
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Recessed Bathroom Storage
Take out a shelf to create more storage? You'll do just that with this project that takes a cabinet and turns it into open recessed storage. It looks great and there are still plenty of ways to add storage in the form of baskets or containers.Continue to 5 of 23 below.
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Medicine Cabinet Makeover
Here's another example on how some storage is taken out to create more attractive storage. A medicine cabinet that held clutter has been turned into a shelf where toothbrushes and tissues are stored. This is a bigger DIY project but has a big pay off.
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This is a very quick and easy DIY project that will take you an hour or less. Grab some baskets (these wire ones look great) and screw them into the wall. You can place them anywhere in your bathroom for a quick storage fix.
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Anthropologie Inspired Storage Cabinet
Here's a unique way to add a bathroom shelf. You start with a picture frame and then build a shelf to fit it. Paint it white and distress it a bit, and you have a storage cabinet that looks like it came right out of a magazine.
Anthropologie Inspired Storage Cabinet from The Navage Patch
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Old Window Bathroom Cabinet
For a more vintage look, try this bathroom cabinet install. It's made from an old window with shelves built to fit. It gives you extra storage and a pretty place to show off a candle or pretty container.Continue to 9 of 23 below.
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Under Eaves Bathroom Storage
Break out the power tools for this project. A wasted wall is removed so storage can be added under the eaves. There's a surprisingly large amount of storage available, making it perfect for towels and linens.
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Frosted Mason Jar Bathroom Organizer
Storing some of your smaller items in mason jars is a great idea. The cotton balls and swabs are being stored but you could use them for a lot of different items. This tutorial shows you how to get the frosted look, perfect for a bathroom.
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Bathroom Bar Cart
If you have extra floor space in your bathroom, consider adding a cart. A bar cart has been transformed into storage for towels and toilet tissue. Another advantage is that these carts on wheels, making it easy to make changes in your bathroom.
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Reclaimed Sign Shutter Shelf
Fence planks and shutters are used to build this unique shelf that would look great in your bathroom. The project includes how to get the cute stenciled look on the back of the shelf.Continue to 13 of 23 below.
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Above Toilet Storage Ladder
You'll be building a modified ladder for this DIY storage project. The ladder is made to fit right over the toilet, giving you several shelves to store items on. You can really change the look of the ladder depending on if you paint, stain, or distress it.
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Kitchen Pot Basket
What a pretty project! An old kitchen pot becomes a towel holder in this DIY project. Sisal twine is used to wrap the pot. The tutorial shows you just how to do it, including how to make the handles.
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Depending on how much makeup you have, storing it can be quite the feat. Plastic containers are labeled and then filled with makeup, hair care products, and other toiletries. There are a lot of other great storage ideas here too.
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Just Add Baskets
Here's a really simple DIY bathroom storage idea that has you put baskets wherever you can fit them, even on the side of a sink. Baskets are a great way to store bathroom items and they look great inside a cabinet or sitting out like they are here.Continue to 17 of 23 below.
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Trays and Containers for Styling
A final touch to this bathroom makeover was to place trays and containers around so items could be stored inside of them. You can see just how pretty there are being styled with some bottles.
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Between the Studs Bathroom Storage
Here's an idea that will give you a lot more storage in your bathroom, a pre-made bathroom shelf is added between the wall studs. It uses wasted space and gives you nice shallow shelves for your products.
Between the StudysBathroom Storage from The Creativity Exchange
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Toilet Paper Crate
A tough to store item in the bathroom is toilet paper. It takes up a lot of storage space so it makes sense to sit it out. A crate and old license plate are repurposed into a toilet paper crate. This would be perfect for a rustic bathroom.
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Bathroom cleaners need to be stored somewhere, and that's where this next tutorial comes in. It shows you how to use a plastic over the door shoe organizer inside of a bathroom cabinet drawer. You can store your cleaners there or whatever else you want to be easy to reach.Continue to 21 of 23 below.
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Easy Bathroom Shelves
These gorgeous shelves would look fantastic in any style of bathroom. Long, clean lines give them a modern feel but you could change the look with paint and styling. This is a pretty easy woodworking project, perfect for the beginner.
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Adding Shelves in Bathroom Cabinets
Under the sink bathroom cabinets often don't have shelves. This project shows you how to add shelves to your bathroom cabinet to get more storage. A special drawer has been added for the blow dryer and plastic containers are used to hold beauty products.
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Bathroom Vanity Storage
A custom vanity has been added to this bathroom. Picking a vanity that has a lot of storage is the key. The drawers and open shelving are available for storage. There are a lot of other great ideas here for creating storage spaces in your bathroom.