15 Clever Extra Bathroom Storage Ideas

Extra Bathroom Storage Ideas: Whether you have a small bathroom or a spacious one, we agree that we all need savvy storage tips to get organized and have our bathroom spaces looking all luxe.

Most bathrooms aren’t built with storage in mind. So that’s why we need to get creative. But if this already sounds overwhelming, we’re here to help you by sharing beautiful ideas to add extra storage in your bathroom.

Countertop clutter, towels on the floor or by the window or toiletries scattered about are some of the things we should look to eliminate in keeping our bathrooms more organized.

Here’s how to introduce extra bathroom storage into your ensuite.

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With these bathroom storage ideas, you will be able to keep all your toiletries, towels and literally everything in the bathroom, in good shape, space, and organization.

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So, let’s already get started…

Bathroom Storage Ideas to Cater to Different Bathroom Styles and Spaces

1. Install a Mirror Cabinet

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A mirror cabinet is a no-brainer!

While it offers a mirror to wipe up your lipstick, it also has a medicine cabinet where you can stuff in shaving kits, prescriptions, and makeup or skincare products to keep them off your counter.

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2. Add a Towel Ladder

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A storage ladder most certainly looks like the best place to hang your bunch of towels or baskets of toilet rolls. It is actually ideal for smaller spaces.

However, be sure to choose a beautiful wooden ladder that won’t distort the look your bathroom.

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  • MAXIMIZE YOUR SPACE - These wall leaning blanket ladder is designed to allow you to store and display your favorite blankets, towels, and quilts without taking up too much floor space.
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3. Or Use an Etagere

Ideas to Beautifully Add Extra Storage in Your Bathroom
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Ideas to Beautifully Add Extra Storage in Your Bathroom
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Another great way to introduce a ton of storage without having to drill your bathroom walls for custom cabinetry and shelving is by sliding in an etagere.

It provides full shelves for extra space.

Nathan James Oscar Modern 5-Shelf Bookcase Industrial Bookshelf with Metal Frame and Wood Storage Shelves, Etagere, Gold/White
  • Our Oscar bookcase is a modern 5-tier bookshelf made of wood and brass metal to give your room a glam industrial trendy style. Its open five-shelf design makes it the perfect piece to showcase your style and make sure your latest treasure stands out.
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4. What about Storage Shelves?

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Ideas to Beautifully Add Extra Storage in Your Bathroom
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From cleaning products to towels to tampons, a storage shelf helps streamline the bathroom necessities so they don’t clutter up your counter space.

They also prevent your toiletries from falling off, all around the bathroom.

5. Or a Shower Basket

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Apart from storage shelves, you can incorporate shower baskets into your bathroom, and drop in your body washes, scrubs and soaps.

We love these ones that fit into the corners of your shower, for maximum use of space!

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  • Metal
  • [Two Sizes]: There’s 2 sizes. One corner shower caddy is larger than the other, which works out perfectly. Because as a girl, if you use more products than your husband uses, he uses the smaller one and you use the larger one with full size.
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  • [Adhesive with Strong Stickiness]: The adhesive is used as an alternative to screws, so just say goodbye to holes, marks, or sticky residue on your walls. Tool-free installation means no damage to your wall, just apply the adhesive on your shower wall, then hang your shower organizer.
  • [Splendid SUS304 Stainless Steel]: These shower shelves are easy to clean and rustproof. Plus, features an elegant look enhancing your shower necessities.

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6. And a Shower Caddy Pole

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A shower caddy pole is a good bathroom storage solution for bathroom set-ups that do not allow hanging shelves. Equipped with handy towel bars and hooks, you’ll have an all-in-one storage solution.

7. Try a Towel Rack

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Ideas to Beautifully Add Extra Storage in Your Bathroom
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Also known as a towel organizer, this item makes the most of wall space to ensure your floor space is not sacrificed.

It is best for keeping towels and robes dry and organized.

Go high-class and go for the heated electric towel warmer kind!

8. Or Hooks

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Ideas to Beautifully Add Extra Storage in Your Bathroom
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Hooks are perfect if you have more wall space. You can always hang towels, robes, and other bathroom must-haves.

To add sparkle to your space, hooks in metallic hues would be great. Otherwise, plastic hooks are much affordable and long-lasting too.

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9. Introduce a Bar Stool

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Sliding a shower stool into your bathroom or powder room adds surface room for extra items.

The best thing about a bar stool is that you don’t have to do any bathroom remodeling!

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10. Or a Bar Cart

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Bar carts are just terrific bathroom storage options!

Thanks to the fact that they are wheeled, you can move them away or closer to the shower as you with.

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  • [Enhanced Quality Material] The cart side and bottom tubes and handles are made of metal which allows longer lifespan, better stability and weight capacity. Only the baskets are made of high density plastic which allows better load capacity than some metal ones. It’s study and stable. Each shelf can bear 10 kgs or 22lbs weight for sure.
  • [Easy Installation] The installation for the cart is quite simple and easy. There are some parts but not a lot. Following with the instruction manual, it should take you around 15-20 minutes to finish the assembly.

11. Bring in the Baskets

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Baskets and bins are not only affordable but also provide hidden storage for your toiletries and other items.

We love woven and wooden baskets for their aesthetics. They are such good Bohemian pieces!

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  • These baskets measure 12"L x 12"W x 12"H (If using with shelves, plan to allot 12.5" x 12.5" x 12.5" per basket to ensure they are compatible with your shelving unit)
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  • Use in the bedroom, laundry room or kitchen
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12. Stash Drawers under the Sink or Get a Bathroom Vanity

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If you have a tiny bathroom with no extra room for storage containers, use the space underneath your sink to stash some drawers or get a bathroom vanity.

This way, you can store a ton of items including bathrobes without making the space look cluttered.

13. Keep Tiny Items on Trays or Canisters

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If you’re fond of putting your favorite skincare products on your sink instead of neatly arranging them in your medicine or mirror cabinet, listen up!

It’s time you considered keeping all these favorite items in a simple tray or canister.

To enhance your space, consider using elegant chrome and glass canisters where you can have everything in, from floss to razor heads.

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14. Introduce an Over-the-Door Shelf

Ever thought about the space above your bathroom door?

If you haven’t, the dead space above your door would use a shelf where you can display and store toiletries, and extra baskets.

15. Try a Floating Shelf

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A floating sink is modern and adds a touch of sophistication to your bathroom space. However, it tends to eat up space above the counter.

But we can fix this – incorporate a floating shelf just below the sink to increase storage.

Which bathroom storage ideas will you implement into your bathroom?

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