Ways to creatively hide storage space in the bathroom



Bathroom is one of those areas of a home that shares the bad reputation of staying cluttered and messy. There is always so much to store in a bathroom but the bathroom is known to feature the least sum of storage space.

Whether you have sufficient storage space below the sink that’s underutilized or your bathroom features a pedestal sink, there are efficient creative methods to store small and large items.   Explore the below mentioned tips to creatively hide storage space in the bathroom –

Open shelving – Open shelves is one of the best ways to create flexible storage space in the bathroom. You can install open shelves on both the sides of the sink for soaps and other regular use items. You may also install open shelves on the corner of the shower area, and you can use it, specifically for storage of items to be used during the bath. If there is a bathtub installed in the bathroom, the idle wall next to the tub can be used to create a vertical storage space. The bottom shelves can be used to store shampoo bottles, soap, etc and the top shelves can be used to store towels, linen, etc.

Underneath the sink storage space – if your bathroom features a sink installed on the top, find a plumber and the space underneath it being absolutely free then you have the exceptional opportunity to use the place under the sink to store things that you don’t want the guest to see when they use the room.

Cabinet with the mirror – if your bathroom features limited wall space then the best way to create storage space is to install a cabinet above the sink with mirror faced door. This way you shall have the essential mirror installed and also a creative storage space.  In addition, as the cabinet is a closed one, it can be used to store varied sorts of miscellaneous items.

Hooks and hangers – Horizontal bars, hooks and hangers can be attached to the walls of the bathroom and can be used for hanging towels, clothes, hygiene kits, robes, etc. The most significant feature of hooks is that they can be installed anywhere in the bathroom, including the backside of the bathroom door. Hooks installed near the bathtub can be used to hang damp clothes or wet shower mats that need to be air dried.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 4th, 2011

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