One of the most overlooked spaces in our homes has got to be the baths. While countertops may get routine maintenance, drawers and cabinets are a different story.
Toss everything in. Out of sight. Out of mind.
THAT strategy backfires far too often to call it a sound one.
I can’t begin to count the times I had to desperately rummage through drawers for the ever-elusive bobby pin, wrestle tangled hair appliances cords, and empty out entire cabinets to find one item.
The good news? Organizing the bath is actually really simple. It doesn’t take more than an hour or so and it’ll save you a lot of time in the long run. Here are cheap 30 bathroom organization hacks that’ll instantly clear your space and keep everything organized. NO MORE HEADACHES.
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Use a Wire Fruit Basket as a Tiered Organizer
Courtesy Golden Boys & Me
A wire fruit basket can be exactly what you need to create a more spacious bathroom countertop. Its simple design does a great job of blending in with the room and I think it looks amazing.
Keep Clean with Mason Jars
Courtesy Liz Marie Blog
Keep dust and dirt out by storing q-tips, cotton balls and pads inside mason jars. Check out Liz Marie’s blog to DIY your own wooden storage for the jars.
Clear Your Countertop with Mason Jars
Courtesy The DIY Playbook
If you want a more spacious countertop, consider hanging your mason jars up high. This organization hack will keep your essentials at eye level and within reach.
DIY a Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder
Courtesy The Country Chic Cottage
Another way to use mason jars in the bath is to use it as a toothbrush holder. This DIY is so simple and will keep toothbrushes from touching one another as well as the bottom of the container.
Magnetize Your Medicine Cabinet
Courtesy The Merry Thought
Modge Podge cute fabric prints onto magnets to store bobby pins and other magnetic items. An old spool can be a cute hangout for your hair ties.
Say Goodbye to Tangled Wires with Command Hooks
Stop wasting time sorting out annoying wires. Instead, keep styling tools organized with command hooks inside a cabinet door.
Use a Magazine Holder to Store Hair Appliances
Courtesy Dream Green DIY
Repurpose a magazine holder to store hair appliances. To save space, attach it inside a cabinet drawer.
Hack a Wine Rack to Store Towels
Courtesy 11 Magnolia Lane
Have a wine rack you don’t use? Hang it up in the bathroom to store extra towels.
Store Essentials on a Wheeled Cart
Courtesy Lark & Lola
The mobile cart is an easy way to house all your bathroom essentials and keep it mobile.
Hack a Magazine Holder to Store Toilet Paper Rolls
Use a magazine holder to store toilet paper rolls in a neat vertical nearby.
Install a Lazy Susan to Organize Your Cabinet
Courtesy Maillardville Manor
Organize your cabinet with a lazy Susan and save yourself that precious time spent rummaging.
Keep Your Bathroom Drawers Organized with Baskets
Courtesy Organize Your Stuff Now
Plastic containers are great for organizing your bathroom drawers. Get them for a great price at your local dollar store.
DIY a Nifty Bathroom Ladder ‘Over the Toilet’ Storage
This townhouse bathroom storage idea is a winner in both functionality and design.
Install Multiple Towel Bars
Courtesy Martha Stewart
Install multiple towel bars behind your bathroom door at varying heights so the kids can easily grab them.
Hang Baskets on Your Wall for Storage Space
Courtesy A Beautiful Mess
Hang baskets for instant storage that’s also super affordable.
Hang Baskets on Towel Rods
Courtesy Simply DIY 2
Increase a towel rod’s storage capacity by hanging baskets on them.
Install IKEA BEKVAM Spice Racks for Instant Storage
Courtesy Our Life in a Click
IKEA’s BEKVAM spice racks are the perfect size for toiletries and they’re super inexpensive to stock up on.
Keep Cosmetics on a Carousel for a Breezy Morning
Courtesy Info Barrel
Keep makeup on a carousel for easy access on hectic mornings.
DIY a 3-Tiered Stand
Courtesy Making Manzanita
DIY a 3-tiered stand to store toiletries.
Free Up Your Hands with This Curtain Rod Hack
Courtesy Our Daily Ideas
Clip hair products to a curtain rod to keep both hands free.
DIY a Razor Holder with PVC Pipe and Zip Ties
Courtesy Family Handy Man
Never drop a razor again. Zip tie small pieces of PVC to a shower caddy for a DIY razor holder. Consider a coat of waterproof copper or silver paint. Or opt for black PVC.
Hack a Shoe Organizer
Courtesy A Thoughtful Place Blog
Trim an over-the-door shoe organizer and attach it inside a cabinet door for instant storage.
DIY This Chic Magazine Holder
Courtesy Four Generations One Roof
Keep your favorite reading materials within reach with this DIY magazine holder.
Attach a Divide Box for a Rustic Over the Sink Organizer
Go thrifting for a wooden storage piece to install above your sink.
DIY a Toy Storage Step Stool for the Kids
Courtesy Build by Kids
DIY this nifty step stool that also functions as a toy storage box.
Store Toys Neatly in a Boxes
Courtesy Blue i Style
Small plastic bins can also be used to organize toys and keep favorites within reach.
Repurpose a Drawer into Storage
Courtesy Goods Home Design
Repurpose an old drawer as shelving. A quick coat of paint makes a world of difference.
Everything Pegboard Storage
Courtesy Apartment Therapy
Add a pegboard to the bathroom to organize anything and everything.
Pegboard for the Kids
Design a colorful pegboard as kids’ storage.
Use Plastic Bins for Under the Sink Storage
Courtesy Creating Mary’s Home
Organize under the sink with plastic bins you can pick up at a dollar store.