Is your bathroom busting at the seams and you’re looking for new small bathroom storage ideas? If so then this post is for you. It’s packed with ideas to add more storage that you may not have thought of and all the clever storage solution products that you’ve been looking for.
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There are several ideas to add storage to a small bathroom. Here are a few:
If you’re not afraid of doing a little DIY there are tons of easy options to add storage to your bathroom. These include easy ideas like installing shelving, hooks or floating towel racks. There are also some more time-consuming ideas like installing a new vanity.
If you’re renting you may not want to install anything in your bathroom. There are tons of storage products made just for the bathroom like tall shelving units, skinny rolling carts, over the door storage options and under the sink bathroom storage products. We’ll explore all these in this post.
Let’s explore 33 ideas to take your bathroom storage to the next level that you may not have thought of including hidden storage products.
Installing a mounted towel rack is a great solution if you don’t have storage in your vanity. Plus, it looks modern. Check out my favorite wall towel racks below if you want to add one to your bathroom.
Roll your towels in a wall rack for a fresh, clean look.
Start with your larger towels on the bottom of your wall rack and then layer up to your small wash clothes.
If you have a vanity but it’s packed with your bathroom essentials then consider the unused space on the back of the cabinet door. This is the perfect spot for to hold hair dryers, curling irons or other essential products.
These hanging storage baskets are easy to hang with small adhesive hooks. They come in a 2 pack.
These 3 wire baskets can be hung separately or all together. It comes with a little name plate with just enough space for a label.
The cabinet door is the perfect spot to easily access items you use often like hair dryers, straighteners and curling irons.
One of the best small bathroom storage ideas is adding a storage unit over your toilet. You can find plenty of different options so you’re sure to find one that matches your style. Check out some of my favorites below.
I like how this over the toilet storage has a couple of cabinet doors so you can hide away some of your toiletries.
If you love farmhouse style, then this might be the perfect over the toilet storage for your bathroom.
This option has plenty of open shelving space for towels, toilet paper, and bath products. The bamboo shelves are adjustable too.
Here’s a great option for simplicity and affordability.
Yep, you heard that right consider carving out a nook in your wall to add a recessed shelf. This’s a great solution if your bathroom is narrow and you don’t have a square inch to spare. Plus, it gives your bathroom a custom look. Check out how to do that below.
To install this, you screw into the studs of the wall from the sides of the cabinet. It comes with caps to cover the holes.
With this wall niche you can choose different options for number of shelves and plain or wainscoting backing.
Here’s a new bathroom storage trend that I’ve seen all over Instagram. Consider hanging baskets directly on your wall. You can find the perfect baskets for your stye whether you like boho, farmhouse or modern.
This would be a great spot for toilet paper, hand towels, tissues or lotion. Get some inspiration to pull of the look below.
These baskets are very boho chic and would look cute with TP stored in them.
These rope baskets can be hung on your bathroom door or wall. They are just the right size for bathroom toiletries.
You get two small rope baskets in this set with a little handle that you can hang on a hook in the bathroom.
These hanging baskets would add a little boho style to your bathroom.
Floating vanities not only look modern and stylish, but they also take up very little room. You could maximize your space even more by placing stylish baskets underneath for more storage.
This modern wall mounted vanity has two large drawers to add some extra storage to your space. It comes with the sink and the matching mirror.
Here’s another stylish choice that also comes with the sink and the matching mirror.
Rolling carts work great in the bathroom. You can roll them to where you need them and then put them out of the way when you’re done. They make super skinny ones especially for small bathrooms. Check them out below.
This slim storage cart has 4 tiers and would be able to fit in the smallest of spaces. It’s also available in white.
This skinny 4 tier cart can help you pack a ton of storage into a small space and can fit in any nook or cranny in your bathroom.
Here’s a very affordable storage option that may be able to squeeze in next to your toilet. I love the extra hooks an bins for all the little items that can easily get lost.
If you have some under the sink room, then why not maximize it? You can do this by choosing organizational products like lazy susans or small shelves with drawers. This will not only maximize your space but also make it easier to find everything you need.
This sliding drawer would be very helpful to be able to access all of your toiletries in a tight space.
Adding a turntable under your sink is a great option to be able to see and easily get to all of your bathroom products.
Adding tiered shelving under your bathroom sink is a great way to add more storage.
Here’s a fun idea if you’re looking for some creative small bathroom storage ideas. You need a mirror in your bathroom anyways so why not add one that has hidden storage behind it. Basically, it’s a combo medicine cabinet and mirror. Check out some of my favorites below.
This modern wooden round mirror opens up with three shelves inside. It’s available in more colors. Click on the link above to check it out.
This mirrored medicine cabinet has plenty of storage space with three adjustable shelves. It’s available in several different sizes as well.
A nice frame disguises this medicine cabinet as a stylish mirror. But inside there are shelves to store all of your bathroom essentials.
This is a classic idea that works. Mount a cabinet over your sink or toilet to add some extra storage for medicine, face towels, beauty product or dental products.
Just shut the doors to hide all off your bathroom stuff that you don’t need everyone to see. This cabinet has adjustable shelves to customize your storage needs.
This small cabinet does double duty. It adds to your storage and also serves as a towel rack.
Here’s a great option for renters looking for small bathroom storage ideas but that don’t want to install anything on the wall. There are tons of options of small shelving units that are made for bathrooms.
Bonus, most of them are pretty inexpensive. Below are some of the best ones that you can get on Amazon.
This shelf is very affordable, and the cut-outs add a little style too.
What I like about these shelves is you can stack the two on top of each other to take up even less room or you can have two small units.
This 3-tier shelf comes in a couple of different colors. The drawer at the top would be very useful if you don’t have drawers in your bathroom.
Perfect for a small bathroom this wood and metal storage rack would add a little style and storage to your space.
If you have some counter space, then why not maximize it? To do this you can purchase bathroom storage containers made for counters to help you maximize every square inch you have. Check out some of the ones I recommend below.
A bunch of small toiletries look neat and organized when they are contained in a pretty basket. These baskets come in a two set and have several color choices.
A small two-tiered shelf with a sliding drawer will help you maximize your limited counter space. There are more colors to choose from too.
Stackable clear drawers save space and make it easier to see your bathroom essentials.
If you don’t have a plug-in close this container can conceal your power cord. The tall row is the perfect spot for your hair dryer and other hair tools.
This is an easy solution that goes a long way. You’ll be amazed at how much more you can store when your drawers are organized. This will also help you from over buying bathroom products you don’t need. Check out some of the best drawer organizers below to get you started.
When you have the right drawer inserts organizing is a breeze to maintain. These organizer trays come in a 5 or 10 set depending on your drawer size.
I like this set because the dividers are adjustable so you can get the right size for your drawer. They are available in white or black.
Floating Shelves look modern and stylish and help you maximize unused space. Consider installing them over the toilet or on any empty wall in your bathroom. To take your style up a notch mix in decorative items with practical ones.
Glass and stainless-steel combine for a modern look for this wall mounted shelf and towel rack combo.
Mount two shelves for a little extra storage. This two pack would add a modern touch to your bathroom.
No drilling is needed to install these shelves. They come with adhesive hooks for installation and can be hung in the shower or on a bathroom wall.
If you don’t have a vanity but are looking for some small bathroom storage ideas, then consider adding a closed-door cabinet to your space. Sometimes it’s nice to hide all the bathroom stuff.
There are tons of options that are made for bathrooms. Check out my favorites below.
If you have the space for it this tall cabinet would add tons of storage to your bathroom.
I like that this storage cabinet has a combo of drawers and shelves. This one comes in several colors.
This storage cabinet has adjustable shelves and comes in white or brown.
This doesn’t seem like a storage solution but hear me out. If you choose pretty containers to store your items, then you can have your storage out on your sink or on open shelves and it still looks great. No need to hide it away in a cabinet or drawer.
This set of three plastic jars would be the perfect container for cotton balls, q-tips or bath products.
Anything would look elegant stored in these beautiful apothecary jars.
You can choose between two, three or four of these jars and have the option of the cute little tray. These are made of glass with bamboo lids for a spa like feel.
The gold lids of these ceramic jars are a stylish touch. These would look nice on your bathroom counter on a small tray as pictured.
If you’re sink has little to no storage, then consider a new one with at least a little bit of storage. There are plenty that are made for small bathrooms. Check them out below.
This modern sink has a little shelf and towel rack.
This sink has some extra storage with doors for all your bathroom essentials and a little shelf for towels. It comes in a variety of sizes and colors too.
Hooks work great as a small bathroom storage idea because they take up little to no space. You can add them to the wall or even install them on the side of your vanity. They’re perfect for your towels, loofah, robe or bath sponges.
Install small hooks on the side of your vanity to hold hand towels or wash clothes.
Hanging towels on hooks instead of a towel rack gives the bathroom a modern feel.
Self-adhesive hooks like these can easily be hung on your wall or the back of the bathroom door.
Many people use baskets in the bathroom because they help contain your items in a stylish way. Add them to your sink, toilet, shelves or even on the floor to help maximize your storage.
Wicker baskets gives a spa like touch to your bathroom.
Plastic baskets clean up easy and make a great choice in the bathroom. I like this set of eight because it has a wicker look to it and it comes in gray or black.
These wire and wood baskets would look chic in the bathroom even to be used to hold toilet paper on top of the toilet tank.
Labeling your products helps to maximize your storage. It will help you be more efficient with the space that you have. You can find bathroom labels with pretty fonts to take your organization and your style up a notch. Check out some of my favorites that you can get on Amazon.
158 Bathroom jar labels come in this minimalist set. Try this set if you want a spa like feel in your bathroom.
Here’s a vinyl set of 192 labels with a stylish font that would look pretty on your bathroom products.
Don’t you love when there’s hidden storage in an ordinary object? Check out these cute picture frames that I found below. They look like a normal picture frame but open up to store your bathroom products.
Place your favorite photo in this picture frame and your bathroom décor becomes a hidden medicine cabinet.
If you’re shower does not have built in shelves, then install a shower caddy to maximize your storage. There are tons of options depending on how much shower stuff you have. Check them out below.
There are tons of items you can store on this 5-pack shower organizer including your soap, wash clothes, shampoo, conditioner and even your toothbrushes and toothpaste.
A corner shower caddy optimizes storage in the bathroom. This one has eight hooks that would work for loofahs and wash clothes.
You may not have room for a large cabinet but there are plenty of slim options that are made just for small bathrooms. The best ones are below.
This small cabinet is perfect for towels, TP and beauty products.
The top shelf of this cabinet dispenses your toilet paper so this would work perfectly tucked right next to your toilet.
This linen cabinet with one shutter door has a spa like feel that would look great in your bathroom.
An easy way to maximize space is to go for a tall and skinny cabinet.
Don’t have floor space? No, problem go vertical and mount your storage on the wall. Get inspired with some ideas below.
This 3-piece set comes with two shelves, and a wire basket that’s perfect for holding extra TP.
If you don’t want to take up floor space this versatile rack can be hung on your wall or over your door.
We’ve all got that corner in the bathroom that’s not being used. This is the perfect spot for a small corner shelf.
If you love the spa like feel in your bathroom then a bamboo corner shelf would work perfectly.
Here’s another option with white slated shelves.
We have already looked at small shelving units but if you have the space you may want to add a large one for more storage. Check out my favorite options for large free-standing shelves below.
This tiered shelving unit is detachable so you can stack them to take up less floor space or have two small units.
This large five-tiered bookshelf would add plenty of additional storage to your bathroom.
This large ladder bookshelf is available in 3 colors.
If you have the option, consider picking out small appliances to leave room for more storage. They make very small sinks and vanities that might give you that extra space you’re looking for.
Measuring at only sixteen by eight and a half inches this skinny sink and vanity combo would leave you with more space in your bathroom.
Another option for a small bathroom is a tiny sink mounted on the wall.
Wire baskets are a stylish storage idea for the bathroom. They work great on shelves, mounted on the wall or even on top of the toilet to hold TP or contain all the clutter.
3 Wire baskets come in this set, and you mount the hooks onto the wall to hang them.
Wood and wire combine for a stylish bathroom storage choice.
Adding a small table or bench next to the bath with some bath products is a chic looking storage solution.
This bamboo bathroom bench would add a touch of spa to your bathroom.
Every bathroom has a toilet so why not use that space for storage? This is the perfect spot to store TP. They make holders that go right on the side of your toilet, or you could place a decorative basket on top.
This stylish white wooden basket would fit perfectly on the top of your toilet. It comes in a two pack with a washable liner.
This space saving toilet paper holder clips onto the tank and can store up to four rolls.
Storage and a toilet paper roll holder in one for the multifunctional win.
A wicker basket elevates both your style and storage.
The back of your bathroom door is prime storage real estate that is often overlooked. Add hooks or a door storage solution to really maximize your space.
A couple of shelves and several hooks works well in the bathroom for small products, towels, wash rags or a robe. This is a great inexpensive storage option that requires no drilling.
This option has even more shelves for extra storage for all of your toiletries.
This over the door organizer has six shelves.
If you have little room to store your extra toilet paper, no problem. They make small and sleek storage solutions for just that purpose.
You could store this TP holder in the corner by the toilet and out of site.
Six rolls of TP could fit in this wicker basket by the toilet or on top of the tank.
I like the simplicity of this toilet paper holder.
Another option if you’re looking for small bathroom storage ideas is to update your vanity. There are some great choices that have tons of storage. Many of them would work well in a small space. Check out my favorites below.
This stylish vanity had a bottom drawer and cabinets to add a little extra storage for your bathroom.
This simple white vanity would go with any style.
Coming in at only 18.5 inches this is a space saver for sure. The grey oak finish pops with the white sink.
With the pull-out shelf with a power bar with two sockets, a tilt top drawer, 2 regular drawers and a deep drawer you will have tons of storage if you have the room for this one.
This sleek vanity is 24 inches and would fit perfectly in a tight spot.
So now you have tons of clever small bathroom storage ideas. Hope you found the perfect one that will work in your space. Feel free to save your favorites to your Pinterest boards. If you loved this post, please share it on your favorite social!
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