Just because the pros (supposedly) always keep their house in guest-ready condition doesn鈥檛 mean it always works out that way come holiday season. But you鈥檝e got way more fun things to do 鈥斅爐rimming with Christmas tree ornaments, opening聽advent calendars, winning with your聽ugly, Instagram-worthy sweater聽鈥 than getting the house holiday visitor-ready. Ahead, we鈥檝e got 13 affordable (and easy) DIY upgrades聽that will revamp your bathroom situation and leave you plenty of time to make an epic pizza tree skirt. Just don鈥檛 come blaming us if your guests suddenly start spending too much time in there.


1. Copper Toilet Paper Storage: Make sure no one ever has to resort to the tissue box (been there, done that) by keeping a few extra rolls within easy reach. (via Design Improvised)


2. DIY Shower Curtain: A shower curtain can set the mood of the whole bathroom, so if your current mood is old and musty, switch it out for a fresh new one. You could even go with the colors of the season and paint red and white candy cane stripes. (via Brit + Co)


3. Pineapple Bathmat: When was the last time you bought a clean bathmat? You don鈥檛 have to answer that. Patch together a new one out of cheap mats and give your guests the gift of clean toes. (via Dream Green DIY)


4. DIY House Shelving: Chances are pretty high that聽there isn鈥檛 enough storage in your bathroom for your stuff, let alone for guests to store anything. Take the matter to the wall and whip together a mini shelf that they can use during their stay. (via Burkatron)


5. Homemade Bath Bombs:聽Give your guests the VIP upgrade by having a bowl of these DIY bath bombs at the ready. Who are we kidding 鈥斅you鈥檒l need some R&R over the holidays too. (via A Beautiful Mess)


6. Color Coded Towel Loops: Fresh towels on the daily would be nice, but you鈥檝e got more fun things to do than laundry. Keep everyone鈥檚 towels separate and organized by adding color coded loops and letting guests pick a color.聽(via Kristi Murphy)


7. DIY Bathroom Storage Bags: Most of us are not living in the bathroom of our dreams, and storage is always a little tight. If you have a lot of guests sharing a bathroom, it could be nice to give everyone a little bag to store their lotions and potions during their stay. (via The Lovely Drawer)


8. Hand Towel Ring: You can fake trendy metallic fixtures in the bathroom by spray painting wood fixtures gold and then adding a leather anchor. It鈥檚 quick and easy, and you can easily replace all the fixtures in a few hours.聽(via Cuckoo 4 Design)


9. Leather and Copper Cup Organizer: When counter space is in short supply, take the storage to the walls with these handy (and super stylish) cup organizers. (via A Beautiful Mess)


10. Copper Pipe Toilet Paper Holder: Over? Under? It won鈥檛 even matter when you鈥檝e got a toilet paper holder this cool. (via Kristi Murphy)


11. Medicine Cabinet Makeover: Give everyone a colorful surprise when they open the medicine cabinet by covering the back with removable wallpaper. It鈥檚 so cute, you鈥檙e not going to want to close the door again. (via Design Improvised)


12. Geometric Clay Knobs: Nothing updates a bathroom faster than switching out the hardware. And switching it out with knobs you made yourself? Now you鈥檙e just showing off. (via Delineate Your Dwelling)


13. Color Block Soap: Ditch the grungy white bar聽and DIY some seriously cool soap. Watch out 鈥 your guests might pretend they鈥檙e living the hotel life and sneak a couple bars home with them. (via Brit + Co)

Are you ready to DIY聽your way to a prettier bathroom?聽Follow us on聽Pinterest聽for more home decor inspo.