It’s safe to say that we’ve all had to deal with a small apartment with a tiny excuse for a bathroom at least once in our lives. And if you’re a city dweller, chances are you’re in that crammed and cluttered boat right now. Lucky for you, we’ve been there (or, more accurately, are there), and we feel your claustrophobic pain and want to help. There are a number of ways to organize all those bottles and towels and tools (oh my!) and to create the illusion of more space in your WC. And here are 20 buy or DIY space savers to get you started. (Next up? Tackling that tiny kitchen!)
1. Bamboo Hair Styling Station ($70): If you blow-dry and/or straighten your hair daily, keep your tools and products within arm’s reach with this sleek storage station.
3. Large Cabinet Drawer ($20): It’s easy to make a mess out of your under-sink cabinet. Organize the typical odds and ends with these stackable drawers.
5. Wall Mounted Toothbrush Holder ($59): Organize your teeth-cleaning gadgets without sacrificing sink or counter space.
7. Over the Toilet Storage ($30): This storage unit fits above and around your toilet — a convenient way to add more shelving space to your tiny bathroom.
9. Stick on Pods ($11): Arrange your cosmetics and other small items using these sticky organizers.
10. Over the Door Hooks ($25): Let your towels and robes hang-dry in one space. No hammer required.
12. Door Drying Rack ($60): If you’re known to hang-dry your laundry in the bathroom, use this collapsible over-the-door rack.
14. Shower Curtain with Pockets ($25): Position the pockets on the outside for easy access to your everyday toiletry needs or invert and use them to store your shampoo and conditioner.
16. White Wall Cabinets ($107): A small bathroom may not have a lot of floor space to work with, but you can — and should — take advantage of the walls. Light colors keep the space feeling open.
18. Towel Bar ($15): Hang multiple towel bars on the bathroom door or wall for a streamlined way to hang your terry-cloth dryers.
What space-saving hacks do you rely on to organize and de-clutter? Spill your secrets below!