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Staying organized in the bathroom isn’t always the easiest thing to do. With all of your cosmetics, lotions, personal hygiene products, soaps, cleaning sprays, disinfectants, and more, your bathroom can easily become crammed. When you are limited to a small bathroom, sometimes you just have to get creative!
For those who haven’t discovered these life changing fixes, “hacks ” are brilliant ways to alter everyday items into incredibly intuitive ideas. Google will tell you that a life hack is “a strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one’s time and daily activities in a more efficient way.” Sounds alright but bathroom hacks are ingenious ideas! Everyday items can become amazing tools. Check out this Down and Dirty DIY Shower Rack Hack that we found on LifeHacker.com.
Small Bathroom Hacks
1. Droog Function Tiles
This pop out drawer is built into the walls of your bathroom and tucks away neatly. When closed, it appears to be just another tile on the wall. This secret bathroom tile drawer is one of the coolest bathroom hacks that you’ll find. Officially called “Function Tiles,” this small bathroom hack is brought to you by Designers at Droog.
2. DIY Corner Shelving Unit
This corner shelving unit is a great project for those who like to roll up their sleeves and put a little bit of sweat equity into their homes. Okay, well it’s not that hard but you’ll be proud of your new corner shelving unit when you’re finished. This hack uses space in the bathroom that is typically wasted. It works great for organizing bathroom items that you use on a daily basis like tooth brushes, combs, etc. You can place them within close reach without taking up an inch of counter space! Click here for full instructions.
3. Mount a Shelf Over the Door
This is an idea that is often overlooked, probably because we don’t pay that much attention to the top of our doorways. Find a shelving unit of your preference and mount it neatly above your bathroom door to create extra space. This will create a grand entrance that looks great and serves a functional purpose as well.
4. Organize Cosmetics with a Magnetic Makeup Board
This one is for the women who hate rummaging through their makeup boxes just to find the right foundation, lipstick, or eye shadow. Most cosmetics are encased in metal, making them magnetic and perfect for this fun project. This cool bathroom hack allows you to neatly hang all of your favorite cosmetic supplies right in front of you without having to worry about items getting lost or damaged in cluttered drawers. For instructions to make this DIY Magnetic Makeup Board and other makeup organization tips, read this.
5. Use Spice Racks for Small Bottles
Who ever thought you could use kitchen supplies in the bathroom. Incidentally, spice racks make perfect shelves for lotions, creams, mouthwash, and more! You can paint your spice rack to match the color pattern of your bathroom for added visual pleasure. What’s more, you can stay organized by keeping your bathroom products in order and off the countertop. This will make your small bathroom appear well-organized while freeing up valuable space. These life hacks will make your small bathroom appear larger than it actually is and keep you organized with minimal effort!
About this Post
This post was written by Cheryl Khan, interior designer, fashionista, weekend warrior, dog lover, and part time gardener. She loves sharing new hacks that will help make people lives that much easier!