When you have a small bathroom, finding space to store all your bathroom accessories, products and cleaning stuff can be a real challenge. Anything you manage to fit in can make it look cluttered and messy as well as leaving you with a limited amount of space to move about in.
Most tiny bathroom ideas usually involve mounting shelves and cabinets on the wall but there are other solutions too. To make your small bathroom ideas easier for you, we’ve put together some of the best small bathroom storage ideas to help you make the most of your bathroom space.
Small Bathroom? 20 Clever Storage Ideas & Solutions
1. Premier Housewares Towel Stand
Most people prefer not to mount things on the walls as it takes time and effort to drill and screw things in. It’s not ideal either if the walls are made of plaster or if the home isn’t yours. But if you are finding you have nowhere to hang your towels or there’s not much space on the over the door hooks, then the Premier Housewares Floor Standing Towel Stand can provide your bathroom with the much needed storage space.
With 3 U-shaped rails, this allows you to hang up to 6 towels and have enough room for air to pass to dry the towels. It can stand anywhere even in narrow spaces and against the wall due to the half circle base.
2. Woodluv Wooden Shaker Bathroom Storage Unit
If you’re stuck on where to store your bathroom cleaning sprays and toilet bleach, then the solution is to tidy it away into the Woodluv Wooden Shaker Slimline Multi-Purpose Bathroom Storage Unit. This is one of our favourite small bathroom ideas because it’s a slim and small box which can fit into small spaces.
Despite its size, this unit can fit up to 6 sprays bottles or store 6 – 8 toilet rolls making it easy to get to when you run out. It will instantly make your bathroom look tidier without much effort or spending a lot of money too.
3. Brabantia Pedal Bin with Plastic Inner Bucket
Tidy your bathroom rubbish away into this Brabantia 3L Pedal Bin which has a removable plastic bucket making it easier and cleaner to remove rubbish. If you don’t want any overflowing bin bag hanging over the edge of the bin, then you can use the Brabantia PerfectFit Bin Liners in size A. With the foot pedal, there will be no need for you to touch dirty bin surfaces to open the bin lid.
The soft closure lid will trap any odours inside the bin so your bathroom won’t have any other funky smells. Unlike other pedal bins, this one has a plastic floor ring to prevent staining, rusting or any other damage to your floor. In addition, the base is skidproof so your bin will stay in one place. It’s the perfect small and stylish bathroom bin which comes in a variety of colours to match all small bathroom ideas.
4. Premier Housewares Three Tier Shower Caddy
At last, a shower caddy that doesn’t rust! Chrome shower caddies tend to rust pretty quickly particularly in enclosed shower cubicles but with this Premier Housewares Three Tier Shower Caddy, there’s no need to worry about rust due to its plastic material. You can easily hang this caddy anywhere – on your shower rail or screen because of the rotating hook.
Each basket is large enough to fit several bottles of bath products and sturdy too. It’s easy to clean and don’t worry if one of your bottles leak, the holes at the bottom of each basket will drain it out. That means there will be no water pooling up inside the basket either.
5. Croydex Sutton Glass Shelf
The Croydex Sutton Glass Shelf is one of the best small bathroom storage ideas as it offers the perfect solution of storing toothbrushes, cups and toothpaste. As a result, sink space is regained for just the soap to wash hands.
It’s a simple glass shelf with exposed fittings that gives it a stylish look which will suit many small bathroom design ideas and easy to clean too.
6. Betterware 4 Tier Adjustable Shelf Organiser
For an extra space saving storage solution, the Betterware 4 Tier Adjustable Shelf Corner Shower Caddy Holder is one of our best small bathroom shelf ideas as there’s no need to fit anything on yet it offers a lot of storage space. This telescopic bathroom corner shelf can fit to any corner and is fitted securely by twisting the telescopic pole until both ends hit the floor/bathtub and ceiling.
The strong suction pads on both ends ensure the pole will stays in place so you won’t have to worry about a falling corner shelf pole. Each shelf has holes for water to drain through and the entire thing is rustproof too.
7. Curver Slim Rattan-Look Laundry Basket
Many small bathroom ideas rarely offer a good solution to where dirty clothes can be thrown so they often end up on the floor in the corner. This can make your bathroom seem even smaller than it already is and makes it look very untidy. Well we’ve found the Curver Slim Rattan-Look Laundry Basket is one of the slimmest laundry hampers around that’s well made and big enough to store a lot of dirty clothes.
The 40 litre size is perfect to fit under the sink, next to the bathtub or anywhere really since it doesn’t take up much of your floor space. The laundry hamper well ventilated due to rattan-look design which helps to prevent odour and damp building up within your dirty clothes. It’s also easy to clean because of the plastic material.
8. Modern Chrome Wall Mounted Bathroom Shelf Unit
It’s not always easy to find somewhere to store extra bathroom towels whether it’s in the bathroom, bedroom or airing cupboard. They’re big and bulky when it’s folded up. This 2 Tier Modern Chrome Wall Mounted Bathroom Shelf Unit Towel Rail Rack provides the perfect solution for storing extra towels as well as a rail to dry towels after use.
The two wide shelves are wide and high enough to stack any extra towels or other items such as extra bathroom products. With the two rails fixed on, besides having a place to dry your towels, you can also hang clothes here. As it’s easy to fix to the wall, this leaves space free on the floor beneath it for extra items. It’s very safe too as you won’t be hitting your head on any corners since the frame is curved.
9. Interdesign Suction Toothbrush Holder
So you’ve pretty much sorted where everything in the bathroom can go with all your small bathroom ideas but the only thing left is a place for the toothbrushes? If they’re just sitting in the cups, there’s a way to hang your toothbrushes with the Interdesign Suction Toothbrush Holder.
There’s no need for any drilling, it simply sticks to the tiles or mirror with the suction cups. This helps to free up counter space and makes your sink look tidier too. It can hold up to 4 toothbrushes making it perfect for a family home.
10. InterDesign Power Lock Plastic Bar Soap Holder
Most soap dishes are usually small oval containers that sit on the edge of the bathtub or in the shower caddy taking up space. By placing your soap in the InterDesign Power Lock Plastic Bar Soap Holder, you can stick this anywhere with the strong suction cup which you just lift, push and lock to stick to any smooth surface.
It can be placed at an easy to reach height next to the shower so you can access it when needed. There’s drainage holes at the bottom so no water will build up and wash your soap bar down. It’s made from plastic too which means it’s easy to clean and rustproof.
11. Metaltex Sienna Rolling Cart
Another of our favourite small bathroom storage ideas has got to be the Metaltex Sienna Rolling Cart because of its small size, it fits perfectly into narrow spaces making it great for a small bathroom. Minimal assembly is required but it’s so much easier than having to put together a wooden bathroom cabinet.
With the 3 baskets, this gives you plenty of room to store all your bathroom bits. Each basket has a considerable amount of gap in between so you can even store those tall bath or shampoo bottles. The rolling cart is metal but coated with plastic which makes it easy to clean and prevents rusting. It can even be rolled out of the bathroom because of the wheels which is ideal when you clean the bathroom floor.
12. Polder Style Station
Using electricals in the bathroom is an accident waiting to happen even if they are just sitting on the counter to cool down. The Polder Style Station provides a safer alternative to storing your hot electrical accessories and also letting them cool at the same time.
There are 3 round holders which are large enough to fit appliances such as hairdryer, hair straighteners or electric shaver. It’s made with stainless steel mesh so air flow can pass through so the items can cool down and the plastic is heat resistant so there won’t be any melting plastic giving off toxic fumes.
Behind the holder is a rear pocket where the cords can be safely stored. It’s pretty versatile too as it can stand on its flat base or be hung from a towel rail due to the hook.
13. Bath Shop Glass Corner Shelves
For really small bathrooms that don’t have much space to fix a shelf onto, then the Bath Shop Glass Corner Shelves is the perfect solution. Having a corner shelf means it will not get in the way of walking paths so there will be no chance of anyone walking into a shelf or hitting their head on it when bending down.
As the shelves are glass, this helps to make cleaning it easier and gives the bathroom a more modern look. It won’t rust or mould either. Each shelf is fixed on separately so the gap in between can be adjusted to suit your needs which is ideal to store tall bath bottles.
14. Relaxdays Bathtub Caddy
Baths are so relaxing and soothing but it can be annoying when you have to sit up, turn around, reach over or stand up just to get the soap or sponge. It kind of ruins the tranquil moment doesn’t it? Well it doesn’t have to be that way with the Relaxdays Bathtub Caddy since it can be placed over your bathtub so you can have all your essentials to hand.
Made from bamboo, this bathtub caddy is moisture-resistant and durable which means it won’t rust, mould or crack. Its size and special cut outs on the handles ensures a good fit over many standard size bathtubs and the slotted shelf means liquids won’t build up in it either.
15. InterDesign Classico Free Standing Toilet Paper Holder
Anyone who is going for a modern design in their small bathroom ideas will like the InterDesign Freestanding Toilet Paper Holder because of its chrome finish which gives it a classic stylish look. The holder can store up to 3 extra rolls of toilet tissue and it can even dispense one roll. Not only is it ideal as extra storage space for toilet rolls but it’s handy if you don’t want to fix a toilet roll dispenser to the wall.
16. Portland Under Sink Bathroom Cabinet White
Most small bathroom storage ideas usually include a cabinet under the sink such as the Portland Under Sink Bathroom Cabinet which is a great space saving solution when you barely have any floor space in your bathroom. The round cut out behind the cabinet is designed to fit around most sink pedestals to maximise the space around the sink making it ideal for many tiny bathroom ideas.
Inside the cabinet, there’s a shelf to separate items so there’s plenty of space to store toilet rolls, towels and other bathroom stuff. Finished in a basic stylish white, this suits many bathroom designs too.
17. Home Living Double Door Mirrored Bathroom Cabinet
Basic bathroom furniture would include a mirror and cabinet so instead of buying these items separately, it’s easier to combine the two which can easily be done with the wall mountable Home Living Double Door Mirrored Bathroom Cabinet. A mirror is fixed to each side of the door so you can still access the cabinet at the same time as using the mirror.
Below the mirrored doors is an external shelf ideal for storing items you might need to grab quickly such as a hairbrush or styling products. Another shelf is inside the cabinet as well which is adjustable to your preferred height.
18. Popamazing 3-Tier Slide Out Storage Tower
One of the best small bathroom ideas is the Popamazing 3 Tier Slide Out Storage Tower because it’s so slim, it can fit into any narrow gap. Made with 3 shelves, this storage unit with wheels offers lots of space to store many bathroom things including cleaning spray bottles due to the generous height gap in between each tier.
Made from plastic, it’s rustproof and even has slits cut into each shelf so no water or condensation will build up in it. You can even slide the storage tower out of its gap because of the wheels.
19. Stardis Shower Basket With Hanging Hook
If you’re after a shower caddy just to hold one or two things, then the Stardis Shower Basket is ideal for you. Made with a fixed hook, this can be hung over your shower fixture, hook or rail for easy access.
The plastic material ensures there’ll be no rust problems so will last a long time and the drainage holes at the bottom prevents water building up. Later on, if you find you need another one of these, another one can be easily hooked underneath the basket so it becomes a tier making it great for creating extra storage when needed!
20. JVL 4-Drawer White Storage Unit with Rope Handles
This slim JVL 4-Drawer White Storage Unit provides the much needed storage space you will need for all your small bathroom ideas. It’s available with two or four drawers making it ideal for storing those little bathroom accessories, cosmetics and cleaning stuff.
Made with a sturdy metal wire frame, this bathroom unit is free standing for the floor or on the counter. As the handles are made with rope, it’s easy to pull the drawers open quickly without fuss. It’s easy to clean the drawers with a wet cloth too because of the woven plastic material.