Keeping the toiletries in a small bathroom can sometimes be a very big challenge.
Tens of personal belongings have to not only be easy to reach but also very well organized. In this case, the solution is to use the freest space in height.
Just take a look at how empty it is above your toilet!
Exactly there you can fit some shelves and add some decorations to make your bathroom more welcoming.
In this article, we’ve chosen the best ideas on how to help you with organizing your toiletries and to also make it look way cozier and prettier!
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Above The Toilet Bathroom Shelves
This idea shows a very bright bathroom with accents from the countryside home. The knitted baskets on the shelves really bring a unique and cozy feeling to your bathroom. Using this idea will instantly make your bathroom more welcoming. By using the knitted baskets you can store all of your toiletries without any problem.
Above The Toilet Bathroom Storage Baskets
via Simply DIY 2
The towel bars are perfect for being used as a hanger not only for towels but also for hanging any types of baskets on them. In this DIY idea, the baskets are hanging on the towel bars thanks to small ties. In the baskets, you can store as many toiletries as you want without your bathroom looking clustered!
Above The Toilet Wood Bathroom Shelves
via Feel it Cool
The massive wooden shelves not only give off a very charming and warm feeling but are also fairly big so that you can store things like paintings or candles on them. You can decorate them with a few flowers and make your bathroom look like a living room.
Bathroom Shelf and Towel Rack
via Ana White
This recycled shelf is very versatile because it can store almost any toiletries you want on it and it also has hangers for your towels. This pop color adds a fresh and soft feeling to the bathroom.
Charming Wood Bathroom Storage Shelves
The charm of this bathroom comes from the massive wooden shelves in a natural color, the knitted basket fills up the empty space right above the toilet and it is a perfect item for storing things like some toilet paper rolls!
Chic Hanging Bathroom Storage Shelves
These wooden shelves, hanging on the ties are a really attractive and easy to make DIY bathroom storage idea. On them you can as many things as you want, e.g. a plant, some spare toilet paper or maybe even some towels, this also works as some form of decoration!
Chic Over The Toilet Shelves
These elegant shelves are made as an addition to the wooden closet under the sink. They are made in the exact same color and type tree, on top of them there are towels and a few paintings, this idea is very practical as the shelves are big enough to store things but also act as a decoration.
Country Chic Metal And Wood Bathroom Shelves
via Blessed Ranch
The combination of wood and metal is a really adequate way of making a shelf for a bathroom. This idea is very appropriate for a bathroom and it adds a unique feeling to your bathroom!
DIY Above The Toilet Storage Shelves
These DIY shelves are very comfortable for the bathroom mainly because of their size but also for their looks. When they are put high enough, you can add a basket on top of your toilet for storing small things like some toilet paper rolls.
DIY Flower Pot Bathroom Organizers
This DIY idea is really smart and effective for storing small things. You can place it somewhere around the toilet or the sink and it will look absolutely great. This idea is very unique and will leave every guest in your house with their mouths open!
DIY Pipe And Wood Shelves
If your home has a mainly wood interior then this idea is the best for you. Here’s how you can implement that interior idea in your bathroom too! Get some big sized pieces of wood and some metal pipes and put them up against the wall. This DIY is very useful because it is not only very beautiful but it is also good for storing things!
Easy DIY Bathroom Storage Baskets
via Hello Hayley
This is a shelf and hanger in one. Additionally added are meshes, which are one great opportunity for storing both large and small toiletries. This idea is very creative as it’s both good-looking and stores as many things as you want!
Farmhouse Bathroom Hanging Over-Toilet Shelves
via Makely Home
Combining the classical farmer’s style and modern style is one very clever and good-looking DIY idea and it also adds a lot of elegance to the room. The shelves are attached to the ceiling which is way easier to do instead of drilling holes in walls. They are massive so that you can fit as many things as possible on them. Next to the ordinary toiletries, you can put some decorative items like paintings or candles to add to the coziness of the bathroom.
Hanging Basket Above The Toilet Storage
via Quirk Madame
Instead of just using a basket like it should be used you can flip it 90 degrees and make it unique! Grab a medium- or large-sized basket and hang it over your toilet. You can add some leaves to add to the decor and there you go!
Hanging Shelf And Basket Organizers
via Spruce Your Nest
Another sideways basket idea! This time get some smaller ones and place a few of them. For a stronger natural feeling make sure your baskets are made from 100% natural materials and there you have it!
Individual Family Bathroom Storage Baskets
How about shelves and baskets? How about named baskets? How about both! Place 2 or 3 shelves above your toilet and place the baskets on them, now get a piece of paper and write the names of your family members. Finally, you won’t get your towel stolen!
Over The Toilet Bathroom Storage System
via Home ISD
This is a whole system of storage ideas – a shelf, a basket, and a hanger! If you combine the right colors your bathroom will stand out like no else!
Over The Toilet Ladder Organizer
via Ana White
When your old ladder is not being used anymore don’t throw it away. You can paint it in a nice and warm brown color and use it as a storage item in your bathroom. Remove the bottom steps and lay it against the wall. If the steps of your ladder are big enough you can even use them to put some baskets on them.
DIY Over The Toilet Ladder Organizer
via First Home
Another creative DIY idea with a ladder, however this time it is a smaller metal one. This ladder works as a hanger instead of shelves, you can hang things like towels or baskets from it and it will do a perfect job.
Over The Toilet Storage Cabinet
via I Tech Go
In the modern-day bathroom, we often place closets on the walls instead of shelves. This makes the bathroom look simpler and more minimalistic. The free space above your toilet can definitely be used to place a closet.
Over The Toilet Towel Rack
via Idea Stand
Place a hanger and you are done! A really easy DIY idea for storing towels. You can put a basket right on top of your toilet for additional space.
Over The Toilet Wood Shelves
Even a tight space above your toilet can be fulfilled to the max! These shelves are big enough to store any toiletries you need and it looks good as well.
Repurposed Shadow Box Bathroom Organizer
This Repurposed Shadow Box Bathroom Organizer doesn’t only store most small toiletries but it also looks amazing! You can put some additional accessories to make it cozier.
Repurposed Wood Crate Bathroom Shelves
via Seas The Moment
Wooden crates can be used for many different things. A bathroom storage item is one of them! Paint them in the color your bathroom is and it’s going to be absolutely unique!
Repurposed Wood Crate Storage Shelves
via Soulstyle CA
Another idea with wooden crates! They are very useful because they look good and do an excellent job at holding up many items. Placed above the toilet they are perfect because they are not so big and they just fit the space.
Rustic Barn Board Bathroom Shelves
via One Crazy House
If you are a lover of the rustic style then this idea is perfect for you. In this case, the shelves don’t hold up any toiletries, they just work as a decoration and bring coziness into the bathroom!
Rustic Wood Bathroom Organization Shelves
via Home My Design
A very easy to replicate shelf idea in rustic style. All you need is 5 planks, a short rope, and a dowel to hang it from the wall. You can use it for spare toilet paper rolls or some decorative items.
Simple Shadow Box Bathroom Organizer
via The 36th Avenue
Another shelf idea, this time with a frame and 2 shelves in it. You can use wood as the material and just paint it in the color of your bathroom.
Upcycled Cabinet Bathroom Storage Idea
via Listing More
The recycled shelves of the last century can be turned into the decor of a modern-day bathroom. Use an old closet with glass doors and put it above your toilet. In there you can put almost any toiletries you want!
Upcycled Wood Pallet Bathroom Organizer
via Inside Ways
Pallets are not one of the most appropriate solutions for bathroom shelves, but they can definitely make the bathroom atmosphere more interesting. Combined with golden dots and some baskets on the side this idea is amazing and makes your bathroom stand out.
Wood Shadow Box Bathroom Organizer
A wooden closet with open shelves, matching colors with the door and skirting boards of the room this DIY idea definitely gives off strong countryside vibes!