Decluttering has never looked so stylish.
Have you ever noticed how quickly your bathroom becomes disorganized? No matter your good intentions, you will always end up with items strewn everywhere on your countertop, with your drawers messy and disorganized, and of course nowhere to put anything decorative.
One easy, usually inexpensive solution is to install new shelving. Smart storage solutions are an essential ingredient in creating a stylish, organized bathroom, no matter what size it is. And right now, we’re spotlighting bathroom shelf ideas, as shelving allows you take advantage of wall space while keeping clutter to a minimum and displaying décor.
Whether you have space for a large cabinet or are aiming for a more subtle storage solution, these shelves will get the job done.
If you don’t have quite enough space to handle shelves that jut out of the wall, consider recessed shelving. Recessed shelving has the benefit of looking smooth and harmonious, and to actually expand a space visually.
In a long, narrow bathroom like this one, adding furniture instead of built-in cabinets is a great way to gain storage. Not only is this leaning bookshelf more affordable than built-in cabinets, but it also creates a homey, relaxed vibe.
CLEAR FLOATING SHELVES
Your beauty splurges deserve to be on display, so leave them out in the open on a set of clear floating shelves. Like a traditional medicine cabinet but way prettier.
Open shelves encourage you to keep your towels and toiletries tidy. Instead of wasting precious floor space, the built-in kind keeps everything tucked away and off the floor.
OPEN CABINET SHELVING
One way to capitalize on a large counter space is to add an open shelving unit that’s standing directly on the countertop. It may not be the most aesthetically pleasing, but it’s still super practical and can be beautiful if decorated properly.
Sets of thick wooden shelves replace the need for a cabinet in this bathroom. The combination of warm wood with clean white shiplap gives this space a chic appeal while still being practical.
INDUSTRIAL PIPE SHELF
Strong and sturdy, these shelves combine medium tone wood and industrial pipes to give the bathroom a farmhouse-inspired feel.
REPURPOSED BAR CART
Forget the booze: Stock a bar cart with baskets full of your bathroom necessities, especially your growing bath bomb collection.
Have a weird, shallow space in your bathroom you’re not too sure what to do with? You could definitely put a cabinet there, but you can also install shelves.
The three shelves, one of which extends all the way to the sink. This leaves enough space for your daily items like toothbrush and medication, but it also ties the room together and gives it a sense of harmony.
TILED SHELVES ABOVE TUB
One way to integrate your shelves with the decor is to cover them in the same tile as your tub or shower area. Keep fresh towels and your bath items there to avoid cluttering the area around the tub.
No matter the size of your bathroom, it’s important to have a designated spot to house your linens, toiletries, and spare cleaning products. Get your space: master bath, powder room, or both under control with these shelves inspiration.
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