15 Ways to Organize Bathroom Cabinets
Well-organized cabinets are the key to smoother mornings and relaxing evenings. Discover our best bathroom cabinet storage solutions, including answers for medicine cabinets, lower cabinets, and drawers.
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See-through containers are essential when you need to grab and go. Stock your shelves with a mix of acrylic, plastic, and glass holders that show off supplies. Rely on risers to double your storage capacity and keep small items in the foreground of cabinet shelves.
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The real estate under a sink is one of a bathroom's most spacious storage zones. Make the most of the area and introduce order in a voluminous cabinet with a two-tier pullout shelf. A narrow top shelf glides past plumbing and allows space on the lower level for tall items. Adhesive, undercabinet lighting makes every corner visible.
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Remove Drawer Fronts
A vanity-style base cabinet with open shelves allows easy access to toiletries and divides the sink area into personal zones. Use the space to showcase baskets and trays that sort and label bath products.
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Stick with It
Maximize inside-the-door real estate by hanging a magnetic knife strip and adhesive containers. Stick metal nail tools and bobby pins on the strip; stow assorted nail polish and makeup in acrylic holders.
Mini But Mighty Storage Ideas
Use our clever tricks for organizing every zone to max out your bathroom’s storage capacity.
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Divide and Conquer
Keep lip balm, lotion, and other nightly essentials at hand in a repurposed party dip tray. Add character and contrast the utilitarian look of a wooden cabinet with pretty herringbone liner.
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Labeled trays within a countertop tower separate personal products and identify shared shelf space. The shallow containers keep toiletries in sight while vinyl liner prevents them from being jostled around. An outlet on the lowest level ensures rechargeable items stay off the countertops.
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Easy access is essential in hard-to-reach deep bathroom cabinets. Make use of a spinning turntable to organize glass jars filled with disposable items. Cut labels from a vinyl decal sheet and accent with adhesive letters or scrapbook stickers.
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Tuck Away Trash
Keep a cumbersome trashcan out sight by attaching it to a cabinet door. Adhere the lid to an interior wall so that the trashcan slides out and opens along with the cabinet door.
Budget Bathroom Storage
Practical storage doesn't have to cost you a pretty penny. Organize your bathroom on a budget with these cost-saving storage strategies.
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Make your bathroom mirror work a little harder with space-saving drawers that pull out sideways. The functional storage works as a medicine cabinet without having to be inset between wall studs. Adjustable shelves with guard rails easily stow slim lotions and perfumes.
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Keep wandering items in line by clustering them within a tabletop tray. Repurpose metal votive holders with punchy patterned paper to sort cosmetic brushes.
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Bank on Baskets
For extra bath supplies of all sizes, look to sturdy wicker baskets. The inexpensive containers help organize cabinets while concealing objects that you don't wish to display. Simple labels made with paper tags and string make it easy to identify contents.
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Stackable corner shelves introduce an added layer of storage inside this bathroom base cabinet. Use them to collect spare toilet paper rolls and beauty supplies that are used infrequently.
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Nestle in a Nook
A floor-to-ceiling hutch-style cabinet makes it easy to load up a guest bath for hosting. Fill the open shelves with items for each guest, including towels and toiletries. Contain cleaning supplies in a closed lower cabinet.
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Reposition shelves -- or consider removing one -- to make room for tall toiletries. This medicine cabinet, which was fashioned from a kitchen wall cabinet and trimmed to a shallow depth, makes the most of limited counter space while keeping all supplies in easy reach.
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A slide-out tray installed inside a base cabinet provides convenient access to cleaning supplies. The smart storage solution keeps a bevy of useful items, including a first aid kit, within arm's reach.