20 Bathroom Organization Ideas to Make Mornings Less Hectic

The key to a calm start to the day is having everything organized and at the ready in the bathroom.

Stop digging for Q-tips, searching for the right eyeliner, and untangling curling iron cords. The key to a calm start to the day is having everything organized and at the ready in the bathroom. Plus, get more great bathroom ideas!

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Shanty 2 Chic
Hide Behind a Mirror

Max out the storage space in your medicine cabinet by building one behind a full-length mirror.

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What you'll need: Full length mirror ($25, ); Decorative hinges ($6 for 2, ), Door handle ($11, )

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Hang Products From A Curtain Rod

Not enough space in your shower to store all your products? Add a curtain rod in your shower to hang shampoo, conditioner, and face wash.

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What you'll need: Adjustable tension rods ($15, ); Clip rings ($8, )

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11 Magnolia Lane
Wine Towel Rack

A rolled up towel is conveniently the same size as a bottle of wine, making a wine rack the perfect way to store them in style. 

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What you'll need: Wine rack ($20, )

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Ladder Shelf

Add some farmhouse style to your bathroom space by leaning this homemade leaning shelf over the toilet. 

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What you'll need: 1" by 8" wood boards ($4, ); Wood screws ($13, ); Danish oil ($9, )

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Spice Racks

Use inexpensive spice racks to store all your daily products at an easy-to-reach level.

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What you'll need: Spice racks ($15, ); White spray paint ($4, )

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Towel Storage

Add some texture to your bathroom by organizing towels and other necessities in pretty baskets mounted on the wall.

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What you'll need: Woven basket ($26, ), Screws ($8, )

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Magazine Rack Wall

Simplify your space and remove clutter by mounting a magazine rack on your wall. 

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What you'll need: 1" by 2" pieces of wood ($3, ); 2" nails ($15, ); White paint ($20, )

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File Box Organizer

Place wall hooks on the side of your sink to hang up this file box, which is the perfect size for storing your go-to hair tools. 

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What you'll need: Command hooks ($7, ); Wire filing basket ($23, )

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Courtesy of Organize and Decorate Everything
15-Minute Drawer Organizer

If you have drawers in your bathroom, maximize your small space by placing your bathroom items in plastic dividers. Sort your items by categories (vitamins, makeup, etc.) and everything will be easier to find when as you get ready in the morning. 

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What you'll need: Plastic baskets ($9, )

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DIY Faux Floating Shelves

Assemble these shelves above your toilet to organize and display your bathroom knickknacks.

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What you'll need: Corner braces ($5, ); Wood stain ($7, ); Black spray paint ($4, )

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Courtesy of The Rusty Bucket
Transform an Old Chair

An old chair with vertical back slats can be repurposed into a quaint towel rack and shelf, like this one recently for sale on Etsy from . Custom-order one from or make your own by removing the chair legs, shortening the seat into a shelf, and hanging it upside down.

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Courtesy of DIY Playbook
Store Items in Mason Jars

Mason jars attached to a wooden board make a farmhouse-chic bathroom storage option that keeps items off the vanity top. Perfect for holding cotton balls, Q-tips, makeup brushes, and toothbrushes and toothpaste, the jars attach to the board with hose clamps from the plumbing supply aisle.

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Courtesy of The Merrythought
Organize with Magnets

If you have a metal back to your medicine cabinet, you can increase its storage potential by attaching everyday supplies to it with magnets. Glue floral fabric on plain magnets to add a cheerful space for bobby pins, nail clippers, and eyelash curlers. Hot-glue a magnet to a vintage spool to hang elastic hair bands.

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Get a Cosmetics Carousel

This nifty carousel rotates 360 degrees and has seven baskets for holding all kinds and sizes of cosmetics. Stand up brushes and combs in its center.

($34.99, )

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Courtesy of Organize It
Hang a Hair-Styling Rack

This $8 over-the-door rack has seven holes for storing hair styling tools, including a blow dryer, curling iron, brushes, and more. Just slide the foam-covered hooks over your vanity door and that drawer full of tangled cords because a thing of the past.

($7.99, )

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Courtesy of A Thoughtful Place
Repurpose a Shoe Organizer

Hang a small shoe organizer or other pocket-style system on the sink door to hold regularly used toiletry bottles. This grab-and-go storage for lotion and hairspray makes mornings a little more pleasant.

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Create Personalized Hooks

When everyone has his or her own space for the essentials, bathroom sharing runs more smoothly. Sew fabric loops on towels so they are easy to hang on hooks attached to a basic board that also serves as a cup rack. Personalize the cups with stenciled numbers or initials and store toothbrushes and toothpaste for each family member inside.

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Hang Baskets on Towel Rods

Baskets are an attractive and versatile way to store just about anything. Hang them on towel rods above the toilet with craft ribbon to make use of wasted wall space. Or, try hanging baskets with S hooks so they are removable—kids can take their baskets to their room or a half bath to finish morning prep and make way for the next person in line for the shower.

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Install a Lazy Susan

Setting up a two-tiered lazy Susan in the vanity space under the sink means you won't have to knock over items to reach those in the back—which is, frankly, a frustrating way to start the day. It's perfect for bottles of hair products, face creams, and even vitamin bottles.

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Courtesy of Liz Marie Blog
Craft a Tiered Tray

Maximize vanity-top space with an elegant three-tiered tray that keeps most-used items easily accessible and organized. Simply glue glass candlesticks from the dollar store to the center of basic metal trays painted in a color that coordinates with your bath.

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