Despite being an essential room that demands being efficient, even the most ordinary bathroom can transform into a sanctuary for personal serenity – with the right organization in place, that is.
Above all, the bathroom is a practical space, and its tidiness depends on your daily rituals. By incorporating the right bathroom organizational items, you’ll reduce cleaning time and enhance your daily comfort.
Divide and Conquer
Do not underestimate the daily satisfaction of opening an organized drawer. While not exclusive to bathrooms, drawer organizers work wonders in this space as they simplify finding your smallest bathroom essentials while you’re still in the midst of waking up. Keep like things together and most-used items near the front.
Pro Tip: Despite its name, you should never store medicine in your medicine cabinet or anywhere in your bathroom. The humidity of the room can cause medicine to lose its effectiveness well before its expiry date.
10-Piece Vtopmart Drawer Organizer, Amazon, $22.
Shower Shape Up
No shower nook? No problem. Organizing your shower essentials with a self-adhesive shower caddy can help your bathroom feel instantly more organized.
Pro Tip: When you clean your shower, wipe down each product to avoid bacteria building up. If that seems like a hefty task, it’s likely you need to pare down your products.
Moforoco Shower Caddy, Amazon, $20.
Underutilized Under-Sink Storage
Utilize awkward spaces with these stackable drawers, ideal for larger bathroom products or those used less frequently.
Delamu Stackable Organizers, Amazon, $55.
When in doubt, basket it out. Utilize every nook and cranny of space in your bathroom by adding a beautiful basket for additional storage for towels and toilet paper alike. If you have a floating vanity, adding baskets below is a simple way to create additional storage while adding warmth to the space.
CANVAS Hand Woven Storage Basket, Canadian Tire, $33.
In the bathroom, we are all about functionality. Style your shelves with aesthetically pleasing jars for storing like items. Q-tips, cotton pads and hair elastics can go from functional to stylish with little effort.
Ezebesta Bathroom Canisters, Amazon, $24.
Hair Care Caddy
Brushes, combs, sprays, gels and hot tools – it’s likely you’re reaching for some if not all of these items daily. Keep them accessible with an adhesive organizer that can fit inside your bathroom cupboard, on the wall or wherever is most convenient for your space.
Hair Tool Organizer, Amazon, $27.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
Despite our best efforts, some products are determined to live on the bathroom counter. Instead of fighting it, embrace how you use the space by adding a countertop organizer designed to be seen. Your most frequently used products and items will be constantly at your fingertips.
Stella Beauty Organizer, Pottery Barn, $183.
For even the smallest of bathrooms, there is always space to be found. Adding a toilet-paper roll holder with storage provides a convenient place to store air fresheners, menstrual products and a spot to place your phone for those moments you don’t care to be quite so connected.
SAYONEYES Toilet Paper Holder, Amazon, $26.
Simple Laundry System
If at the end of most days it’s difficult to see your bathroom floor, it’s time to level up your laundry system. Placing a divided hamper in the bathroom can help you sort towels and clothes – and ensure you remember the colour of your bathroom tiles.
Seagrass Handcrafted Divided Hamper, Pottery Barn, $382.