A small bathroom can be just as stylish and as adequate as a larger bathroom when available space is used to the fullest potential. Many people make the mistake of crowding the bathroom sink with supplies and overloading bathroom cabinets with towels, tissue paper, and other necessities. It is possible to add more storage space to a small bathroom without making it appear cramped or crowded and decorate at the same time.
Incorporate storage with bathroom décor, and consider the following ways to decorate a small bathroom while adding more storage space. You will discover many more storage options than you realize you had, and your small bathroom will look well decorated, adequate, and stylish. Best of all, you will have access to everything required in your small bathroom without having to search through overstuffed cabinets and drawers.
Make Use of Vertical Space
If you do not already have all of the cabinets and shelves you need, make use of vertical space. Invest in extra shelving, and consider the vertical space near the ceiling. This is an ideal location for decorating with knickknacks, trinkets, and artificial foliage. Making use of vertical space will free up counter space and other areas that can be used for open storage instead of bathroom décor.
Decorate and Add More Storage with Baskets
Attractive baskets are perfect for open storage, and they are great for holding colorful rolled towels and washcloths. They are also ideal for holding grooming supplies and makeup. Consider placing baskets filled with necessities within reach. Rolled towels in coordinating colors add a decorative touch, and other supplies look much better when stored in baskets rather than sprawled over the counters and under cabinetry.
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Install an Additional Cabinet
Do you have an available wall that can be used for a decorative and practical bathroom cabinet? Use the area above the toilet, and install a handy wall cabinet that will be as useful as it is decorative. Many wall cabinets are equipped with towel bars and shelves, and the surface on top of the cabinet can also be utilized. Consider placing seldom used items in a large lined basket without a handle, and place it out of sight on top of the cabinet. This will free up much of the space below the sink and provide considerably more storage space.
Consider a Narrow Stand
Storage stands are available in all sizes and styles, and a narrow storage stand is ideal for the space next to the toilet. The top can be used to display items to decorate the small room, and the other shelves can be used for necessities such as bathroom paper and beauty supplies. Every inch of extra space can be used without making the small bathroom appear overcrowded and insufficient.
Decorate and Add Storage with an Over-the-Sink Shelf
Shelving that sits on the counter and makes use of the space directly over the sink is commonly used in the kitchen, but an over-the-sink shelf is ideal for the bathroom as well. Consider choosing an over-the-sink shelf to decorate your small bathroom and provide more storage space. They are available in all prices, styles, and materials to meet every budget and preference.
Storage does not have to be unsightly or hidden behind closed doors. Consider these ways to decorate a small room while adding more storage space. You will be amazed by how much extra storage space you have, and your small bathroom will appear more roomy and more stylish than ever before.
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