35+ DIY Farmhouse Table Plans to Give a Rustic Feel

Farmhouse style decor is hot today. Even people who live in urban areas are decorating their house with this style. It’s because the farmhouse style will bring the warm feeling to any home.

If you want to get started with farmhouse decor, one of the easiest ways is with a farmhouse dining table.

1. The Bright Kitchen Table


When I first saw this table I immediately felt like it belonged in a room with lots of windows and fresh breezes blowing through.

And it is the solid wood top with the white legs that give this kitchen table a brighter feel. So if you’d like a farmhouse table that brings a breath of fresh air with it then this could be it.

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2. DIY Farmhouse Table


This table doesn’t have the same finished look that many tables do. But if you are like me and love the rustic appeal then you’d probably adore this table.

And it appears to be extremely sturdy which is really important if you are planning on having many years of memories made around it. Or if you have a large family like I do.

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3. The Large Farmhouse Table


I need this table in my life. I’m being serious. It holds up to 8 people and is beautiful to boot.

So if you need to have plenty of seating while also having a rustic appeal in the process then this table just might be what you’ve been searching for.

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4. The Outdoor Farmhouse Table


This is not your traditional farmhouse table. But if you love to entertain and have a beautiful outdoor living space then you might really love and need this table.

And it is big enough to hold most any size family. Which is great news for people that have a lot of people to join them around their table.

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5. Farmhouse Table With Bench


I love this table. It looks so welcoming and can hold quite a few people as well. To me, having a large kitchen table equates to having a welcome spot for many to come and gather.

So if you want this type of space in your home then consider this table. The bench makes for a comfortable space to eat or talk for hours.

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6. The Rustic Farmhouse Table


This table is absolutely gorgeous. I love how they took mismatched chairs and placed them around it. It certainly gives this table even more character.

But I also love how simple the build appears. The design is basic and sturdy. Which would make this a perfect table for anyone as long as they had some carpentry skills.

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7. The Easy Farmhouse Table


The design of this farmhouse table is one that even those with very little carpentry skills could master.

And it holds quite a few people as well. So if you desire a simple table with the farmhouse charm then consider this table.

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8. The Wide Farmhouse Table


This farmhouse table is extra wide. To be honest, I think it would be an amazing table to have to serve Thanksgiving dinner on.

And you wouldn’t need a leaf or anything of the sort. You could literally fit a full spread on this giant table.

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9. The Gigantic Farmhouse Table


Farmhouse tables are supposed to be big. But this one absolutely takes the cake. From what I see, you could easily fit 10 people around this one table.

But obviously, this would take a larger kitchen or dining room to hold it. Unfortunately, I don’t have that kind of space. But if you do then go for this table. It’d be hard to outgrow.

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10. The Cherished Table


This table is so unique because of the different accents they added to it. But yet simple enough that it could be easily built.

So if you need a table that will be easy for you to build regardless of carpentry level. But still able to be dressed up to fit your unique style then consider this table.

11. The Double Bench Farmhouse Table


I love benches at tables. We actually have one at our kitchen table. And the reason is that it is so easy to slide in as many people as necessary.

But I also love how simple the design of this table is. It is classic and gorgeous. And could be made as modern or as rustic as your tastes desire.

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12. The Simple Farmhouse Table With Benches


This is another farmhouse table that I adore because of the seating and design. I love the design because of how simple it is.

And I could imagine it wouldn’t be too difficult to build. But I love the seating too because of the benches. It seems to have a welcoming feel to it.

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13. The Modern Farmhouse Table


This is an extremely basic design for a farmhouse table. It would be very easy for almost anyone to build.

But they added a modern twist to a simple design with the seating. So you could make this table as rustic or modern as you preferred.

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14. The Simple White Farmhouse Table

This design is another that appears to be rather simple to build. The chairs are a little more complex. But with the right carpentry skills, you should be able to build them just fine.

However, this table stands out a little more than some of the others because of the wooden top and painted legs. So if you want a farmhouse table that might stand out a little extra then consider this design.

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15. The Simple Farm Table


This table is another one that is very basic. The table design itself looks super simple. And building the bench doesn’t appear that challenging either.

But the chairs could be purchased or built depending upon your carpentry skills. So if you’d like a table with plenty of seating and a simple design then check this one out.

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16. DIY Rustic Farmhouse Table


This table looks very easy to construct. Plus it comes with two different styles of legs. So you can choose which style suits your needs the most.

But if you are someone that is looking for something that is easier to build then this style would probably suit you. And it would be gorgeous in almost any style of home.

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17. Rustic Table With Wood Top


Let’s say you are someone like me and like things to look a little rustic and worn. Well, then you’ll probably like this table.

And I say that because it has a beautiful wood finished top. But the legs have a distressed look which often fits in well with the rustic, country charm.

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18. Basic Double Bench Farmhouse Table


This table is another design that looks easier to build. But it also has plenty of room for lots of guests too.

And with two benches you could always have room to squeeze in a few extra people if needed. So if you are looking for a simple table that will match any home interior tastes then this could be it.

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19. The Round Farm Table


This table is a little different from what most have in mind when they think of a farmhouse table. But it is still sturdy and nice to look at.

So if you don’t have a kitchen with room for a long rectangular table then you might want to consider this design. It still has farmhouse charm just in a different shape.

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20. The Smaller Farmhouse Table


This farmhouse table still packs all of the charms of the bigger tables but would fit in smaller areas. And it has the cute benches to accompany it.

So if you like the farmhouse style but don’t have a tremendous amount of kitchen space then give this style a glance. You might find it is just what you’ve wanted.

21. Farmhouse Table Island


This is a really neat idea for people with limited kitchen space. If you like the farmhouse style then you’d love this design.

But this table can double as a kitchen island. So if you don’t have room for a larger table then consider this one that could actually serve two purposes.

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22. The Larger Farmhouse Table


This is a table that would take a larger kitchen or dining area. But it sure is beautiful. It has a solid wood top.

And the rest of the table is painted a beautiful white color. It gives this table an antique feel. So if you have space and love furniture that feels like an antique then check this one out.

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23. Classic Farmhouse Design


This classic farmhouse design is one that will probably never go out of style. It is very functional with the bench seating. And it will allow for many people to gather around this table.

But it also looks very simple to build since the design is simple. So if you need a functional table that will offer classic charm then consider this design.

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24. Large Picnic Design Farmhouse Table


This table reminds me of a picnic table. It doesn’t have the built-in benches. But the top of it is laid out like a traditional style picnic table.

But that is the really neat thing about this design is that you can add a different style chair with this design and give it a more modern flare.

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25. The Simple Farmhouse Table


This is another design that is super easy. So if you are someone that is new to the idea of building things yourself then this might be a good place to start.

And though the design is simple it is still a gorgeous table. You could add some decorative touches to the chairs to add a little more character if you desired. But if not, it would be a gorgeous addition to any home as is.

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26. The 6-Seater Farmhouse Table


This farmhouse table is shown as seating 6. But in reality, you could add a couple of chairs at the end and seat at least 8.

So if you need a beautiful larger table to fit in your dining room then this could very well be it. And the design is super simple which is a nice bonus.

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27. DIY Farmhouse Table With Extensions


So you’d like to have a farmhouse table with plenty of room when needed. But that it could shrink in size when you don’t need the added space.

Well, we’ve got you covered with this table. This table has leaf extensions that can be added when needed and taken down when not in use.

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28. Shanty 2 Chic Farmhouse Table


This table is absolutely gorgeous. It is one you’d envision when planning the ideal rustic outdoor wedding.

So the idea that I could eat at this table every night probably excites me a little too much. But if you have space in your kitchen for it, you could have this gorgeous piece of furniture included in your daily life too.

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29. The Domestic Heart Table


This table is another very simple farmhouse design. And that is great news for those that would actually have to construct this masterpiece.

But it is also large, functional, and very pretty to look at. And it would fit into just about any design scheme of any home.

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30. The Every Day Farmhouse Table


This table reminds me of the table you saw in the famous, hit show The Waltons. I’m a huge fan of that show by the way.

But I digress, this table would be very functional to any size family. And something that could be used regularly. As well as add charm to any style kitchen.

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31. The Large Simple Farmhouse Table


I love this table. I love how simple the design is. And yet it still packs so much beauty into one table.

And I also love how it could hold quite a few people around it. But anyone who had to actually construct this table would be in love because the design is eloquent while easy.

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32. My Dream Farmhouse Table


This table is absolutely gorgeous. Again, it would require a larger dining space but if you have it available then this would be a great way to fill it.

But it also is another design that would be easier to build so your carpenter would certainly thank you.

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33. Smaller Farmhouse Table


This is another smaller farmhouse table. But it stays true to the design while not taking up an astronomical amount of space.

And it could still seat up to 6 people. So if you love this design but don’t have a larger dining space then give this option a glance.

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34. The Everyday Farmhouse Table


This farmhouse table is another one that would be great for everyday use. And it would also add a lovely bit of charm to your kitchen.

So when you are busy cooking and doing all of the other daily chores around your kitchen you would certainly have a great work space and a beautiful piece of furniture to look at in the process.

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35. The Basic Shanty 2 Chic Table


This table is a super simple design. If you are someone that is new to the world of carpentry, then this might be a good project.

But it would also be a great piece of furniture to add to your kitchen. And it would certainly add a touch of charm to your home as well.

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36. The Multi-Purpose Design


This table is a great design. For starters, it is another easy design that your carpenter would surely thank you for.

But it is also versatile. I use my kitchen table for eating, playing cards, homeschooling, and working a lot of days. This table would be well suited to handle any of those tasks. Which makes it a great addition to any kitchen.

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37. The Traditional Farmhouse Table


This traditional farmhouse table is what you might think of when you think of the term ‘farmhouse kitchen table.’

And it is roomy but also simple. Which makes it a great addition to almost any home. That way you could have as much space as you needed. But the fact that it isn’t a complicated build makes it a priceless piece.

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38. A Basic Farmhouse Table


This is another example of what a traditional farmhouse table is. It appears to be very easy to build. Which is a bonus within itself.

But it also can hold quite a few people. Or be spread out so you can make it a traditional table which sits four. This table has plenty of possibilities which would make it a fantastic piece for most any home.

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39. A Modern Farmhouse Table


This farmhouse table has rustic charm but could still easily blend into a modern home. And provide ample seating space in the midst.

So if you live in an older home or maybe even a brand new home and have the desire to have a farmhouse table then consider this one. It is gorgeous and could blend in anywhere.

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40. The Picnic Farmhouse Table


This table has boatloads of character. So if you don’t want a traditional kitchen table then you should definitely give this table a glance.

And if you need lots of space this table can provide that as well. This table literally can provide functionality and character in one package.

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25+ Bathroom Mirror Ideas To Refresh Your Space

A mirror is the perfect finishing touch for your bathroom. There’s a unique approach for every style—especially yours. If you’re looking to remodel your bathroom with a gorgeous design, we’re here to help. We’ve put together bathroom mirror ideas so you can customize your room the way you want it. The breathtaking look for your mirror begins here, along with these additional bathroom ideas.

1. Dreamland

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No complication here. Add dashes of vintage colors against a dreamy white background for flawless design. Each trace of gold is a powerful design statement against a serene backdrop.

2. Farmhouse Makeover

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Add in a touch of farmhouse quality for a bright and refreshing bathroom mirror makeover. This peaceful design is a great way to revive an old sink or mirror.

3. Welcoming And Luxurious

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Bring out the best features of your bathroom mirror with wood and marble. The black pendant lamps are a welcoming touch for a desirable contrast on neutral colors. This clean and polished look is easy to maintain day in and day out, especially if you have kids.

4. One Of A Kind Refresh

Breathe life into your bathroom again with a modern and fresh twist. It’s simplistic in design, but the white and black colors give it a clean and cool look. This lovely contrast is one of a kind.

5. Your Graceful Space

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It doesn’t take much to turn your bathroom into a lavish retreat. Use jars to store beautiful bath salts or scented candles near your mirror. Don’t forget to nestle a plant into a pot to make your space feel fresh.

6. Golden Frame Elegance

Brighten up your bathroom mirror with a gold frame against a white wall. This is one of our favorite unique bathroom mirrors. You’ll agree when you witness the splendid way the colors light up your room.

7. Jack And Jill

A playful take on a classic English look. The accents and wallpaper design top off this genuine style.

8. Urban Contemporary

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Sometimes you have to cut out unnecessary clutter. Line up two vanity mirrors behind shutters for a beautiful light contrast. For the finishing touch, put your favorite indoor plants in the background. Kick back and relax in your own paradise.

9. Both Traditional And Modern

This charming bathroom design is both classic and modern. The right amount of light and texture gives this bathroom a youthful edge in its design.

10. Let There Be Light

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Some of the best bathroom vanity mirror ideas are simplistic and refreshing. Mix a coat of bright white paint with wooden accents and brass for a delightful atmosphere. Open the curtains and let the sunlight pour into your bathroom for true divinity.

11. Bringing Back The 80s

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Chandelier metal is the perfect tool for unique bathroom mirrors. Recreate this imaginative look of the 80s with your own creative touch. It’s inexpensive to make, but your finished product will look like it’s worth hundreds of dollars.

12. Inlay Mirror Top

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Personalize the border of your mirror with a stencil. Sketch out and trace the look you want, then add in a coat of paint to highlight the top. People will ask you how you came up with this original masterpiece.

13. Texture Renovation

Elevate your bathroom mirror to the next level by spicing up a plain old mirror with a texture upgrade. All you need is a can of spray paint for an easy fix to a dry bathroom.

14. Winter Powder Room

Build a lovely mirror cabinet into your bathroom with a custom painting above the towel rack. The grey branches harmonize with the look and feel of the bathroom colors.

15. Ocean Reflection

Coat the design of your frame with turquoise. The unique pattern and gorgeous ocean blue will make your mirror pop.

16. Glossy Tassel Mirror

Embellish your bathroom mirror with gloss and a stylish tassel. The red and gold braids bring out a whimsical touch. This is ideal against a white or off-white wall so the colors really pop.

17. Slim Trimmed Black Mirror

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Black paint on a frame adds wonderful definition to a room. Add a modern black trimmed mirror for a minimalistic look. Brush on a couple of coats of paint and a wax finish for this beautiful design.

18. Posh And Fancy

A gold frame will bring out the beautiful details around your mirror and along the trim of your shelves. Quick bathroom mirror ideas tip: a larger mirror gives off the feel of a bigger bathroom. Add shade with more curtains for marvelous style.

19. Graceful And Minimal

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If you feel like you can never have enough mirrors for your bathroom, this DIY triangle mirror is for you. It’s excellent for the ideal makeup room, where you can keep it next to brushes and powders without taking up much space. Minimalistic, yet elegant.

20. Timeless Tone

Coupled with wooden accents, the black round mirror makes for a soothing finish. Rejuvenate your bathroom mirror with these warm elements.

21. Shell Magnifying Makeup Mirror

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Give your makeup mirror some flair with a beach inspired design. It’s a great way to showcase shells collected from the beaches you’ve visited. Add the prettiest shells around the top layer with glue for this adorable look.

22. Custom Accent Tile Frame

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Personalize your frameless mirror with a custom accent tile look. Count up how many tiles you want, then cut to add around the perimeter with glue. This stunning design is a fun DIY bathroom mirror ideas project to take on with your family.

23. Gorgeous Shelf Remodel

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For an intimate feel, place lovely gifts from family members around three mirrors. The quality of this simple and clean bathroom wall decor is unmatched.

24. Zigzag Mirror

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If a normal frame doesn’t suit your taste, design a distinct zigzag pattern over the glass. Brush the frosted paint over your “M” tape design and hang it on your wall for stunning style.

25. Brushstroke Delight

Become a proud owner of two DIY mirrors that look expensive. Use glue spray along with gold and silver leaf for the perfect craft. You can do this all in one hour. Best of all, all the tools you need are at your local art store.

26. Dramatic Crown Finish

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Transform your mirror with a vintage edge. Craft the crown frame around your mirror for a new, bold look to impress your family and friends.

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25+ Awesome Bathroom Flooring Ideas

Renovating a bathroom from scratch can be a daunting task. There is a lot to consider: how to make best use of the space; what kinds of fixtures and fittings to choose; whether or not to add a bath and a shower; getting the right lighting and mirror combinations; making sure there’s enough practical storage for lotions, potions and towels… and so on.

So it’s easy to see how thinking about bathroom flooring ideas could be overlooked.

1. L’On Residence

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This light wooden floor is the perfect complement to the light and airy bathroom design.

2. London

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Distressed and weathered wooden floors work great in this family-friendly space.

3. Victorian

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Painted hardwood flooring here adds to the eclectic mix of modern and classic décor.

4. Carpenteria

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A beautifully set dark wood floor, with matching vanities, adds extra luxury to this amazing bathroom.

5. Trees on the Roof

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Wooden decking slats with underfloor drainage are a clever choice of flooring for a wet room/ shower room.

6. Grove House

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Elegance personified with this lightly veined marble floor tile and delicate classical chrome fittings.

7. Mount Larson

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Bolder, darker veined marble is a gorgeous complement to the modern bath, sinks and vanity units here.

8. Kaimupulehu

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Quartzite tiles, derived from sandstone, in warm tans help create this ultra-relaxing indoor/ outdoor bathroom.

9. Flagstones

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The flagstone tiles here – which echo ones you might find on a patio – add to the delightful quirky mix of modern and retro furnishings.

10. Lum Rustic

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Dark gray slate tiling is the perfect match for this urban, industrial, utilitarian bathroom floor.

11. Putney

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Charming pebble mosaic covers both the floor and the walls in this comfortable bathroom.

12. Boise

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Rectangular brick style mosaic tiles here are also reflected in the wood paneling on the wall and vanity.

13. Small Powder Room

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This gorgeous custom-made mosaic matches the stained glass window to create lovely detail in this small but perfect powder room.

14. Queen’s Park

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A dramatically effective bold geometric monochrome mosaic tile pattern.

15. Hexagon Mosaic

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The hexagon mosaic tiles here are perfectly suited to this quirky bathroom style.

16. Hoxton

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Brilliant contemporary bathroom meets traditional patchwork encaustic tiles – love it!

17. Bedford

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Here reclaimed encaustic tiles are paired with distressed furnishings and claw foot bath for a relaxed, comfortable feel.

18. Vaucluse

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A beautiful classic floral geometric pattern is the perfect backdrop to this sleek white bathroom.

19. Modern Moroccan

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A stunning Moroccan inspired encaustic tile design used to great effect here on the walls and floors.

20. Bluff House

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A very slick monochrome, modern encaustic tile pattern provides focus in this minimalist bathroom.

21. Cook

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A highly polished cement floor is a glossy background for this simple bathroom.

22. Garden House

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Lovely mottled stained effect on this cement floor gives added interest.

23. Lotus on Orange

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This large expanse of gray cement floor is softened with exotic plants and floating light wood vanity units.

24. Matt cement

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This matt gray concrete floor somehow cleverly ties together the different elements of this retro/ modern/ urban space.

25. Chavetta

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Not for the faint of heart, the concrete floor of this wet room/ bathroom has been painted a super bold red along with the walls for a truly unique look.

26. Sandy Down

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This marmoleum floor offers the poured concrete look but with much more comfort and warmth.

27. McCall

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Glossy black rubber floor is an excellent choice for a family bathroom that gets lots of traffic and lots of splashing!

28. Olympus

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This mottled mosaic patterned vinyl floor is both pretty on the eye and pretty practical too.

29. Port Locksleigh

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The stunningly simple, yet effective circular pattern on this vinyl floor is the prefect march to the circular accents in the room.

30. Mount View

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This brilliantly powder room has tons of character, highlighted by the brilliant checkerboard linoleum floor!

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Shower Design Ideas That Can Put Your Bathroom Over The Top

Walk-in showers are elegant and functional for any bathroom. Whether you also have a bathtub or just this area, your décor will be functional and chic. It will also give your bathroom a modern appeal and it will give you the possibility to efficiently use the space you have available. Get creative or find some inspiration somewhere else. We have selected five designs to get you started.

1. Glass-enclosed shower.

Achieve a spa feeling look
Use glass in combination with light colors to create a bright and open design
Save space with a corner shower and use glass for a less invasive look
Glass-enclosed en-suite showers eliminate the barriers between the spaces
Use glass for the shower walls to let light filter through and to create an airy look
If you want to create a seamless transition between the shower area and the rest of the bathroom, transparent glass is the perfect materials to help you with that. In this example the shower is encased in floor-to-ceiling glass panels. Inside there’s a bench and small, practical shelves mounted on the wall. The oversized showerhead is an interesting statement element.

2. Light-filled shower.

Consider including a window in the shower to allow light inside
Attic walk in shower featuring natural light
A window in the bathroom, regardless of its dimensions, can make a huge difference. It’s an especially beautiful addition in the shower. The sensation that you get when you see and feel the light embrace you is unique. Of course, a skylight would be even better. The shower will be bathed in natural light and will have an almost divine look. The decorations you choose for this space can also make a big difference.

3. Shower and steam room in one space.

Make sure you include a bench or two for maximum comfort
Having the tub in the shower is an interesting idea that works great in this case
Modern steam shower with glass walls and a built-in bench
Same space for both!
A designer shower enclosures walk-in and a steam generator can be combined to create your very own steam room. It’s a simple way of making your own spa. The amenities are critical is this case. It would be wise to include a small window that can be opened when you use the shower alone to let the air circulate. You’ll be able to use this space both as a regular shower and a steam room and you can enjoy relaxing moments right there in your own home.

4. Small shower unit.

Small walk in shower featuring subway tiles
Walk-in showers are a great alternative to bathtubs in small bathrooms
If you have a small bathroom you can still have the walk-in shower you wanted without sacrificing too much space. It would simply be a smaller version of the ones presented previously. To avoid making the bathroom feel cramped you can opt for simple lines and materials such as glass that would ensure a seamless transition. In this case, the frameless shower door was a clever choice.

5. Private spa.

To create a spa-like feel in your bathroom you have to use the right materials and textures
Consider having a wooden shower floor and adding a chandelier for style
Mosaic tiles!

Modern trend – round shower.

Make the shower the focal point of the décor and let it stand out on its own
Perhaps one of the most important elements to take into consideration, the shape of the walk-in shower can be the detail that defines your whole design. Round showers tend to look more glamorous, especially if they’re encased in glass. However, a round shower is not ideal for small bathrooms.


An eclectic shower brings nature inside and takes advantage of its organic beauty
Perhaps you’d like to feel closer to nature when you’re taking a shower, in which case you should consider using materials like stone and wood. Try a combination of materials and make sure you use the contrasts to your advantage, to create a unique design. You could have stone or river stones on the floor and use wood as a decorative feature.


By eliminating the dividing walls, the bathrooms becomes more cohesive and harmonious
Maybe you’re used with showers being encased in glass or having curtains and dividing walls to separate them from the rest of the bathrooms. Although that’s the case in most homes, such features are not strictly necessary. You can also have an open shower and this will make the room feel more spacious.

Indoor-outdoor combo.

You should include similarities between the two showers, like these flowers for example
Consider placing the indoor and outdoor showers side by side. Allow them to communicate with each other through glass walls and create a connection between them. This way light get in and illuminates the indoor shower area and the outdoor one feels less out of place and more comfortable.

Luxury shower.

The shower floor looks like it’s covered with pennies and similar accents are used on the walls
It’s hard to say what makes a shower look luxurious. It’s a combination between the materials used, the finishes, the colors and the overall ambiance. A luxury walk-in shower has no visual defects. Everything it perfectly aligned and there’s always one element that puts it over the top.

Benefits of Walk-in showers

It’s not just the stylish design that makes walk-in showers so versatile and popular. There are numerous other benefits that they offer. For example:

Walk-in showers are both safer and easier to use. This makes them more user-friendly than tubs or regular showers, especially in the case of kids, elderly people or those with medical issues.

They are wheelchair-accessible, which allows them to stand out as superior compared to tubs or other types of showers.

Apart from being minimalist and elegant, they also offer extra space in the bathroom. Because of their simplicity and straight-forward design, they allow the room to be more airy and bright.

It’s also this simplicity that also makes walk-in showers easier to clean. Because they have fewer parts and areas where grime and dirt can accumulate, they reduce the risk of having mold in the corners or a look that’s not pure.

In addition, fewer parts in general means that there are fewer elements that can break and this makes walk-in shower particularly durable. This is also due to the fact that they are made of durable and think materials designed to make them safe to use.

Walk-in showers also offers versatility in terms of design. They can customized in numerous different ways and outfitted with lots of different features, types of doors, etc.

The general structure and design of a walk-in shower is created so that it traps vapors inside. This means there’s less potential damage which can be caused to the walls, especially if they’re made of wood. Also, mold is less likely to appear.

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35+ Bathroom Tiles Ideas

1. Marble-Look Walls and Mosaic Flooring

Marble-look ceramic tile walls and mosaic flooringMarble-look ceramic tile walls with a large horizontal running bond pattern and coordinating mosaic grid flooring give this bathroom an elegant look. Using the same flooring throughout the entire bathroom visually amplifies the space.

2. Make Mine a Combo

Ceramic tile feature wallWhen you have a tub and shower combination, you may have the opportunity to create a feature wall with decorative tile. We love the color consistency of this decor, especially with the unique tile flooring pattern! For tubs that are not freestanding, consider a tub surround with your ceramic tile choice.

3. Rustic Rectangles

Rustic rectangular tileThis unadorned, urban vibe is accentuated by large rectangular panels and a curbless shower.

4. Sleek Subway Tile

Sleek subway ceramic tile shower wallWhite subway tile provides a classic feature backdrop that contrasts well with the slate gray flooring (notice that the grout in the subway tile picks up the color of the floor tile).

5. Diamond Rug Accent

Diamond rug ceramic tile accent on a shower wallThis lighter diamond rug accent pattern of tile on the shower wall pops against the darker natural stone-effect tile. The lighter grout accentuates the tile on the floors and walls and compliments the feature area.

6. Modern Octagon and Dot

Octagon and dot ceramic tile shower wallThe varying yellow tones of these octagon and dot shower walls make for a bold contrast with the black grid flooring, creating a striking look.

7. Subtle Accents

Ceramic shower tile with a floral patternSubtle floral patterns accent the earth tones of this shower for a clean, comforting environment. While the shower walls feature a rectangular grid, the flooring uses a mosaic for added slip resistance.

8. Not Your Average Black and White

Modern farmhouse bathroom with ceramic tileThis modern farmhouse bathroom is a mastery of complements and contrasts: rustic white brick walls against charcoal mosaic shower floor tiles surrounded by a feature floor of unique patterns that bring together all the color elements in this bathroom.

9. Better Where It’s Wetter

Mosaic ceramic tile window border in a showerThe blues, yellows, and greens in this mosaic window border add an under-the-sea sensation to this shower’s earthy, variegated subway tile walls and iridescent navy tiled ceiling.

10. Aqua Agua

Vertical aqua subway tile provides an invigorating pop against the white on white subway and the stone-look mosaic tiles completing this look. A curbless shower allows the flooring to flow in and out of the shower (but the water stays IN)!

Vertical aqua subway tile

11. Keep It in the Family

Stone-look ceramic tile in a bathroomThis bathroom uses different sizes and shapes of natural stone-look tile but keeps it in the same tile family of coordinating options.

12. Functional Grid

Functional grid ceramic tile in a showerThis dark gray mosaic accent stripe and three-dimensional white wall tile forms a simple grid design that’s fun and functional. Note: The shower floor reuses the same mosaic but with a matte finish and dark grout.

13. Uncommonly Good

Marble-look ceramic tile shower wallThe accent wall in this shower combines the look of marble with an uncommon shape. The result is a shower that’s simultaneously classic and modern.

14. What’s Old Is New Again

Octagon and dot ceramic bath tileUsing a marble-look for this elongated octagon and dot pattern adds a modern twist to a style made popular in the Victorian era.

15. Stone Grids

Bathroom stone-look ceramic tileThe different sizes and shapes of these stone-look tiles build a clean, consistent look both inside and outside of the shower.

16. Warm Wood-Look Tile

Wood-look ceramic shower tileYou might not think to put wood on your shower walls, but this bathroom pulls it off effortlessly without worrying about water-damaged wood because it’s actually wood-look ceramic tile.

17. Size and Color Contrast

Contrasting ceramic shower tileThis is a lovely example of juxtaposing colorful mosaic tile as a feature wall and backsplash with large, natural stone-look tile panels. Combining color, texture, and size contribute to the dramatic focus of the feature areas.

18. Shades of Gray

Gray marble-look ceramic shower tileShades of gray marble-look ceramic tile in rectangles and hexagons define vertical and horizontal surfaces to create a serene and clean master bath getaway.

19. Move Over, Subway Tile

Ceramic subway tile horizontal accent stripe in a showerThis shower’s dramatic stone effect uses a horizontal accent stripe of pearled subway tile paired with large rectangular grid walls and mosaic flooring.

20. Ultra Modern Geometric Design

Modern geometric ceramic shower tileStone-look square tile flooring supports the ultra modern geometric design of these herringbone-striped walls. The lines of dark grout in the white rectangular floating accent wall bridge the bathing areas and become a focal point of the room.

21. Greige Is the New …

Greige ceramic shower tile“Greige” is the new beige and the new grey — the new neutral everyone is clamoring for! The movement of grain in the floor and shower walls are anchored by perpendicular white mosaic subway tile in this shower floor for a look of modern rustic charm, as well as cleanliness and an air of efficiency.

22. Unleashed Luxury

Black ceramic tile shower wallGlossy black mosaic tile walls and long planks of dark wood-look tile flooring give this shower a spa feel that could easily be implemented in a smaller space (sans the sunken tub). Note the subtly textured floor tile that has the look of linen.

23. Natural Colors and Natural Light

Mosaic ceramic tile shower wall with a windowA doorless shower deserves a window to the world! The artfully laid mosaics of this space combine natural colors and reflect the natural light for a space with a fresh and energizing aura.

24. Elongating and Luxurious Accents

Running bond mosaic ceramic tile accents in a showerAs they are both vertically placed, the large rectangular grid tile walls and running bond mosaic accents visually elongate this shower. The pattern created by the different colors in the mosaic adds a unique touch that picks up the curved bench and floor mosaics. Remember that tile can be installed on your ceiling (as shown here) to provide another decor element.

25. Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend

Marble-look ceramic bathroom tile in a diamond gridThe marble-look squares laid in a diamond grid lead you to the shower laid in large-format tile panels for an elegant and open feel in a relatively small space.

26. Play With Your Grout!

Ceramic shower tile in a chevron patternImage via Flickr

This shower’s dark grout and white subway tile in a herringbone pattern make for a unique design using an economical tile choice. Smaller tiles add additional traction to the flooring and a coordinating accent to the niche. Explore more niche ideasand ideas for colored grout!

27. You Won’t Be Blue

Blue ceramic shower tile with accentsImage via Flickr

Shades of blue won’t make you blue with this cheerful combination of subway tile with an accent horizontal stripe and pencil trim detail. Psst, we think blue tile might be the next big trend!

28. Accents That Pop

Pixelated mosaic shower tile wallsImage via Flickr

The wide white grout surrounding these square accents stands out against the pixelated design of the mosaic tile shower walls.

29. Modern Mexican Tile

Modern Mexican ceramic tile shower floorImage via Flickr

The designs on this shower’s grid flooring add a twist to traditional Mexican tile by using more subdued colors. Hexagon mosaic walls with charcoal grout complete the fun look.

30. Textured Accent Wall

Textured ceramic tile shower wallPhoto via Pixabay

This curbless shower pulls off a minimalist pattern and color scheme by including a highly textured accent wall.

31. Stone Age

Stone-look ceramic shower tile with mosaic accentsPhoto via Pixabay

This shower’s patterns are anything but stuck in the stone age. Contemporary stone-look square tile is laid in an off-center grid accented by a diamond banner with running bond mosaic borders. Learn more about grid patterns by downloading this freetile schematic template.

32. Marble Chevron Mosaic

Marble chevron mosaic ceramic tile shower wallThe soft color changes in this shower’s marble chevron mosaic wall add a softening touch to the rest of the shower’s clean-cut lines (and we love the black pencil trim on the niche).

33. Crosshatch Wood-Look Tile

Crosshatch wood-look ceramic shower tileSurprise! Wood-look tile in the shower! The crosshatch mosaic wall design creates a unique twist by making the walls the feature tile instead of the shower floor.

34. Row After Row

Mosaic ceramic tile accent rows on a shower wallPhoto via Pixabay

Bold rows of mosaic rectangles in the stone-effect tile pick up the dark cabinet tones, as well as the darker wood-look ceramic tile flooring.

35. Mixing It Up, Naturally

Natural stone-effect ceramic shower tileNatural stone-effect tile in your shower and bath area is already a modern trend, but this beautiful bathroom takes it one step further by using various sizes of rectangles in an off-center pattern. Mosaic tile in the shower flooring and shelf area accents this clean design and the running bond grid flooring pattern directs your eye toward this unique combination.

36. Zero to Sixty

Chrome-effect mosaic ceramic tile bathroom wallsThis high-glam chrome-effect wall mosaic tile that extends from the vanity to the shower is definitely an escape from the rat race.

37. Go Big or Go Home

Porcelain-look ceramic tile shower wallsThese large gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs create a dominant elegance. Add wood-effect tile planks and custom printed wall ceramic tile panels and you have a look that rivals your majestic view.

38. True Blue

Blue mosaic ceramic tile shower wallsSurround yourself with shades of blue mosaic ceramic tile for a truly refreshing shower experience.

39. Artistry and Craftsmanship

Ceramic tile feature wall in a showerCeramic tile’s versatility helps you reflect your personal design style. The craftsmanship of ceramic tile on this feature wall creates a focal point of beauty — a work of art in your shower!

40. Nothing to Hide

Dimensional ceramic shower tile wall

Shower doors are another decor element to consider — doorless, frameless, and how about this unique partially frosted option! What a beautiful way to add privacy and still display the gorgeous dimensional shower wall tile. (Don’t overlook the mirrored niche!)

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Kitchen Color Schemes for the Modern Home

While most people tend to believe that the living space is the most popular hangout in any home, facts suggest that the honor well and truly goes to the kitchen. The reasons are pretty obvious thanks to the presence of sumptuous delights tantalizing your taste buds, but this also means you need to put in far more thought into what kind of vibe your kitchen exudes.

Modern kitchens can come in a variety of colors schemes and while a total overhaul is only needed once in a decade or so, regular updating and facelifts are a must.

Kitchen Color Trends

Stylish kitchen with glass countertop incorporates several textures

Here is a lovely kitchen that uses simple colors and neutral shades in a stunning fashion by simply adding a vivacious wall colored in purple as part of the kitchen backdrop. Elegant, rich and sophisticated, this design is ideal for those looking to strike a balance between modern minimalism and bold expressiveness and a touch of playfulness.

The smart use of glass creates a rather balanced and beautiful variance in this contemporary setting.

Smart kitchen with touch of yellow

Warm, inviting and calming, the sporadic splattering of yellow in the form of interesting kitchen seating options and the fresh flowers gives this kitchen a unique and effervescent look. Despite using largely subdued shades, the kitchen stands out thanks to these daft little touches and with ample natural ventilation thanks to extensive use of glass, ‘fresh mornings’ is what this kitchen advertises with glee!

Modern kitchen design in dark hues

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30+ Bathroom Storage Hacks And Solutions

Regardless of your bathroom’s size, you’d probably love to have an even bigger bathroom without paying for costly remodeling. Here to help you do that are these brilliant bathroom storage hacks and solutions.

Try them out, and watch your bathroom transform into a spacious spa where everything is neatly organized and within arm’s reach.

If you’ve been hanging on to any old doorknobs, candlesticks, bottle caps, or tissue boxes, now’s the time to bust them out.

1. Build storage shelves into the space between studs

Built-in bathroom wall storage shelves are storing shampoo, conditioner, perfume, bar soap, a handheld mirror, and face towels.
Donna DuFresne Interior Design

Fun fact: The space between wall studs is 16 inches, on average. You’re free to do whatever you please with those extra inches, but the best thing you could do is build a small recessed cabinet for bonus bathroom storage.

Want more awesome built-in storage ideas?

Check out this roundup from Apartment Therapy.

2. Hang baskets on the wall

bathroom wall-mounted wire baskets storing toilet paper, toiletries, and towels
A Beautiful Mess

As A Beautiful Mess discovered through this DIY project, wire baskets don’t have to sit on your floors or in your closets. In fact, they can make pretty excellent floating shelves for toilet paper and towels.

You just need a few screws, drywall anchors, and washers to anchor them in place. Oh, and a drill would also probably help.

3. Or hang a “wall of baskets”

wall of a black baskets used for toiletry and towel storage
Simply DIY 2

“Wall of baskets” sounds like a project that could eat up your afternoon, but this Simply DIY 2 idea is actually quite easy.

First, hang two parallel towel bars. Next, cut some ribbon and thread it through your baskets, tying them to the secured bars.

Finally, take whatever bathroom supplies are crowding your cabinets and store them in your four new mini storage units.

4. Rope together a tower of buckets

hanging ikea fintorp utensil storing a hair straightener, beauty products, makeup brushes, and hair brushes

This bathroom storage hack comes from Glamour, so the buckets in question are actually some pretty pastel IKEA FINTORP utensil holders. Once you’ve acquired those, just knot an all-purpose clothesline on the sides so there’s about eight inches between each bucket.

Double-knot the clothesline when you get to the last bucket and cut off the excess portion. Then, hang the finished bathroom storage solution from a simple hook on your wall or door, and toss in your hair straightener, hairspray, makeup brushes, hair brushes, and other beauty supplies.

5. DIY a hair tool organizer

diy hair tool organizer storing a hair dryer, curling iron, curling wand, and hair straightener
Nellie Bellie

As you already know from our guide to decluttering your bathroom, file organizers and PVC pipes can make excellent hair straightener holsters.

Janel from Nellie Bellie has another great solution for excessive hair tools with her DIY hair tool organizer. It’s essentially a vertical wood plank with aluminum slots, but you also get to customize this one with brightly colored duct tape.

6. Invest in a wrap-around shelf for your pedestal sink

wooden weatherby bathroom pedestal sink storing bathroom cleaning supplies, toilet paper, and other toiletries

Pedestal sinks look super sophisticated, but they barely have enough space to stash a bar of soap. To help your sink live up to its full potential, pick up a curved organizer like this tiered rolling organizer from Bed, Bath & Beyond or this custom-cut cabinet from Improvements.

7. Or dress your pedestal sink in a skirt, and hide baskets behind it

skirted pedestal sink used for hidden storage in a bathroom
One Kings Lane/Megan Pflug

On the more DIY side, you could sew a skirt that matches your bathroom color scheme, attach it to your pedestal sink, and then stow a few storage bins underneath, where no one will ever see them.

8. Stick organizers to the inside of your medicine cabinet

stickonpods medicine cabinet organizers storing makeup products, eye pencils, nail polish, tooth brushes, q-tips, a nail clipper, and more
Plitt Original Design Systems

For about $11, you can snap up a 3-pack of StickOnPods, which are small adhesive organizers designed to store Q-tips, nail polish, and more.

Attach the StickOnPods to your medicine cabinet door, and watch your bathroom storage space instantly increase while keeping your cosmetics neat and organized.

9. Convert bottle caps into toothbrush holders

four bathroom wall-mounted diy toothbrush holders made from bottle caps
Ohoh Blog

Before you take out your recycling, save a 20L plastic bottle cap. Because once you’ve made a small notch in the cap with a boxcutter and slapped some velcro on its back, you have a new home for your toothbrush.

Hop over to Ohoh Blog for the full instructions.

10. Install an IKEA picture ledge above your sink

easy bathroom storage hack made from an ikea mosslanda picture ledge
Yasam Stil

As HouseBeautiful notes, a slender picture ledge from IKEA can hold more than framed photos. Add one right between your bathroom mirror and sink, and rest your favorite perfume or cologne, hand soap and lotion, scented candle, and hair products on top.

It appears that this bathroom storage hack’s creator, Yasam Stil, went with IKEA’s  MOSSLANDA, but feel free to shop the store’s entire picture ledge collection.

11. Install a divided box above your sink

wooden divided box mounted above a sink and storing various bathroom, grooming, and hygiene supplies
Itsy Bits and Pieces

If the picture ledge is too slim for your bathroom storage needs, take a cue from Itsy Bits and Pieces and spring for a more substantial slotted box.

12. Make a magnetic makeup storage board

magnetic makeup storage board
Allie Grace

Cosmetics can easily dominate your entire medicine cabinet. But thanks to these instructions from Allie Grace, you can easily dominate DIY-ing a magnetic makeup storage board with just an old picture frame, a metal sheet, fabric of your choice, and a few other common supplies that you probably already have at home.

13. Install a second shower rod in your shower

shower rod used to store shampoo, conditioner, a shaving razor, comb, back scrubber, sponge, and loofah
Pinterest/Good Housekeeping

Don’t have any ledge space for shampoo?

By installing another tension rod inside your shower and then adding hooks, you’ve suddenly got storage space for loofahs, caddies, and even shower caps.

14. Build a recessed shelf in your shower wall

recessed shower storage shelf storing body wash
Apartment Therapy

Provided you’re not afraid to get down with a circular saw, carving out a recessed shelf in your shower for storing soap and other toiletries is a very attainable goal. Here’s a handy visual guide from Apartment Therapy.

15. Suction cup shaving cream, body wash, shampoo, and conditioner to your shower wall

diy shower storage hacks made from suction cups and hair ties are storing body wash, hair products, and gillette shaving cream
Dollar Store Crafts

Out of all the DIY bathroom hacks on this list, this one may be the cheapest and easiest. All you have to do is:

  1. Lace hair ties through and around suction cups.
  2. Stick the suction cups on your shower’s wall.
  3. Slip your shaving cream, body wash, shampoo, and conditioner through the hair ties.

Clearly, it’s called a “dollar store craft” for a reason.

16. DIY a razor holster and attach it to your shower caddy

diy razor holster made from pvc pips and zip ties strapped to a shower caddy
Pinterest/The Family Handyman

Don’t you just hate it when your razor slips off your shower caddy, lies on the floor, and endangers your feet?

Here’s how to give  your razor a designated and safe storage spot:

  1. Cut a piece of 1-inch-diameter PVC pipe into a 3-inch long piece.
  2. Cut two ⅛-inch wide notches into the pipe.
  3. Strap the pipe to your shower caddy’s side by fastening plastic tie straps around the pipe’s notches.

17. Store bath toys in a hollowed-out step stool

green diy kids stool with built-in bath toy storage
Built by Kids

Parents, this one’s for you: Timothy and Laura Dahl of Built by Kids came up with an ingenious step stool that not only helps your toddlers reach the sink, but it also serves as a roosting place for their rubber duckies, ships, and more.

Follow these simple steps to build your own bathroom storage booster.

18. Store shower and beauty products on a cake stand

cake stand on top of a bathtub and storing loofahs, nivea in-shower body lotion, a scrubber, and soap

Has your cake stand been collecting dust because you only bake cakes a few times a year?

Repurpose it into a stylish storage stand for your shower accessories or the hair products you’ve got lying around your sink, just like Cosmopolitan did here.

19. Or DIY your own bathroom supply storage stand

diy bathroom supply storage stand built from a candlestick and two plates
My Unique Home

Don’t actually own a cake stand?

You can quickly DIY one using two plates and a candlestick.

20. Install multiple towel racks on the back of your bathroom door

martha stewart
Martha Stewart

Some people tap out after hanging one towel rack over their door, or sticking up two hooks. But what happens if you need to hang, say, at least five towels?

Be like Martha Stewart, who maximizes storage space on a bathroom door with a towel bar trio.

21. Upcycle an old drawer into a wall-mounted mini storage unit

an upcycled old drawer as a bathroom wall-mounted mini storage unit
Nesting Place

A drawer from a discarded dresser can be an ideal shelving unit for your bathroom. Clean it up and pretty soon, it could be looking like this Pinterest perfect example.

22. DIY a full-length mirror medicine cabinet

a wooden diy bathroom storage cabinet is storing listerine, rubbing alcohol, nail polish, clorox wipes, curling irons, aveeno lotion, and more
Shanty 2 Chic

If your medicine cabinet just isn’t working for you, no matter how many StickOnPods you use, consider upgrading to this tall (but slim!) mirror storage case from Shanty 2 Chic.

It gives you a full-length mirror (which will save you time getting ready in the morning since you don’t have to run back to your bedroom to check your entire outfit) plus a ton of storage shelves.

And with the right wood stain, it looks catalog-ready.

23. Store your body wash, face scrub, shampoo, conditioner, and more like shoes

a shower pocket organizer is hanging on a shower rod and storing a shaving razor, face scrub, dove body wash, and a comb, hair brush, loofah, and more
Camping World

Have a ton of bath products that, despite you already knowing how to organize everything in your apartment, can’t seem to find a home?

Solve that by hanging a plastic shoe organizer on the inside of your shower curtain.

If the traditional 24 pockets seems a bit much, you can find a smaller organizer with just six pockets from Camping World.

24. Make a space-saving towel rack out of rope

a space-saving bathroom towel rack made from three eye bolts and rope
On My Honor

Some towel racks take up too much real estate in your bathroom. But definitely not this one.

Using just three eye bolts and a rope, On My Honor created this space-saving towel rack that lays almost completely flat against the wall while giving your bathroom a nice rugged look.

25. Or use an old wine rack to store towels

a wine rack repurposed to store four white towels

You’ll have to roll your towels for this bathroom storage idea to work, but wine racks can be great homes for your washcloths, hand towels, and even full-size towels.

26. Or mount retro doorknobs to the wall and hang towels on them

four wall-mounted door knobs, one of which is hanging a white towel
Not Just A Housewife

Doorknobs are like hooks, but with way more character.

27. Or upcycle tin cans into towel storage cubbies

bathroom storage hack: six wall-mounted and decorated tin cans storing six towels
DIY Enthusiasts

If you really want to get crafty, this DIY Enthusiasts guide shows you how to transform old tin cans into a pretty floral towel rack.

28. OR repurpose wooden hangers into towel hooks

a creative bathroom storage hack is wall-mounted upside down hangers storing two body towels and two face towels
Ki Nassauer Style

This bathroom storage hack is so genius yet obvious that you’ll be mad Ki Nassauer beat you to the punch. For this towel rack, you’ll need two wooden hangers and two dowels.

First, anchor the dowels to the wall. Then, screw the hangers  — make sure they’re upside down — into the dowels and you’re all set.

You can now hang your big towels from the hangers’ inverted hooks and your hand towels from the hangers’ flat bases at the top. Genius? Genius.

29. Introduce your bathroom counter to a Lazy Susan

cosmetic organizing carousel by nifty home products

Provided you have enough counter space for it, a Lazy Susan is a great place to store the grooming products you use everyday. And since they’re all together on one revolving stand, you just got back the time you sometimes waste in the morning rifling through your cabinets.

For even more counter space-spacing power, pick up a Cosmetic Organizing Carousel from Nifty Home Products. It’s like a Lazy Susan on steroids but without the dangerous side effects.


30. Put an expandable organizer under your sink

expandable undersink organizer from container store
Container Store

Thanks to its sliding shelves, a two-tiered organizer like this one from the Container Store fits easily around your pipes, and it gives you an extra adjustable shelf to store your bathroom cleaning supplies and sponges.

31. DIY corner shelves and put them in, yep, a corner

small shutters turned into bathroom sink corner shelves
Pinterest/Refurbished Ideas

They may be small, but corner shelves can go a long way in a cramped bathroom. For added flair, think about repurposing old shutters. (Pinterest has some pointers on that.)

32. Craft a plush storage box from an old sweater and an old box

diy storage box created by outfitting an old diaper box in a sweater
Thrifty & Chic

Thrifty & Chic lives up to its name with this DIY storage box. It’s recycled from an empty diaper box, old sweater, and a bit of lace and rope.

33. Build enclosed shelves and install them behind your sink or vanity cabinet’s door

enclosed cabinet door storage shelves

This step-by-step guide from Remodelaholic shows you how to build enclosed shelves that screw into the inside of your sink cabinet or bathroom vanity cabinet.

34. Buy a strategically skinny bathroom floor cabinet

a slim white proman free-standing cabinet is next to a wall and storing various bathroom supplies

If you’re forced to shop for a slender cabinet due to size constraints, be smart about it.

Look for one with shelves that give you a deceptive amount of storage space, and maybe even a secret compartment on top.

Our top pick: the 22.75” x 6.25” free standing cabinet by Proman Products.

a white proman free-standing cabinet is storing a hair brush and a braun electric razor

35. Fit shelves over your porcelain throne

two wooden diy floating shelves installed above a toilet in a bathroom
Desert Domicile

Beautiful storage space is a terrible thing to waste, especially if it’s right above your commode.

Luckily, there are plenty of storage solutions out there, ranging from the No Tools Bathroom Space Saver and free-standing wooden cabinets to floating wooden shelves and pipe shelving that you can easily DIY or buy.

36. Wedge a small table over your TP holder

a small end table placed above a toilet paper roll is a cool bathroom storage hack
Southern Hospitality

While redecorating an outdated bathroom, Southern Hospitality discovered that the right end table can also slide over the top of your TP holder and provide extra counter space for a small happiness-increasing houseplant.

Not sure what houseplant is right for you?

Check out our guide for choosing the best houseplants and planters for your apartment.

37. Store your plastic bags in a tissue box

repurpose an old tissue box into a plastic bag storage solution

This is one the best bathroom organization hacks for anyone who saves plastic bags and uses them to line his/her trash can.

Rather than let the bags scatter and overtake the space under your sink, bunch them all up into a recycled tissue box. Doing so not only keeps them organized, but it also dispenses a new bag one at a time.

Bonus points for attaching it to the inside of your bathroom cabinet, like how Melissa George from Polished Habitat did with one of her kitchen cabinets:

a cabinet door-mounted tissue box is perfect for storing leftover plastic shopping bags
Polished Habitat

38. Store backup TP in a revamped oatmeal canister

a decorated oatmeal cannister used for toilet paper storage
Practically Functional

It’s probably safe to say that you don’t want the Quaker Oats guy staring at you while you’re in the bathroom.

However, with a few handy tips from Practically Functional, you can upcycle an old oatmeal canister into a colorful TP container that you can tuck into a corner or on top of your John’s tank for fast access.

39. Suspend extra rolls with a fabric holder

a three-toilet-paper-roll storage solution made from fabric
Make It & Love It

The first advantage to this fabric Make It & Love It TP roll holder? It hangs extra rolls that would otherwise claim cabinet or basket space against your bathroom wall.

The second advantage? It places those rolls right under the existing one for quick and easy switches.

40. Store magazines on a hanger

a hanger as a newspaper and magazine holder is one of many easy bathroom storage hacks
Better Homes and Gardens

If you’re into the “old school newspaper rack” style, layer your magazines and other preferred bathroom literature on a hanger and place it on the most convenient knob of your bathroom cabinet.

41. Store stuff in the sides of your tub

a white stowaway bath tub with built-in storage
Cool Things

A couple years ago, this revolutionary bathtub with opening panels set the Internet on fire.

Unfortunately, the so-called Stowaway isn’t for sale, but if you’re feeling incredibly ambitious, you can try adjusting your bath panels yourself. Maybe just consult your plumber or YO Home!’s designer first.

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