20 Smart Yet Simple Towel Storage Ideas You’ll Love

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If storing and organizing towels are part of your daily hassles, then you’re going to love the following towel storage ideas that will make your bathroom decor look amazing while helping you solve your problems in no time.

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We’ve collected 20 best towel storage ideas that range from shelves, racks, baskets, wires, to even a few clever ways to recycle old things, like the crate and wooden pallet idea you’ll see soon.

Not only are they gorgeous, but they’re also simple and easy enough for you to replicate in no time. You’ll also be pleased to discover that your bathroom decor will have its own unique charm and appeal while effectively freeing up space.

Having a cramped bathroom will be the least of your concerns.

Make use of a standing wine rack

Standing Wine Rack

Hack via bhg

A great way to store rolled-up towels is by reusing a wine rack and placed anywhere on the bathroom floor.

Hang a wine rack on a wall

Hanging Wall Towel Rack

Source: flickr

If you find having a wine rack on the floor a little too crowded, then simply opt for a hanging version of a wine rack that also adds brilliance to any bathroom decor.

Store towels in a large basket

Woven Basket

Source: hgtv

If you’re not looking to put in much effort, then this hack is perfect for you.

Simply roll up your large bath towels and shove them in a pretty basket. Almost effortless yet so pretty!

DIY an above the toilet bathroom self

DIY Above The Toilet Shelves

Source: hometalk

There’s so much empty space that can be used above a toilet that it’s a waste not to make use of it. Install these clean and pretty white shelves allow for efficient storage space.

Hang a treehouse ladder behind a bathroom door

Tree House Ladder

Source: pinterest

If you’re looking to just hang a towel before you take bath, then this ladder behind the door will work really well.

Use a tray to store towels on the countertop

Rustic Towel Tray

Source: @WR36 / Twenty20 –  thespruce

Another quick solution for storing towels is by using a tray of your choice and stacking rolled up towels on top of each other.

Create a rolling bathroom storage option

Rolling Wooden Shelves Crate

Source: homedepot

Up for a DIY project this weekend? Then you can’t miss out on this fantastic wooden crate storage shelves.

Not only would you be able to store towels easily, but keep a few other essentials. But mostly, it just looks gorgeous, so why not?

Mounted Wire Towel Storage Ideas

Mounted Wire Towel Storage Ideas

Source: abeautifulmess

Wire baskets are pretty cheap and it’s easy to recycle if you already own a few.

You could also make a few additional adjustments to this idea by spraying these baskets in gold or silver spray paint. It will make them look more stylish or you could just leave them as-is for a rustic charm.

Bamboo Towel Rack Chair

Bamboo Towel Rack Chair

Hack via IKEA

Bamboo chairs are a great alternative if you don’t want to use plastic or metal. It will help your bathroom look more elegant while also enhancing the decor.

Wooden Dowel Project

Wooden Dowel Project

Source: bobvila

Using a dowel to hang a towel is a good option if you don’t want to overcrowd the bathroom. The only downside to this solution is that it doesn’t leave much space for storing additional towels.

Build A Small Cabinet

Build A Small Cabinet

Source: rockmystyle

If there’s available space in the corner of the room, install one these thin bathroom cabinets that will make your bathroom look and feel less cluttered.

Mount Baskets Above The Toilet

Mount Baskets Above The Toilet

Source: zevyjoy

As shown earlier, if you choose to mount baskets or shelves, you’ll have more space to store bathroom essentials. It’s also a much more cost-effective option than installing cabinets.

Mounted Shelves Next To Toilet

Mounted Shelves Next To Toilet

Source: theorderobsessed

This is a genius solution to your problem if you don’t have any sort of space above your toilet. Simply mount floating shelves on the wall next to your toilet and you’re good to go.

Mounted Dish Drying Rack

Mounted Dish Drying Rack

Source: Roomclip

Grab a wooden (or plastic) dish drying rack and mount it onto your wall if you’d rather prefer not using baskets or shelves.

Back of the Door Towel Bar

Back of the Door Towel Bar

Source: jennaburger

A great way to create space if you really don’t have any is to use the back of the bathroom door. Just install at least two towel bars to hold the towels.

Farmhouse Shelving

Farmhouse Shelving

Hack via ellaclaireinspired

This storage idea focuses more on ascetic appeal but it does prove to be a valuable storage method with the large-sized glass jars.

Refurbished Pallet Corner Shelf

Refurbished Pallet Corner Shelf

Source: recycled-things

This pallet option is more focused on displaying items to make the bathroom look better but I’m almost positive you could store towels and toilet rolls on these.

Glass Divided Towel Bars

Glass Divided Towel Bars

Source: patriciagrayinc

If you’re looking for an expensive way to display towels and aren’t afraid of dishing out, then you’re sure going to love this glass divider idea that can store large towels next to the sink area.

Stainless Steel Towel Stand

Stainless Steel Towel Stand

Source: jennaburger

This small option is a handy way to store handtowels while also making it easily accessible. All you need to do is place a small towel stand on the bathroom countertop.

Countertop Tiered Bathroom Stand

Countertop Tiered Bathroom Stand

Source: happinessishomemade

Here’s another bathroom stand you can use on the countertop, except the only difference with this one is that you can store quite a few products besides towels.