A well-organized bathroom can lead to calmer mornings and evenings. Utilizing unique storage solutions allows you to add functionality and counterspace to your powder room. Read on to find out how to bring organization to various spaces within your bathroom.

Are products cluttering your countertop? Corral them with a shallow, decorative tray. This keeps necessities such as skin care products, contact cases, perfumes and colognes, and jewelry within reach yet neatly contained. Avoid storing large items such as hair styling tools and bath linens on trays. Glass canisters give you the option to attractively display cotton balls, cotton swabs and bath salts. Glass containers are also easily accessible, which makes them handy when guests use your bathroom. If you’re looking for a more stylish solution, get creative and hang a row of jars on a piece of wood to enhance your decor. They can double as small storage containers for cotton swabs and makeup or toothbrushes.

The under-sink area is the ideal spot for products that aren’t often used. It’s best to keep the first-aid kit and cleaning supplies tucked behind cabinet doors. If necessary, you may have to put a lock on the door to keep kids out Gather cleaners and tools in a small caddy or two-tiered organizer that doubles on storage to maximize space. You may also want to keep a bulky waste basket out of sight by attaching it to the cabinet door underneath the vanity.

Whether your bathroom is big or small, these savvy storage ideas could help you add space and stay organized. For more ways on how to designate storage locations for items, see the accompanying resource.

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