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Storage in Small Half Bathroom

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We needed a space to store bathroom supplies, such as extra toilet paper, toothbrushes, & hair accessories in our tiny powder room. We used the space above the toilet to create floating shelves to hold all the necessities.
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living, We began by making wooden braces nailing them into the wall
We began by making wooden braces & nailing them into the wall.
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living, Then we cut some finished plywood for the shelves my husband used a router to create the cap for the front of the shelves Depending on how think you want the shelves you could probably use a piece of trellis wood for the end
Then we cut some finished plywood for the shelves & my husband used a router to create the cap for the front of the shelves. Depending on how think you want the shelves, you could probably use a piece of trellis wood for the end.
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living, Next we installed the top bottoms of the shelves by nailing them to the braces Finally we nailed the fronts to the shelves
Next, we installed the top & bottoms of the shelves by nailing them to the braces. Finally, we nailed the fronts to the shelves.
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living, Floating shelves provide lots of storage in a tiny bathroom
Floating shelves provide lots of storage in a tiny bathroom.
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living
  • storage in small half bathroom, bathroom ideas, diy, how to, shelving ideas, storage ideas, urban living

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  • MelBrandle
    MelBrandle Australia

    These are the kind of storage solutions that I would like people to see – easy DIY storage solutions that does not involve atrocious costs! There are also a number of DIYs in pinterest that you could do at home, ranging from making mason jars look

  • Debi53
    Debi53 Broadway, NC

    You did a beautiful job on these. Not only functional, but so attractive in your bath.

  • Cmackay1
    Cmackay1 Andover, MA

    Very nice!!! But I don't see any TP, tooth brushes, hair accessories which was the purpose of the shelf.

    • Janice Macartney
      Janice Macartney Pensacola, FL

      Thanks for explaining that your accessorizing was also practical (double usage). I loved your storage solutions on these floating shelves.

  • ThomasMaloney
    ThomasMaloney Australia

    The final storage shelves look incredibly neat! You guys did a really good job of making the most of a tiny space here!

  • Egarton343

    Great job and idea. Im going to do this in my guest bathroom (tiny). Like you my toilet and door is white so I am painting the shelves white too.

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