Quick and Easy Towel Storage Idea for Any Bathroom

Marcia Socas
by Marcia Socas

If you're looking for towel storage ideas that can free up valuable closet space, you're in the right place.


With just a few supplies, you can create a functional and stylish bathroom towel organizer that keeps your towels neatly stored on the wall.


This simple DIY towel bar project is perfect for any bathroom.


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DIY towel bar project

1. Gather Your Supplies

Head over to your local bathroom supply store and pick up 2 towel bars and a 12-inch wide plank of wood.

Bathroom towel organizer idea

These are the main components for your wall towel storage rack.

How to make a towel rack

2. Measure and Mark the Wood

Using your measuring tape, mark the plank of wood at the 4-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch marks. These measurements will ensure your towel organizer is perfectly spaced.

Wall-mounted towel storage

3. Attach the Towel Bars

With your drill, attach the two towel bars parallel to each other on the marked points of the wood.

Bathroom towel organizer project

Make sure they are securely fastened.

DIY towel bar installation

4. Mount the Organizer to the Wall

Attach the completed bathroom towel organizer to the wall. Use a level to ensure it is straight, and if necessary, use wall anchors to secure it firmly.

Space-saving bathroom storage

5. Store Your Towels

Roll up your towels and slip them between the towel bars. This not only looks neat but also makes it easy to grab a towel when you need one.


Need additional bathroom organization ideas?

Check out this Floating Shelves project for creative ways to optimize your bathroom space!

Wall towel storage

Bathroom Towel Storage Idea

And that's it! You've created a practical organizing rack that keeps your towels handy and your closets free for other items.


These towel storage ideas are simple yet effective for any bathroom.

Bathroom towel storage ideas

Do you have any other towel organizer ideas? I'd love to hear them! Leave a comment below and share your thoughts.

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  • Pluto Pluto 3 days ago
    Are the towels pictured actually bath towels? I could not decide if they were hand or bath towels. This is a great idea, either way, but I need space for bath towels. Thanks in advance for your answer.
  • Jan32073624 Jan32073624 Yesterday
    Love the end result! However I am totally puzzled by the math. Mark at 4”, 8”, and 10”…?
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  • Darleneweaver22 Darleneweaver22 10 hours ago
    Ok when they’re dry but not when they’re wet!
  • Janice Hodge Janice Hodge 9 hours ago
    Was looking at the space allowed between wall and bars . My towels are too thick to roll and place in the space allowed . Placing a 2×2 on the bar holders then attaching to the wall gives ample room for plush towels .
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