Our bathroom is very tiny, we’ve recently been making strides to a greener lifestyle (more on this in a later post), which has cut down on our bathroom products considerably. However we still have a fair amount of stuff to contain in a very small area. The vanity is the only storage our bathroom has, so we buckled down, threw out a lot, and organized the rest. Here is what we did.
Under the sink we bought bins, lots of bins. The blue bin on the left houses our bulk stock, q-tips, cotton balls, toothpaste etc. The blue bin on the right holds my straightening iron, curling iron and blow dryer.
The clear bin in the middle of the two blue bins holds my contact supplies, extra contacts, extra solution, glasses case.
The clear bin on the top left is referred to by my husband as my “lady container”, charming. The clear bin on the top right holds extra bar soap and razors, we go through razors so quickly (bald husband and all).
The one drawer in the bathroom holds more then it should, deodorant, tylenol, scrubby pads, hairbrush, stomach remedies, hair elastics, vitamin dispenser plus alot more. The bins in the drawer are from Ikea they are part of the Godmorgon line. Godmorgon has many different components, there are bins like we have or cosmetic organizers, I wish I could buy all of them.
Under our only drawer is our two tier lazy susan. It’s worth it’s weight in gold. The bottom tier holds my hair products on one half and cleaning supplies on the other. The top tier holds our vitamins (once a week I dish out Lee’s vitamins into a weekly organizer).
We keep our shower organized with a corner shelving unit. It keeps the tub deck clear, just remember to get one with deep baskets so that your products stay put and don’t slide out. We store our bubble bath on the bottom basket, so it’s in easy reach when sitting in the tub. The shampoo and conditioner are kept on a higher shelf so I can reach it when showering, and on the top shelf, we keep the shower cleaner. The shower organizer is extremely useful, and worth every penny.
The towel rack above the toilet keeps our towels together and within easy reach of the shower, and the baskets on the other side of the vanity hold our “back-up” towels and face cloths.
We keep our toilet paper in a holder across from the toilet. I keep my daily products on a tray on the counter, and we keep our epson salts in a glass jar beside my tray.
While I could buy organizers for the bathroom all I want, the truth is that we had to get rid of a lot of unnecessary products to make everything fit. Honestly it wasn’t that hard, once we made the decision to switch to greener, organic products it was easy to trow away the excess.