23+ Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas

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Best over the toilet storage ideas & projects

Toilets are a great place for idea mines. You could be the next unicorn with just an idea that may flash while you are in your toilet. That apart, toilets can be decorated by making subtle changes to the walls. Over the toilet storage has gathered immense traction in the recent past. 

What should I put above my toilet? 

We suggest anything subtle. But the most beautiful options to discover would be rustic floating shelves. They give you creative liberty to produce magic in your bathrooms

How high should a shelf be above a toilet?

We suggest anything that meets the eye comfortably. This also depends on what goes above the toilet. If they are double-decker floating shelves, begin from 5 feet above the ground with a gap ranging from a foot to two feet between the two shelves.

If it is a single floating shelf, place it around 5.5 to 6 feet above the ground. But this entirely depends on what kind of floating shelves you choose to place and hence, there is no fixed condition.

How do you make an over the toilet shelf?

You may like it rustic or classy, but there are simple methods to fix them. The most popular being to drill them directly into the walls. You might also want to use a bracket to place the shelf or just plain adhesive strips, depending on the weight of the shelf is likely to hold.

1. Pipe and wood shelves

Pipe and wood shelves | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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2. Plumbing pipes Shelves

Plumbing pipes Shelves | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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3. Bathroom Ladder

Bathroom Ladder | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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4. Storage Shelf Makeover

Storage Shelf Makeover | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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5. Wooden shelves with keep calm sign

Wooden shelves with keep calm sign | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

6. Black and red shelves

Black and red shelves | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

7. Creative Shelves with love sign and hanging planter

Creative Shelves with love sign and hanging planter | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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8. Wooden Floating Shelves

Wooden Floating Shelves | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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9. Hanging Baskets and shelf

Hanging Baskets and shelf | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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10. Bathroom Storage Makeover

Bathroom Storage Makeover | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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11. Vintage Wood Shelves

Vintage Wood Shelves | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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12. Crate Wall Shelf with Polka Dots

Crate Wall Shelf with Polka Dots | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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13. Towel Wine Rack

Towel Wine Rack | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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14. Floating Shelves for master bathroom

Floating Shelves for master bathroom | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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15. Dollar Tree Bathroom Organizers from bucket

Dollar Tree Bathroom Organizers from bucket | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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16. Dark brown cabinet

Dark brown cabinet | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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17. Wood Crate Shelf

Wood Crate Shelf | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

18. Vintage Basket

Vintage Basket | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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19. Repurposed Wood Crate

Repurposed Wood Crate | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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20. Ladder for hanging towels

Ladder for hanging towels | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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21. Wood shelves

Wood shelves | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

22. Rope Hanging Shelf

Rope Hanging Shelf | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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23. Shadow box organizer

Shadow box organizer | Best Over the Toilet Storage Ideas for Bathroom

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24. Natural touch

This over the toilet storage idea looks so subtle and beautiful because of the natural flavour added to it, you could spend your entire day looking at it.

25. Baskets on the wall

Toilets can be transformed into lovely spaces by adding subtlety to it. Look how simple this idea is. The ‘herbs in a jar’ concept is just so perfect.

26. The basket towel rack

Place rolled-up towels above you toilet in baskets like this.

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27. The lavish triple-decker

When you have plenty to store you could utilise this space above your toilet this way.

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28. The pattern

The zig-zag pattern adds to the look of this floating shelf.

29. Compact

Even a small toilet can have an exalted look with floating shelves like these.

30. Add a frame

In addition to floating shelves, you can add a frame with inspirational quotes to enhance the look of your bathroom.

31. Hanging shelf

While this floating shelf isn’t hanging, you could create an illusion like that. It also gives you a house-like look.

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32. The circle

Enhance the look of a simple floating shelf by adding elements that are so easy to procure or make at home.

33. The ladder above the toilet

Create a shelf that looks oh so creative. Place your stuff on a ladder-like shelf, add a dash of nature to it and you are all set.

34. Single strip

You could create a single strip floating shelf for storage above your toilet like this that looks rustic.

35. Use plants

Floating shelves above the toilet is also a decor opportunity. Use plants like these to give it a natural look.

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36. The double-sided shelf

 

This double-sided floating shelf above the toilet is all you need to have this season. Looks classy and vibrant.

37. Little boxes

This is a simple and beautiful design made from rustic wood that fits perfectly above your toilet. Try this next.

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38. The cupboard above the toilet

How about a cupboard right above your toilet? his unique design is sure getting all the attention. With plenty of storage space, this one is a masterpiece.

39. Mini cupboard

Here’s a variant of the cupboard above the toilet. This mini cupboard allows you to store your toilet essentials and has a drawer too.

40. Basket stand above the toilet

This stand gives your toilet a great look with baskets to hold your essentials. You could add you twists to this to make it look beautiful.

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41. More storage

This over the toilet shelf as so much storage, it can put your cupboard to shame. Looks beautiful and gives you options to add creative value.

42. Hanging gardens

If you love nature, try this look. It adds zing to the bathroom. Add multiple baskets to increase storage as.

43. The classy look

This over the toilet idea looks so sophisticated, one could mistake this for a living room. Extremely attractive!

Conclusion

Over the toilet storage is gaining a lot of momentum amongst home buyers and interior designers alike. These ideas are simple, elegant and contribute to space utilisation. These ideas can extend to wall hangings or even vertical gardens. We hope you have made up your minds on what you would choose for your next revamp.

23+ stunning & creative over the toilet storage ideas & designs for your bathroom

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