Bathrooms can quickly become cluttered, but baskets are a great way to hide the mess and store items attractively.  Here are some clever ways to use baskets in the bathroom.


Use a tray or shallow basket on your bathroom bench to store everyday items neatly.  Use a taller basket for storing towels wrapped in rolls. (Image from Honeycomb Creative Co Blog)

Baskets Under Vanity

Utilise the space under an open vanity by using baskets to gain extra storage. (Photo left – House Beautiful, Photo right – Better Homes & Gardens)

Pottery Barn Baskets Collage

Use the wall space.  This is the Hannah range of baskets available from Pottery Barn US.  Baskets are hung on the wall with a simple bar and hooks.  This could be a great DIY job.  Another DIY job would be this basket ladder.

Basket Ladder

Make use of vertical space and add baskets to on old ladder.  Because baskets are freestanding you can easily move them around.  This DIY project is from Natalme

Bathrooms generally have hard shiny surfaces so the natural fibre of woven baskets adds some warmth and texture to the room.

Add texture to your bathroom

Image Lovejoy Designs via Decopad

We’ll be back soon with a round up of some of the best baskets we’ve seen from retailers on our directory, so if you’re looking for baskets be sure to check it out.