Bathroom Organization

BathroomBathroom organization always seems to be a challenge. Usually, there isn’t much storage, so you are left with thinking of creative ways of storing all the things that have their home in the bathroom. In an apartment, you usually have a medicine cabinet above the sink, and some kind of storage under the sink. Often, there isn’t room to put much else. An over the toilet rack system is popular, but occasionally there isn’t room for one of those either. Things seem to get lost in the bathroom, even when you find a place for them to live, they still get lost, especially small things.

Under the Sink

The area under the sink always seems to get disorganized and since it’s dark and low on the ground, you never seem to want to deal with it, so it gets worse. My neighbor gave me a large dish rack that sat around waiting for an assignment. I knew there was something that dish rack was good for, and I was right. The containers for the cutlery work perfectly for holding my blow drier and large hair brush. The rack part is perfect for holding all the other stuff, bottles, rollers, etc.
Under the Sink

Small Things Get Lost

Having trouble finding the tweezers, or the nail clipper? No problem. I love magnets. You can stick them to the door of the medicine cabinet and put tweezers, nail clippers, or other small metal things on them. Now your small metal objects are easy to find, easy to put away, and take up virtually no room.
Medicine Cabinet

For Your Health

You might have noticed some of the things we have in our medicine cabinet, and think some of that might belong in the kitchen. Well, I am a great believer in natural and holistic healing. We keep olive oil in the bathroom to use on our skin.

  • Olive oil has all kinds of benefits for your skin, and it’s non-toxic. Unlike some other lotions, if you eat some, that’s good for you, too.
  • Eucalyptus oil is a wonderful thing to have in your house. Not only does it have a wonderful, clean scent, it’s also good for colds and aches and pains. Bugs really don’t like it – so a few drops in cabinets, on window sills and door jams will keep small creatures outside where they’re supposed to be.
  • Vapor rub – Not Vicks! Look in your pharmacy for an all natural vapor rub that does not use petroleum jelly. The one we have uses sunflower oil that is not GMO.
  • Almond Extract – I don’t keep it in the bathroom because I use it for cooking more often. If you have an acid stomach, look no further than almond extract. Just a small drop on your tongue will neutralize the acid in your stomach, almost immediately. One bottle of almond extract will last you at least a few months, so it’s much less expensive than over-the-counter anti-acid drugs, and does a better, faster job.
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6 Responses to Bathroom Organization

  1. Juliet Oakley says:

    Hey! This post could not be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this post to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read. Thank you for sharing!

  2. Kala B. says:

    Wow! This article is wonderful, my fastidious sister is analyzing such things, therefore I am going to let know her.

  3. Vince says:

    I was looking for ways to organize my bathroom and this is an interesting article

  4. Jane Brodsky says:

    Thanks for the tips! I went out and bought magnets for the inside of my cabinet.

  5. Quincy says:

    It’ѕ like you read mƴ thoughts! I was just thinking about how to organize my bathroom, and I come upon this. Great ideas! Fantastic blog. An excellent read. I’ll definitely be back.

  6. Val says:

    You know, you can go to a crafts store and buy essential oils and add those to Epsom salts so you can have your very own spa!