By extending the counter over the back of the toilet you gain more surface for a box of tissues, an orchid or other items you want to keep handy. With its location right next to the shower, as you see here, it can also serve
The half-wet room (see below) is a strategy that’s easier to live with. The tub and shower are combined in the same area where the water is contained. This saves on the footprint required for a full bath with tub and separate shower, and the
Keeping clutter at bay is key in a small bathroom. These cabinets don’t intrude into the room and allow you to stash everything you’ll need at the sink within easy reach. This particular bathroom has three cabinets so that the three people who share the
And once you fit all that stuff in, you certainly don’t want it to feel stuffed to the gills. Here are eight ways to accommodate everything you need in a compact bathroom while making it feel more expansive.
If you’re not a fan of wall-mounted faucets but are short on counter depth, see if you can place the faucet to the side of the sink. This will save you from having to expand the counter to accommodate the faucet behind the sink.
Bring order to messy drawers with inserts that divide the storage space into separate, easy-to-manage and easy to navigate sections for different bath-time and grooming essentials, like razors, brushes, combs and skincare products. This clever, clutter-free setup shows how it’s done. A deep, roomy drawer
Countertop faucets require space on the countertop between the sink and the wall, while those mounted on the sink save you that precious surface area. It can mean the difference between being able to fit in a tight sink or not.
A low-profile toilet and extended counter combination. Interior designer Bridget McMullin deems this a hotel trick, a clever move she picked up from hotel bathrooms. The low-profile toilet leaves enough space to extend the counter into a shelf above it.