Storage Solutions for the Bathroom


One of the biggest problems we all face in our bathrooms is the lack of storage space. Without adequate storage the bathroom can quickly become a messy place and when you have guests arriving and you want to keep your bathroom neat and tidy, there is only one solution – get more storage.

There are a number of options when looking for a storage solution for your bathroom. You can choose a vanity unit, a cupboard or even mirror cabinets with lights.

Vanity Units

Vanity units are a popular choice in many bathrooms these days, the majority of these units incorporate a basin which means they not only offer adequate storage, but they help save space at the same time.

Bathroom Wall Hung Vanity Units

Juno Vanity Unit

Vanities come with single or double door designs and it’s easy to find one that blends in with your overall bathroom style. From those with a draw and cupboard to those with two cupboard and ample drawers, they all offer adequate storage for any bathroom environment.

The great thing about the vanity units is that they come in a choice of colours and materials, so you can find the right one to blend in with your other bathroom items.

Cupboards

There are a number of cupboards available for the bathroom environment, those you mount on the wall offering plenty of storage for all your toiletries, hair care products, shaving items and make up. These cupboards are stylish in design and a top choice if you have the space available.

Mirror Cabinets with Lights

If you are looking for a functional item that also offers convenience and storage, then you may want to look at mirror cabinets with lights. These items are mounted on the wall and offer you the advantage of storage for all your smaller bathroom items, a mirror and additional lighting, which is a huge advantage in any bathroom.

The mirror cabinets with lights are available in a choice of shapes and designs, so you can easily find the right one for your bathroom. Another advantage is the additional lighting ensures you have a clear reflection every time and the convenience of having your items within easy reach of the mirror can save you valuable time when getting ready in the mornings.

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The Best Bathroom Mirror Options


Bathroom mirrors play such an important role in any bathroom. Mirrors help reflect natural light into the bathroom space and as you probably know by now, a lighter and brighter bathroom automatically feels spacious. Mirrors can also be used to highlight a feature in the bathroom, maybe that feature wall you’ve worked on or a stunning roll top bath.

There are things you need from your mirror though. They should not only be there to reflect light and highlight features, they should also offer convenience, practicality and they should be a functional item.

Bathroom Mirrors with Shelves

The bathroom mirrors with shelves are a top choice when trying to find the most functional and convenient mirror for your bathroom space. These mirrors come in a choice of shapes and sizes which can brighten up any bathroom wall.

They offer a clear reflection essential for getting ready for work or that night on the town and they have shelves which can house all your make up, shaving items and hair care products. The advantage of having the shelves on the mirror offers you that additional storage space that you need for your smaller bathroom items.

Some of the stunning bathroom mirrors with shelves designs include oval, square and cone shaped. They are all completely unique in their design with ample shelving to store your items. One of my firm favourites is the Zola mirror with shelves, these bathroom mirrors with shelves have a wooden frame with a shelf on either side, the mirror is rectangular in shape to blend in with any bathroom design. What I really love about this specific design is you can mount it horizontally or vertically depending on your preference.

Zola Bathroom Mirror with Shelves

Zola Bathroom Mirror with Shelves

Other Options

Of course there aren’t only the bathroom mirrors with shelves available, there are LED mirrors, infinity mirrors and even mirror cabinets to choose from.

What I do is work out the space I have available, you want the mirror placed on a wall which offers convenience, many of us prefer the mirror to be located close to the basin. Whether you have chosen the bathroom mirrors with shelves or an infinity mirror, you need to ensure the mirror isn’t too big for the space you have available.

Whether it’s an LED mirror or a back lit bathroom mirror you have chosen, it should become an art piece on your bathroom wall.

Take Control of Your Bathroom Mess with Bathroom Cupboards


When it comes to any bathroom design it’s essential you ensure you have ample storage for all your bathroom accessories, toiletries, make up and shaving items. Choosing the right storage solution can be daunting and whether you are in the process of renovating a family bathroom, en-suite or cloakroom, you need to find the right storage solution to meet your needs.

Imagine in a family bathroom you choose a small bathroom cupboard which only stores a small amount of items, this means the family will still leave things lying around. The aim of bathroom cupboards is to have the right amount of storage for all your bathroom items and everyone in the family should have space to store their items, reducing the clutter and keeping your bathroom neat and tidy.

Some of my favourite bathroom cupboards include:

Linda Open Shelf Bathroom Cupboards

These bathroom cupboards are a welcome addition to any bathroom design in a stunning white that will blend in with your overall bathroom design. The cupboards can be mounted vertically or horizontally on any wall offering two open shelves to display items or use to store toiletries and other bathroom products.

Linda 25 Base Bathroom Cupboards

These bathroom cupboards are the perfect choice for an en-suite or smaller family bathroom. Available in a sleek white that will blend in with any bathroom design, these bathroom cupboards have a drawer and cupboard offering ample storage for all your toiletries, make up items and shaving items.

Bathroom Storage Cupboard

Linda 25 Base Unit

Euro 35 Linen Bathroom Cupboards

When you think of practicality and functionality when it comes to bathroom storage then the Euro 35 linen bathroom cupboards come in first place. These cupboards offer a drawer for storage and the cupboard is a handy linen cupboard, ensuring that dirty clothing and towels are not left strewn across your bathroom floor. These bathroom cupboards are also available in a stunning white finish.

Bathroom Linen Storage

Euro 35 Linen Basket

Euro Tall Bathroom Cupboards

These bathroom cupboards will not only look fantastic on any bathroom wall, but they can be used to fill a bland wall. These cupboards are long and thin with two cupboards and a draw separating them. Perfect for any family bathroom offering an abundance of storage space.

Bathroom Tall Storage

Euro Tall Unit

Zola Tall Bathroom Cupboards

The Zola tall bathroom cupboards are available in a beautiful black finish to add that “wow” factor to any bathroom design. These are one large single cupboard which offers a large amount of storage space for the larger bathroom design.

Black Bathroom Tall Storage Cupboard

Zola Tall Cupboard

The Advantages to Back Lit Mirror Cabinets


You will find when it comes to bathroom design that you will need to make a lot of decisions regarding your storage options.  Bathroom cabinets are a top choice as they are placed on the wall, they don’t take up any floor space and they offer ample storage for your smaller bathroom items.

The back lit mirror cabinets are a popular choice offering style and elegance to both modern and traditional bathroom designs.

back lit mirror cabinets

Storage

Storage is essential in any bathroom, whether you have a large spacious bathroom or a small compact one.  Having a place to store all your toiletries, medicines, shaving items and hair care products helps reduce any clutter that may gather in your bathroom space.

The back lit mirror cabinets give you the ability to have a storage space for each of your items, dramatically reducing the risk of clutter.  You may have the cleanest bathroom in the whole of the UK, but if your bathroom is messy it will immediately look dirty.

Mirrors for a Spacious Design

One of the biggest advantages of the back lit mirror cabinets is the mirror itself.  Mirrors play an essential role in any bathroom design.  With careful placement you can reflect any natural light into the space immediately making it feel more spacious than it is.

Another advantage of mirrors is that they can be used to highlight a centrepiece.  Maybe you have a spectacular roll top bath in the centre of the bathroom or maybe you have a feature wall and you want to highlight it.

Of course mirrors also make it easier when styling in your hair, shaving or putting on makeup and having the cabinet and mirror as one item, offers convenience, functionality and practicality.

Lighting

Lighting is just as important to a bathroom design as a mirror.  Everyone is looking to achieve a light and bright bathroom space which makes the bathroom feel spacious.

The advantage of the back lit mirror cabinets is that the lighting is designed to reflect directly on to the mirror, this means that you are guaranteed a clear reflection even in the darkest of bathrooms or should you prefer to keep your main bathroom light turned off.  This is an advantage when using the back lit mirror cabinets in an en-suite, you can turn on the cabinet lighting rather than your main light, reducing the risk of waking anyone else in the main bedroom.

Reduce Your Bathroom Clutter with Bathroom Cupboards


I think one of the most frustrating things in any bathroom is not having enough storage space. Without adequate storage your bathroom starts to look like a disaster zone with towels strewn everywhere, make up on the basin and hair products lining the window sill.

These days we all take such pride in our bathrooms, we try and achieve a modern look, a sophisticated finish and an elegant space, which is almost impossible when you have your bathroom items everywhere and nowhere to store them.

ilario twin door wall mounted cupboard FI002

Phoenix ilario twin door cupboard

Style

The bathroom cupboards available come in a range of styles, helping you integrate them into your bathroom space with ease. I always prefer white, but that is just my own personal preference because I like the minimalistic design.

The bathroom cupboards come in a range of great single door designs, some have an additional drawer and some are elongated, perfect for the larger bathroom space.

Colour

Not everyone is keen on plain white, there are a host of bathroom cupboards available in black or even light wood helping you add texture to your design. Often you will choose to add a splash of colour to your bathroom, this may be a large freestanding bath in the centre of your bathroom with a black bath panel and you can combine that with black bathroom cupboards to enhance the space.

Size and Space

Whichever of the bathroom cupboards you choose whether it’s a smaller single drawer design or a larger design which includes a laundry hamper, the choice is up to you. The one thing you do need to take into consideration is how much space you have available in the bathroom for bathroom cupboards and which one will offer enough storage for all your items.

Some can be mounted on the wall while others can stand on the floor, this is also up to you and your bathroom layout and design. Often smaller bathrooms will benefit from wall mounted bathroom cupboards where you don’t compromise on the floor space.

These cupboards can also work as an art piece on the wall, a way to cover what would have been a bland and boring wall in the bathroom space. In the end the choice is yours and I would choose the one that best fits into the space and the one that is big enough to hold the family’s bathroom items.

Ways To Reduce Your Bathroom Clutter


One of the biggest things we struggle with in our bathrooms is the clutter. What I am talking about is mess, have you noticed how a bathroom can become messy within minutes, toiletries everywhere, shaving items and even hair care products?

While a messy bathroom isn’t dirty, the mess ruins the entire look of a bathroom and can leave you running around in a panic if a guest arrives at your door unexpectedly. I personally hate clutter in the bathroom, I have worked hard to design my bathroom into a modern oasis with plenty of glass, chrome and light colours and towels lying everywhere, medicines left on the edge of the basin and make up left on the window sill is not my idea of a perfect bathroom space.

vanity unit

Vanity Unit and Basin

Bathroom Cabinets

One of the ways to reduce the clutter is to consider bathroom cabinets that can hang on the wall above or next to your basin. These are ideal for the smaller bathroom items such as medicines, some toiletries, make up and shaving items, but they are not suitable for the larger items such as your clean towels, shampoos and conditioners.

Placing a mirrored cabinet on the wall can immediately offer you some storage along with a practical and functional mirror which can assist to bounce natural light into the room helping achieve the sense of space.

Vanity Units

Vanity units are such a practical bathroom product that includes ample storage combined with your basin. The advantage to this is that you maximise your floor space while reducing the clutter, it doesn’t get any better than that.

Personally I prefer the wall hung vanity units which make cleaning so much easier. These units hang on the wall, which really assists with the feeling of space and makes the bathroom look stylish with a floating cupboard.

With the choices available you can include a wall hung vanity unit into the smallest cloakroom or into the most spacious of bathrooms. There are single door units, double door units and those with drawers rather than cupboards, all offers ample storage for your clean towels, toiletries and so much more.

The fact that the wall hung vanity unit is available in a choice of colours is a big bonus. If you are looking for that modern and minimalist design, the white gloss works beautifully, but if you want to make a statement and add a splash of colour or texture these units come in black and light oak, just what you need to compliment the space.

Say No To Bathroom Clutter


I think one of the hardest things in a family bathroom is reducing the clutter. Think about it an average family of four will have a selection of hair products, shaving items, medicines and make up that needs a storage space, otherwise it ends up scattered throughout the bathroom.

A bathroom filled with clutter looks unclean, don’t get me wrong it can be the cleanest bathroom in the area, but with all the items strewn around it looks messy and when guests come to visit it can ruin the entire look of your home.

clutter free bathroom cupboards

aaaargh !!

Add a Bathroom Cupboard

There is a solution to the bathroom clutter which gives you the ability to say “no” to the clutter and keep your bathroom neat and tidy. The bathroom cupboards available come in a range of shapes and designs to suit any bathroom layout from wall mounted high cupboards to the smaller shelf designs, the choice is up to you.

Here are a few of my favourites:

The Linda 25 base bathroom cupboards are ideal for smaller bathrooms, en-suites and cloakrooms. These units are white and minimalistic in design to suit even the most ultra modern bathroom design. There are two storage areas, a draw and a shelved cupboard below offering you ample storage space for all the bathroom clutter.

The Ilario Tall Cupboard is another of my favourites. These are available in a light Marango brown colour which adds a splash of colour to any bathroom design. These bathroom cupboards work well in any sized bathroom as they are mounted on the wall offering a sleek and modern design. The storage is more than enough for a family bathroom with two large storage sections separated by a draw and finished with thin metal handles which add elegance and style to the design.

My favourite of all the bathroom cupboards has to be the Zola Tall Cupboard. These are available in black with a long handle that really add elegance to any bathroom design. The great thing is that by adding the black bathroom cupboards you can enhance the space and the single door design adds to the appeal of this large storage area. These bathroom cupboards are ideal for the family bathroom with plenty of storage space, but they also work beautifully in the smaller bathroom mounted to the wall to offer convenience and practicality.

Back Lit Mirror Cabinets Ideal For Additional Bathroom Storage


The one thing that many bathrooms do not benefit from is additional storage. Often no matter what cupboards you place in your bathroom, you will always need more. The bottles of medicine, make up and shaving items can quickly build up and you need a good and stylish place to store them.

Back lit mirror cabinets not only offer you that additional storage, they are convenient and practical putting all your items together with your mirror and additional lighting, saving you time in the mornings when getting ready for work.

The back lit mirror cabinets are stylish in design, they ooze elegance and blend in beautifully with any bathroom design, both modern and traditional. Being available in a choice of sizes and styles, it’s easy to find the right back lit mirror cabinet for your bathroom.

Misty Etch Block Landscape Mirror Cabinet

This back lit mirror cabinet is rectangular in shape with a modern and elegant feel. It has frosted glass sides where the lights shine through illuminating the mirror and giving you a clear reflection whether you’re shaving or putting on your make up. The modern style continues inside the cabinet with clear glass shelves to store all your bathroom items.

mirror cabinet

Misty Etch Back Lit Mirror Cabinet

Misty Etch Vertical Block Mirror

These back lit mirror cabinets are modern in design with two handy fixed shelves to store all your toiletries, make up and shaving items. There are frosted glass strips down either side that let the light shine through enhancing the mirror and make it a beautiful piece of art work on your bathroom wall.

Misty Etch Black Cone Mirror

These mirror cabinets are a contemporary design, the rectangular shaped cabinet comes to a point at the top which lights up making this a favoured back lit mirror cabinet for many households. There are two fixed shelves inside offering more than enough storage for your smaller bathroom items and the magnetic closures on the doors just finish off that perfect design.

Misty Etch Cone Etching Mirror Cabinet

These back lit mirror cabinets are modern and minimalistic and the perfect choice for ultra modern bathroom designs. The back lighting is at the top of the rectangular shaped design with pointed top and is a clear frosted class that illuminates. These mirror cabinets are elegant, stylish and minimalistic making them the perfect choice for modern bathrooms. The two fixed shelves offer more than enough space to store all your medicines, toiletries and more.

Top Floor Standing Vanity Units For the Smaller Bathroom


Every bathroom needs some storage space whether you want to store your towels or bathroom products, either way these floor standing vanity units can help you reduce the clutter that we all struggle with in our bathrooms.

The advantage is that floor standing vanity units are available in a selection of sizes, so finding the right one to place in your smaller bathroom is much easier than you may have thought. Another advantage is that all these vanity units come with a basin, making it much easier on you for installation and reducing the amount of time you would have to spend searching for the perfect basin to fit your unit.

vanity unit

Floor Standing Vanity Unit and Basin

Here are my personal top favourites:

Cube White Base Unit and Basin

The cubed floor standing vanity unit is a stylish design in gloss white, this is a compact design with a basin that fits in perfectly with the single door cupboard design. If you want to add some texture to your bathroom, these floor standing vanity units are also available in marango and black.

White Gloss Vanity Unit with Basin

These floor standing vanity units are a rectangular design and ooze elegance and style. They are finished in a gloss white which complements any bathroom and have a cupboard with a handy drawer. These are also available in light oak if you want to add some colour to your bathroom.

Euro 45 White Base Unit and Basin

This floor standing vanity unit is very compact and the perfect choice for cloak rooms or an en-suite bathroom. They have a cupboard to store all your bathroom items and a basin that fits into the unit perfectly. Also available in marango and black so you don’t have to go with white if you want to add a splash of colour.

White Gloss Bathroom Vanity with Basin

This floor standing vanity unit is slightly bigger than the others but still will work well in a smaller space. This unit has a double door storage area and is finished in white gloss to add light and bright to your bathroom. These are also available in light oak should you prefer.

I always suggest that you measure the space you have available before purchasing any floor standing vanity units. Bear in mind that you don’t need to leave space for your basin because these units all incorporate the basin keeping the design fresh and modern.

The Top Five Bathroom Cupboards


Choosing your bathroom cupboards is an exciting time in your bathroom remodel. This means that you are nearing completion and that once your bathroom is complete you will have plenty of storage space for all your bathroom items from your toiletries to your clean towels.

The bathroom cupboards available come in a range of shapes and sizes, so you are guaranteed to find one that will blend in with your bathroom design and complement the space.

I would suggest if you have a smaller bathroom to choose a wall hung option that isn’t too big, but still offers you enough space to store all your items and reduce the clutter in your bathroom.

Bathroom Cupboards

Bathroom Cupboards with Drawers

Larger bathrooms can really choose what they want, though be careful you don’t make a choice you will regret later. Often the smaller bathroom cupboards will look lost in the sea of space of a larger bathroom area.

Ilario Tall Cupboard

This cupboard is suitable for small or larger bathrooms and is a wall mounted option. The wood effect can blend in beautifully with your bathroom design and these bathroom cupboards come with three sections with stylish metal handles, offering you plenty of storage space in your bathroom.

Ilario Single Door Wall Mounted Cupboards

These bathroom cupboards are the ideal choice for the smaller bathroom. They come in a stunning light brown colour and being wall mounted, they give that sophisticated design of floating. These are the ideal cupboards to be used in conjunction with a counter top basin, offering your bathroom a stylish, yet dramatic effect.

Euro 35 Linen Basket

These bathroom cupboards are the ideal choice of any bathroom, but are very beneficial in the smaller bathroom. They are floor standing units and come in a white colour, which works well in the smaller bathroom areas. The Euro 35 linen basket comes with two drawers with the bottom draw opening out with a metal rack to throw all your laundry into, ensuring the bathroom remains clutter free at all times.

Zola Tall Cupboard

If you are looking to make a statement in your medium to large bathroom, then these bathroom cupboards are what you are looking for. They are wall hung cupboards that stand 120cm high and 40cm wide, best of all they come in a sleek black colour to add dramatic effect to any bathroom space.

Euro Tall Unit

This bathroom cupboard is a floor standing unit that stands a tall 190cm. These white bathroom cupboards offer plenty of storage space for the large to medium sized bathroom. The design and colour of the cupboards can blend in beautifully with your current bathroom design offering convenience and practicality.