18 Best Over-the-Toilet Storage Solutions for Small Bathrooms

Bathroom

Last Updated - May 10, 2022

Over-the-toilet storage cabinets are a great way to increase storage space in a small bathroom. While some styles boast a singular open shelf, others have spacious cabinets for added privacy. Their versatile (and often adjustable) shelves going over the toilets are perfect for storing toilet paper, toiletries, and extra towels. Wider toilet cabinets can also be placed over a washing machine, dryer, or small deep freezer.

To help you find the perfect one for your space, we've rounded up 18 of the best over-the-toilet storage solutions below. Offered in every decor style and configuration imaginable, these functional pieces make an easy addition to any bathroom. Just be sure to secure it to the wall before use to prevent potentially dangerous tip-overs.

18 Over-the-Toilet Storage Ideas for Your Small Bathroom

West Elm Streamline Over-the-Toilet Shelf

Boost your bathroom storage with this aptly-named Streamline Over-the-Toilet Shelf from West Elm. The contract-grade piece is made from bathroom-safe materials that can withstand humid conditions in style. Paired together, the sleek black metal frame and veneered wood create visual contrast for a contemporary look. Three fixed shelves offer ample space to store bins filled with towels and toiletries or display perfumes, candles, and decorative storage jars. Bring a cohesive look to your bathroom by renovating with the Streamline Concrete Vanity.

Dimension: 26"w x 7.8"d x 61"h

The Twillery Co. Over-the-Toilet Storage Shelf

Add a decorative touch (and a little extra storage) to your master bathroom with this Over-the-Toilet Storage Shelf from The Twillery Co. The compact shelf is the perfect spot for a tissue box, candle, or a stack of magazines. Its clean lines and minimalist design effortlessly coordinate with any home decor. Nylon floor levelers ensure the legs won't scratch your floors during use. Needless to say, it offers an easy way to stock your bathroom essentials.

Dimension: 27'' W x 37'' H x 9'' D

Millwood Pines Bergenia Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet

Millwood Pines' Bergenia Over-the-Toilet Cabinet offers the perfect balance of storage space and style. The rustic wooden cabinet features two open shelves and two interior shelves behind a farmhouse-inspired sliding door. Crafted from steel and particleboard, it's designed to withstand long-term use in damp bathroom conditions. Fill it with toilet paper, towels, or spare bottles.

Dimension: 66.9'' H x 25.2'' W x 9.4'' D

Pottery Barn Metal Over-the-Toilet Storage

Pottery Barn's Metal Over-the-Toilet Storage works in virtually any bathroom space. Constructed from iron with a polished nickel finish, it features three shatterproof tempered glass shelves. The elegant storage solution pairs easily with a variety of bathroom furniture styles and hardware finishes. Assembly is easy, and anti-tip mounting hardware included prevents injuries caused by dangerous tip-overs.

Dimension: 28" w x 10'' d x 72'' h

17 Stories Eckles Over-the-Toilet Storage Shelves

Upgrade your cluttered bathroom with these Eckles Over-the-Toilet Storage Shelves from 17 Stories. Mixed materials and a streamlined silhouette bring a modern industrial flair. The manufactured wood shelves feature a wire-brushed brown finish that contrasts beautifully with the dark grey metal frame. Four open shelves provide more than enough space for plants, makeup organizers, decorative jars, and other functional bathroom decors.

Dimension: 64'' H x 25'' W x 8.5'' D

Project 62 Loring 3-Shelf Etagere

Searching for something simple? You can't go wrong with this Loring 3-Shelf Etagere from Project 62. Its tiered, open-shelf design offers ample space to stack bath linens, stash your makeup organizers, and keep extra toilet paper within arm's reach. They're crafted from FSC-Certified solid wood with a walnut or oak stain. The solid metal frame features anti-tip anchoring hardware for added stability, making it an excellent option for families with small children.

Dimension: 61 Inches (H) x 25 Inches (W) x 11 Inches (D)

World Market Maryella Bathroom Space-Saver Cabinet

Give your space a classic look with this Maryella Bathroom Space-Saver Cabinet from World Market. The white over-the-toilet storage cabinet is crafted from solid hardwood with a white veneer finish and chrome hardware. Behind the cabinet doors, you'll find a single fixed shelf to hide medicine, toiletries, and other bathroom clutter. Two side hooks offer a convenient spot to hang a hand towel or hang your intimates out to dry.

Dimension: 27"W x 10.5"D x 66.5"H

Opalhouse Rattan Toilet Shelf

Check out Opalhouse's Rattan Toilet Shelf if you're going for a boho look. It's constructed from all-natural rattan with a clear lacquer to show off its rich tan tones. Rounded sides add interest while keeping a streamlined, modern feel. The decorative over-the-toilet shelf is the perfect place to display magazines, potted plants, candles, and crystal collections. While it's the ideal size to place over your toilet, it's stylish enough to use anywhere around your home.

Dimension: 38 Inches (H) x 24 Inches (W) x 10 Inches (D)

Sand & Stable Carmel Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet

Clear up clutter in your guest bathroom with this Carmel Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet from Sand & Stable. Made from a combination of solid and engineered wood, it boasts a crisp white finish and stainless steel chrome hardware. It's equipped with two interior shelves behind cabinet doors, three open shelves, and a handy towel rack. While the toilet organizer works in almost any space, the timeless look lends well to coastal and farmhouse aesthetics.

Dimension: 72'' H x 23'' W x 11'' D

Crosley Aimee Space Saver

Add a sophisticated touch to your bathroom with this Aimee Space Saver from Crosley. The decorative, pagoda-style metal frame draws inspiration from Art Deco design. Three tempered glass shelves offer a practical spot to stash bottles, jars, and boxes filled with bathroom essentials. Its sleek line and slim profile add visual interest without wasting one bit of space. Shoppers can choose between oil-rubbed bronze and gold finishes.

Dimension: 73 Inches (H) x 27.25 Inches (W) x 11 Inches (D)

Wade Logan Alexis Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet

It's easy to stay organized with this Alexis Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet from Wade Logan. With five shelves in various sizes, it can store everything from washcloths to houseplants. A glass panel door opens to reveal interior shelves to store smaller toiletries and necessities. The affordable bathroom furniture comes in your choice of a white or espresso finish. At 23 inches wide, it fits easily over any toilet without wasting an inch of floor space.

Dimension: 23.25'' W x 69.12'' H x 7.25'' D

Bay Isle Home Laplant Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet

Bring the feel of a spa to your master bathroom with this Laplant Over-the-Toilet Storage Cabinet from Bay Isle Home. Two interior shelves make it easy to store toilet paper, towels, and feminine hygiene products within arm's reach. Crafted from solid bamboo, it adds a laid-back natural feel to your place. Pair it with other bamboo bathroom furniture to keep things cohesive.

Dimension: 27.6'' W x 66.8'' H x 10'' D

Red Barrel Studio Bernardston Wood Over-the-Toilet Storage

Make the most of your small bathroom space with this Bernardston Wood Over-the-Toilet Storage piece from Red Barrel Studio. It's crafted from solid birch wood with two wide upper shelves and six smaller side shelves. The freestanding storage piece comes in four versatile color options: white, graphite, espresso, and antique chestnut. Regardless of your style, it's sure to complement your space.

Dimension: 48'' H x 34.5'' W x 9'' D

Rebrilliant Doyel Over-the-Toilet Storage

Rebrilliant's Doyel Over-the-Toilet Storage helps create the illusion of high ceilings. Supported by only the floor and ceiling, the four-tiered shelving unit can accommodate any home. The two vertical poles can be adjusted between 92- 116 inches for a secure fit with any ceiling height. Additionally, each adjustable shelf can be extended between 22-33 inches wide. Shoppers can choose between a sleek all-black finish or a contemporary white and grey combo.

Dimension: 66'' H x 33'' W x 10.6'' D

Pottery Barn Ainsley Over-the-Toilet Ladder with Baskets

Maximize your bathroom storage in style with Pottery Barn's Ainsley Over-the-Toilet Ladder with Baskets. The charming piece features three different-sized shelves made of solid hardwood hand-finished with a lacquer sealant. Plastic caps on the feet help protect your tile or hardwood floors from scratches during use. Purchase the coordinating woven baskets (sold separately) to stash your towels, toilet paper, and other bathroom essentials.

Dimension: 29" w x 15" d x 75" h

Neu Home 3 Shelf Over The Toilet Bamboo Space Saver Cabinet

This Neu Home over the toilet space saver cabinet is chic and functional for almost any bathroom. It adds three additional storage shelves to an otherwise unused bathroom area above the toilet. This cabinet is perfect for storing toilet paper, towels, and your other bathroom essentials.

Dimension: 23.62" L x 9.25" W x 70.47" H

Rolanstar Bathroom Space Saver

Maximize your bathroom space with this Rolanstar Bathroom Space saver. Crafted from EPA standard particle board with melamine coating, it makes the board sturdy, waterproof, and easy to clean. With four open shelves, you can place anything from bath towels, candles, aroma, plants, and your bathroom essentials.

Dimension: 23.6"L*9.4"W*68.1"H


The Homey Space is proud to be reader-supported. If you buy through our links, we may earn a commission at no cost to you.

About the author

Bella Zinti

Bella has a Bachelors degree in interior design, is a master gardener with extensive experience building homes from scratch. She designs nourishing outdoor & indoor spaces guided by the practice of Feng Shui, as well as helping clients create year-round sustainable organic gardens.

RELATED ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Looking for something specific?

Find what you are looking for! (and maybe get inspired)

Get Inspirations Right To Your Inbox

Join our mailing list and get inspired!