8 Ideas for What to Do With That Weird Space Above Your Toilet

8 Ideas for What to Do With That Weird Space Above Your Toilet

Adrienne Breaux
Mar 11, 2017

Depending on where you live and what your bathroom looks like, you might have some odd space above your toilet. Just kind of sitting there, not being useful and not looking good. Well, we've got eight ideas of ways folks have rethought that space in their bathroom, and we think you might find some inspiration for your own space!

Create your own art gallery on the wall above your toilet in any size bathroom. This example from Lauren and Chad's Vintage Comfort.

Not even a narrow space can deter Rebecca and Dustin, who installed a compact but useful storage unit over their toilet, plus some baskets up top for extra storage.

(Image credit: My Fabuless Life)

A simple wall shelf and a stylish patterned basket make this bathroom a little more lovely. Spotted on My Fabuless Life.

(Image credit: Simply DIY 2)

Some baskets hanging from towel bars make the space above this toilet extra functional. Seen on Simply DIY 2.

(Image credit: Curbly)

We love the look of these plain-wood, stacked boxes above a toilet, seen on Curbly.

(Image credit: Desert Domicile )

Thick floating shelves are for storage and style in this restroom. Seen on Desert Domicile.

(Image credit: Better Homes & Gardens)

We love the idea of creating smaller but complementary cabinets that hide storage and hang on the wall. Seen on Better Homes & Gardens.

(Image credit: Young House Love)

If you've got the means and the space, creating recessed shelving behind the toilet is a great way to maximize space. Seen on Young House Love.

Re-edited from a post originally published 3.6.15-NT

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