See that little nook next to the shower stall?
It was the perfect spot for these wicker window boxes I turned into bathroom storage containers.
And thanks to Lowe's it only cost me around $35 to make this little project happen. Theses wicker window boxes are on sale right now - back in the summer they were $6.96 but now they're selling them for $5.22! The hooks were about $3 each (also from Lowe's).
These window boxes are so great for storage. They're nice and deep; perfect for holding towels and toilet paper. They had a plastic lining in them, and I just cut it out.
The metal number signs are something I added to dress them up a little. I borrowed them from the metal pots I had on my potting bench and used a little twine to tie them on the front.
You could easily replicate this look with some wooden cut outs and either vinyl numbers or a stencil from the craft store. I also think a little chalkboard label would be fun too.
I love it when design meets function and the process was relatively painless - 'cause honestly when does that ever really happen?!
In case any of you are wondering - no I didn't use any anchors. I used a pencil to mark where I wanted the hooks to go then screwed them directly into the wall, and they feel really secure. I can always put some anchors in later but I hope I don't have to - I hate working with anchors.
The basement bathroom is almost done. I'm glad to have the storage issue out of the way. Finding creative ways to gain some storage space in a small bathroom can be kind of tough. This idea of hanging baskets on the wall is a great solution that doesn't take up any floor space in a bathroom with a small footprint.
But mainly I'm just glad I won't have to yell out,"Ummmmmm, HELLO - I need some toilet paper here!" Because you and I both know we never use the last of the toilet paper and yet we (women, moms) are always the ones that end up replacing the roll! Seriously, can I get an AMEN?! So, at least now - I'll have some back up rolls nearby ;)
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