Storage Closet Organization & Bathroom Makeover

While you guys have seen my living room and bedroom many times, there’s one area of my apartment that I’ve (literally) always kept behind closed doors: my bathroom hallway closet. I’ve had a love/hate relationship with this space ever since we moved into our apartment a little over three years ago. On the one hand, it’s prime extra storage space aka a very hot commodity if you live in a big city where closets aren’t known for being spacious.

Storage Closet Organization

So why the hate? Well, the reason it’s been such a source of frustration is because I’ve never been able to figure out an organizational system that works. This closet is responsible for storing a variety of our belongings like bedding, towels, toiletries, cleaning products, as well some of my handbags, sweaters and tops. SO yeah, lots of stuff in lots of different shapes and sizes.

Storage Closet Organization

ITEMS PICTURED // Wire Baskets With Cover | 2 Tier Cabinet Organizer

I had basically given up on keeping the closet tidy (just imagine clothing and products spilling off the shelves—it was so embarrassing!!) until Bed Bath & Beyond decided to come to my rescue by introducing me to their exclusive .ORG product line. Think storage boxes, bins, baskets, shelf dividers, cabinet and drawer organizers—all things you can utilize in any room of your home! There are products that I didn’t even think existed… An over-the-door cabinet caddy? I don’t know how I lived my life without one!

Storage Closet Organization

Storage Closet Organization
Storage Closet Organization

ITEMS PICTURED // Canvas Storage Boxes (avail in multiple sizes!) | Slide Out Cabinet Drawer | Slide Out Open Cabinet Drawer | Shelf Dividers | Woven Storage Tote Boxes (avail in multiple sizes!) | Mesh Shelf Expanders | Wire Baskets With Cover | 2 Tier Cabinet Organizer | Step Stool

One of the great aspects of the Bed Bath & Beyond .ORG collection is the affordable price. I mean, nobody wants to spend an arm and a leg on home storage accessories. These are things that are meant to make your life easier, not put you in debt. I was happy to find that almost all .ORG products were priced under $20.

Storage Closet Organization

Storage Closet Organization
Household Essentials Commercial Laundry Hamper

ITEMS PICTURED // Rolling Laundry Hamper | Canvas Storage Boxes (avail in multiple sizes!) | Slide Out Cabinet Drawer | Slide Out Open Cabinet Drawer | Shelf Dividers | Woven Storage Tote Boxes (avail in multiple sizes!) | Mesh Shelf Expanders

Okay so the bathroom! Similar to the hall closet, our cabinet under the sink had been severely neglected. Again, it was a case of shoving as many things as possible and then crossing my fingers that the doors would stay closed. As you can see that’s no longer the case thanks to this handy under the sink mesh slide-out cabinet drawer and my now beloved over-the-door styling caddy.

Maluberry Stripe Shower Curtain

Bathroom Cabinet Organization
Over The Door Cabinet Hair Tool Caddy

ITEMS PICTURED // Shower Curtain | Memory Foam Bath Mat | Toilet Lid Cover | Tissue Box Cover | 2 Tier Cabinet Organizer | Under The Sink Mesh Slide-Out Cabinet Drawer | Over-The-Door Styling Caddy | Ivory Bath Mat

I also replaced our gross rusted shower organizer with this .ORG caddy made from rustproof aluminum. SCORE.

Shower Caddy
Turkish Cotton Towels

ITEMS PICTURED //  Shower CaddyTurkish Cotton Towels | Shower Curtain

Obviously when you shop at Bed Bath & Beyond you know you’re always going to find way more than you originally intended. I was feelin’ the spirit of home improvement and couldn’t resist picking up new Turkish cotton towels, bath mats, counter accessories, trash can, toilet lid cover and shower curtain. What do you guys think??

Marble Bathroom Vanity Accessories

ITEMS PICTURED // Tumbler | Toothbrush Holder | Lotion Dispenser

I can’t tell you guys how good it feels finally having my closet and bathroom organized!! These had turned into such eyesores and definitely put a damper on how I felt about my apartment. Every ounce of square footage matters when you live in a small home and I’m pumped that everything now has a place and that the space is being used productively. Now let’s just hope I can keep it all looking as pretty as it does now in the pictures! 😛

Big thank you to Bed Bath & Beyond for sponsoring this post! 

- Katie

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