Secrets to Bathroom Shelving

Open shelving may be just the stylish organizer your bathroom needs — if you follow these expert tips from interior designers.

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Another option is a decorative shelf with a bar for towels under it, like the featured one from FaucetDirect.com. Just make sure you measure before you buy one of these combos. "You have to hang high enough so the things you hang don't drag, but you don't want the shelf to be so high you can't reach it," says Christoffel.

Burnett, also an interior designer and licensed building contractor in Nashville, Tenn., recommends including some open shelving into freestanding storage pieces, particularly in a smaller bathroom that needs all the storage space you can muster. "Alternate a row of towels with a shelf of cool baskets filled with grooming products, or place some baskets on the top shelf of a taller unit and pop in your hair dryer or other electric appliances," she says.

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