Easily Boost Bathroom Storage With Wall-Mounted Baskets

Storage is always an issue in small bathrooms. This quick and easy storage solution puts wire or wicker baskets to work to solve that problem in no time flat.

Locker Basket Wall Storage

Locker Basket Wall Storage

Storage is always an issue in small bathrooms. This quick and easy storage idea will solve that problem in no time flat!

Photo by: Marian Parsons, Mustard Seed Interiors

Marian Parsons, Mustard Seed Interiors

Materials Needed

  • mesh-style locker or wicker baskets
  • hammer
  • nails
  • pencil
  • measuring tape
  • level
  • wire (optional)

Hammer First Nail Into Wall

Determine where basket will be hung. With a pencil, mark where the basket's center point hits the wall. Measure out 2-3 inches from that mark to the left and right and make a light mark at both locations. These marks are roughly where nails will be positioned to hang basket. Tap a nail into mark on the right.

Step 1: Hammer First Nail into Wall

Step 1: Hammer First Nail into Wall

Determine where the locker basket will be hung. With a pencil, mark where center point of basket hits the wall. Measure out 2-3” from that mark to the left and right and make a light mark at both of those points. These marks are roughly where nails will be positioned to hang basket. Tap a nail into mark on the right.

Photo by: Marian Parsons, Mustard Seed Interiors

Marian Parsons, Mustard Seed Interiors

Hammer Second Nail Into Wall

Use a small level to make sure mark on the right and left are level. Make a new mark, if necessary. Tap second nail into mark on the left. Tip: Insert nail at a slight downward angle to prevent basket from sliding off.

Step 2: Hammer Second Nail into Wall

Step 2: Hammer Second Nail into Wall

Use a small level to make sure mark on the right and left are level. Make a new mark, if necessary. Tap second nail into mark on the left. Tip: Insert nail at a slight downward angle to prevent basket from sliding off.

Photo by: Marian Parsons, Mustard Seed Interiors

Marian Parsons, Mustard Seed Interiors

Hang Basket

Hook basket onto both nails to hang (Image 1). Fill with toilet paper rolls, hand towels or any other bathroom necessities (Image 2). If basket may be knocked off easily, secure it to nails with lightweight wire. Tip: If basket will be filled with more than just paper rolls or hand towels, make sure nails are inserted into studs or use screws and drywall anchors. 

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