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« on: September 14, 2010 05:29:45 PM »

We live in a rental townhouse with a tiny (cozy!) half bath. I hate it. It's useless. No one uses it for actual toileting because it is basically in the kitchen and everyone can hear you. Plus peeing in the kitchen is just...unsanitary. So we pretty much use it for storage, and I on occasion do my hair or makeup in there. However, there isn't actually any storage space in there so it's really just a closet with piles of crap everywhere. And a towel rack. A towel rack? There's no tub! There is already a hand towel area so why on earth is there a towel rack?! Can you tell I hate our bathroom? And so- I dug out some scraps and made this:

We also use this room to hang ugly paintings from various family members that we are too sentimental/polite to get rid of. I tried to make the organizer match this one somewhat:

I'm very pleased with it. All fabric comes from the dollar bin at Wally World. I double lined it with some old tablecloths we had to really give it stiffness. There was some hand cranking of the machine, I tell you what.
Close up of the fabrics:

Hubby says it looks like an old lady made it. That's what it was supposed to look like, silly.
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2010 05:52:33 PM »

This looks amazingly useful. I totally want one for my bathroom now. I dislike the look of those plastic over the door hangers plus the one we had in the house when I was growing up got so nasty and grody... ick. I've been afeared of having them every since. But this looks awesome. Plus, if it gets dirty, just toss into washer... huzzah!

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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2010 09:30:59 PM »

I absolutely LOVE this!!! I need to steal your idea. ty

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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2010 10:51:12 PM »

This rocks! I need something like this for next to my bed! I can't count how many times I go to bed and still have a hair clip, tail band, scrunchie or whatever still in my hair, and too tired/lazy to take the item and go put it away, but my bedside "table" is... full. Some wall-hanging like this could add some fantastic vertical storage for light items (and I'm a stationary freak...OT). Actually, I see far more than just bathroom usage for this nifty little thing you've created! My mind is ablaze-- thank you for sharing!

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« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2010 12:30:07 AM »

What a GREAT idea! We, too, have a half bath on the main floor with not one, but TWO full size towel racks. And they are near the toilet, not the sink even! Crazy stuff. This would be so handy to have. I may have to look up some of my scraps and try this out!

Thanks for sharing! You did a fantastic job!
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2010 01:34:26 PM »

Looks lovely, especially the old lady bit!

I use a fabric over the door shoe organizer from Muji that I have decorated with fabrics scraps and buttons.

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« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2010 06:39:24 PM »


You took the words right out of my mouth. We have a very small bathroom and we're in need of storage. I'm going to have to swipe this idea Smiley. Thanks for the inspiration!!

Looks lovely, especially the old lady bit!

I use a fabric over the door shoe organizer from Muji that I have decorated with fabrics scraps and buttons.

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That's a good idea too! You should post a pic.

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« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2011 08:58:33 AM »

Good idea!
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