Do you have a lot of towels and no idea how to store them all? Are they taking up valuable space in your linen closet? If so, read on for some towel storage ideas! In this blog post, we will discuss several different ways that you can organize both your normal and beach towels. We will talk about everything from stackable shelves to over the door racks. By following our tips, you can create more storage space for your towels and keep them neatly organized at the same time!
Towel Storage Ideas
1. Multiple Towel Bar
A simple towel bar is a great way to store a few towels inside of your bathroom. You can choose from a variety of different styles and finishes to match your decor. You can also find ones that hold one towel or more than one towel too. Our bathroom is rather small with small storage so, we have 2 towel bars. One that can store one towel and one that can store two towels.
2. Single Towel Bar
A towel bar is a simple and classic way to store towels. You can install one near your shower, sink, or anywhere else you might need them. If you have enough wall space in your bathroom you can add multiple towel bars, being single or multiple rungs depending on your needs.
3. Towel Ring
A towel ring is a great way to keep your towels organized and within reach. Towel rings are typically mounted on the wall and used for hand towels.
4. Towel Shelf
A towel shelf is a great way to store towels if you have a lot of space in your bathroom. You can choose from a variety of different styles and finishes to match your decor. I love this featured shelf because it’s small and condensed yet can store a lot of towels.
5. Recessed Towel Holder
A recessed towel holder is a great way to save space in your bathroom. These holders or cut outs that are installed in the wall and can hold multiple towels.
6. Corner Towel Rack
This can keep the towels in close proximity for use in your bathroom. These racks are perfect for storing towels in small spaces.
7. Over-The-Counter Towel Rack
An over-the-counter towel rack is a great way to store towels if you have extra space above your bathroom countertop. You can choose from a variety of different styles and finishes to match your decor.
8. Freestanding Towel Rack
If you have space for a freestanding towel rack in your bathroom this idea could work for you. Look into how many towels you have and how many towels you’d like to store in your bathroom and find a freestanding towel rack that will meet those needs.
9. Towel Basket
A towel basket is a neat way to store towels in your bathroom. You can find baskets made of various materials, including wicker, plastic, and metal. Depending on where you would place the towel basket you could go with a large or small one.
10. Hanging Basket
If your towels aren’t too heavy or you don’t plan to put too many towels into the basket, this could be an interesting and unique idea. Plan how you will access the basket to retrieve a towel. Would the basket hang from the ceiling, or would you want to actually mount it to the wall?
11. Over-The-Tub Towel Rack
An over-the-tub towel rack seams practical if you can keep the towels dry while using the shower and/or tub.
12. Cabinet Door Towel Rack
A cabinet door towel rack is a great way to save space in your bathroom. These racks can be mounted on the inside of a cabinet door to keep towels within reach.
13. On a Ladder
If you have a ladder lying around, you can use it to store towels. This is a great option if you want to save floor space. There’s also plenty of options available to purchase these days.
10 Towel Storage Ideas for Small Spaces
1. Wall-Mounted Towel Rack
If you’re short on space, a wall-mounted rack is a great option for storing towels. You can find racks specifically designed for towels, or repurpose another type of wall-mounted storage, like a coat rack or shelves. What great about this option in a small space is it allows you to hold numerous towels in one area.
2. Under-the-Sink Storage
If you’re short on space, try storing towels under your sink. If you don’t have any storage under your sink, you could always add some. This could be cabinets, a towel rack, a basket, or any storage container that appeals to your design. It just depends on the size of your space.
3. On the Door
If you’re really short on space, you can store towels on the back of your bathroom door. There are special racks designed for this purpose, or you can improvise with a towel hook or over-the-door hooks. An over-the-door towel rack can be installed in minutes and doesn’t require any tools.
4. In the Linen Closet
If you have a linen closet, you can store towels in there. This is a great option if you’re short on space in your bathroom.
5. Towel Hooks
If you’re short on space, try hanging towels on hooks. You can install hooks on the wall, on the back of the door, or even in the shower.
Towel hooks keeps towels within reach in the bathroom. I like the idea of placing them on the back of the door as well, to keep them out of the way, and at times out of sight. This featured towel hook is awesome with the top shelf for additional storage too.
6. In a Hamper
If you don’t have any extra space in your bathroom, you can store towels in a hamper. This is a great option if you have a lot of towels to store. Try and find a hamper or decorate one so that it looks less like a hamper, and more like a place to get clean towels from.
7. In a Chest
If you have an old chest of drawers, you can use it to store towels. This is a great option if you want to hide your towels away that’s not inside of you small bathroom taking up space.
8. In a Closet
If you have a closet in your bathroom, you can use it to store towels. Try folding them different ways for a better fit or look when you open up the closet.
9. In a Dresser
If you don’t have any extra space in your bathroom or linen closet, you can use a dresser to store towels. This won’t help with easy access to the towels necessarily, but it’ll help store a few extra towels while they’re not in use.
10. In a Suitcase
If you have a suitcase, you can use it to store towels. Gather up your excess towels and place them inside. You’ll be surprised the room this will save you.
15 Pool and Beach Towel Storage Ideas
1. Hang a Pool Towel Rack on the Wall
This is a great way to keep your pool towels organized and within easy reach. You can find pool towel racks made of various materials, including metal, plastic, and wood. This is a great idea if you have a pool or hot tub and can place this by the door you use to go to your pool or hot tub.
2. Use a Storage Bench or Trunk
Using a storage bench or trunk to store pool towels and other pool supplies can help keep everything condensed into one area.
3. Use Hooks
Hooks are always an easy and functional way to organize and store pool towels. Pick a location that works for you, even better a location where they can be hung out of sight.
4. Use a Pool Towel Rack with Shelves
Keep your pool towels organized and within easy reach. You could look for a towel rack that can stand by itself and is moveable. Wouldn’t it be great to store towels by the pool for easy access when you need them? And then store them inside or out of sight when it’s raining or for off season.
5. Use a Ladder
Store pool towels by using a ladder. Just like the idea above; you can easily keep the ladder by the pool or hot tub and bring it inside when not in use.
6. Use a Caddy
This is one of my favorite ways to store pool towels and pool supplies. Place a caddy by the pool and all your items you’ll need will be there waiting for you next time you take a dip.
7. Use a Cabinet or Armoire
A cabinet or armoire can hold numerous pool towels. Depending on size it might have space to store your swimming goggles, sunscreen, and any other items you’d like.
8. Use a Shelf
If you have an empty shelf, you could utilize it to store your pool towels. Or you could always make one if you have a spot in mind that you could mount it.
9. Use a Storage Container
A storage container is a practical solution for storing pool towels. It’s easy to move, they come in many colors, sizes, and shapes to fit your needs.
10. Use a Magazine Rack
A magazine rack could be repurposed to create an ideal pool towel rack.
11. Use an Over-The-Door Hook
Add an over-the-door hook or hooks, hang your pool towel and maybe even your swimming googles and you’re ready to go!
12. Use a Hanger
Hang your pool towels on a hanger and then place them in the closet. Next time you need your pool towel it’s easy to get too and it’s also been out of the way until you do.
13. Use a Pegboard
A pegboard is a neat way to store pool towels and other pool supplies. You can determine the size pegboard and number of pegs to use.
14. Use a Rolling Cart
A rolling cart comes in handy for storing pool towels and other pool supplies. You can find carts made of various materials, including metal, plastic, and wood.
15. Use a Basket
Fill it with you pool towels for that day and there might be even room for sunscreen and snacks while lounging by the pool. It’s easy to carry and transport to and from the pool.
I’m a stay at home mom with our two kids. I really enjoy doing crafts with my kids however, that is typically a challenge with how limited their attention span can be and how messy it gets. So, I’m always looking for ways to make crafting an enjoyable experience and creating fond memory for all of us.