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How to organise your bathroom ladder shelving
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How to organise your bathroom ladder shelving

Posted by Nicky Kingston in DIY Advice | 1 year ago 2 min read

Ladder shelving is the on-trend way to add storage to your bathroom space. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to organise your new shelving effectively and efficiently.

Whether you’ve bought a new shelf or refreshing a current one, these top tips will help declutter your space.


What is ladder storage?

Ladder storage has become a huge hit for interior designers in recent years as it provides the perfect place to display more decorative objects in your bathroom whilst still being incredibly practical. Unlike regular bathroom shelves, ladder storage is quick and easy to fit and only needs to be secured to the wall at the top.

Mode South Bank white ladder shelf


Step-by-step video



Here’s how to organise your bathroom ladder shelving

  1. Start with a clean slate. Remove everything from your shelves and get rid of items you don’t need. If you’re anything like me, you may need to develop a ruthless streak!

Removing everything from your shelves

  1. Decide on the function of your ladder shelving. Is it predominantly decorative, used to display treasured possessions, or is it going to be your main storage space.

Deciding on the function of your shelves

  1. You can use wicker baskets, which are excellent for producing an organic feel and making items easily accessible.

Use wicker baskets

  1. Small or loose objects, like hair grips, cotton wool balls and cotton buds, can be stored in pretty storage jars or boxes.

Storage jars and boxes

  1. Neatly fold towels so they look great on your shelves.

Neatly folded towels

  1. Candles and plants are a beautiful final touch. Adding a plant creates a clean and natural appeal. If you really don’t like the idea of naked flames in your bathroom, there are plenty of fake candles that look just like the real thing, complete with flickering light to set the mood.

Candles and plants


Shop ladder storage

If you’re looking for a neat way to add storage to your space, why not check out all our bathroom shelving, including ladder storage.


More bathroom cleaning tips and tricks

We’ve got plenty of great advice on keeping your bathroom looking clean and organised. Simply click on any of the links below to read more.

Author, Nicky Kingston

Posted by Nicky Kingston in DIY Advice | 1 year ago

Nicky is our resident Stylist and loves bringing new and exciting bathroom trends to life. Nicky’s passion for design led to a 1st class degree in Surface Design & Textiles, before earning a reputation as a home stylist in London.

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