If you've no space for a basin within a vanity unit or a standalone basin with plenty of room up top for toothbrush holder, soap and beaker, wall-hung accessories are what you need. Keep your toothpaste and brushes in a beaker fixed to the wall.
Install a small shelf for any additional toiletries that you use regularly. One that doubles up as a towel rail is particularly useful.
To get the most out of your bathroom basin, you need to put some sort of storage area underneath it. When looking for a bathroom vanity unit with storage look for one that has an easy to access storage area with tall shelves for high bottles and stacked towels. This Phillipe Starck designed unit has a deep cupboard which conceals the pipework and offers space for personal hygiene items and unattractive toiletries, and open shelving to each side for display pieces.
Raising it up above the ground so that you can see underneath the unit also helps to enhance the illusion of space in the room, so it's a winner all round.
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If you have kids and are forever tripping over the little step that helps them reach the sink, this Cooke & Lewis vanity unit with integrated pull-out step will impress you. It comes with a roomy cupboard too.
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And a vanity unit can be fitted into even the tiniest space. Two deep drawers have been slotted under this basin from the French retailer Tikamoon and there is further room underneath for a basket full of pretty toiletries - or a random paper bag containing a cactus.
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If you love the spa-like feel of a freestanding tub-shape bath, but don't think that you have the space for one, think again. The Ebb hybrid bath has a straight-ended corner that allows you to back it right up to a wall, and a curved boat-shaped front end that will give your bathroom that boutique hotel appeal that you've always craved. It allows you to subtly incorporate a shower into the bath too.
The Ebb bath also has a deep shelf along its rear side for storing and displaying attractive toiletries. Every inch of storage space is invaluable in a small bathroom.
If you're running out of storage space in your bathroom and have a basin supported by a slim pedestal, this under-sink shelving unit, designed to hug the pedestal, could solve this problem. As everything is on display though, try to only use it for attractive toiletries.
If you've always loved the glamour associated with a stand-alone slipper bath, but never thought you'd fit one in your tiny bathroom, think again. The Albion Bath Company's rangy of Tubby baths are designed for smaller bathing spaces.
The Tubby Torre baths start from 1.3m in length and are still deep enough for a fab soak. These wee tubs come in a range of finishes from bang on trend polished pewter and burnished metallic, to Dulux Trade and Farrow & Ball colours. Away from the bathroom, one of these baths could also look lovely at the foot of a bed.
As they reflect their surroundings, mirrors naturally make a room look and feel bigger. These square mirrored floating shelves, make an attractive display area for pretty bathroom bits and double up as drawers too, providing valuable hidden storage. They can be stacked side by side as shown above, or vertically.
They are also available in triangular format for corner spaces. If you can, try to conceal all your bathroom clutter, as the neater a room looks, the more spacious it will feel too.
These units could also work in bedrooms, hallways and the lounge.
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Just because you don't have enough floor space for a stand-alone shower and bath, there is no need to sacrifice one or the other of these. The latest combi shower baths are looking fantastic.
You hardly notice the clear screen on this combi bath shower from Heritage Bathrooms' Rhyland collection, ensuring the period style showers and taps remain the focal point.
Whilst this shower screen from Simpsons folds away to sit inconspicuously by the wall.
And this L-shaped bath from Bathrooms.com ensures that you have a roomier shower area.
Shower curtains can still look lovely too, particularly when combined with a roll top bath. This Dunelm Mill one costs just £9.99 so you can easily replace it when you're ready for a change of scene.
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So, your bathroom might be tiny, but that doesn't necessarily mean that you have to choose a shower over a bath. The standard bath is around 1700mm long, but many manufacturers make more compact tubs. Check them out, you might just find one that will fit into your space.
You can even get roll-top and slipper baths in mini-me versions. And remember if you can raise the tub off the floor on legs you will make your room feel larger. The downside of this is there is more floor to clean and it's not easy to get a mop under there.
Whilst free-standing baths are beautiful and have an air of glamour about them, built-in baths sometimes work better in particularly compact spaces. You can tuck them right into the corners, combine them with a shower enclosure and tile them so that they blend into the background and, consequently, make the room feel more spacious.
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A small bathroom can be an enjoyable place to spend time in, providing it is cleverly designed to ensure that it doesn't feel overcrowded. One way to achieve this is to opt for sanitaryware that you can see underneath. And, as this traditional roll-top bath shows, your look doesn't have to be modern.
The further your eye can see beneath the sink, the toilet and even the bath, the bigger the room will appear. And vanity units can also be taken off the ground, there is no need to sacrifice storage in order to keep the floor space clear.
You can apply the same principles to taps too. By cantilevering the taps from the wall, instead of rising them from a side of the basin or bath, you further reduce the visual clutter in the room and add to the illusion of space.
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