DIY Bathroom Storage Jars


These DIY Bathroom Storage Jars are a great recycling project that will help with all that bathroom clutter and will look cute too.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

Hi everyone – it’s Lori from Greco Design Company. I created these storage jars from glass food jars that I was recycling. They’re the perfect size for holding small bathroom items such as cotton balls, Q-tips, hair accessories, and all those items that can clutter up your counters.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

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Create Storage Jars for More Bathroom Space

I redesigned my kids’ bathroom recently and realized they needed some more storage containers to keep the counters a little more clutter free. These jars have been very useful and I didn’t have to spend a lot to make them!

How to Make DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

Spend just a few hours making these upcycled bathroom storage jars. You’ll be amazed at how beautiful your bathroom will look.

Supplies Needed


Cleaned and empty marinara glass jar and salsa glass jar. These can used to create bathroom storage jars.

1. Clean used glass jars

First, remove the labels from the glass jars and clean them thoroughly with warm soapy water and vinegar to remove any odor. If the labels don’t come off easily, use a small amount of Goo-Gone to help.

A spray can of metallic finish.

2. Spray Paint the lids

Next, spray paint the lids in your desired color. I chose a metallic silver. They usually require a few coats.

Lids, knobs, screws and a screwdriver.

3. Attach the knobs

After the lids have dried, you’ll need to attach the knobs.

Using a drill to put a hole in a silver lid.

4. Drill a hole into the lid

Drill a hole through the center of the metal lid. You will need an electric drill for this.

Drilling a hole into a plastic cap.

5. Drill a hole in the plastic cap

Then drill a hole in the middle of the plastic cap. These caps help to hold the screw in place for the knob.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

6. Screw the knob into the lid

Now put everything together. Insert the screw through the plastic bottle cap and then through the bottom of the lid. Then with the screwdriver, screw in the knob on top of the lid. Ensure a tight fit.

two knobs attached to silver lids.

7. Fill Your jars

Finally, just finish off the project by filling up your jars.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

I like the different sizes paired together with the same knobs.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

And they’re the perfect sizes for the cotton balls and Q-tips.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

They add to the rustic look of my kids’ bathroom makeover. I hope you enjoyed this post and have fun creating your own storage jars!

If you’re looking for bedroom organizational ideas, check out this easy beginner sewing tutorial on how to make fabric trays to corral all those odds and ends on your nightstand.

DIY Bathroom Storage Jars

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Originally published March 2017. Updated March 2019.

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