Industrial toilet paper holder crate… that blew up Facebook
Sometimes the smallest decorating details in a room can become the biggest things…
Welcome to my master bathroom.
This is my little master bathroom. It was quite the sight when I first moved in.
The pedestal sink was a fluke. I was only borrowing it until I could afford my own sink. Guess what… it stayed. I fell in love, what can I say.
See that floor? Still love it to this day. It was my first attempt at cutting a pattern into tiles. Took me about 2 years to complete, but I did it. 🙂 The tile pattern was a small thing that made a BIG difference to me.
The ladder landed here from day one and just stayed. I’ve attempted to change things around and try it elsewhere, but missed it.
When you know a piece works well in a room for all the right reasons, it’s BIG.
Anyway, as these pieces came together, I shared the bathroom reveal in THIS POST.
But one of the features in this little bathroom makeover caught the attention of those on Facebook…
The industrial toilet paper holder crate is basically a crate with a vintage licence plate screwed to it.
It works as a wall shelf with of course, gritty, rustic farmhouse industrial appeal.
Cute, right? Simple too!
It was actually so simple, I didn’t think to highlight it in any real special way. I don’t even remember taking a picture of it. It was just a small rustic accessory that worked.
But then something kinda special happened…
Before I share that, here’s how I did it… since I hadn’t written this before!
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How-to make this industrial toilet paper holder crate
- Team up a vintage crate to a license plate, ensuring they are the same width.
- Locate a stud in the wall, then screw the crate to the wall stud.
- Tip: I like to insert one screw first, then rest a carpenter’s level on top, tilt until straight, then add more screws to secure.
- Line the bottom with a towel or paper if desired, then fill with toilet paper.
But for fun, I shared it on Facebook over the weekend. And know what happened?
This little industrial toilet paper holder crate went semi-viral.
Facebook blew up! 🙂 I don’t think ANY of my projects have ever received over 200 likes yet not to mention 23 shares.
Anyway, that proved this little toilet paper storage idea was a good one, and deserved a highlight!
I think it did well because it is easy and it does work. And looks cool too!
Here’s to little crates holding toilet paper in a big way! Now go make one yourself. It’ll take you about 30 seconds.
Think you’ll try?
Other up-cycled toilet paper storage ideas to try:
Visit many other quirky shelf ideas HERE
And some super cool ideas to make with crates!
Check out my current master bathroom, salvaged farmhouse style HERE
More slightly bent projects can be found above. 🙂
What little project went big on you?