These Pedestal Sink Storage Ideas Keep Away Clutter

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If you find yourself considering a pedestal sink for your bathroom, or your apartment already has one, you might find yourself low on space to store your lotions and potions. We're not hating, though. A pedestal sink is usually a gorgeous addition; it just doesn't have the added bonus of drawers and cabinets like a built-in vanity. But fear not, we've got you. There are a plethora of smart pedestal sink storage ideas that can keep your clutter in check without forfeiting style.

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From beautiful baskets to creative cabinets, let's dive in.

1. Keep it monochrome with a white cabinet.

This all-white bathroom feels so serene with a vintage style pedestal sink and classic wainscoting. Find a simple cabinet, like the one here, that complements the space for storing towels and toilet paper. Plus, you'll get an extra surface for your soaps and serums, too.

Get the look: Bathroom Floor Wood Cabinet, $89.99

2. Sneak some shelves into your sink area.

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We really love the crisp look of this bathroom's pedestal sink. And you just can't beat a freestanding tub with subway tile. If you want a similar aesthetic, add a tiered metal shelf where you can keep things organized and in view.

Get the look: Honey-Can-Do Shelving Unit, $25

3. Bring in baskets for storage and style.

How chic is this pedestal sink set against floral wallpaper? Keep the sleek boho vibes going with a large basket for towels and a small cane table for extra plant space or scented candles.

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Get the look: World Market Large Tote Basket, $39.99

4. Build storage around the sink.

You can add cabinets below, above, and around your pedestal sink for storage. And the good news is you'll still be able to showcase the basin's unique shape. For an added bonus, give your cabinets' interiors a surprise color contrast, too.

Get the look: Home Decorators Tri-View Medicine Cabinet, $74

5. Send in a side table to help.

Many of us probably have an extra side table that can be put to use inside our bathrooms, especially if it doesn't fit anywhere else. This little midcentury modern option in the New Darling's powder room completes the sink area and provides great toiletry storage.

Get the look: mDesign Modern Side Table, $44.99

6. Let a chair be more than just a seat.

Need to stack your towels somewhere? Sure you can use a large basket or bin, but you can also slide a cute accent chair next to your pedestal sink. This rustic bathroom from Copy Cat Chic strikes the perfect balance of beautiful and practical.

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Get the look: Article Rus Walnut Dining Chair, $199

7. Make a statement with your medicine cabinet.

If you're more of a minimalist and like to keep your bathroom items hidden, add a medicine cabinet with ample space above your pedestal sink. The soothing shades of blue in this gorgeous space from Nicola Harding make us want to keep any clutter tucked away so the focus stays on self-care.

Get the look: Allen + Roth Rectangle Medicine Cabinet, $149

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As an Emmy Award winning creative director, writer and producer I have worked on content for brands like Disney, BravoTV, TBS, Universal, E! and MTV. But I mostly love rearranging furniture and repotting plants at home.