Even the smallest nooks and crannies can be put to good use as this reader did by creating a ceiling-height towel rack between wall and tub. | 2013 Reader Remodel Contest

Why waste a perfectly good space by closing it off with a wall? Basement nook for reading or relaxing

Coastal bathroom

Hidden storage

I like that idea of a linen closet. open and easier to see how many towels you have left that are clean! If only my towels looked this nice :)

small bathroom towel racks for the second bath remodel

little nooks in the shower/bathtub, but big and deep enough for the "family" size bottles. Future home :)

towel holder/divider

Hidden shoe rack storage behind coat rack.

small space, mirrored subway tiles, accent wall. This is beautiful!

Install a Wall Hugger Receptacle... THE PLUG WILL NOT STICK OUT SO YOU CAN SCOOT YOUR FURNITURE CLOSE TO THE WALL... I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW THESE EXISTED.

Smart and Elegant Small Space: After from Best Bath Before and Afters 2012

Wine rack for towels.

Clever - remove a drawer and replace it with a paper towel holder

Vintage Tap-Hook Towel Rack Cross-handle faucet taps can double as hooks. All you've got to do is mount them on a board—such as the salvaged barn siding shown here, but any scrap wood will do—and hang the assembly on a wall. This project went a step further by adding a shelf supported by ornate cast-iron brackets for stacking fresh bath towels and drying wet ones.

Tucked between wall studs and just below the eaves, a beadboard-lined, trimmed-out cubby provides a perfect spot for extra towels in a diminutive powder room. | Photo: Wendell T. Webber | thisoldhouse.com

Built-In drawers between wall studs. Imagine how much space you could save!