I recently began thinking of ways to redecorate my bathroom. I really want that rustic farmhouse look throughout my house and the bathroom is no exception. I wondered though, how in the world do you add farmhouse charm to such a small room? My bathrooms aren’t huge by any means so it seems difficult to redecorate them in true farmhouse style. So, I started looking and would you believe that I found 25 gorgeous DIY rustic bathroom decor ideas? You could make any one of these and instantly upgrade your bathroom in true farmhouse style.
If you are trying to turn your home into a farmhouse inspired home, these are the perfect DIY bathroom décor projects for you. Whether you want something simple for the wall or you want to go all out rustic with all of your bathroom décor, you will find a project in here that you love. And if you are trying to turn your entire home into a farmhouse, you must take a look at these 55 farmhouse furniture and décor ideas. There is something here for every room in the house!
1. Anthropologie Inspired DIY Ruffled Shower Curtain
I love Anthropologie products but unfortunately I don’t love the price tags. I also love great Anthropologie knockoffs, which is what this DIY ruffled shower curtain is. You can buy this one at Anthro for about $100 or you can make it yourself for just a small fraction of that – just $5 to be exact! This is a pretty easy to sew ruffled shower curtain that will instantly give your bathroom a bit of rustic charm.
2. Upcycled Sewing Drawer Flower Display Box
I love this antique sewing drawer that has been repurposed into a gorgeous rustic flower box for the bathroom. You can sit this right on the back of the toilet or on a shelf. It’s really easy to DIY and gives the bathroom such lovely farmhouse charm. You just need an old sewing drawer – or any old wooden box if you don’t have a sewing drawer on hand – and then you just fill it with mason jar vases.
3. Whimsical Rustic Wooden Bubble Bath Sign
This rustic wooden sign is super easy to make. You just need a piece of wood, some white paint for distressing, and some rope for hanging. You can add a burlap flower to give it an even more gorgeous rustic look. You can easily make this one in just an hour or so, or just check out the one that I found on Esty for under $30.
4. Rustic DIY Built In Magazine Rack
You need magazines in the bathroom, right? Why not store them in this lovely DIY rustic looking magazine rack. You build this right onto the wall so you don’t need any additional space for it and it holds so many magazines and books! This is such a simple build and you can make it from wood that you have left over from other projects if you happen to have any on hand.
5. DIY Bathroom Wall Art
It just takes a little something to turn your bathroom from boring to farmhouse spectacular. You can do it easily with this DIY bathroom wall art that you make using the string art method. Some old boards or planks are perfect for the backdrop and you can distress them beforehand it give them an even more rustic look. Then just choose your design and string art your way to beautiful rustic bathroom décor.
6. Upcycled Bed Frame Towel Bar
An old wooden bed frame is perfect for adding a rustic farmhouse touch to the bathroom. You can make this upcycled bed frame towel bar in about an hour or so and it is a great shelf to hang above the bathtub. It holds your towels and so much more! Use the shelf to hold extra bathtub essentials or plants, whatever you want. And, it hangs right on the wall so you don’t have to worry about needing extra space. What a great way to upcycle an old bed frame!
7. Rustic Wood And Rope Hanging Shelf
Old wood and a rope hanger give this gorgeous shelf a wonderfully rustic quality. This is a simple DIY project if you want to make it yourself. Just build a shelf from reclaimed wood and then add a thick rope to the top for hanging. I love this for storing extra rolls of toilet paper or even makeup and other essentials. I got the idea from this one on Etsy, and it’s under $30.
8. DIY Braided T-Shirt Rug
My grandparents had these great braided rugs in their old farmhouse – in the kitchen and in the bathroom. If you love the look of vintage braided rugs, you can make your own by repurposing a few old t-shirts. Who knew that there were so many wonderful upcycling projects for old t-shirts? This one is super easy and if you don’t happen to have a few t-shirts that you can use, you can find them at any thrift store for under a dollar each.
9. DIY Chevron Burlap Bathroom Sign
This DIY chevron burlap bathroom sign is really cheap to make and pretty easy, too. You need a strip of plywood, some burlap and some white paint to make this one. You will also want some wooden letters, which you can get at the Dollar Store or at any craft store. You could do “Wash” or anything else that you wanted as far as the lettering goes. This is a great rustic looking sign that will take you about an hour or so to finish.
10. Distressed Mason Jar Bathroom Storage
Clean up clutter and give your bathroom a farmhouse look at the same time with these distressed mason jar containers. It is so easy to distress a mason jar. You just paint them white, or a light blue or gray, and then use sandpaper to distress them. These are perfect for holding any number of bathroom essentials and really do have a gorgeous rustic look. Take a look at this set that I found on Etsy for inspiration, or you can grab these for just $30 for a set of six.
11. DIY Faux Floating Shelves
You can never have too many shelves in the bathroom, right? These DIY faux floating shelves have a wonderfully rustic quality thanks to the wood that is used. You can do these with reclaimed wood, barnwood or even distressed wood to give them a great farmhouse look and they are super easy to make and to hang on the walls. Then, use them to display your farmhouse décor or any number of bathroom essentials.
12. DIY Bathroom Towel Ladder
I love this DIY ladder that holds your towels in the bathroom! It is super easy to make, too and it is perfect for getting that farmhouse look in the bathroom. You can hang this on the wall or just stand it up in the corner or behind your bathroom door. The ladder itself only takes about an hour or so to make and you could even decorate it with burlap or raffia to give it even more of a rustic look.
13. DIY Barnwood Bathroom Valance
This DIY bathroom valance is made from repurposed barnwood and it is simply gorgeous. You could do this over a traditional bathtub as well as a clawfoot tub and it’s a pretty easy valance to make. Once you have the valance complete, add some lace curtains to really get a farmhouse look. You can even use reclaimed wood for this one so it won’t cost you anything.
14. Farmhouse Inspired Whitewashed Mirror
A whitewashed mirror above your bathroom sink is an excellent way to add some farmhouse style and charm. This is a really simple project and you can even build the mirror yourself from reclaimed wood or old barnwood and then whitewash it. I found this one on Etsy and it’s just $75 and you have several size choices and your choice of hanging brackets. If you prefer to DIY it, it’s a pretty easy project.
15. DIY Mason Jar Storage With Knobs
This DIY mason jar storage system is all you need to keep your bathroom organized, and it is perfect for adding a little farmhouse style, too. You make lids for your mason jars, complete with knobs so that you can easily lift the lids to get to the contents. The entire thing is nestled in a rustic looking wooden box that you can keep on a shelf or right there on the back of the toilet. I really love rustic mason jar decorating projects!
16. Repurposed Pipe Towel Rack
This towel rack that you make from repurposed pipes has such a wonderfully rustic look. This is a pretty simple DIY towel rack to build and you just don’t get more rustic than some old pipes. This is a great project to try if you have some old metal pipes laying around or if you are planning on a replumbing job. Or, check with local contractors who may have some old pipes from houses that they are remodeling.
17. Easy DIY Plank Towel Hanger
A plank of wood and some vintage hooks are all you need to create this lovely rustic DIY towel hanger. You just have to attach some sort of hangers to the board so that you can hang your towels. Old drawer knobs or doorknobs would work wonderfully, too. You can just use whatever you have on hand and the older and rustier the better for getting that rustic farmhouse look.
18. Simple Rustic Mason Jar Sconce
Add a gorgeous farmhouse inspired DIY mason jar sconce to the bathroom – or add two if you have the space. These are so easy to make and you can DIY them completely from repurposed materials so they won’t cost you anything as long as you have a plank of wood and an old jar. You can use metal clamps to hold the jars or think outside the box and use leather strips or even heavy twine to keep your sconces in place.
19. DIY Rustic Toilet Paper Holder
How adorable is this rustic toilet paper holder? You make this with some old metal pipe and it only takes a few minutes to have it finished. The entire project will cost you less than $10 and that’s if you have to purchase all of the materials. If you happen to have some old metal pipe on hand, you won’t spend that much on it and you can have it done completely in about five minutes or so.
20. DIY Wooden Bathroom Signs
These little wooden signs are really cute and they will certainly help you to achieve that rustic farmhouse look. You could even distress these just a bit to make them look even more rustic. You can use whatever wording you want with these, but I love the chosen, “Wash, Flush, Floss and Brush” of these. They’re super quick and easy to make and work really well even in smaller bathrooms. DIY wood signs will definitely add that rustic farmhouse touch.
21. Tall Rustic Mirrored Medicine Cabinet
You really can never have too much storage in the bathroom, which is one reason that I love this tall mirrored storage cabinet. Another reason is that it has such a lovely rustic look and it is super easy to build. You can do this with reclaimed wood if you have any on hand and it will look even more rustic. When you’re finished, you have multiple shelves for storing bathroom essentials and the front of the cabinet gives you a full length mirror!
22. Five Minute Rustic Mason Jar Toothbrush Holder
In just about five minutes or less, you can DIY this great rustic toothbrush holder from an old mason jar. You could do this with a plain jar or paint it white and distress it a bit for a really nice farmhouse look. Just a small piece of wired chicken net keeps your toothbrushes perfectly organized and separated. This one really is quick and easy to make.
23. Repurposed Door Knob Towel Hanger
You can find these great door knob decorating items at department stores or you could actually build this repurposed door knob towel hanger yourself from scratch. You just need a decorative door knob and a piece of decorative wood to make this one. Check out your local thrift stores to see if they have some of this lovely décor on hand. Then you just distress it and turn it into a fabulous farmhouse towel hanger.
24. DIY Window Box Bathroom Storage
Basket style window boxes are perfect for adding some extra storage in the bathroom and they have such a nice farmhouse appeal. They’re also super easy to hang on the walls in your bathroom and they give you additional storage without taking up too much space so they are perfect for smaller bathrooms. You can find these baskets at most department stores or repurpose a few outdoor planting baskets. Or you can use DIY window box planters for this one, too.
25. Rustic Wooden Box Towel Storage
An old wooden box is perfect for adding that farmhouse touch to the bathroom and it’s a great way to get some additional storage space for towels. You can use any box of any size, depending on how much space you have available, and they fit perfectly on shelves or on the back of the toilet. Or, you could even mount them on the wall. I found this gorgeous rustic wooden box on Etsy for under $35 or you could repurpose any wooden box that you have on hand.