You probably don’t spend much time thinking about toilet paper holders. No worries—we do. There are plenty of great ones on the market, but we thought we’d focus on ingenious and imaginative toilet tissue holders that can be easily re-created for your own home.
A TP holder is something we see and use every day. Why not have some fun with it?
Use this clever and functional toilet paper holder to keep small handy bathroom accessories or to create attractive displays. Also you can put magazine.
Above: In the Brooklyn bathroom of French designer Corinne Gilbert, a simple black ribbon and a white wooden knob are all that are needed to suspend a roll of toilet paper. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista: The Considered Home.
Above: FleaMarketRx sells Industrial Bathroom Fixtures, including this toilet tissue holder that’s made from plumbing hardware powder-coated with an ebony rust finish; $68.
Above: Spotted in this Swedish bathroom on Stadshem, a hanging string bag that accommodates plenty of rolls, a useful solution in a small space. The Ecobag String Bag is available for $2.99 on Amazon.
Above: This braided saddle leather TP holder hangs in the some of the guest bathrooms at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.
Above: Keeping it simple, architect Sheila Narusawa stashes loo rolls in a basket in the bathroom of her Cape Cod home. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home
Above: We once featured this conceptual design by Peter Oyler—the Roll With It holder. It’s no longer available, but we think it would make for a pretty simple DIY project with the help of a dowel and some paint.
Above: Julie spotted this wholly unique holder while looking at vacation rentals on Airbnb.
Above: This witty coat-hanger holder was once sold at Greener Grass Design. It’s no longer sold, but you can use a simple wire hanger and do it yourself.
Above: No assembly required. In a bath designed by antiques dealer Max Rollitt, a roll of toilet tissue hangs jauntily from a bamboo magazine rack.
Above: Manda, from the Merry Thought blog, created a DIY Toilet Paper Holder with a wooden knob, leather string, and a dowel.
Above: Along the same lines, Laurie Downey of Projects by Laurie fashioned this TP holder out of PVC pipe, rope, and a boat cleat.
Above: Architect Neal Schwartz installed two recessed toilet paper roll holders sourced from a place that sold prison equipment. “It is intended for prisons and other secure environments and it is easily ordered online,” Schwartz says. Photograph by Matthew Millman.