5 Favorites: Makeshift Bath Trays by

Issue 61 · Bath & Spa · February 27, 2013

5 Favorites: Makeshift Bath Trays

Issue 61 · Bath & Spa · February 27, 2013

For the bath enthusiasts among us, we've sleuthed out our favorite bath trays made from found objects, each with the sole purpose of holding bath brushes, reading material, and accompanying libations.

DIY Wooden Ironing Board as Bath Tray, Remodelista

Above: A simple DIY bath board made from an old wooden ironing board or plank of wood; photograph from La Maison Douce.

DIY Wooden Board and Ladder as Bath Tray, Remodelista

Above L: A reclaimed bath board photographed by Mark Eden Schooley. Above R: A DIY board from Design Sense.

Michaela Scherrer Banana Leaf Bath Tray, Remodelista

Above: LA interior designer Michaela Scherrer uses a dried banana leaf in an eco-minimal master bath in Malibu.

DIY Reclaimed Wood Bath Boards, Remodelista

Above L: Reclaimed wooden boards sit across a freestanding bathtub. Photograph of Jason Gnewikow and Jeff Madalena's home via Design Sponge. Above R: A rough hewn bath plank via Martha Stewart Living.

Like the idea of making it yourself? Sift through 260 DIY Ideas to inspire this weekend's next project. For more Bath inspiration, take a look at the 13 Design Sleuth posts for the Bathroom in our archive.

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