Towel racks are one of the features in a bathroom that allow you to get very creative. The function of a towel rack is pretty simple, so even the DIY options usually require very little work. This makes your towel rack one of the easiest things to switch out in your bathroom. And they can add so much character. Even though the function and execution may be simple, there are tons of creative design ideas out there to try. From using things found in nature to recycling old materials, these 10 ideas could inspire you to look at the towel rack in a whole new way.
1X-based towel holders have a contemporary, hotel-like vibe that suits the upscale look of this bathroom.
2Wood logs serve as rungs in a white ladder to create a charming and stylish towel rack.
3This towel rack was taken right from nature and has a naturally beautiful aesthetic that warms up this bathroom.
4Knotted rope looped along the wall fits right into the subtle nautical theme captured in this bathroom.
5A wood palette was recycled and turned into a DIY towel rack, while crates above it hold more towels and other toiletries.
6Antlers (I personally would choose faux ones to recreate this look) bring a rustic character to this bathroom full of antiques and other interesting finds.
7The silhouette of a tree cleverly holds towels on its limbs, an adorable idea for a bathroom for kids.
Designer: Emily Elizabeth Interior Design
8If you love an industrial look, this copper pipe re-imagined as a towel rack would be a perfect addition to your bathroom.
9Door knobs come in a myriad of shapes, sizes, and styles, making them a very easy alternative to hold your towels as your options are practically endless.
10An old ladder not only holds your towels with no alterations needed to the structure, but also has a great vintage appeal that will add character to the space.
Which of these towel rack alternatives would you love to try sometime?