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#1 of 7 Old 02-24-2006, 04:36 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Any ideas for what to use as a magazine/bookrack for in the bathroom. I just wanted to make a small one to hang on the side of the vanity in Ds's bathroom. I looked at some in stores, but they are quite expensive. I was trying to come up with something kind of fun or creative.

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I found mine at freecycle! They really help when dh limits the # of books he has to those that fit on the rack.
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This isn't what you are asking for inasmuch as it isn't on the side of the vanity, but I once saw a woman use an over-the-door towel rack (it had horizontal strips of covered metal, about 4 "strips," one for each towel). Instead of hanging her towels, she draped magazines over the strips. Hard to explain, but maybe you can picture what I'm trying to say...
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Are you near an IKEA? they have some less expensive ones.
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Rain gutters. Seriously... screw a length of rain gutter into the wall next to the toilet --the nice "U" shape holds books and magazines really well and it's totally cheap (and creative!)

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Rain gutters. Seriously... screw a length of rain gutter into the wall next to the toilet --the nice "U" shape holds books and magazines really well and it's totally cheap (and creative!)

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I never thought about that for the bathroom! I lvoe the raingutter idea for children's book displays

Here is a link to visualize it:
http://www.trelease-on-reading.com/oliver.html
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What a great idea! I never thought of the rain gutter in the bathroom. I read about it in "The read Aloud Handbook", but I never thought of doing that in my house. I am going to head to the home store tomorrow! I think I will even stencil or decoupage rubber duckies on it to coordinate with my kiddo's bathroom decor!

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