The Art of the Towel Display

How to take bath linens from functional objects to beautiful displays

Towel Display 101

Forget tiling and plumbing. When it comes to sprucing up shower time, look no further than a few towels. Rolled or folded, when displayed right (a.k.a. not in a heap on the floor, which, okay, I’ve been guilty of), towels go from simple bath-time necessities to stylish accessories. See how:

For a spa-like feel: roll towels so they’re the same width and stack them on open shelves. Use a different shelf for each towel size and alternate where each size is stored for greater visual interest.

For a whimsical touch: hang towels from a wooden clothes hanger then suspend the hanger from ordinary hooks. This is ideal for guest bathrooms so visitors can carry their towels from room to room.

For a hotel look: fill a punch bowl, box, or wicker basket with a set of rolled towels and  place it on the sink-front or edge of the bathtub. Placing towels on a unique object such as a vintage chair or wine rack is also a great way to make a statement.

For a quick and easy display: arrange differently hued bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths in a simple stack that shows off their contrasting colors.

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By Keriann Coffey, Associate Blog Editor

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January 17, 2013