A DIY Towel Bar for Less Than $10

After accumulating ideas for hundreds of do-it-yourself projects over the years, Remodelista editor Alexa has learned one important thing; the best DIY projects are simple, inexpensive, and can be knocked out in a few hours. She recently spotted this towel bar project at On My Honor, a blog by three sisters from the Pacific Northwest, who adapted an idea seen in Martha Stewart Living for the towel bars in their bathroom. Here’s how to make your own.

Above: Install a few eye bolts into the wall. Next, thread through some natural sisal or jute rope.

Above: Fix the ends with a sturdy knot and adjust the rope’s slack as desired.

Above: Hang your towel and—you’re finished.

Looking for more DIY projects for the bath? See Nautical Cleat as Toilet Paper Holder and Houseplants as Camouflage.

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Panchali Yapa
Panchali Yapaabout a year ago

Thank you

Rose Becke2 years ago

Love it

Sheri P.
Sheri P.2 years ago


Tanya W.
Tanya W.2 years ago


Linda F.
.2 years ago

oh thank you , this made me laugh. what a great way to motivate your partner to start the 'todo' list

JOSE HONRADO2 years ago

Wow. Practical. Thanks.

paul m.
paul m.2 years ago

Thanks ,,,,Tweeted

Eternal Gardener
Eternal Gardener2 years ago


GGma Sheila D.
GGmaSheila D.2 years ago

Not really into ropes and chains...

Terry V.
Terry V.2 years ago

to each their own