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Lacking shelf space in your bathroom? I know I am! Hannah Perner-Wilson made this plug-in shelf that is basically just a little hanging apparatus over an outlet-extender. Rad!

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • Lacey

    I’d be terrified that dripping water from the toothbrush would somehow interfere with the outlet!

  • Becky Stern

    But the toothbrush is stored /below/ the outlet, dripping water shouldn’t be a problem!

  • brandon

    i’m not worried about dripping water. . . i’d be afraid of my clumsy, tired, wet hand reaching for my toothbrush after i just showered or washed my face before bed.

  • pff

    Is there one with multiple outlets to make up for the sockets that are obscured by this ‘shelf’?
    I guess USA must be one of those countries where outlets are encouraged in bathrooms? that seems rediculous to me.

  • Becky Stern

    Outlets in the bathroom (and the kitchen, I’m pretty sure) are required to be “trippable,” with their own short-detecting auto shutoff.

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