THE COOK’S TOOLBOX places kitchen essentials right by the work top. We made a shelf for spices and oil and a rail to hang tools like tablet stand and scissors. The herbs, foil and plastic bags? They’re on thin curtain rods.
Unless you designed your kitchen from scratch, with a custom layout and cabinets, it's probably not perfect for your needs. But new cabinets can quickly eat up a small remodeling budget, and re-designing the kitchen isn't usually an option if you rent.