Kitchen Storage Tip: Store your utensils diagonally instead of flat in vertical or horizontal slots. A diagonal insert makes a smarter, more efficient use of drawer space. Shop the MarthaStewartLiving collection at The Home Depot for space-saving solution
With various sized bins and a range of lids, it doesn’t take much for your collection of leftover holders to get out of hand. Lufkin and Goodsell say to group bottoms, then stack lids vertically with the help of a plate rack. - Crafting For Ideas
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.