One of the challenges of our new pad is that the drawer space in the kitchen is VERY limited. So I have had to get creative with storage of things you'd put in drawers.
I want to go for an 'Old World' feel for our apartment and I wanted something that would look good and be functional for all my spatulas, etc. This is what I came up with. I took a normal glass flower vase (this one was from Walmart...$3.97) and some hemp/twine.
I wrapped it around the vase, securing it with a little hot glue every now and then. This is the finished product: