If you've perused Pinterest lately in search of kitchen storage ideas, you know there are thousands of space-saving tricks floating around. Here's a roundup of our current favorites (we're filing them away for any future kitchen remodels).
Above: Wall-mounted soap holder as brush holder, a genius idea from Martha Stewart.
Above: No need to stow away a collection of pots—create an artful tableau using simple wall hooks; image of Adrienne Antonson's house via Design Sponge.
Above: A folding step ladder stowed in a below-cabinet drawer, another Martha Stewart innovation.
Above: Kitchen design company Viola Park integrates a knife block into a stainless steel backsplash. The wood knife block holds 12 knives and is available in walnut, rift-cut white oak, and bamboo; $125. Also see 5 Quick Fixes: Knife Storage.
Above: An attractive dustpan displayed in easy reach encourages clean up; see Domestic Science: Vipp Dustpan and Brush.
Above: A drawer outfitted for upright flatware storage; see more at Drawer Divider Roundup.
Above: A pull-out knife block, via Shelterness.
Above: For space-challenged kitchens, Rev-A-Shelf's Door Mount Cutting Boards are worth considering.
Above: A kitchen drawer slot used as a paper towel holder, via Southern Living Magazine.
Above: Natural Rubberwood Expandable Utensil Tray; $34.99 at Chefs Catalog.
Above: Tension rods as cabinet dividers, via Martha Stewart.
Above: I once lived in a rental with a similar pull-out cutting board (why didn't I integrate it into my own kitchen remodel?); photo via DIY Network.
Above: Dog bowl drawer, via BHG.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on May 6, 2013 as part of our issue The Modern Kitchen.