Some small appliances have all the luck. Instead of getting shoved in the back of a cupboard or left to gather dust on a bottom shelf, these small appliances get the red carpet treatment, with pull-out shelves and hidden cabinets devoted entirely to storing them in style and comfort. Ah... it's good to be a small appliance, at least if you're in one of these kitchens!
Appliance garages have gone by the wayside, which is why many of these solutions are what I'd call the new appliance garage — namely, just a smart area (usually a designated cabinet) where small appliances can sit neatly and comfortably within reach.
Even — or maybe especially! — microwaves benefit from this strategy. Those bulky machines look positively streamlined when fit snugly into a cabinet or shelf.
Chances are, you don't have room for a set-up that could even come close to any of these (I know I don't!). But that doesn't mean they're not fun to look at.
How do you store your small appliances? Do you have a special setup that keeps things neat and tidy?