Kitchen drawers beg to be organized. They’re always a mess. I’m a big fan of creating custom-built bamboo or wood organizers for your silverware, gadgets, knives, etc in the kitchen. Not only does it look great, but it actually forces you to keep things uncluttered.
I can’t count how many times my can-opener jammed up my ‘miscellaneous’ drawer after I needlessly shoved it back in.
If you’re on a budget, or a lease, you can get some DIY bamboo boxes at Bed, Bath and Beyond for just a few dollars a holder. If not, I’d recommend hiring a contractor to whip you up some flashy drawers like this one. I’ve even seen kitchens that have drawers for their knife blocks–saves counter space and looks great.