Hair Appliance holsters: Use hook-and-loop tape to attach lengths of diameter PVC pipe to the vanity door to hold the curling irons. Do the same thing with pieces of pipe to hold the cords. Let your curling irons cool before you stow them away.
DIY knife block - I just glued together the covers of some interesting books i found at the thrift store and secured them with twine. the tight pages of the books hold the knives in place. plus at 4 d (Cool Places To Live)