Somehow the smallest room in our homes is one where we tend to have a lot of appliances or gadgets with unwieldy cords. Some simple and clever DIY solutions can tame those cords and make your bathroom look neater.Technology and design blog Unplggd recently featured 10 bathroom storage and cord control solutions, some of them items built for this purpose which you can buy — such as a pretty clever $US40 stowaway that installs, hidden, behind a sink cabinet's false front. Others are pretty simple and inexpensive DIY solutions.
For example, as the photo above illustrates, you can use toilet paper tubes to keep cords from tangling (this also helps when packing for travel and is similar to organising long cables with paper towel tubes), or you can mount PVC pipe to the cabinet door for curling irons and similarly shaped gadgets. A third idea is to wrap a cord around an AppleCore or other similar cord-control doodad and contain the hairdryer, etc, in a nice box (or vase).
Check out the other solutions over on Unplggd. Other sources cited there, like FamilyHandyman.com offer additional clever tricks for bathroom organisation (like mounting your electric toothbrush to the wall with a broom clip holder).
If managing your tech gadgets cords is what you need, we have a top 10 list of ways to get those cables under control. Photo remixed from originals by Unplggd