Now here's an idea worth exploring. Storing small appliances is a task due to the fact that you have to find a way to wrap the cord without it uncoiling out. Weblog A Thousand Words shows the velcro in action to help with your storage options.
The idea is handy for appliances you don't use all the time. You just have to wrap the cord around the appliance and stick it to the side with a little velcro. C'est simple!