why not take the LACK shelf and flip it, so the shelf side is facing into the room? You might need to get a little creative with the mounting hardware, but this is a great way to create some semi-concealed storage and reduce visual clutter.
Here's an excuse to finally pick up that super-cheap kitchen utensil holder you've been eye-ing at IKEA for sometime. It's just as handy in your bathroom for storing your curling iron and straightener. Just throw the hot tools into the container to cool —