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.
Closet-turned-reading nook but not sure most of us could sacrifice this much closet space. If you have an extra closet that you don't need, this is a neat idea. I could do this to one half of my closet!