Clever idea - use a garden wall planter to keep things off the counter.
Magazine rack to hold produce. save counter top space
Charlotte Lined Wire Baskets - to hang on pegboard
Guest room closet- like the idea of a laundry basket in there for guests to put their dirty linens in and towel bars on the inside of the door
Add hooks to the underside of the countertop to turn a useless corner cabinet into a pot rack