Take a ladder shelf and left out the bottom 2 rows to fit perfectly over the toilet. This could make for extra storage space without looking too bulky. http://hative.com/over-the-toilet-storage-ideas-for-extra-space/
Designed to emulate black iron pipe often used in commercial construction, Pier 1's Acero Shelf combines space-saving functionality with contemporary flair. Five shelves taper from deep to narrow, giving a ladder-like illusion.
Gratefully Vintage- Antique Ladder Decor Create a beautifully unique look in your home using an old ladder. It's a great way to frame out and display your family photos. This would look lovely in my living room.
Danish husband-and-wife duo Camilla Ebdrup and Andreas Stenmann came up with the idea for this minimalist pot rack when they ran out of room in the cupboards. See more at design*sponge » - HouseBeautiful.com