From Better Homes and Gardens, a coffee table turns an unused corner into a reading nook complete with drawers and large basket for extra storage. For more great ideas go to http://decoratingfiles.com/2012/06/creative-diy-and-nifty-storage-solutions/#
Looking for the perfect entryway catch-all? Attach an old door to a small chest, paint them both in the same color, then add hooks and use sandpaper to create a weathered look. Get the tutorial at Refresh Restyle.