Wrapping paper tends to form precarious piles that inevitably topple when you go to grab that lone birthday pattern from the bottom. Storing gift wrap vertically means you can hide it in skinny corner or closet, and a garment bag keeps everything neatly corralled. See more at The Chic Home » - GoodHousekeeping.com
Hang towel rods on the back of a door to create a station of sorts, maybe with a portable flat surface that can be pushed in front of the station to work right there. Like for shipping, packaging, etc. Keep tools for this station right there at all times.