For even more storage, consider hanging shelves up high that run the length of the room. You won't loose any floor real estate at all, and you'll gain a lot of storage space. Design Dozen: 12 Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms
Striking Details: A Live Edge Wood Slab Kitchen Countertop — Kitchen Inspiration. I really detest almost all the design choices in this kitchen (personally), but that live-edge slab island piece is BEYOND beautiful!
Like the rustic crate idea.Shoe closet, every woman needs ones. This is a great idea for a loft apt or small apt. Use Glitterfarm Crates to add some color and stack the different sizes to fit shoes, boots and purses.