pull-out shelves that you can step on to reach the top! Garage shelving idea: the lower shelves actually glide out so you can step to reach top shelved items. Then they slide back to the wall. This would be so easy to DIY!
basket weaving with newspaper.looks like fun, except I have more boxes of basket weaving supplies than old newspapers! Wouldn't make sense to buy the Sunday NY Times just to make a basket,,,or would it?
DIY Corner bench - could use milk crates for this on the small wall in kitchen for storage bench / seating For the kitchen eating issue We don't have a corner. But it could just be a row bench with cute pillows