Wasn't much of a craft but I have used a ladder as a shoe rack. Very cute/rustic... Note: it is much harder to find an old ladder than you would ever imagine, also much more pricey than you would think
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Craftaholics Anonymous® | Small Craft Room Storage Ideas - IKEA lamp, IKEA hanging containers - paint the desk a crisp white and add some colour and it'd be a fun place to craft - that desk has great storage too, and if you painted stripes or something sweet (fun paper?) across the back, the contrast would be pretty.