If you don't have a spare room, just dedicate a corner to creativity. This compact cupboard keeps all your supplies in one spot, so you won't have to search for paper or paint when a crafty mood strikes.
A bookcase transformed into a storage bench by turning the piece on its side, sewing a cushion cover, and mounting casters. Above it, hooks were hung at staggered heights, some low enough for Luca. Lack shelving unit, in White and Ikea Stockholm Blad curtains (fabric on cushion--we have them in our living room!, ikea.com. Stable hooks, in Aluminum, restorationhardware.com.