I don't currently have a garage, but. 49 Brilliant Garage Organization Tips, Ideas and DIY Projects ga - I especially like the tape dispenser idea, even for a pull-out drawer in the craft-room seems like a good adaptation. Hack a hack, eh?
floating "built-in" shelves in alcoves to either side of fire place; lower cabinets with punch tin fronts to store stereo & speakers; upper cabinets for books & knick-knacks; largest spacing between shelves is
Love the purple walls (I can't find the source of this image which is mighty annoying) I love the color scheme but rather in a bedroom or living room. Dark purple walls, gray wainscot, white ceiling and marble gray floor. Metal or silver details.