Meet me at the Lockers!
School may be out for most of us, but great, cheap storage ideas are timeless. Check out your local schools for "fire sales" on old lockers or thrift shops that sell school lockers for $30 or less. They look great in a home office, or kids room, and are light enough to bring to a college dorm. Why not bring a little "blast from the past" to your dull laundry room or garage?
See an equally cheap -- and chic -- window treatment idea.