the boys' room: Super Cheap Small Closet Makeover. Anchor an IKEA Expedit Shelf into the wall. Use wood dowls (anchored into the wall and then screwed into the Expedit) for the new clothes rods. Two levels of clothes rods adds more space for clothes.
How to Build a WindowSeat ~ This would be good if my windows weren't so low to the floor. Maybe in my sitting room it would work. How to build a window seat from wall cabinets. What a great way to create extra storage.