Another super creative ways to store all those Hot Wheels cars or craft supplies, use PVC pipe! Make an artsy design on the wall that acts not only as storage but some stylish texture as well. Then, fill it up with whatever needs to be kept at bay.
We've got a small file box on top of our desk. It's a great way to keep reference papers nearby and tidy, but it can be quite a desktop space hog. But now that we've seen this IKEA hack, we're making the switch: Move those hanging files to the side of your desk, with an open storage system crafted from $10 of IKEA parts.