Magazine holders on bookshelves as yarn storage == brilliant! You'd feel like you had your own yarn shop at home. Down side? The significant other who doesn't appreciate your zeal for all things knit/crochet would know how much yarn you have!
"Flat Braid" Square Joining Method for granny squares. Creates a lovely edging! This is my favorite method of joining squares, a simple ch 3 interlocking, done as the last rnd on the squares. Join as you go, could not be easier.