diy home sweet home: 50 Insanely Clever Organizing Ideas Screw eye screws into a wooden hanger to organize earrings and necklaces. You could paint the hanger in a nice color, or use (several) smaller hangers.
I wish I had kept my old crib mattress! What a great idea crib spring memo board. Turn an old crib spring into a cute memo board with some spray paint. This article has tons of ways to reuse old Cribs.
DIY: PVC Pipe Shoe Storage - so fun and so simple, could easily spray paint or cover in fabric or paper too. maybe a horizontal layout of two rows or something. I think this would be good for garage "yard shoes" storage