Living in a small house, I have to find storage wherever I can. There is one built in shelf in my hall that I use for storage. I have got all kinds of goodies hiding in those gray Ikea Kvarnvik boxes: wrapping paper, ribbon .
For the purpose of storage you can create some simple wood pallet storage boxes for your home use. You can favor to create some small size of the various wood pallet storage boxes. In addition you can(Diy Furniture Simple)
How to make custom sized storage boxes from Dollar store foam boards