Chairs aren't just useful as seats - if you have one too many, turn it into a shelf. Saw a wooden chair in two across its width and push it up against a wall, holding it up with mounting hooks or picture hooks (heavy-duty tape works well, too).
First Apartment: Build a naked closet on a bare wall of your bedroom. Hang a curtain rod from the celing and attach a snazzy curtain to pull to cover and viola! new, bigger, and tailored closet to your needs.Great idea for a place with no closets.