pull-out shelves that you can step on to reach the top! Garage shelving idea: the lower shelves actually glide out so you can step to reach top shelved items. Then they slide back to the wall. This would be so easy to DIY!
Lift-top coffee tables offer a convenient work or dining surface in the living room. If you don't want to buy a whole new, expensive coffee table, transform the one you've already got (assuming you have a wooden table).