How to make floor candlesticks. Buy newel posts (for the end of stairs) or bedposts from Home Depot, cut to size, place in fence post toppers (ones with a flat top) - making sure they are level, and then spray paint them.
Like shipping pallets, wooden cable spools are another item that is usually found for free on Craigslist. Since cable spools are limited by their shape there are fewer repurposing options, but they make a great coffee table bookcase.
Have any extra cd cases kicking around? Maybe you’ve lost the cds, but you’ve somehow managed to keep the empty cases? Turn those old cd cases into a CD Case Greenhouse Tutorial - So You Think You're Crafty.