Beautiful lamp shades - paint doilies (or leave them natural), cover in wallpaper paste and stick to a balloon. Wait for the dollies to dry (preferably overnight), pop the balloon. Et voila! Its a bowl.a lampshade.you decide.
Stain/paint crates, add a pair of shelve racks, and you have an attractive storage unit for towels or anything else that requires easy access. Reinforce the crates by securing with screws through the wood into the wall.