"Soup can, cookie sheet, magents & hot glue gun" Great idea for the kids' room so they can find their art supplies better and easier. Could have this in the kids' room or in a central location in the house.
A cereal box covered in scrapbook paper to organize papers and files. Could also cut it on the side instead of the front to make it a magazine holder! Salt and Pepper Moms: DIY Wall Files w/Printable Labels - Amazing Diy Projects Ideas
Here is a great list of 25 totally clever storage tips and tricks that you can use in your home. I have already creating quite a few sections of shelving in my home based on a couple of these tricks I have read. 25 Totally Clever Storage Tips and Tricks
Use an over the door shoe organizer to organize school supplies by type. You'll be able to see every supply on display, but it tucks behind a door out of sight nicely, too! Click the pin for more ideas on how to organize school supplies.