This genius idea just seems too simple. Create a pen caddy with toilet paper rolls and an old shoe box! Or, use them to organize those pesky cords. ( this page isn't found but I think you get the idea )
Sisal Lamps: You can renew your old lamp with a touch of sisal in it. Chose which part of your lamp you will cover (you can do it with the bottom part or the upper one) and glue the sisal around it. This creative idea will give a new look to your room!