Do you remember those old wooden bread boxes that your mom used to have? Definitely out of style the way they were used in the 70's or older. But how about shabby'n them up and using them for a different purpose. For instance, using one to hold you phone books & memo pads and setting you phone on top, or use it for storing just about anything you want to hide!
This one was kind of hard to get a good picture of but here is what I came up with:
Can't forget to add a cute "Simplify" tag: