What an awesome shoebox! Organize & Hide your shoes !
Decoupage jar lids with paper napkins and mod podge.
Instead of putting lights in the boxes, you could just intertwine them with an origami box garland. 46 Awesome String-Light DIYs For Any Occasion
46 Awesome String-Light DIYs For Any Occasion: Create colorful twine balls to encase the lights.
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Functional DIYs--The armoire with a hidden work station is awesome
Urban Outfitters - Assembly Home Gradient Curtain.I could do this with Ikea curtains and dye.