You've probably seen the Lack side tables at IKEA . and then there's the Parsons cube side table from West Elm. Well you can easily put two Lack side tables together for the look of a Parsons table at a much lower cost and with more color choices!
Think outside the box when constructing an Ikea Expedit bookshelf to construct your own custom shelves like this one from Ikea Hackers made from 3 separate Expedit units. real-simple-finds-smart-organizing-ideas Heck, I'd be happy with just one Expedit!