So Smart = Crown Molding Shoe Shelves - perfect space saver storage. base pine base molding and crown molding + white spray paint. Wood glue crown on to base molding, nail to hold in place while drying, spray paint, install w/ 2 screws onto wall studs.
Stretch a rubber band over your gallon of paint to swipe the extra paint off of your brush. (If I manage to do this without spilling the entire gallon of paint getting the rubberband on, it's truly a genius idea.