Add crown molding to top of inexpensive wall unit/bookcase to transform look. This wall unit is 3 old cheapo laminate book shelves, painted, thin paneling removed and bead board added to the back for support and crown molding added to the top.
Mikey’s Yarn Storage Tips. The link is no longer good, but I like the idea of storing the new and fullers skeins in the shelves. Then having the partial skeins (left overs) in the top baskets. But of course I would organize them by color.
Magazine holders on bookshelves as yarn storage == brilliant! You'd feel like you had your own yarn shop at home. Down side? The significant other who doesn't appreciate your zeal for all things knit/crochet would know how much yarn you have :-/ oh well!