Use up vertical space: If you don't have much space to work with, concentrate on building up instead of building out. These floating shelves, for instance, are stylish and practical. What makes them e (Diy Storage Bedroom)
I love the color of the top and the bottom. I like the farm style with the x on the sides. I wouldn't necessarily need the shelves unless I decided to use the table somewhere other than behind my daybed.
Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway in your garden. Good use of "yard" trees and other wood that can't be milled; works much better in climates without termites. Good drainage under the log rounds will make the path last longer.