Turn the legs of your old jeans into fabric baskets. This tutorial gives measurements for making 3 different sizes of baskets. This is quite clever. They would look quite nice on a dresser for loose stuff.
I would love those scales! And I am really in love with the 'Fifi' pattern on the blue painted chair. This was my plan for dining room chairs but I ended up getting two of those lovely eames chairs and I've only room for one more chair.