Use any glass jars (from store bought sauces, pickles, olive jars, jams, even baby food jars as long as it has a twist on lid) to store things under shelves or cupboard! From herbs & spices & sugar in the house to nails & bolts in the garage.
Do you have some old (fruit or milk) crates? Or you just need a practical (and low budget) storage (organizing) system? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate bookshelf! You can combine the crates in any shape that fits .