Stash loose ends in these papier-mâché boxes camouflaged to look like vintage books ($95 for three at Alex & Lorenzo, 450 E. 78th St., nr. York Ave.; 212-288-1920).
More attractive storage, this time for iPods, PDAs, or any sort of cell phone (Sanctuary charger, $150 at Tekserve, 119 W. 23rd St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-929-3645).
Neighborhood cityscapes— in this case, Duane Street Park—refashioned into wallpaper ($100 a roll at Paul Kohn Design, 50 Hudson St., nr. Duane St.; 212-977-5050).