This genius idea just seems too simple. Create a pen caddy with toilet paper rolls and an old shoe box! Or, use them to organize those pesky cords. ( this page isn't found but I think you get the idea )
DIY typographic string art from Man Made DIY. I did a simple version of this many, many years ago. This is really neat. Someone did one not long ago on the Nate Berkus show that was also a work of art. Name art?