Create your own dip dyed shoes. You don't have to particularly use yellow dip-dye. I've tried this myself, and I dip-dyed my shoes blue and green instead. It really works! Make sure you have white shoes only, or else it won't work.
** Not unlike the DIY table you pinned today DIY Dining room table with boards each = total) from Lowes This is the coolest website! If you like Pottery Barn but can't spend the money, this website will give you tons of inspiration.
skip the towel rod. It's always hard to decorate around the towel rod. Plus, this fits a LOT more towels. I completely agree about skipping the towel rod.unless it's a heated towel rod in Michigan in winter :)