Love the bottom storage; no bar, just flat with hooks on both sides. dress up storage solution - tutorial with drawings and materials list - Optional top shelf. Could also do with board for hooks or knobs instead of rod.
Fourth of July Crafts for Kids: Flour Lawn Stars. Cut out star stencil, sprinkle grass with water (to make the flour stick) and then sprinkle with flour. This idea also works for Canada's July Birthday. Just substitute the star for a Maple Leaf.