Nightstand idea 3 Ways to Style and Use Ikea's Kallax (Expedit) Shelf
this would actually be a really fun idea to bring light into the space. a ladder could go against the wall where the metal desk is now with string lights. it would be nice to see walking into the room from the hallway
for your screened porch
Coffee bean make up brush holder - it also doubles as a coffee bean room air freshener. I nice little wake me up! You could also use things like dried beans, marbles, rice, or mini crystals.