A plain wall can be boring! You can add life to it by choosing to install shelves, which you can do on your own. This is not only make the wall look livelier, but will also provide you with additional storage space.
Find time to visit the garage and take a look at the stuff you've got. With a bit of playfulness, you will surely be able to discover how you can turn what seemed to be trash into an instant shelving. You can attach old crates on the wall, as well as old wood panels. You can even use a nice rope to keep the panels together and make a hanging shelf.