Replace your curtain rods with swing arm rods to open up the room and allow more light in. Windows appear to be bigger than they are, too. Love swing arm curtain rods, I have been on the hunt for old ones for a long time.
Kitchen Why don't more people do this? A short depth drawer for the top and regular depth for the bottom drawer. You can actually see what is under your sink. Kitchen design - this would be a great change for underneath my kitchen sink.