My older two boys share a room and sleep in bunk beds. Since we moved them to bunk beds it's been great as it has opened up a ton of space in their room for quiet time away from the chaos of the rest of the house. I love bunk beds.
Outdoor lighting idea from Martha Stewart -gather clear apothecary bottles and fill them with lamp oil and wicks. Arrange the bottles under a large glass hurricane jar for protection and place on a sturdy glass cake stand.
French living: Jacqueline Morabito's home in pictures
breakroom: soft color palette with natural earth tones to provide a seamless transition for the indoor-outdoor spaces. industrial lights suspended above an oak trestle farm table. The dining chairs are by Walter Gropius, retrieved from a school library.