From Sarah's House, Family Room episode. Use kitchen cabinets from Ikea to create a faux custom built in for storage-top with marble or granite for a customized look. This would be great for a media room or game room.
Green & Tan Living Room Tip ~ High-gloss paint enhances the light & adds subtle pizzazz. Don't forget your ceiling is a surface too. via | House Beautiful Magazine @ http://www.housebeautiful.com/decorating/home-makeovers/living-room-makeover-pictures-0211
"There's nothing worse than bright overhead lights that make you feel like you're onstage," says designer Barclay Butera. He recommends using dimmers and soft white bulbs in every room, including bathrooms. "Lighting shouldn't wash down on you: It's harsh and unflattering," he says. - HouseBeautiful.com