Our living room is really bland at the moment. We haven't done much more than paint, move in our old furniture, and swap out a light fixture. That doesn't mean I haven't thought about how it could be better:
The tricky thing for us right now is that we know that we want to build a 500+ sqft addition in the near future. It's tough deciding if we should save as much money as possible now or make the rooms that we have nice and build the addition as we reach our savings goals. For the living room, it would be really nice to do a built in so that we could take advantage of the extra storage now. Something like this would be perfect for that corner wall:
In us-actually-doing-stuff news, we finally replaced the light fixture from the living room.