Boost home value-7 Project Six Update lighting. Few things date a home like those old brass light fixtures. Updating the lighting in your home can be done room by room, and should reflect the overall style of the home. Modern fixtures can be used to add a more contemporary feeling to a builder grade home, which makes it look more expensive. Industrial or farmhouse style lighting can add vintage charm. Try this DIY farmhouse bathroom vanity light
My family room has a bench similar to this..and I like the neutrals. I am not sure if I should put a couch in front of it or really dress it up like in this picture. Not sure how practical it is. Again - I like the beams.