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windows on the side
good shelves by stove
good setup for the stove and pantry
Paint color, ceilings!
Windows by fireplace
Paint color and beams
Same slanted chimney and good idea for shelves
Slanted ceiling with moulding
Beam an arch
Arch and beam
Good color scheme
Darker matte finish would look better
Maybe put a bamboo like mat in between the beams and paint it white
Same set up as the family room