Lighter walls- darker pieces like the couch and pops of yellow! I like this idea sherwin williams mindful gray + tall ceilings! I love this couch but I'm not a fan of the yellow accent pieces! I think it would look a lot better with cooler colors!
floating "built-in" shelves in alcoves to either side of fire place; lower cabinets with punch tin fronts to store stereo & speakers; upper cabinets for books & knick-knacks; largest spacing between shelves is