Built-ins for office. Built ins define an entry via BHG. DIY Built-in IKEA Bookshelves: "Built-in bookcases not only add a ton of character and storage, but they really can make a small house feel so much bigger!
The color would brighten up a room.---washed wooden floor for kitchen, Maybe just do instead of actual hardwood flooring and use Minwax Gray to give the washed look. I wonder how it would match to living room floors?