A serpentine bluestone path from the driveway and entering the rear yard and garden. Plantings with different heights, textures and colors create a wonderful experience and feel as you enter the property. (I like the straight pavers in a curvy path.
Cement floors, white brick, old windows, Clumsy mirrors behind lounge. I kind of like the idea of putting throws into a basket beside the lounge like that! Your house would have to be pretty neat so to avoid it looking like a laundry basket.