How to paint lamp shades: Versatex black screen printing paint, which Im learning is the best type of fabric paint around. I have actually just used latex paint on a textured old lamp shad to bring some life back to it :)
I have a few jewelry boxes that are the Indian inlay. Look just like this and its why I love them, maybe could try it on the coffee table.Stencil an intricate inlay design on your table tops with CEStencils' Indian Inlay pattern
I used to love sitting in the solarium playing cards. I think a sunroom/conservatory is a great place to relax. I think it would be awesome to have one that's so sunny I could grow plants there, like the greenhouse at the Chocolate Museum.