Note to self: remember this as an idea for cat friendly living room. Add dark rustic floating shelves on the side and create one long platform across the top. Add invisible floating shelves on adjacent walls for more kitty mobility.
The Polished Pebble: Collecting--Firkins. What is a Firkin? Well, think of it as the tupperware of the late Families would store flour and grains in these. Often they are signed in pencil on the lids as to whom they once belonged to.
95 Ways to Hide or Decorate Around the TV, Electronics, and Cords (Remodelaholic)