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.
We've admired tree-stump stools with painted tops before (see DIY: Garden Stools); we also like these side tables made from felled logs, with exteriors painted glossy white. Designer Marie-Laure Helmkampf came up with the idea for a project in Provence.
A simple white farmhouse living room is given character and depth with charming vintage pieces, including a wooden tub that has been turned into a coffee table. (via Decorating Ideas for Living Rooms – How to Decorate a Living Room - Country Living)