Paint the walls either white or, perhaps, a light green to soften the granite countertops. I'd also recommend a similar treatment for the cabinets - yes, they may be original to the house but the color is too dark for what you're aiming for and contributes as much as to the dungeonesque feel, if not more so, as/than the walls.
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|2/27/13 10:04 AM|
I'll add my nickel's worth and recommend strongly moving the bed to the bathroom wall. To that I add the suggestion that you choose fabrics and paint that will tie all your furniture together. As for the kitchen/dining area, it may be worth taking the chairs and table out of it altogether, and instead incorporating your futon as part of an entertaining/dining area with the chairs and your table (depending on their relative heights, some raising or shortening may be needed. Your bed can then join in as needs may require.
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|2/25/13 2:14 PM|