For even more storage, consider hanging shelves up high that run the length of the room. You won't loose any floor real estate at all, and you'll gain a lot of storage space. Design Dozen: 12 Clever Space-Saving Solutions for Small Bedrooms
Check out this transform a drab living room into a bright and fresh sanctuary, incorporating their mix of modern and vintage design. The difference is astounding, and truly brings this midcentury home to its fullest potential.
@ Poppytalk: Pretty DIY from Ideas Magazine: Fix tears in an old quilt or duvet cover using pretty remnants like denim and floral fabric and stitch using various styles like long or short, crosses, etc. using embroidery thread.