Q: I'm moving into a place that's perfect for my husband and I. Most of it is in great condition (hardwood floors, nicely painted walls), but there's this weird and very ugly "bar" room in the back that doesn't match at all with the rest of the place (or our style).
The problems with the room are the huge mix of different materials: dark brown slatted wood, white painted concrete, linoleum tile that reminds me of a classroom, yellowish carpet on a ramp into the room, and horrendous plastic tiles covering the ceiling. The landlord seems pretty open to us painting things. But I don't even know where to start. We are big beer and football fans, so I think we would definitely use this for its intended "bar" purpose, but I want it to look a little more modern. The photos show the entrance to the room, which is a carpeted ramp leading out of our kitchen with the brown slats on either side. The second photo shows the view of the room from the bottom of the ramp. The third photo is more zoomed in of the bar (I forgot to mention — the bar has a built in aquarium, currently with paper mache fish in it.). Help! I need ideas!
Sent by Sarah
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