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!
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