I think we need new lampshades (the light from the sconces is not the best), but what kind of shades? I'd prefer some where the light shines through the shade (as opposed to an opaque shade where light just comes from underneath). Is a throw a good idea? I put a red scarf on the one arm to get an idea of how it would look. We'd rather not paint the wall as the paint is new. I know the end table is cluttery, but we live here and that end of the couch is study space. Anyhow, suggestions are welcome. Sent by MCross Editor: Leave your suggestions for MCross in the comments — thanks! • Got a question? Send us yours with pic attachments here (those with pics get answered first).