Designing around wood. Do you? I have a lot of wood pieces in our home but it can sometimes be tricky to match it with a modern look. I recently purchased a cabinet that I loved in the store but when I brought it home I was unsure. I added a lamp to it, a plant and a candle, and it totally changed the look of it and now it's one of my favorite pieces in the living room.
Work with what you have. Add to it, take away from it and add things again!