Once upon a time there was a magical little elf who turned this:
Into this while I was on vacation!
Yay!! The most important function of this room is the neighborhood watch command station. Freckles would sit on the back of the leather chair and look out the window to keep an eye on miscreants like the mailman. Look at the top picture and see how the chair is molded into the shape of her body. The new design had to take that into consideration so the couch is under the windows so she has even more watching space.