Our plan is to throw a hip shag rug in the middle of the floor, slipcover some benchy chairs and put in a Playstation for those moments when we're not screaming about Jesus. (just kidding).
I've never met her, but Melanie Royals' stencils and the way they're combined with faux finishes can be really cool. Now the industry is moving into Modellos, which are like stencils but they are one-time use adhesive-backed designs. One application to a ceiling, for example and then you can work away, coming in with colors, textures, more glazes, without having to move the stencil around, cleaning and taping and lining up and taping some more.
Here's one more stencil combination I like from the revamped Royal Design Studio website:
I can see some of thes floating around my daughter's rooms. Or, I may like this one better:
Just remember stencils always look better in combination with some kind of softening or aging faux glazes. That way, the design is there, but it's not screaming at you.