This also works in gardening. If you want more life to the area add a garden plant and once its elder second spring it. Kitchen / Mad Scientist areas all work the same, you wouldn't set a table down with nothing on top of it. You would need to add layers to give it that lived in feeling. Below are a few areas I have given a few areas I have done using this technique. Hope you enjoyed this segment. Until next time , happy house decorating.