Wondering about perhaps thinking about chocolate walls for the snug - same richness as black but perhaps less harsh. It will ultimately depend on the kitchen design and colouring but worth perhaps banking as a thought.
Rustic and calming room with sunny sitting/reading window nook - what a simple way to store/stack firewood! Would be great in any cabin or cottage - curl up on a rainy day with a book and coffee. Love the map and globe accents