Lighted Beer Keg Table might be a nice way of bringing some ambient lighting in. Save your leftover keg, add some LED's or Christmas lights, have a piece of glass or clear plastic cut to fit over the hole.
Container House - Container home with upper deck. Itd be even nicer with grow/garden beds in the empty space around the deck. Who Else Wants Simple Step-By-Step Plans To Design And Build A Container Home From Scratch?