The latest addition to my rooms came with the release of the "Ecotron", a place in the catalog that turns masses of old furniture into special new furniture!
10 Furni = 20 Game Tickets.
20 Furni = Palm chair.
30 Furni = Water Garden.
50 Furni = Polar Sofa.
Also, had to spend ages getting all stages of pet food, since part eaten food cannot be traded, so had to wait for pets to eat it. Yawn.