The roof decoration is a nice idea, but I'm not sure I like that thing. Sorry, but I must admit it doesn't really look like a phoenix to me. You could perhaps try something simpler/ smaller?
As to the furnishings on the second floor - the small table is a simple yet nice solution, it works just fine for me. However, due to the angles at which those pics were taken, I can't really make out what that red thing behind the eavesdropping soldier is. Looks like a sofa, but I'm not really sure...
I noticed the new exterior shot - I strongly suggest moving those inverted slope bricks one brick up, so that they come just below the roof, like trusses. The way they're placed right now simply doesn't make sense.
And if this is going to be your final version, I strongly suggest retaking some of those pics. As I'd mentioned, the angle makes it impossible to actually see what the red thing on the second floor is, so you could include a pic without the soldier there, if you really want to show the details you've included. Do make sure though that your first pic depicts your MOC in its entirety, from the top of the roof deco element to the bottom of the base; and take it at the angle at which your previous improvements were shown - with the soldier on the second floor looking at the camera. To me, that really was the
best angle for this MOC. Oh, and you should also consider making sure those candles are aligned - you could bend them all slightly or have them all stand horizontally, but the way just one of them is bent inward right now just does not look nice...
P.S.: Yay, knighthood finally gained!!! Poll posting, here I come!!!
Edited by TheOtters, 20 October 2009 - 10:18 PM.