As for the mood-boards, below is what I came up with. I went with a retro feel--with vague references to the 70s. I'm trying to get myself thinking about pieces I can pair with my new big purchase that I mentioned yesterday (which I will reveal when it comes in the mail!).
A note about mood-boards first: With sites like Polyvore and Pinterest, and programs like Photoshop, it's so easy to construct a digital collage in fifteen minutes or less. However, I still prefer to do them the old-fashioned way--with scissors, glue, catalogs, magazines, newspapers, books, and the like. Here's what I came up with and scanned in: