My current DOpus config:
Actually looks purplish...
I use an approach similar to Playful, with a much reorganized menu and operations toolbar. I also have several custom toolbars that either appear tied to certain folders or as needed via toggle buttons. It works!
For those curious, the top bar above the DOpus window is a customized Rainmeter configuration, while the bar below the DOpus window is Rainlendar2. I use DesktopCoral to permanently reserve screen space for both.