note the caption beneath picture = arrange seating around your fireplace so that everyone who sits in the room is able to enjoy it. Thing of the fireplace as another seat in the layout.
note a=caption beneath. Loving room layout is great for entertaining, as it cteates separate seating areas for mingling
how about those white cushions?
note caption beneath Instead of reclaiming milled wood, how about taking achunk right out of a tree & laying it onits side as a rustic mantle.
perhaps front yard?
read the caption about non symmetric = different on each side is better