Living room and fireplace

We are replacing the capet in our living room with hardwood. I think that will make the area feel bigger with the hardwood continuing from our kitchen.

As part of that we are also replacing the weird placed door at the right side with a Murphy door (it opens to a tiny room and it seems better to just hide it)

Now the design delimas:

1. Should we also update the fireplace? Does it look outdated? I feel the colors won't match the dark brown hardwood.

2. What color to pick for the murphy door? (it will look like a book shelf at the end of the day)

Note: I'm replacing the sofas in my living room (new ones tbd after project is done

) but keeping my coffee and side tables (photos included below)

Please chime in with ideas.. Thank you all in advance.

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