Comments (7)
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
balfour_girl
I had to laugh when I read idea #3... take the focus away from the fireplace.... isn't that why people HAVE a fireplace in their living room? For a focal point? hahahaha...
4 Likes    
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
buddy2005
Check out outdoor are
1 Like    
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Niamh Courtney
The fireplace doesn't have to be the focal point. The art work in this case is the centre of attention. Some people use a fireplace for heat......honest!!
1 Like    
Related Stories
Shop Houzz Trending Winter Rugs With Free Shipping
By Houzz
Layer warmth and style into your design with these popular picks
See Products
Shop Houzz Bestselling Bar Stools With Free Shipping
By Houzz
Seating that brings style to your bar or kitchen island
See Products
Shop Houzz Highest-Rated Oversized Area Rugs
By Houzz
Find rugs with top reviews to fill your larger spaces
See Products
Home Tech On Trend: Smart Solutions for Cords
Show those cables and wires who's boss with these clever solutions for the home office
Full Story
Bedrooms Master Bedrooms That Take Command
If your master bedroom is more like a second-class citizen, return it to its proper status with these tips from an interior design pro
Full Story
Living Rooms 8 Ideas for a Fresh Start in the Living Room
See how even small changes in a room can make a big difference
Full Story
Small Spaces Design Solutions for 11 Tricky Spaces
Creative furniture placement, smart storage and sleight of hand turn your home's problem areas into stylish places to enjoy
Full Story
Media Rooms How to Arrange Your Room for TV and People, Too
Get ideas for creating a great space for lounging, entertaining and enjoying the show
Full Story
Bedrooms 10 Polished Looks for a Bedroom Makeover
Pretty as a posy? Naturally rough? Whatever you're craving for a new year's bedroom refresh, these styling ideas can help you get there
Full Story
Living Rooms Ideas for Awkward Living Room Areas
This year, think beyond the couch to add interest and utility to the living room
Full Story