The living room is the main spot in a home. It works as an entertaining area. It is also the best place for your guests to read your personalities. Therefore, when it comes to decorating your living room, it should be more than just thinking how to make it stylish. It should be entertaining, inviting, and comfortable. Commonly, there is a focal point to add warmth to living room, which is a fireplace. It depends on your living room, you can choose various arrangements to make your fireplace truly functional.
You can make something simple such as designing a brick fireplace. On the other hand, you can try something dramatic such as floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. It is all about the architectural presence you want to add to steal people’s attention. So, the function of the fireplace is as the focal point in your living room. After that, you can arrange your furniture near the fireplace. It is good to use largest seating furniture, such as the sofa and place it against the fireplace.
Also, you should place the smaller pieces such as love seats or armchairs perpendicular to the fireplace. It is also about your living room’s layout that may let you place both sofa and smaller pieces perpendicular to the fireplace on each side. This is good so it will give better traffic flow.
You can go with simple brick fireplace or a floor-to-ceiling stone design for a dramatic style, a fireplace has an architectural presence that demands attention. So, it looks a beautiful focal point. Start by arranging your furniture around the fireplace. Typically, you should place your largest seating piece, the sofa, opposite the fireplace and arrange smaller pieces like your love seat and armchairs perpendicular to it. Lastly, you can paint the wall of the fireplace with a different color to create an accent.
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