Fire is a weapon that induced fear and agony to enemies like wild animals in the past. Fire is also our friend as it can provide warmth in the cold and heat necessary to cook our food. Such a dear friend is welcome into a house by having its own “fire place” which is usually placed in the living room to bring warm intimacy for us with friends and family all together. This fire place remains enchanting even after it is extinguished from the brilliant fires.
The magnificence of a fire place made of it a pleasant focal point for a living room. That is why a formal living room arrangement would have the fire place with two sofas opposite to each other and perpendicular to the fire place. Fire places are not restricted to old-fashioned living room designs as they prove enchanting from very antique to revolutionary modern living room designs. The best resultant fire place should at least follow the design of the living room so it doesn’t feel odd to be placed there.
Selecting the living room fireplace design could start in an empty living room or a pre-furnished living room. In case of the empty living room, the fire place design would be from lots of options as long as the fireplace design would go well with the home’s design. For pre-furnished living rooms, the fireplace design will be more constricted in options. There is no need to worry about the color of the living room fireplace as it can be easily changed using little paint. The main concern about the fireplace design should be intensified on the shape, height and width of the fireplace.
If you have enough funds to get a custom made living room fireplace design, then feel free to mix and match different fireplace designs elements in one fireplace. Off course you have to take into account that the fireplace elements should not clash to produce a hideous creature. You might find your aspired fireplace design but you can’t afford it. Here, you can get a fireplace custom made out of cheaper materials like faux marble, granite and pine instead of oak.
One of the most impressive living room fireplace design complement would be placing lounge chairs near the fireplace. In fact, anything you want its beauty to radiate you can place it near the fireplace. However, care must be taken not to put anything flammable near the fireplace and keep a cautious eye when the fireplace is on in case children were around. Mesmerizing ideas about living room fireplace designs are shown in the following pictures.now