One of the most practical and classic features in a living room of yours is one fireplace on either flank of bookshelves. These bookshelves can provide ample of storage and space for decorative items along with creating one loveable focal point of your den or living room. Whether you build bookshelves around fireplace, use built-ins already there at your home or adapt purchased shelves, you should decorate fireplace with your bookshelves in one style just appropriate for space available.
Make use of good quality plywood for constructing your shelves and backing them by plywood. You can use some trims or crown moldings for creating one neat and unified look. Consider using closed cabinets as bottom of bookshelves for closed storage. Accent lighting for creating an ambience is a good option. For adding texture to this room, place one carpet in front of your bookshelf having stripes on it. Select one dark brown leather sofa set to match with your living room’s bookshelves. A stainless steel outline of fireplace will give it a very contemporary look.