In this Toronto living room, a couple of elements are at play. A slim fireplace allows a large TV to sit above it without too much neck strain by viewers watching from the sofas or chairs. Also, a dark (possibly marble) surround keeps the TV
Embrace the power of whitewashing. Speaking of white, using a watered-down white paint on wood elements in your home creates a warm, Shabby Chic look that always feels cozy.