Contemporary Country Country style leans casual but can be given a sophisticated vibe with a few contemporary elements. This stone fireplace is decidedly country, but the abstract artwork above the mantel lends a modern edge.
Industrial-style sconces give this mantel definition and a stylish source of light. A round mirror helps to break up all of the straight lines throughout the room. The rustic reclaimed-wood mantel is the perfect setting for a few selective accessories to add a decorative touch. When there isn't much space between the mantel and ceiling, focus on accessorizing with just a few smaller pieces, rather than layering on the baubles.
Idea for fireplace.As part of the renovation, the homeowners added a new fireplace to anchor the living room. The fireplace creates a warm and cozy atmosphere and gives the open floor plan some definition.
I always thought that dark colors were needed on the wall to balance out a flatscreen TV, but wall hangings that blend in with the wall fill up the space without distracting the eye from TV viewing. Pinned from: 9 Ways to Design Around a TV.