How to Arrange Furniture Around a Corner Fireplace

by Erika Hollinshead Ward

Tired of your corner fireplace bossing you around? Take charge in designing your space the way you want to live in it. For designer tips and tricks visit


  • 1 Helping Hand
  • 1 Group of Your Favorite Accessories
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Experiment with various floor plan options by sketching the room on paper or space planning software.

    Step 2

    Remove the television from the fireplace and place it on a console. Flip the sectional so the back faces the kitchen. Now the new plan allows the living room to function as a separate space.

    Step 3

    This is a view from the kitchen.

    Step 4

    Accent room with wall decor, new toss pillows, and accessories.

    Step 5

    Hang drapery to soften hard lines of the window. Enjoy your "new space." For more decorating advice visit