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I need help with the space next to my fireplace.  It is suppose to be a nook for an armoire to put your TV in, but we have our TV above the fireplace.  I need something to set my dvd player, etc on so it has to be somewhat functional but decorative.

Hi Kim,

I think an armoire or some type of bookcase would still be an attractive option. It will look great in the space AND an armoire is so versatile!  It provides a multitude of storage solutions.  You can use it to store the components out of the way and also for movies, music etc.  If you have kids it's great for toys and games, also extra pillows and throws for watching TV.  
If you get tired of it in the family room, you can move it to a kitchen or dining room for added storage for dishes, or even as a pantry.  In a bedroom, it can serve as a closet or hold the TV and extra clothing and bedding, and as a linen closet in or outside of a bath. As you can tell, I'm basically sold on the concept of an armoire.  I don't think you'll be sorry.

Kim Boyer
of Kimberly Boyer Interiors

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I am a Certified Interior Designer, Redesign and Home Staging Professional as well as a Certified Color expert. Therefore I am can assist with questions regarding space planning and furniture arrangement, color selection, art and accessory placement. I am also able to answer questions regarding the selection and sourcing of furniture and flooring materials as well as custom window treatments.


I started in the industry as a design consultant in the custom window treatment and home furnishings industry. I have gone on to establish my own full service interior decorating business, Kimberly Boyer Interiors, with specialities in redesign, home staging and color consultations. I was also a featured designer on MyHome2.0 a Verizon Fios sponsered Home Technology Makeover Show.

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