Decorating & Furniture/Sofa Positioning


Hi, I have a problem with positioning my sofa in the living room. I have a corner fireplace.  I am planning on putting my TV on the wall on top of the fireplace to save space in my small living room.  The problem is that since it is a coner fireplace, the fireplace faces the room on a diagonal angle.  If I position my sofa across from the fireplace, it would make my sofa diagonal to the room as well. Are there other options?  Thanks a million!!

Hi Angela, Seen as I don't have a photo of your room, It's hard for me to come up with many other options.  If the sofa looks akward on the diagonnal than the only other thing you can do is place the tv on another wall.  If you use a smaller tv stand, and paint it the same colour as the wall it will be less visual clutter and won't make the room look smaller.
I also offer an 'Ask the Decorator' service on my website. I would be happy to be of further assistance to you if needed.
Thank you, for your time.

Shamim Razvi
The Eighth Haven

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I can answer anything in general about decorating, i.e. Space planning,colour co-ordinating, furniture placement, choosing the most suitable accessories,fabrics,lighting, window, wall and floor treatments. I cannot answer questions about structural or architectural changes.


I have been decorating for the past five years and running my own decorating business: The Eighth Haven,, for over a year.

I am a graduate of QC Design School, in the field of Professional Design and Decorating as a certified Interior Decorator and Professional Colour Consultant.

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