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My Biggest Design Dilemma Solved Itself!!

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My Biggest Design Dilemma Solved Itself!! My Biggest Design Dilemma Solved Itself!!

My Biggest Design Dilemma Solved Itself!!





 

For  those of you who have been following along with me on my blog you know I am a gal that likes order, neatness, symmetry, and an uncluttered atmosphere in my home.
When we chose the floor plan for our new home there was one element that gave me angst, and I mean big time angst. 
I won?t even admit to you how many hours I spent thinking about, planning, and sourcing ways to deal with this one problem.
THE PROBLEM CHILD! In my great room we have one wall that is the focal wall of the room. On this wall is a slight niche for the TV and a fireplace, side by side.

In my world the fireplace should be in the center of the room flanked by two bookcases, and one will hold the TV. 
Since I was not the architect on the job this is what we have to work with. You can see for a gal that loves symmetry this can be a big problem.
Well, this week we moved into our new home. I already had a nice console table that would work under the TV that I thought would look nice, and it does. 
I might want a larger piece down the road since we also plan on getting a larger TV, but luckily I don?t feel the need to make a change right out of the gate.

Once my hubby placed the TV on the console table I immediately noticed how it pulled the room together because it was black, and black & white are at the base of my home. 
It also balanced the fireplace opening. Now I don?t have a problem admitting when I am wrong and boy was I wrong about the TV wall.

The TV has been installed on the brackets on the wall and it works great there.
We are both very happy with the results and for the fact that we don?t have to address this wall immediately like I had originally thought. In fact I made my hubby promise me that would be the first project he would do for me right after we signed the papers.( I am a planner)
I do have plans for molding to make the entire wall look and feel like one large composition. 
It is going to take a lot of planning, measuring and blue tape to get it right, and when the time comes we will be up for the challenge.
LESSONS I LEARNED:
Sometimes, even in design things have a way of working themselves out so relax and don?t over think it until you see how it turns out.

Two black boxes side by side will add balance to a room, who knew"

The TV is my friend, not my enemy.

FUTURE PLANS:

The TV/Fireplace wall will have a paneled molding treatment on the entire wall, floor to ceiling.
Here are a few images that I have pinned for inspiration??.

This first image is the closest to what I have envisioned for my wall. On the left you will have  to visualize a console table with the TV on the wall and panels behind it. 
The over mantel treatment is almost exactly what I want except for how low the sconces are hung.
I see sconces hung this low all the time so I am sure there is a reason for it, however for me they just look too low. 
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