Fireplaces are a fabulous focus for a room & an attractive architectural feature – They add a cozy homey touch with warmth & personality to your room & your home. So if you have a fabulous grand fireplace, make it the focus & anchor of your room around which you arrange other things.
Home Improvement S03E06 Crazy For You.
Go & hunt around for colors & fabrics that you love & get some off-cuts or swatches of the fabric – bring it home & see how well they sit in your room & achieve your overall vision for your home.
Go & visit home decorating stores - even if you can't afford to shop at the best stores, go there to see what it's all about. Don't slavishly follow everything, but develop your sense of what looks good.