If it says something about you & holds its own as an item of interest & character – feature it as a center piece, give it pride of place, & then build around it. Arranging Your Furniture. Arranging your furniture in a room to make the room do what you want is key to maximizing the livability & ambience of your room.
Sometimes you need a little motivation.
Or, if you feel drawn to start with another room, perhaps your sun room or child’s room, then follow your instincts & preference. It’s important that you don’t feel overwhelmed. Start small if you feel more comfortable. Feeling overwhelmed will most likely block you & you won’t move forward.