How to add the 'wow' factor to your home 6: focus on the fireplace

A fireplace has long been the centre point of the living room in many people's houses. It is especially the case if you live in a Victorian house. Many of these homes still have the original fireplace and chimney intact. Most of them have now been filled in but you can still decorate these areas to give a classic look to your living room. Also there are a wide range of contemporary designs that can be customised to suit any fireplace.

There are many ways to decorate a fireplace and one is by using different types of material. Wholesale fabric is a great way to do this and you can decorate the walls that are around the fireplace giving it a fresh and new look. There are many different styles that you can choose from and by searching on the internet you will be sure to find one that suits your particular living area. Buying wholesale fabric will mean that not only will you be saving on the cost but also you may be getting something that isn't readily available in retail shops.

This means that you can have something that is exclusive and no one else has got in their home! If you are looking to add the 'wow' factor to your home then it is also a good idea focus on the fireplace and harmonise the room around it – more especially if you've an old fireplace with inset tiles down each side or on the hearth. This means that when it comes to decorating you can pick the main or accent colours and use them for your soft furnishings, rugs and ready made curtains.

If you've a contemporary or modern home your fireplace will still be the focal point in your living room, as such you should try and position your furniture so that the psychological warmth a fire (whether it's actually 'on' or not!) will bring a homely and welcoming feel to your home. Whatever your reason for decorating your home making sure that you take advantage of the assets your home has. It's a great way of sticking to any budget and as everyone knows it is easy to go over your intended budget. Search online to find the best deals interior design ideas for inspiration and sympathetic living room design styles to suit the period of your home.

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