alcoves with floating shelves by Peter Murphy Carpentry, via Flickr

floating "built-in" shelves in alcoves to either side of fire place; lower cabinets with punch tin fronts to store stereo & speakers; upper cabinets for books & knick-knacks; largest spacing between shelves is

Purple living room with floral soft furnishings | Living room decorating |

Purple living room with floral soft furnishings

Traditional living room pictures and photos for your next decorating project. Find inspiration from of beautiful living room images

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Practical shelving makes the most of the alcove space in this living room, with a large space on the bottom shelf to store logs to fuel the traditional wood-burning stove. Light wooden flooring is teamed with a fresh white rug to match the sofa.