Papier peint et décor motifs naturels (arbres, plantes...) + fireplace and reading armchair :)
If he must have a wood-burner, here's a cool way to store the wood: fireplace niche
This doesn't look to difficult to build...love the idea of divided sections for easy access to different size logs. I would make it bigger & have it outside on my covered lanai though ...don't want possible bugs in the house.
3. Stove, flue, twinwall to ceiling http://www.woodburners.com/installations/no-chimney,-no-problem.html
Like the idea of this for log storage and plain fireplace
Chimney installations : Wood Burning Stoves + Modern Multifuel Stoves
Textural neutrals | Cosy living rooms | housetohome.co.uk
Scottish country manor living room. The grey sofa and plaid footstool are lifted by the intricate drawing on the hare cushion. Items by John Lewis.
Expedit / logs / storage / scandinavian fireplace
Escape to the Country home of Sarah Wilkie founder of Homebarn. Photographed by Michael Norman