Cosy snug; I like the wood burning stove inside the oversized fireplace, because a stove is easier to use and more practical and useful, but a hearth and mantel are more decorative...this has both. (Fire safety improved, too.)
A few of my favourite neutral paint colours | Natural Calico
Living room, Lavender Cottage. I like the idea of installing a wood burning stove in the hearth fireplace.