Great idea for hiding the TV could work in any decor Fireplace or not! A sliding wall above the fireplace (a ventless model from Hearth Cabinet) conceals the television. Hide the TV in a variation on this theme?
Hide & Seek TV Screen - Blue Egg Brown Nest has built a Hide & Seek TV Screen. Put the TV above the fireplace, but did not want to see it. She refinished individual frames, found vintage postcards and had husband fasten them together to create a screen t
Note to self: remember this as an idea for cat friendly living room. Add dark rustic floating shelves on the side and create one long platform across the top. Add invisible floating shelves on adjacent walls for more kitty mobility.