Living Room, Wood Burning Fireplace, Standard Layout Fireplace, Chair, Rug Floor, Medium Hardwood Floor, and End Tables In Los Angeles, homeowner Bill Thompson warmed up his otherwise dark living room with a series of Douglas fir slats applied above the fireplace, as well as other wood accents throughout the room; the slats provide both texture and pattern to the fireplace, acting as a focal point and emphasizing the space's vertical height.  Photo 2 of 9 in You Won't Be Calling This House a "Man Cave"