I like the idea of framing the TV with wood planks. I think I might just put some planks directly on the wall and center the TV on it instead of doing floor to ceiling. NOW it just needs hanging accent lights mounted to the ceiling above the tv and DONE!
78 Layouts for Hanging Photographs and Artworks on Empty Walls Like a Pro.all these empty walls. [Saw this on property brothers: have kids paint picture, crop to square and frame amongst other artwork]