What's a fireplace without a fire? Really cool actually. Here's proof.
Steal a trick from this sunny home and refresh dated brick with a coat of cream paint. Hello, instant mood booster.
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It's both storage and decor. Tall branches poking out of pitchers and a framed chalkboard message round out the mantel.
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Try switching out art if you're short on space. An fakes an extra window by establishing a bright focal point.
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Bright whites look at right home in this beach house. Subtle texture, like the tiled backsplash around the hearth and , keeps things interesting.
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A adds charm to this little library. With only a thin ledge to work with, line it with petite bottles.
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in different sizes, shapes and containers create a gentle flickering glow, or go the worry-free route by using instead.
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You deck out the mantel, so why not the hearth? Use an eclectic mix of vintage and new finds in various materials, like antique and an artsy stone bust.
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An empty hearth comes alive with an indoor garden. Arrange an array of mismatched pots, in many shapes and sizes, filled with hearty (and low-maintenance!) or ferns.
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If you don't have enough wall space to show off your , you'll love this trick: Lean framed art within the fireplace. Just make sure it's big enough so it doesn't disappear against the interior.
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With this design, a glass of vino is never out of reach.
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Everyone's all about styling their bookshelves these days, but this takes that idea to a whole new level.
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In lieu of a fire, set up a display of candles — it will add instant warmth to a room. (The will make it look like you have twice the amount of candles!)
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Assemble your favorite in a creative display.
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Kids will have fun with this mantle-turned-chalkboard. This roaring fire design is especially clever.
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This blogger took a Pinterest challenge to create the look of stacked logs. In reality, they are just , but if your fireplace is deep enough, you might be able to layer actual logs.
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Although it's a bit of an undertaking, the final result is well worth it.
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Less is more in some cases, and the simplicity of a singular sculpture inside a white fireplace makes this display ultra sophisticated.
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