As the cold weather sets in, people would start to spend more times indoors, enjoying the multiple comforts their homes have to offer. Spending evenings and weekends sitting by the roaring fire in the fireplace becomes part of a routine while having a cup of hot cocoa or coffee. For that reason, as soon as winter arrives the first room to suffer a makeover is whichever holds the fireplace, we get our best-looking mantels, figurines, and any other ornament deemed worthy to be placed on top of the fireplace.
After a while, coming out with ideas about how to decorate your fireplace becomes a bit of a daunting task, people soon run out of ideas and turn to magazines or the internet to find the best decoration ideas out there, luckily for you, you have come to the right place, below we are going to list out some of the top ideas we have come across that will give your fireplace a little bit of a facelift, so, pay close attention, and you will surely find an idea that suits your style.
If your style can be described as “industrial” and you tend to bring home items you often “found” in garage sales, then, you may want to consider adding a piece of industrial salvage to hang above your fireplace.
It doesn’t get any classier than this, placing a trophy head ornament above the fireplace, think of it as a more rustic alternative to mirrors or art. Now, I know what you are thinking, but not, we don’t want you to hurt any animals, there are some pretty amazing wood carve, animal-friendly trophy heads you can find in antique shops. The best part is, you don’t have to go living in a cabin or a ranch to put it on display. This is a rather chic and cool addition to your fireplace room.
If you are not a big fan of flamboyance, then, adding a big mirror to your fireplace is the way to go for you. However, if you are going to give this idea a chance, pick a statement mirror to make a more meaningful impact. If the room where the fireplace is has a traditional interior design, then opt for a rococo plaster or a baroque Italian gilt, if on the other hand, the room has a modern interior design approach then go for a large sunburst design that it’ll catch the eye of everyone visiting you.
There is no finer choice to hang above your fireplace than framed art, but, if you to give that classic idea a modern vibe, go ahead and try leaning the artwork instead of hanging them. A good idea will be to pick frames in different shapes and sizes to give it a more eclectic and laid-back look.
These are some of the most unique and stylish ideas you can implement to give your fireplace a brand new look.