How to Decorate Your Fireplace
Your fireplace doesn't have to be purely functional. Learn Kelly Edwards' trade secret for making this important focal point in your home a decorator's dream.
Step 1: Black Out
Don’t just dress up your mantle—also focus on the inside of your fireplace. Start by cleaning it out and painting the inside black with heat resistant paint.
Stack logs of firewood inside the fireplace for an expected, classic look.
Step 3: Mirror, Mirror, On the Ground
Place a large rectangular mirror in front of the fireplace for an unexpected, fabulous look.
Step 4: Indoor Garden
Arrange an assortment of potted plants (either live or fake), driftwood, candles or glass bottles in the fireplace to really make it a focal point.
Items You'll Need
- black heat-resistant paint
- roller paint pan and brush
- large rectangular mirror
- potted plants