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13 Ingenious Ways to Decorate an Unused Fire Place

Conserving the period features of a home contributes to the character and its overall value. It is so sad to see fire places and chimneys bricked up or obliterated, so why not utilise them or decorate them?

You could retain the essence of the fire place and its original purpose. Have a pile of logs.

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Add some fairy light to add some warmth to the room.

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Or fill the chimney with logs.

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White and cream coloured candles look amazing against the dark backdrop.

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Paint the fire place a bright colour; a fun drawn or painted fire would look great in the kids’ room or even in the office!

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Fill it with books.

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Or store your vinyls in it.

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If your child has a fire place and too many stuffed toys, how cool does this look!

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Or why not build a den?

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It also a great place to have a blackboard.

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Use it for storage.

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Shelves look great, too.


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Or display your succulents.

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Or give your furry family member a cosy bed.

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Which was your favourite? Let us know in the comments! 

Zoe Allison

Zoe Allison

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