Decorating Dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions, so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence.. Dear How to Decorate, We have just bought a fairly new house and are in the process of getting furniture. We love this house but are perplexed by the fact that there is no cable access over the fireplace!
20 Outdoor Structures That Bring the Indoors Out. Be your own decorator. In just a few hours, turn a cluttered, style-less mantel or bookshelf into your living room's showstopping focal point. Decorating a fireplace mantel can be challenging, but if executed properly, can make for a beautiful focal point in a room. Get nine inspiring mantel decorating ideas from spring to winter.
Create Different Heights. Just like when you're decorating any other surface, you don't want everything to be at the exact same height. This is where boxes and books come into play. Add a few hardcover books to the surface and place a box on top. Or add a tall vase to one side of the mantel to bring some height onto the end of the fireplace mantel.
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Decorate fireplace in the living creatively. The depth of the chimney will determine how much space you have in your unused fireplace if you want to use it as a storage space. If you install it in open shelves, it will also provide the perfect storage. Seasonal decorations, family photos, small sentimental objects - all find their place here.
To decorate the inside of a fireplace, make sure it's clean, and free of ashes and soot when it's not in use. Then, try tucking large vases filled with flowers or some candles inside the fireplace. Alternatively, to decorate the hearth, stack some logs or pine cones in a decorative metal basket or large wicker container.