Fill the Fireplace box

A fireplace can be a wonderful source of heat and a place to stimulate the imagination

We have a fascination for fire.  Gazing into flames is so romantic.  It feels so wonderful to have a sofa facing the fireplace.

Yet so many times the fireplace is not used because its in an awkward spot, or the owners dont like fires or the fireplace doesnt work.

What do you do when you have a space to fill?

What can we fill our fireplace box with?  Think of it as an art box.  A space to create.  Turn it into an altar, or a light source.

A mound of herbs or flowers, or vegetables

A holder of special art,  Or cover it up completely

How about wood as a statement?

or with plants, art , mirrors, color or  even create an art piece of of it.

Three ways to decorate fireplace boxes with instructions, paint, wallpaper like below, or mirrors,

Or how about using it as a place to store things, like books. For more fireplace box ideas

There are so many ways to create a space that reflects a little bit of you, or to cover the space so it disappears or becomes a fun storage space

What are you doing in your fireplace?  comment below and let me know.      And if you would like your home to reflect and charm you every day, call me Jennifer Duchene 650.644.8592

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