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What are some unique fireplace decorating ideas?

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Interior decor such as contemporary, eclectic, rustic, traditional and modern styles make a fireplace look unique. Other styles such as Victorian, shabby-chic, tropical and industrial add elegance to the fireplace. Decorating a fireplace with colors such as white, beige, gray, red and cream add luster to the fireplace.

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For a traditional look, add a contrasting mantel with corbels and a stone wall to the fireplace. Paint the surrounding walls in white or cream for a warm and cozy look. For a contemporary style, install a wood fireplace, surround it with a cream or beige mantel and decorate the mantel with gold or metallic accessories such as vases, clocks and art pieces.

Decorate a wooden mantel with candles and hang a huge mirror above the fireplace for a tropical look. Pair it with terracotta floor for an authentic beach-style decor. Use a dual-sided fireplace for a visually appealing effect. Place the fireplace on an exterior wall to create a beautiful focal point for a family room as well as a covered patio. Pair that with beige walls and upholstery in bold colors for a modern decor.

For a Victorian look, install an oversized fieldstone fireplace with oak floors, oak mantel and fir ceiling beams. Decorate the room with an antique chandelier and antique furniture for a grand and gorgeous decor.

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