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15 Beautiful Fireplace Decor Ideas

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A fireplace is something that many people love to have in their home. Especially if you live in a place that experiences cold weather during the winter months. However, the sole purpose of a fireplace isn’t just to keep you warm – it can also be used to add a little style to your home. This is where fireplace decor comes into the picture. With the right decor, your fireplace can not only be fully functional, but it can also stand out and be a part of the room that you can be proud of. After all, you probably won’t be using your fireplace much during the spring and summer months, but that doesn’t mean the space should be neglected. With all of the fireplace decor options out there, there are plenty of ways to get your fireplace looking good. Take a look at 15 beautiful fireplace decor ideas.

beautiful fireplace mantel with decorations

Simplicity is key. Although fireplace decor can be great, it can also have its downsides. You definitely don’t want to over do it.

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mantel with green decor

Your fireplace mantel is a great place to put dishes, jars, or anything else you might want to put on display.

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beautiful stone fireplace

Another great thing about fireplace decor is that it can be seasonal. For example, you may want to change the look of your fireplace as the seasons change.

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living room with white couch

Placing things on the mantel isn’t the only way to decorate your fireplace. You may also want to decorate the wall behind your fireplace with things like photos and mirrors.

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colorful fireplace mantel decor

Looking to add pops of color to your space? Fireplace decor can be the perfect way to do just that.

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fireplace with mantel full of decorations

Fireplace decor is also a good opportunity for a DIY project. If you’ve got an old window or something that you’d like to utilize, it might look great with your fireplace.

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beautiful spring time fire place design

While simplicity is usually the way to go, sometimes it’s not a bad idea to add a few more items to your display.

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fireplace with wooden mantel

If your fireplace has a relatively simple design, you might want to add some decor to help spruce it up a little bit.

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mantel decor with chalk board

Got something you’d like to put on display? Or a few words of encouragement to share? A small chalkboard could make the perfect fireplace decor.

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fireplace with decor on mantel and floor

If you don’t plan on using your fireplace very often, you may even want to decorate the inside.

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beautiful colorful fireplace mantel decor

The fireplace is also a great location to show off your favorite piece of art or a beautiful family portrait.

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fireplace with giraffe decor

This fireplace is another great example of how the inside of the fireplace can be utilized as another area to put things on display.

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beautiful simple white mantel decor

Aside from showing your reflection, a mirror is also a great way to make a space look bigger and a nice framed mirror is a great accessory.

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beautiful fireplace with simple decor

Although these chairs aren’t actually a part of the fireplace, they can still be considered fireplace decor.

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beautiful white brick fireplace

As you think of the perfect fireplace decor ideas for your home, keep in mind that creativity goes a long way.

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program. Her writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.