Use our top five tips to take your fireplace from dull to dramatic
Use wow factor wallpaper
A sophisticated chinoiserie paper in each alcove looks divine and draws the eye to the fireplace.
Hang a picture gallery
One lone print above the mantel can look lost, so hang four family photos around it to create an eye-catching display.
Go for year-round blooms
A row of artificial peonies in simple glass vases pick out the pinks in the wallpaper and add year-round colour to the mantelpiece.
Create a fireplace display
If it’s not a working fire, stand stunning tall vases in front and add artificial flowers for an all-year-round summery feel.
Opt for a floral rug
Choose a pretty rug with flowery motif to complement the scheme and highlight the fireplace.
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