Whether you are looking to give your fireplace mantel a contemporary look or a dramatic look, there are no limits to fireplace decorating ideas. Here are some cues to get started.

  • Mirrors placed over the fireplace mantel reflect the warmth and glow to give the area a dramatic effect.
  • Place interesting collectibles and attractive artwork over the fireplace mantel to an element of interest.
  • Paint the blank wall over the fireplace mantel with a dark shade and stencil with attractive graphics.
  • Go for a mono-colored theme to add visual interest to the fireplace area.