Fireplaces are great pieces of interior design and can mean an amazing feature in your living, dining or bedroom – especially if it’s not being used.
Try some of these trends to bring some life to your fireplace, especially if you have no intention of using it.
If you’re an avid collector of magazines, then you would be familiar with the stress of storing them – especially if they’re different sizes!
Simply pack them all away into a large drawer and move it into the fireplace. You can put some of your favourites at the top, and rotate them on the coffee table.
Grab a few of your favourite scented candles and use them in an old fireplace. This way, you won’t have any issues about the hot wax spilling everywhere, and they are really easy to clean up and start over.
Another great option if you’re a fan of the rustic look, and like a little DIY. Simply glue each round onto a board, and position it perfectly into the fireplace when you’re done!
Okay, this one might seem a little weird at first, but it’s perfect if you’re living in a small, terrace house without any extra room.
Lay down a faux fur shrug which is perfect for keeping your pet warm during winter!
Add in a few customised shelves into your non-functioning fireplace for extra storage, or simply to display your beloved trinkets.
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