via Metropolitan Home
So, this inspired me to sniff out some fireplaces that I was certain I liked!
I think this is so pretty and sweet. It's a similar idea to that above - but instead of painting the chimney breast it's been wallpapered.
image and instructions at Ideal Home
I thought this was a sweet idea - with the photos, and as you can see it also works in many architectural situations.
via House to Home
All four of these images make me gush - and a great way to use a fireplace that is non-working or out of season.
via Abbey Goes Design Scouting
via Fireplace Decorating
I think the magic of the image above is that the painting above the fireplace is almost the same size and proportion as the fireplace opening. The stark white walls also make a striking contrast.
via Apartment Therapy
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