I consider myself pretty lucky that the last three places I have lived have had fireplaces. Maybe that’s why inspiring mantles and fireplaces are always catching my eye – because I’m always on the hunt for cool ways to dress them up and showcase them as the focal point that they are! Here in the northeast a fireplace is right up on there on the list of desirable features in a home. They add a great element of architectural detail to a space, but they’re also just so cozy! Whether operable or not, a fireplace instantly warms up a room. So with that in mind, here are 10 fireplaces to inspire your own home decor!
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