How to Turn an Unused Fireplace Into Art

Domino Magazine's style team creates 3 decorative solutions for a nonworking fireplace.

Mirror

A reflective facade and shimmering objets form a stunning hearth of glass—a sophisticated twist on the standard mirror-above-mantel configuration.

How-to:

This is the most challenging and expensive option (but it's a focal point that makes a whole room feel decorated!). Make paper templates of the fireplace, then take them to a glass cutter for a precise fit. The mirrors can be secured to the surfaces with mirror adhesive. Consult a handyman if this is too DIY for you.

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