During the summer months you won’t need to light any fires so your fireplace can have a new lease of life and become a focal point of your room.

The fireplace is an essential part of your living area that becomes forgotten during the summer, but with a little time and attention it can make a huge difference to the way the room looks, and add much needed character.

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We offer you a wide range of ideas from simple fixes to elaborate designs that will help you transform your empty fireplace easily, quickly and without much hassle.

Let’s discuss some of the best ways to decorate your fireplace for the summer

Add swathes of exotic plants and let the vibrant greenery fill your empty fireplace, flowering plants will also create a wonderful effect. You choose whether to have one large and impressive specimen or a collection of smaller plants that can be arranged carefully.

Living room fireplace summer decor idea

If you are not feeling particularly artistic you can use a screen divider to cover an empty fireplace, they have a pretty motif on the front and can be any color you like.

For a simple solution a screen is the ideal way to decorate your fireplace for the summer.

Living room corner fireplace summer decor idea
Traditional fireplace summer decor idea
Living room fireplace summer decor idea

Get creative and stack logs, even painted ones for an unusual fireplace display, logs are a fairly common sight around the fire but with a coat of paint they will really stand out. Stack them in or around the fireplace for the best effect.

Or how about using matching vases with twigs or flowers in to make a pretty feature of your fireplace for the summer?

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With a shelf installed you could use your fireplace to store mason jars or even books, depending on the room it is in or the finished look you want to create.

Fireplace decoration with birch logs
Fireplace summer decoration with books
Living room fireplace summer decor idea

Other easy and quick ways to decorate a fireplace for the summer include positioning a beautiful statue inside the fireplace for a large and simple feature, installing a mirror which will bounce natural light around and make the whole room appear much larger plus adding depth or having a display of church candles that can be lit for a special occasion and will change the mood of a room.

Whatever you choose you should be able to create a fantastic focal point in your fireplace for summer that visitors will enjoy. Let your creative side loose and you will see just how easy it is to dress up an empty fireplace and impress your guests.

Decorate the fireplace for the summer with big candles
Decorating the firepcase for the summer using mirrior
Living room fireplace summer decor idea
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Published in: DecorationIdeas | Author: Lynn