Hi, I have a rock fireplace it goes up to 16 ft Ideas for decoration

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I don't know what to do with it. Idea's?
q hi i have a rock fireplace it goes up to 16 ft ideas for decoration
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  • Ken Ken on Jan 16, 2018
    I would love to have this in my home. Just enjoy it.
  • Linda Barrett Dirksen Linda Barrett Dirksen on Jan 16, 2018
    I saw on Pinterest someone lightly whitewashed it... I was shocked at first. It really came out great with a rustic mantle running the width of the fireplace. She simply added water to off-white latex and rolled it on. Bottom to top, cleaned first.
  • Janet Panos Janet Panos on Jan 16, 2018
    Hello Debbie - Here are some great ideas to decorate and even do a makeover on your stone fireplace. These ideas come from Pinterest. Just click on the link below to view. Hope something catches your eye. Good luck!


  • Emily Emily on Jan 16, 2018
    I think it looks nice IF you can see in the mirror.
    • Debbie Schlemmer Debbie Schlemmer on Jan 16, 2018
      That's just it you can't. It about 5'5" from floor to bottom of the mantel. I was just getting tired looking at the same decorations.
  • Becky Howell Becky Howell on Jan 16, 2018
    We had something similar in our last home. It was so big that it overtook the whole room. To me, it was an eyesore. I didn't know what to do with it. I had some contractors come and look at it and some said that they could tear it down and build something else, others said that they could build something on top of it. ( it would stick out from the wall more) It was much too hard to paint it as it was stone, not brick. Good luck!
  • Linda Barrett Dirksen Linda Barrett Dirksen on Jan 16, 2018
    Yours is beautiful, maybe just a cool fireplace screen
  • Melanie Czoka Melanie Czoka on Jan 16, 2018
    Tall photo frames, tall vases, and symmetry. I love that fireplace!
  • Susan K Mullins Susan K Mullins on Jan 17, 2018
    Your fireplace is lovely. Maybe you can try using more decorative pieces and some color. How about some tall candlesticks with colored pillar candles, drop your mirror down on the mantle and add a pop of color hanging on your mirror. Maybe add a brightly colored standing initial on your hearthstone to pull the height together. I attached a pic of mine, it is only about 12 ft, but I love it. I clean the stone and change it up when warm weather approaches. As you can see, we use ours for heat. I would love to help you decorate your fireplace area. Hope this helps.
  • Furniture Flip Girl Furniture Flip Girl on Jan 17, 2018
    A large painting that takes up a larger space than the current mirror, or a mirror that is more of a visual focus may be a good start if putting a tv up there is not an option!
  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Jan 18, 2018
    A beautiful stone fireplace! You could actually put reclaimed wood from the top down to the mantel horizontally, or vertically, then use a railroad tie as your mantel. I would somehow try to frame the fireplace opening to make it look
    a little bigger, perhaps with some type of metal. Maybe hang a round mirror close down to the mantel and decorate it with some nice candlesticks in glass globes on each side of the mirror on the mantel.
  • Barb Barb on Jan 19, 2018
    I love the fireplace and your right you need x-large decorative scale mirror with multi size candle sticks for the size of your fireplac, the brick is lovely and no need to change that but I would paint the shelf mantle only in black satin. The bottom add lanterns. Check kirklands and download there spin to win app for cash off your purchase, hobby lobby and home goods are another place for great ideas and budget friendly decor.