Fireplace ideas

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Do not know the name of this style to google it for ideas.....mason suggested half brick facia we do not like the idea of the "weighty" look. The gas fireplace gets HOT, we installed the ceiling fan to disburse heat. No mantel will work because it would have to be SO HIGH up that it looks hideous! No art work would survive the heat. Do not want book shelves on sides, we do not like clutter. Ideas? Suggestions? This is our family room.
fireplace decor ideas for fall, fireplaces mantels, Showing high and how it ties into the walls
Showing high and how it ties into the walls
fireplace decor ideas for fall, fireplaces mantels, Hight ceiling fan
Hight ceiling fan
fireplace decor ideas for fall, fireplaces mantels, Some detail on how it rests on floor
Some detail on how it rests on floor
fireplace decor ideas for fall, fireplaces mantels, Overview
Overview
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  • Regina Regina on Nov 23, 2014
    Hi: I think this is beautiful but here's what I would do..first, get rid of the eagle and the wreath. Then, I would either put a nice painting there or a large mirror or maybe a bunch of small mirrors. If you put up a bunch of small mirrors, you could hang them with burlap bows or any color such as bright red to bring out the earthy colors in your room.
  • Susan Cryor Susan Cryor on Nov 23, 2014
    Thanks, thought about mirrors, I am going blind and love the additional light they supply!
  • Susan Cryor Susan Cryor on Nov 23, 2014
    Regina, LOVE your black lab?
    • Regina Regina on Nov 23, 2014
      @Susan Cryor Hi: He's a rescue dog. He's supposed to be a mix between a black lab and a herding dog. He is truly unbelievable..never leaves my side..literally. At times,it can be annoying to be followed everywhere one goes but he is my best friend in the whole wide world. He's always happy..what a gift.Regina PS His name is Sumner
  • Susan Cryor Susan Cryor on Nov 23, 2014
    Seriously LOVD YOUR BLACK LAB!
  • Susan Cryor Susan Cryor on Nov 23, 2014
    Sumer is wonderful. Son n daughter law rescued a Penny, love of my life
  • Leigh Rowan Leigh Rowan on Nov 24, 2014
    Paint it the same color as the wall, paint the brick if you want. I would add a natural looking mantel like a log or barn beam. The mantel would deflect the heat for the addition of art. Also do you have a built-in blower?
  • Susan Cryor Susan Cryor on Nov 24, 2014
    Leigh, this is a Jotul gas fireplace, they do not have blowers. Tried fans behind it, did not help, hence the ceiling fan addition. Thanks?
  • Susan Cryor Susan Cryor on Nov 24, 2014
    Leigh sorry I meant thanks! Wrong key sorry
  • Jaclynn Jaclynn on Nov 24, 2014
    Go rustic and add weathered barn boards either standard planks or go modern and do a design with them.