17 Faux Fireplace Design Ideas That Will Shine In Any Space

This post shows you the best faux fireplace design ideas to try today.

I recently visited my friends’ homes and realized that faux fireplace mantles were a trend in their units.

I decided to install a faux fireplace in my apartment, which got me thinking of the creative ideas I could incorporate to brighten up my space.

If you are like me and searching for ways to decorate your nonworking fireplace, you can get marble tiles and faux bricks.

I have rounded up 17 ideas to inspire you to revamp your mantle.

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17 Faux Fireplace Design Ideas That Will Shine In Any Space

Pine garlands for an elegant faux fireplace

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Pine garlands for an elegant faux fireplace
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Use a compact Pine garland plant with gold ribbons and twinkle lights to create an elegant and restful mantle.

Accessorize with gold candle holders and a sleek gold mirror.

Black Faux fireplace for the guest room

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Black Faux fireplace for the guest room
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You can decorate your faux fireplace with a black matte mantle and incorporate artful prints.

Add a black chair with a gold cushion under the mantle and accessorize with books.

Adorn the top of the mantle with a sizeable black art and a flower vase.

A faux holiday-themed mantle

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - A faux holiday-themed mantle
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During the festive season, you can insert an electric fireplace with a blue mantle and Christmas accessories.

To increase coziness, add an inclining leather chair on the side and a rug.

Christmas-themed faux fireplace

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Christmas-themed faux fireplace
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When it’s Christmas time, you can set up your mood with a white-painted faux marble and dark wood built-in fireplace.

Surround the mantle with Christmas green accessorized artificial plants.

Add pictures and art on the surrounding side shelves to make it shiny.

Cozy cottage décor faux fireplace

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You have a faux fireplace built into your wall and can decorate it with this brown-patterned wallpaper.

Make it pop by using pallet decorations, plants, and ancient artwork.

Faux chippy wooden mantel decor

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Faux chippy wooden mantel decor
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If your faux fireplace has no mantel, you can use this chippy wooden mantel shelf to charm your space.

The carved and distressed details make the wooden mantel look adorable.

Add colored mirrors and plants to break the all-white mantel.

Add vintage books

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Add vintage books
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You can transform your faux fireplace by incorporating shelves on each side of the mantel.

Place a gold-framed mirror above the mantel and neatly arrange vintage books, pottery barn, and plants like those in this mantel to make it shiny.

Try shabby chic rustic

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Try shabby chic rustic
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You can make your farmhouse shiny by decorating the faux fireplace with artwork and materials repurposed to bring out the shabby rustic look for your holiday season.

for a small Christmas tree on the mantle and a giant snow painting.

Use faux plant

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Use faux plant
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To enhance the look, you can decorate your mantel with a faux plant on the side, vases on top of the mantel, and pot candle holders.

Match a neutral color palette on the mantel with a decorative pillow to warm the room.

Brass accent faux fireplace

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Brass accent faux fireplace
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You can decorate your faux fireplace to make it sophisticated using brass accents on the mantel.

The sunburst mirror above the mantel adds elegance.

Battery powered candles

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Battery powered candles
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You can emulate a fireplace by adding battery-powered candles to the white mantel and painting the fireplace’s interior black to make it look real when you light the candles.

A faux wood-filled fireplace

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - A faux wood-filled fireplace
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To make your faux fireplace look wood-filled, fill it with wood disks instead of logs.

The wood will look natural from the lookout, but the disks are all faux.

Budget-friendly faux fireplace idea

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Budget-friendly faux fireplace idea
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If you are on a budget, you can change the mood of your unit by getting this faux mantle.

The candle holders are simple but give great energy to the space, as does the gratitude artwork above the mantle.

Mix vintage decor with cottage decor

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Mix vintage decor with cottage decor
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Decorate your faux fireplace with a spring mantel, using a color palette of pastel pink and mint green flowers and plants to combine vintage and cottage decor.

On the side, incorporate lanterns with candles to brighten and warm the space.

Teal and aqua blue combination

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Teal and aqua blue combination
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On top of the mantel, add a large round mirror and teal and aqua blue scented candles with a blue faux plant like in this faux fireplace.

Incorporate the blue candles below the mantel and a side rectangular basket of matching pillows to warm up the place at night.

Faux fireplace for a flipper house

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Faux fireplace for a flipper house
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You can make your fireplace shiny with the Halloween pumpkin décor on the sides.

Decorate the faux mantle with orange flowers to match the pumpkin and add a picture frame above it.

Faux fireplace to cover your chimney hole

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas - Faux fireplace to cover your chimney hole
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If you want to renovate your house that already has a chimney hole quickly and you do not need it for your holiday season, you can use faux pallet wood to cover the chimney hole of the fireplace.

Faux Fireplace Design Ideas That Will Shine in Any Space

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