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blue & white transferware
Mantel - white with light grey marble.
Of course, your fireplace doesn't have a raised hearth or go all the way up the wall like this one, but this is still a good look...paint bricks white and add a rustic, live-edge mantel.
Anatomy of a Decorated Mantel - how to stage a fireplace mantel | Teal and Lime via KirstenDuke.com
We love this original idea on fall decorating with a different palette of colors to work with.
Simple Fall Mantel - The Inspired Room Fall Decorating #FindingFallHomeTour