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Old 01-19-2007, 10:24 AM   #1
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Alcove above fireplace, how to decorate?

We're in a new home that features an alcove above the fireplace for I assume a TV. But we don't use it for that. I need some decorating ideas for it. Right now we have a picture (really more of an iron decorative thing from Kirklands) hanging in there but I think we need something else to jazz it up. Any advice on places to look for ideas?

I don't have an actual picture of the alcove in our house, but here is a link to the builders website. Our house is the Preston II. If you click on the little interior photos there is one of our living room: http://www.standardpacifichomes.com/....aspx?NID=1153
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Old 01-19-2007, 10:41 AM   #2
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We have a large framed print hiding the outlets for the TV and large glass art pieces (Chihuly) on the flat part. Best place for them in the house. It's unlikley they could get bumped and broken there, and they can't fall off in an earthquake (we lost one in a earthquake in our old house).

Yes, almost all of these alcoves are wired for a TV but very few use it for that. So far I think I have seen one person using it out of at least 50 houses with the same feature.
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Old 01-19-2007, 06:50 PM   #3
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I like the pictures on the builder's website where they have it painted a darker color and then put a few display things there. You could find a print to hang in the back (filling up most of the back, maybe leaving 3" all around, pick out a color in the print to paint the alcove, get some fun candlesticks, a small statue or other piece of art and put a grouping to one side of the print.
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