Do you have a fireplace that never gets used? Is it ugly inside, chipping or smoke-stained and you can’t stand to look at it anymore? Stick a plant inside it.
Better yet, stick a lush plant like a Fern inside a rustic basket inside the fireplace. Or a succulent planted inside a cement statuary inside the opening. Why the hell not? Sound a bit crazy? Not so! It can instantly add a pop of lush green to the empty cavern and create a cozy, visual element. As long as it gets indirect light and is watered it will survive and thrive. Don’t knock it until you try it: