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Vase Collection - great visual texture and interest.
Do fireplace facing with wood, then mantle above.
High mantle with lighting...could be done without going around the room
Could do larger heaby wood mantle only( Lori Hart)
surround of fireplace, could place detailed mantle above for more traditional look
Could do this with wider surround
mantel for lori Hart