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Fireplace Alternatives

Put those rotting fire logs outside and bring some life back to your dormant fireplace. A collection of green plants in terracotta pots makes a beautiful summertime display. Just make sure that the fireplace receives a little bit of sun.

For more fireplace alternatives, check out Real Simple 








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