Dulux’s 2017 palette: team your stone fireplace with denim blue


At Thornhill Galleries, we’re always excited to find out what Dulux’s Colour of the Year will be. For 2017, they’ve chosen a cool blue called “Denim Drift”. Despite its contemporary-sounding name, this is actually a very traditional shade which looks wonderful with an antique fireplace. Denim Drift, along with its “family colour palette” of other blue tones, […]

What can I put above my mantelpiece?


You have a beautiful antique fireplace, complete with fireplace accessories such as a grate, fender, and firetools. However, it still doesn’t feel quite complete – and most times, this is because the chimney breast or the wall space above the mantelpiece is empty. The fireplace is the room’s focal point, the heart of the home. […]

Interiors Trends and Antique Fireplaces

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Late last year when the interior predictions for 2015 came out, we couldn’t help but notice that many of the trends and colour themes mentioned were characteristic of the marbles and limestones used in our collection of antique fireplaces. With the biggest trend being eco friendly design we feel there is nothing more organic and […]