12 fireplace back panel ideas that will instantly elevate your home's focal point

traditional living room with open fire
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If you are on the hunt for some beautiful and original fireplace back panel ideas to top off your interior scheme in style then you have come to exactly the right place. 

Your choice of fireplace ideas can transform a room into a space that feels instantly warm and homey and bursting with character, but to work well, each and every section that makes up the design as a whole needs to be given some careful thought. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.