Home Improvement: Selecting the Best Fireplace Accessories

Post On: September 24, 2011

Fireplace accessories area is one of the most functional parts of your house. It has been a good place for spending quality time with your family. Fireplace is used to warm the cold condition. Decorating this area is a little bit difficult. Here you will get a list of the fireplace accessories. Although there are many kinds of fireplace, you do not need to worry since these fireplace accessories can be applied for all of fireplaces design such as large hearth fireplace, bulky mantel fireplace of ceiling stone fireplace. Let’s take a look at the accessories!

mirror as fireplace accesories

mirror as fireplace accessories

The most popular fireplace accessories are the photos, painting and artwork. You may locate all of these fireplace accessories above the fireplace’s wall. You need to frame it in the same style. Such accessories can create a focus in this area.  You may also locate a large framed photo of your family leaning against the mantel of the wall. When the visitors come in this room, they will be attracted by this framed photo. If you have so many photos to display, you can group them by putting all of the photos on the wall in good arrangement. You just need to match the frame in similar colors and styles even though the size of the frames is different.

TV as fireplace accessories

TV as fireplace accessories

A flat television is also good for fireplace accessories. It is usually is put both on the living room and family room. You may install this TV in the fireplace area since you can watch your favorite show without feeling cold. You may put it above the fireplace and attach to the wall. If the wall is full with your photos, you may locate the TV on the cabinet placed above the mantel. Watching cartoon, video, TV show, latest news, gossip, movie and music will be fun here. A mirror can be good fireplace accessories too. It can deliver a bright effect for your fireplace area as it can reflect the light from one side to the others. A mirror is not only functioned as the decoration to increase the appeal of a room, but it may also produce an illusion of large space.

photo as fireplace accessories

photo as fireplace accessories

If your fireplace area is small, you can install more than one mirror and see that you can perceive your room in larger quality than before. As one of the fireplace accessories, a mirror is found in many size, shape, pattern, and color. You need to choose based on the style of your room. For the installation, you may locate it above the mantel or against the wall. If you determine to install one mirror, you can place it in the center area. If you have two mirrors, you may locate them on each side of the fireplace wall. In the middle of the mirrors, you may place a large photo or an artistic painting. On the mantel, you may add a vase of fresh flowers, tiny photo frames, and some other small decoration to make it look sweet and enticing. You may also add some candles as the finest fireplace accessories to get romantic atmosphere.