For a day full of all the best foods, it’s only fitting that you and your family should have the best place to lounge after the biggest meal of the whole year. Before you crowd around the television to watch the football games, take a break and relax around your fireplace mantel with a few technology-free activities.
As soon as Santa Claus rides through the streets of New York in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, your children will be itching to start working on some holiday crafts to adorn your holiday fireplace mantel. There are a number of different holiday crafts to choose from, and we’ve selected some of our top favorites for you.
While the rest of the country can barely fathom the idea of being outside in the frigid weather, those in the southern parts of the United States are enjoying cooler, milder weather. And that mild weather is perfect for outdoor patio heaters. Outdoor patio heaters can keep your outdoor entertainment going well into the evening with enough heat to keep everyone comfortable outdoors.
As 2013 winds down, exciting new trends have begun to emerge in fireplace mantel decorating. While the 2012 season showcased designs made to impress with intricate details, the 2013 season focused on bringing it back to the basics — and it doesn’t look like the trend will disappear in 2014.
You’ve got the candy, you’ve decorated the front porch, and you’re decked out in the best Halloween costume you could find, but after surveying the room you realize you’re fireplace mantel is the only item in your home not decorated. With no time to run to the store, you need to make sure your fireplace would make even Frankenstein smile.
For homeowners looking to have a more cost-effective and visually pleasing fireplace, artificial fireplace log sets are a creative and effective solution. Unlike wood-burning fireplaces, an artificial log set does not require constant attention or replacements while still maintaining a beautiful flame effect that family and friends can enjoy. Log sets are available in gas, electric and gel.
A full fireplace mantel can be a beautiful addition to any home. As the weather gets cooler and the nights get longer, a mantel can be a great place for a family to come together at the end of a long day, unwind and spend some time together. When the Thanksgiving holidays roll around, a fireplace mantel can also be a wonderful place to come together and drowsily share some favorite family stories. This year make your fireplace mantel ready for the influx of family fun with a few helpful decorating tips.
Creating an elegant living space can be done with a several different decorative pieces, but a wood fireplace mantel can create an iconic and lasting image for your home. The Prestige Collection offers five detailed and unique wood fireplace mantels. Each fireplace mantel in the collection can be customized with your choice of one of the four wood types and an equally stunning paint or stain finish.
It’s finally October: the month of pumpkins, apple spice, cool nights, and bright reds and oranges. It’s also the month when most homeowners start to consider purchasing and installing a fireplace mantel into their home. But, before they can get started, the biggest question on everyone’s mind is: where should I put the mantel? Use these suggestions to find the best spot for yours.
A contemporary home decorating scheme focuses on straight lines, simplistic features and little details. In addition, modern homes focus on bold statement pieces and strong contrasting colors. A fireplace is the best statement piece for a modern home, but large ornamental fireplaces are often viewed as “too” traditional or bulky. To help you kick start your modern décor here’s a look at some contemporary mantels from Mantels Direct.