With the chilling winters setting in soon, you would desire to spend the cold evenings sitting by the fireplace, enjoying the warmth while being engrossed in a joyous conversation with your near and dear ones. If you have been deprived of the pleasure of having a fireplace at your home, fulfill your desire partially by creating a fake one using the thrown away cardboards, to enhance the décor of your house especially when the festive season is round the corner. These interesting DIYs and ideas would certainly be of great aid to you while you consider putting your creative skills into action to make a magnificent fireplace in your spacious living room.
Your children would be elated on seeing this beautiful fireplace as it would serve as an ideal place for them to hang their stockings and wait with baited breath for the special gifts brought in by Mr. Santa.
Santa Claus sitting right on top of the fireplace along with the tree on its side sets in the perfect Christmas mood.
You can cut out a big triangle to attach a chimney to your fireplace, just like the one shown in the picture below.
The Christmas garland with balls encircling the white fireplace adds to its elegance. You may fit in red lights for a stunning visual impact.
Be it a faux or a real fireplace you can always beautify it by decorating it with stockings, Christmas trees, balls, bells and hand painted images of a fire or snowman.
If you have an artistic talent to flaunt then, draw out some beautiful images on the fireplace to showcase your skill.
The candles inside the fireplace along with the red socks gives it a picturesque view.
The colorful bulbs intensifies the brightness, nearly matching up to the glow that could have been created had a real fire been lit.
While being engrossed in decorating your fireplace make sure you do not overload it.
If you have a fetish for DIY, then make Christmas trees out of other accessories like books or felt and decorate your mantle with it.
So here we are with a host of brilliant ideas to build this charming fireplace out of cardboards. If you have kids at home, then involve them in this amusing task as they would have a gala time in decorating the newly built fireplace as well as sharpening their creative talents.
Published on December 14th 2015 by Miranda Gibbs