DIY Fireplace Decoration Ideas

Looking to decorate your fireplace? What mantel is right for your space? How do you make sure your decor is fireproof and safe to use? Find the answers to these questions and more here. We have step by step DIY video tutorials to help you create the beautiful fireplace decor to complete your space. Let's get started!

How to Decorate Your Fireplace

Start with paint

Choose a paint color that is most suited to your room’s decor. Two colors will add depth to your fireplace decor.

Display a basket of pine cones

Choose a beautiful and decorative basket. Fill it with pine cones or pretty wooden pieces. Place it on the floor near the fireplace.

Add a bowl of nuts

Display a decorative wooden bowl, an iconic nutcracker, and a few nuts that are still in their shells.

Create comfortable seating

Add an armchair or a rocking chair, and a soft rug. A firescreen will keep the sparks from damaging the rug and the furniture.

Place logs near the fire

Add logs for a beautiful visual effect. Having logs handy is also practical.

Top Projects for Decorating Fireplaces

Here are our top DIY fireplace decoration projects. Look around.

Popular Slideshows for Decorating Fireplaces

Sizzling slideshows to get you started decorating your fireplace.

Fireplace Decorating Videos

Watch video tutorials on how to best decorate your fireplace for a hot new look.

DIY Moss Letter for Spring

This whole thing started with a trip to Magnolia Market in Waco. You know...Chip and Joanna Gaines' store. It is heaven! I quickly went home and wrote a post on Magnolia Market: Is it worth the drive? That you'll have to read for all the details. Next, I went to work on my Spring mantel, full of inspiration. It was time to I wanted a moss covered initial, but didn't want to pay a ton and I wanted it just the right size! picky me!

DIY Turn Glass Into Mirror

Imagine if you could turn plain glass into a shiny mirror finish? Well you can, and it’s so easy. In literally minutes I transformed an old glass bowl into a pretty mirror bowl. Let me show you how.

DIY Photo Board Book With Mod Podge

On my blog, I've shared how to transfer a photo onto wood using mod podge. This craft got me thinking about other applications for this technique. And since we had another special event to make a present for recently, I set out to create my own board book.I had two copies of this 6″ by 6″ board book, “Sleep.”

New Decorating Fireplaces Projects

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