We love our home but like most buyers, we desired the beauty and benefits of a fireplace that this house did not have. In 2019 I decided to build a faux mantle so that I had somewhere to hang stockings during the holidays. It was adorable but 2 years later I was ready for the real deal so I set out to upgrade to something more permanent. As much as I love DIY I think a chimney was a bit outside my skillset so I decided on a DIY electric fireplace.
Electric fireplace inserts are a great option to add a fireplace to any home. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and prices, making it an achievable solution for the average homeowner and DIYer. All you have to do is build a surround! Keep reading to see how I added a DIY fireplace to my home and scroll down for more photos!