Monthly Archives: November 2013

Ways to Spruce Up Fireplace for Christmas

Beautiful fireplace decorated for Christmas

Use these 6 ideas to spruce up the fireplace for Christmas and your holiday guests: 1.   Clean out the ashes. A fireplace full of ashes (like an ashtray full of ashes) looks unkempt.  You can either scoop ashes with

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Decorate White Christmas Fireplace Mantels

Glow of snow fireplace mantel

Snow is capable of turning the most ordinary of settings into a magical wonderland, including your holiday fireplace mantel. Take a look at the elegant white Christmas mantel above (photograph by Sussie Bell.) A Sophisticated White Christmas Mantel The look

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Handmade Charm Christmas Fireplace Mantels

Handmade Christmas Fireplace Decorations

Do you knit? Do you sprinkle glitter on anything that isn’t breathing? Is your glue gun always loaded and ready? If you answered yes to any of these questions then a hand-crafted Christmas fireplace mantel is perfect for you. You

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How to Start a Fire in a Fireplace

You don’t have to be an Eagle Scout to start a fire in your fireplace. You just have to use a tried and trusted method. How to Start a Fire – Step by Step Make sure the damper is open. It may

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