Whether you have a traditional fireplace, log burner or just
a mantel and a gap; here are some tips for sprucing up your fireplaces ready
for the coming colder seasons.
A few decorative or display items around the fireplace are
often more effective than lots of them. Choosing few items carefully,
considering a mix of materials, colours and shapes/sizes is the best way to
achieve effortless decoration. If you are worried about colour, choose 3
complimenting colours from the surrounding room and use these as a guide for
items on your fireplace. Group items in 3s as a simple rule to ensure things
look beautiful, yet tidy!
#2 Mix and Match
Don’t be afraid to combine naturally sourced furnishings
such as our Natural Kubu Log Baskets with more sleek and modern décor items like
vases, pottery or light fixtures. Or perhaps your brand new marble or stone
mantel piece could be softened with one of our stunning natural Bamboo Log Baskets with wheels.
#3 Basket Family
Consider grouping different sizes (and even shapes!) of
baskets together for kindling, small and larger logs. Take a look at our log basket sets! It’s both a practical way to speed up your fire-building on those
cold evenings AND looks great if you have a larger space to fill next to your
If you use coal on your fires too, a coal bucket is a lovely traditional item to add to your fireplace arrangement.
#4 Fireless Fireplace
If your mantel/fireplace is non-functional or you have
little ones to keep safe, try using an assortment of electric candles at
different heights to achieve a more modern and safer glow this winter. Arrange
them in your fireplace at different levels to achieve a beautiful candle installation!
And don’t forget, a log basket of logs can be just for show!
It adds a beautiful traditional feel to a more modern fireplace design like
this… Stack round logs end-on for the best looking arrangement.