Currently false fireplaces in the interior are popular not only in private houses or country cottages, but also in apartments. After all, the fire in the hearth has always been considered a symbol of family well-being. But not everyone can have a fireplace with a fireplace and a chimney, especially in a city apartment.
Therefore instead of a real fireplace, those who wish can successfully use his imitation a false fireplace. Such fireplaces can serve to heat a room or simply perform a decorative function. Depending on the location of the fireplace can be wall-mounted, angled or suspended. It can be installed in the living room or bedroom, in the office and even in the kitchen. They come in three types: a reliable imitation of the proportions and materials of the fireplace, a conditional and symbolic imitation of the fireplace.
A reliable imitation of the fireplace is made of plasterboard, plastered or wallpapered with wallpaper and decorative portal. As a furnace in it can serve as an electric fireplace. It reliably simulates a burning hearth. The furnace has a depth of up to 40 cm. The false fireplace is decorated with logs of firewood, the bottom of the furnace is spread with pebbles and stones. Bio fireplace is another reliable imitation of a fireplace using bio fuel (bio ethanol).
Conditional simulation of the fireplace is a niche in the wall of the room, decorated in the form of a portal. The depth of the niche firebox no more than 20cm. For the decor of the flue hole, use candles, candelabras or fill it with firewood. To make the furnace look visually deeper, it is necessary to cover the side and back walls with a mirror tile.
The symbolic imitation of the fireplace is created from different materials. For example, it can be laid out of boards of different types of trees fastened together and candles, candelabra, flowers should be used for decorating a false-fireplace. You can make a picture on the wall of the fireplace with the firewood burning in it.
Decorating your house for the holiday before decorating the fireplace, determine which color dominates the room and choose the accessories for the fireplace that are in harmony with this color. In the New Year decorations for the fireplace can be selected colors of lime, sea or green – the color of the New Year tree. Decorate the false fireplace can be a decorative vase with a bouquet of pine branches or lay branches on the mantelpiece and hang shiny toys on them.
For the festive decor of the false fireplace you can use a wreath of pine needles, an angel figure, soft toys, and a candelabrum with lighted candles. The effect will improve if the candles are reflected in the mirror hanging over the fireplace. Burning candles can be replaced with colorful garlands of light bulbs.
The false fireplace in the house is an integral part of the interior, so its design should be organic in combination with the decor of the room. Modern, elegant and safe fireplace can be bought in the store, made by hand or ordered from the designer. It will create a cozy atmosphere in your house and a pleasant atmosphere for recreation.
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