Are you looking forward to using your indoor fireplace as winter heads your way? They are more than decorative mantels, family portraits and having a place to hang your stockings. Fireplaces are obviously one of the resources we use to heat our homes and in order to do so they have to be prepared and…

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Should You Use Reclaimed Wood? Who’s hotter than Joanna Gaines? She and her husband, Chip, renovate homes in Waco, Texas and entertain viewers with their witty banter on HGTV’s Fixer Upper. There’s a reason that Joanna uses reclaimed wood in almost every house she refurbishes. It warms a room with soft variegated grays and browns…

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Fun and Fabulous Fall Mantel Decorations Seasonal decorating is one of the easiest and most fun ways to give your home a little lift throughout the year. And if you have a fireplace mantel, you’ve got the perfect spot – there are so many fabulous ways to decorate your mantel for fall, from understated elegance…

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There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting around a cozy outdoor fire on a chilly evening. If this is something you enjoy doing on a regular basis, you may be torn between building an outdoor fireplace or installing a fire pit. Both have unique advantages and disadvantages, so it is important you weigh both of them…

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Fireplaces are one of the top three amenities that prospective home buyers like in a home. Whether they’re used for heating or simply to create a cozy ambiance, just their presence can add value to a home. Fireplaces are the focal point of many rooms they grace and mantels are their crowning glory, so you…

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Use These Fine Fireplace Accessories Winter cold provides the ideal time to stay inside and snuggle up with someone special. Whether you share your fireplace with one Valentine, a large family or friends, your fireplace can warm your hearts and bodies. Make sure to keep your fire stoked to keep you and your dear ones…

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Christmas tree and fireplace, Forshaw Saint Louis, Forshaw STL, Wood Burning Fireplace, Electric Fireplace, Fireplace Inserts

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” Dean Martin With Thanksgiving having already come and gone with its own version of holiday cheer, we all know that Christmas is just around the corner. As…

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The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s time to whip out those decorations. Nothing says “holly jolly Christmas” quite like the perfect fireplace setting for family and friends to gather around during the winter season. Don’t let Santa come down a chimney to a drab, plain fireplace and ruin everyone’s holiday cheer. Why…

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The joy of the holiday season will overcome your home soon. Are you ready? You have the perfect centerpiece and tableware. You’ve got the entertainment for each holiday gathering planned and your favorite holiday classics queued up on the sound system. You catch yourself humming Christmas carols at odd times. What are those words Nat King…

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Decorating for the holidays can be a fun and exciting time for the whole family. Even if decking the halls with the traditional boughs of holly isn’t really your style, there are dozens of ways to prepare your home for the holidays and encourage everyone to get into the holiday spirit. Homemade holiday decor can…

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