Decorating Your Outdoor Fireplace
An outdoor fireplace create an arresting visual setting to any home, increase a home’s resale value, and provide a stimulating area for entertaining friends and family members. Decorating an outdoor fireplace can be a daunting task. However, there are several decorating ideas for your outdoor fireplace. You can use some accessories for your outdoor fireplace. You can use hearth rugs, fireplace poker or fenders.Hearth rugs are specialized rugs which are put in front of the fireplace. Fireplace pokers are rigid rods used to adjust the fuel (coal or wood) which is burnt in the fireplace. It is made of metal, and has a point at one end to push the burning material. Fenders are a kind of a screen or metal frame placed in front of the fireplace to prevent the hot coals or wood pieces from falling out. Fenders are an important element of metal, iron as well as copper fireplace accessories.
Or you can decorate your outdoor fireplace with heavy metal firebacks. These are accessories which are used to capture and re-radiate heat for the protection of the area behind the fireplace. It could also serve ornamental purposes in a relatively plain fireplace. Chimney dampeners can also be a good accessories for your outdoor fireplace. These provide an instant solution to the ever-so-common chimney backdraft, with their lever for accurate draft control. Last but not least, you can decorate your outdoor fireplace with candelabra. It is a candle holder that is intricate and ornamental and fits into the fireplace.