A real fire calms and pacifies. Decorative fireplace is good for a city apartment, imitation - it's quite a popular design element. If the room is small, you can buy a small false fireplace, which often has several modes: heated and without. In the non-heated mode, the fire is created on special screens. It happens that to the effect of fire add the sound of crackling firewood and even smoke. Advantage - the ability to use it even in the summer. In addition to heating the room and creating comfort, there is another plus of the decorative fireplace - its mobility.
A gas fireplace decorated in the interior of the Art Nouveau style creates the impression of fire from wooden logs.
A fireplace in the bright, spacious living room is the decoration of your home.
The fireplace in the interior of the living room harmoniously fits into the laconic lines of the high-tech style.
In this article, read:
- 1 Choosing the right room
- 2 Types of artificial fireplaces
- 3 Design solutions for artificial fireplaces
- 4 Fireplaces in your home-cozy winter evenings. Video
- 5 Using fireplaces in the interior of the living room
Choosing the right room
If you want to add unusual interior, and the area of the room allows you to do this, it is possible to install a portal into which an electric fireplace is built. Accurate imitation of the fireplace creates coziness and a sense of a living fire when turned on. In some cases, the fire in the fireplace can be real when using biofuel or even a gas burner.
Autonomous portable fireplace in the classic style of valuable mahogany wood will successfully fit into a spacious bright living room.
Electric fireplace. I chose a place in the apartment and plugged it into the outlet.
The gas fireplace as a whole is an interior design of the house. Comfort and warmth.
An amazing combination of a snow-white fireplace, and a "pensive" matt ultramarine living room walls. The gas fireplace is built into the niche of the wall.
An excellent idea for the New Year and Christmas holidays is the appropriate decor of the fireplace. Garlands of candles, Christmas toys, boxes with gifts - all this will add coziness and sensation of the holiday in the house.
Before installing the fireplace in the apartment you need to solve the following questions:
- Price. Currently, you can find any models: it can be either an inexpensive electric simulation of the fireplace, or an expensive wall-mounted version. Models can be of all different sizes, styles.
- The size of the false fireplace according to the size of the room. The most advantageous place to install is the dimly lit part of the room.
- Imitation of fire. It can be complete, but it is possible to use candles and artificial fire sources.
- Mobility or stationarity of a decorative fireplace in the interior.
- Appointment. The fireplace can warm up the room or carry only an aesthetic function.
Types of artificial fireplaces
Imitation fireplace from plasterboard. In this case, an electric appliance is installed with an imitation of a living fire. Thanks to the properties of the material from which it is made, you can pick up a false fireplace to any interior, modify the model to your taste, choosing the color and depth of color. Decorative fireplace made of plasterboard can be decorated with various souvenirs, brought from trips, family albums, candlesticks and many other things.
A false fireplace without an electric appliance inside, consisting only of a ready-made portal, often has a polyurethane base, consists of a niche in which artificial wood, stones and other decorative elements are deposited. The advantage is the relative cheapness of the falsh-fireplace. Decoration and candles will help add liveliness and real fire. A false fireplace will help to give a feeling of warmth and unusual comfort in the room.
Electric fireplace. The facade portal is made of plasterboard and plastered.
Electric fireplace with a portal in a corner design.
Fireplace with false chimney. A combination of high-tech and soft country style.
A full gas fireplace as a house project. Decorative logs give the fireplace the authenticity of a living fire from firewood.
A false fireplace even in a city apartment can be installed from a natural stone. This version looks rich and original. It is possible to place gas burners in it or use biofuel. It can become an additional source of heat in the apartment during the cold season. Decor of the fireplace with a real stone looks impressive, although it requires more financial costs than models made of plasterboard, polyurethane or wood. The plasterboard fireplace has its advantages: easy to use and light weight.
A false fireplace made independently will significantly reduce your costs. Having certain skills and tools to create a model for an individual project, for the required size of the room, decorate with natural or artificial stone, paint, selecting a style in accordance with the interior of the room.
Advantages of decorative fireplaces in the apartment.
Simulation of the fireplace at a cost wins before the present. But much depends on the model. The surface is slightly heated, there is no danger of burns. This is a great advantage if there are children and pets at home. Reduced fire hazard, although burning candles is also better controlled. No need to clean the soot and ash, clean the chimney when it clogs. In addition, the problems with the chimney are dangerous by carbon monoxide poisoning. The decorative fireplace in the interior does not require a preliminary layout of the space in the room, as in the case with the present. It is mobile - it is possible to move from the living room to the bedroom and other premises, to transport it to the dacha.
The electric fireplace mode without heating will enable it to be switched on even in the summer. When used in the cold season, do not forget that, like any electric heater, the falsh-fireplace in the apartment dries air. It can be corrected by air humidifiers or by airing. Such a fireplace in the apartment can be used as a heater.
The false fireplace turns on quickly - with one touch. There is no need to kindle and maintain the level of coal, wood or other necessary fuel. You do not need to buy or stock up fuel, although the cost of electricity increases. In the apartment it is easy to install in any part of the rooms due to the lack of a chimney.
Design solutions for artificial fireplaces
Simulation of the fireplace - an advantageous solution in the interior decoration of a dwelling.
Decorative candles installed on the shelf of the portal perfectly complement the design of the room. Candlesticks for small round candles can be mounted directly into a wooden log, simulating the effect of burning wood. Large stones can be used both separately and together with other elements for decoration of the fireplace. If the room is decorated in a marine theme, the shells, pebbles, models of ships installed above the fireplace will perfectly fit into the interior.
The false portal of the fireplace from the massive, rough stones carries the hosts and guests of the house in the Middle Ages.
A variant of an electric fireplace with an inexpensive falsh portal from gypsum board.
On the photo there is a portal of masonry for the future electric fireplace.
Gas fireplace with a portal and a chimney from a natural stone.
Logs - another option, which you can decorate the falsh-fireplace in the apartment. You can add firewood to the backlight, which effectively emphasizes the texture of the tree and create a peaceful, cozy atmosphere in the evening.
Live flowers and dried flowers in large glass vases can be put on a shelf or nearby, alternate with baskets or decorative dishes. A mirror above the mantelpiece will visually increase the space of the room. Thanks to the simulation of the fireplace, the room looks much lighter and more spacious. The fireplace in the apartment creates an atmosphere of coziness and tranquility that is a profitable solution in interior decoration of a dwelling.