Hello Hadley Court blog readers! Last week, I shared with you inspiration on creating a festive mantelscape to welcome fall guests in your home this Thanksgiving – and this week, the fireplace topic continues with beautiful fireplace screens. Although some hearths may be left open, adding a fireplace screen to a is an elegant way to not on add a decorative form to your fireplace hearth, but a functional one as well.
Fireplace screens can enhance the architectural and interior style of your home – be it traditional, contemporary, or modern. Fireplace screens can also be an element bridging together old and new styles, for example: a Mission style fireplace screen can blend harmoniously with a modern or transitional interior, or a screen with organic lines can help to the edge away from hard-lines.
Below are a few examples of firescreens timeless design application…
Luxury design by Platinum Series Homes – A Dallas Custom home builder.
Just in time for the holidays! This traditional home style setting is brought to life with with a citrus swag of garland, draped on an over-sized mantel and fireplace surround – The simple screen design recedes, allowing the fireplace place to be a festive focal point in this room designed by Toby Fairley, featured here.
If you have an older fireplace you would like to update, the website FireplaceScreens.com has an excellent source of before and after images, demonstrating the difference in not only the look, but the safety features and screen function as well. Visit their site at www.fireplacesafetyscreen.com/Before-After
For a unique fireplace screen, rich with history and elegance, look for an antique screen and if you are looking to enhance the fireplace of your home for the upcoming holidays, Horchow is an excellent source for beautiful decorative screens to fit most any home style…
Antique fireplace screen styles.
Contemporary, Transitional and Modern luxury fireplace screens are available at www.horchow.com/fireplace+screens
The scroll detail of this beautiful screen from Horchow, called the Patrice Medallion Fireplace Screen, is a beautiful statement piece.
With the arctic chill welcoming winter this year, I’m sure many eyes will be focused on the timeless fireplace as a source of warmth. But for some in the deep south, the fireplace may just be a part of the architectural character of your home, and you may seek something more decorative. A South Carolina couple may have just the inspiration for you!
Just how gorgeous is this fresh palm fireplace fan? Especially complimenting the elegant evergreens and magnolia leaf garland, paired with the homeowners blue & white porcelain collection… Stunning! You can learn how to create this Christmas charm for your home by visiting SouthernLiving.com
I hope you’re inspired by these beautiful fireplaces – staying cozy warm and safe by the fire…
Leslie Hendrix Wood
Founder, Editor In Chief
Gracious Living. Timeless Design. Family Traditions.
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