How to Mantelscape Like a Pro!

Say hello to our new favourite buzzword, mantelscaping, aka the art of styling your favourite home accessories on your mantelpiece. The mantelpiece has never quite been in the spotlight quite as much as now. From the gorgeous, and often elaborate mantelscapes filling our Instagram feeds, to the most beautiful accessories and trinkets from our favouriteContinue reading “How to Mantelscape Like a Pro!”

What Should I Hang Over my Fireplace?

When it comes to decorating, one of the most important decisions you will make is what to hang above your fireplace. There are so many options it can be difficult to chose just one! Fireplaces are often the focal points of the rooms they reside in and this includes the space above them. It’s importantContinue reading “What Should I Hang Over my Fireplace?”

5 Top Tips For Hanging Mirrors Above Fireplaces

For many homeowners, the fireplace is often one of the epicentres of the home where they spend a lot of time. The idea of hanging a mirror above it is to enhance the positive features. We’ve put together 5 top tips to help you choose and hang your mirror (s) in the most effective wayContinue reading “5 Top Tips For Hanging Mirrors Above Fireplaces”

Mirrors Over Mantels

Mirrors have a long and interesting history that stretches across the world and dates back centuries. And despite their transition from a rare object only owned by the very wealthy to a common household possession, the mirror is still a highly popular item of home decor. But why do we hand them over fireplaces? IsContinue reading “Mirrors Over Mantels”

Mother’s Day Mantel Décor Ideas

Mother’s Day is fast approaching (THIS SUNDAY) and here at Living Fires, we want to salute the mothers of the world this month. Since we like to celebrate every holiday by redecorating our mantelpiece, this month our thoughts are with everyone who mothers and making the mantel a celebration about them. Mother’s Day is suchContinue reading “Mother’s Day Mantel Décor Ideas”