Great Accessories for a Contemporary Gas Fireplace
By Charles Dovbish
, last updated December 29, 2011
Many consumers buy contemporary gas fireplaces because of the different benefits they provide. Not only do they give you a nice source of heat, they can add to the ambiance of your living room. The problem with gas fireplaces is the fact that they do not offer the traditional styles of customary fireplaces. If you would like to get that old world feel from your gas fireplace, you can easily accessorize it to give you the traditional feel of a regular fireplace. Here are some accessories to consider when sprucing you your contemporary gas fireplace.
Medium Olde World Fireplace Screen With Doors
A fireplace screen is one of the best accessories you can buy for your gas fireplace. This will not only add to the décor of your room, it will give you a heat shield from any heat coming off of the fireplace if you’re just using it to set a mood in the room. This fireplace screen is made out of wrought iron so it will not rust and can last for a very long time. Place the screen in front of your gas fireplace and you will get a very colonial look. The Medium Olde World Fireplace Screen With Doors is about $134.
Fireplace Accessories 4 Tool Fireset
The 4 Tool Fireset is the perfect addition to your contemporary gas fireplace. Although you don’t really need these tools for cleaning out your fireplace, they will look great and add to the décor in your living room. The fireplace set comes with a broom, shovel, pick and tongs. This costs about $151.
Guardian Half Round Fiberglass Hearth Rug
The Guardian Half Round Fiberglass Hearth Rug is a great accessory to implement with your gas fireplace. This rug backs up to your fireplace’s hearth to give you a comfortable place to sit while your fire is going. This rug is made out of 100 percent fiberglass, which makes it durable and comfortable at the same time. The rug weighs 7 lbs and you can use water to clean it. This rug is 60” long and 32” wide. The Guardian Half Round Fiberglass Hearth Rug costs about $120.
Stocking holders are typically used during the holiday season to hold stockings over the fireplace. If you would like to add stocking holders to your fireplace, you can accessorize with some cheery holiday spirit. The Stocking Holder Set by WoodlandDirect are made out of solid nickel plated bras and weight about 5 lbs in total. These are guaranteed to keep your stockings in place during the holiday season. These stocking holders cost about $50.
Cone Starter Willow Basket
The Cone Starter Willow Basket is an accessory that can bring a colonial feel to your gas fireplace. The Cone Starter Willow Basket comes with 12 pinecones inside of a wicker basket. These pinecones are scented to give off a nice aroma to your living room. The basket is topped off with a red ribbon that has a bow at the top of it. The Cone Starter Willow Basket costs about $39.