A fireplace screen is a great idea to cover it up when it’s not in use and you want it to look pretty, or in case you want to cover a non-working fireplace. A fireplace screen can be made of different materials and you can give it a lot of cool looks depending on your interior style: metal, wood, glass, fabric and even wood slices! Some screens can be used even while the fireplace is working – if it’s made of metal, why not? Here are some cool DIYs to try, choose yours and go ahead!
If your interior is refined, a French-style fireplace screen is right what you need. The author of this tutorial took a salvaged mirror frame and turned it into a cool and sophisticated fireplace screen of sack. I love the way it turned out and how nicely it covers the opening to the fireplace, looks very chic!
Take a window sash and turn it into a cool fireplace screen! You can see it does have a mirror like quality as there is a subtle reflection that blocks from seeing inside the firebox. Use it only as a decorative screen to hide the dirty firebox when the fire is not in use – not as a protective screen when the fire is lit.
If you need a farmhouse item, here’s a shutter DIY fireplace screen! This project is really simple once you locate some doors and cut them in half. This screen would be able to fold totally flat for storage – what a great idea for any rustic or shabby chic interior!
This chic fireplace screen is right what you need for a modern interior – it combines stained wood and a laser cut screen. Using laser cut screens is a great idea but you can give it a cooler look spray painting it and adding stained wooden frame. Read how to do that and make such a cool screen!
Wondering how to make a barn door style fireplace screen? It will take some time but the result is extremely stylish and chic, so it’s definitely worth making. As this screen is fully made of metal, you’ll be able to use it even while the fireplace is working.
Repurpose a window pane into a fireplace screen! This gorgeous mosaic vintage window will give you’re a stunning fireplace screen with a refined feel. All you need to do is to add metal legs that it will keep it stable, and if you don’t like the frame, you can sand and repaint it, too. Enjoy the final result, which is adorable!
The goal here was to build a faux log stack facade that you can remove when you are ready to use the actual fireplace, and replace the next day once the fireplace was cool again. The screen would give the depth and perception of a bunch of stacked wood, but really it would be just a few inches thick and somewhat easy to pop in and out. What a cool idea!
This simple screen is made of paper snowflakes and is ideal for winter. Just cut out some snowflakes or ask your kids, and then hang them in the non-working fireplace, of course, it’s impossible to use it when the fireplace is on.
Not sure what to do with your fireplace when there’s no fire? Make this decorative screen covered in log slices. Make it with a magnetic backing so that it can easily be attached and removed without the need for tools.