In the past, the hearth or fireplace was an essential part of country living. Most people cooked in their fireplaces and used them as an essential source of heat. Even though fireplaces are common features in many modern homes, they aren’t essential to our everyday lives. Consequently, they are often neglected.
If you have a home with a fireplace and you only decorate it around Christmastime, you are missing out on a great opportunity, especially if the rest of your home is decorated in a farmhouse style. If your home is already decorated in a farmhouse style and you don’t have a well-styled mantel or you are thinking about decorating your home in farmhouse style and need a few ideas for your mantel.