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3 Ways To Use Vintage Fireplace Screens

Fireplace screens nowadays are used for safety and protection. That couldn’t be more important as we want to make sure our loved ones and pets are as safe as possible. In fact all Valor Gas Fireplaces have been factory equipped with protective screens since January, 2013, for more information please visit here. But what about vintage fireplace screens just waiting to be purchased at your local garage sale? They need love too right? Well, the good news is there is still use for them and they can be displayed in almost any room in the house.


DIY Headboard

It couldn’t be easier than 1, 2, 3 to design and hang your own DIY headboard using a fireplace screen. With a little sanding and paint before you know it, you’ll have a vintage inspired headboard and it won’t break the bank. Just make sure to secure the headboard directly to your wall to ensure safe mounting.


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Vanity Display

This might not be your first thought when it comes to fireplaces, but vintage screens can be turned into beautiful vanity displays. The small wire spaces are perfect for displaying jewellery and treasures. It also sets the perfect backdrop for getting ready, whether you are heading to work or out for a night on the town.  Add your favorite mirror to really complete the look.


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Faux Fireplace

If you find yourself with a space where a non working fireplace once was, why not create an illusion. Try adding a vintage fireplace screen to cover the space and create the idea of a faux fireplace. You can also place candles or lights within fireplace space to create extra light for the room. This can be a great modern touch for any room.

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The options are endless when it comes to using these beautiful, vintage fireplace screens. Use your creativity and your screen to create decor that is truly you!

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