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Ideas for Putting Candles in a Fireplace

Non-working fireplaces and mantels are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s no wonder why. Adding a mantel is a great way to add character and architectural flair to any room, and it can really help anchor a room. Fireplace mantels are also a lot of fun to decorate during the holidays (and to be honest, all year round!).

Many people place candles in a faux fireplace to recreate the feeling of a crackling fire. Do you think this idea is mediocre? We are here to help. Honestly, there are so many clever ways to arrange candles so that they make a beautiful statement regardless of whether they are lit or not. We’ve put together 24 of our favorite arrangements that show just how many techniques there are when it comes to placing candles in a fireplace. Have fun styling!