Making false chimney fire

False fire achieves a visual effect of flickering flames and colors like fire. It also functions as fire props and staging, and makes effective point focus on a fake fireplace. The advantages of the false fire include no real fire hazards, keep the chimney and clean and smoke-free air and coal, and the opportunity to add to the room a detailed three-dimensional and dynamic decorative. Adapts the fake fire your fireplace and make your own topic of conversation. Give your fireplace the atmosphere of a crackling fire with a few elements basic.


  1. Take the measurements of your fireplace. Plans to fire at least half the height of its opening, Stand at a distance and decide how wide and high false want to make your fire to make it look real. For example, if the distance between the floor of the fireplace and its ceiling is 30 inches, make a fire 15 inches tall. Make fire of at least half the width of the fireplace opening.
  2. Buy small logs or cut firewood length you decided in Step 1.
  3. A mirror fixed to the back wall of the fireplace, if desired. This will increase the lighting effect and the sense of movement of the fire.
  4. Draw flame shapes in cellophane with a marker. Make the shapes of different heights, with each color flame height range you selected in Step 1. Create different heights and shapes to achieve a realistic flame effect. Make that are wide at the base and pointed at the tip.
  5. Cut the cellophane around the shape of the flames.
  6. Stack the logs in the fireplace to give the appearance of real fire in proportion to the fake fireplace. Leave a space in the middle of the logs to place the fan.
  7. Place the fan on the floor of the fireplace, looking up. A small fan of computer designed or sold in electronics stores, or one small rechargeable battery are the best performing.
  8. Paste the basis of the call logs, alternating colors. Let the flames to dry for at least 20 minutes.
  9. Place a fake candle flickering in the middle of the logs and light it. Turn the fan.