Diy fake fireplace is a great thing especially for urban residents, for whom the fire is seemingly impossible dream. To diy fake fireplace effectis easy.
To diy fake fireplace cardboard:
- You will need a big box of large household appliances, you can ask friends or at least shop selling household appliances;
- Think about where there will it be, to determine the size and create drawings with specified dimensions and finishing decor of the cardboard;
- So to build, we need the following tools and materials: cardboard box, glue, resin adhesive for bonding of decorative elements, a clear varnish, polystyrene ceiling moldings, a pencil, a set of brushes, a tape, a long line and a paper-knife.
Based on the sketch we begin the formation the front of the fire. We should get a kind of a window to the edge and will form the inner side wall of the furnace of the fake fireplace.
Lean them to the rear part of the furnace, anchor them using a masking tape. All existing joints glue with a help of a masking tape. It is thin. It will be good to stick together all the details and it goes to paint a wonderful stick together all the details. Now we proceed to the implementation of a base or a podium of the fireplace. To do this, you must build a cardboard structure at 5 to 10 cm wider and about as long as the portal itself.
In the middle of the foundations insert added edges of several glued together pieces of cardboard. Merge them by using a masking tape.Put the fireplace portal to the surface of the podium on marked tags and fixed with an adhesive tape. The next step is decorating a cardboard blank. You can to diy fake fireplace mantelwith the help of pre-cooked and latex paint brush.