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Electric fireplaces and mantels are a great way to add a non-permanent focal point to any room. They work great in living rooms and bedrooms, plus they are so fun to decorate.

After you add a fireplace or mantel let’s get to decorating it: Spring Mantel Decor, Christmas Mantel Ideas, Thanksgiving Mantels, and even Back to School Mantel Decor.

SLPH 2018 Home 13 Magleby Communties, Photo by Remodelaholic

The cool thing about electric fireplaces is that you can add a focal point, heater, design element and even a TV stand all with one piece. We want to help you find the perfect one for your home, and after you check out our favorites, we will share some design idea for decorating or styling a mantel. Oh and great if you want a more homey look in a rental or room that doesn’t have a fireplace without such a big investment.

To Buy

There are lots of great options to buy, and tons of colors, stones, and styles. Let’s take a closer look and see which your favorite one is!

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  1. Highpoint Faux Carerra – Target
  2. Real Flame Crawford Slim – Target
  3. Salski Grey Fireplace – Target
  4. Cozy Glass Door – Target
  5. Color Changing Electric – Target
  6. Candore Faux Stone – Walmart
  7. Bold Flame in White – Walmart
  8. Bodill Faux Stone – Walmart
  9. Mosaic Curio – Walmart
  10. Ashley Electric – Walmart
  11. Freestanding Electric – Walmart
  12. Silverton – Wayfair
  13. Manford – Wayfair
  14. Hillcrest – Wayfair
  15. Congdon – Wayfair
  16. Aspen – Wayfair
  17. Brookston – Wayfair
  18. Light Grey Freestanding – Home Depot
  19. Wildercliff – Home Depot
  20. Dusty Blue Belridge – Home Depot
  21. Wooden Surround – Home Depot
  22. Scott Living Mid Century Modern – Lowe’s
  23. Allen and Roth Stone – Lowe’s
  24. Tudor Oak – Lowe’s
  25. Autumn Bronze – Lowe’s

Click the arrows on either side of the image below to see more electric fireplaces and mantels to buy.

To DIY

Not sure you want an electric fireplace, we have some good faux mantel or build your own options too that you can check out here.

  1. Faux Mantel Build by Bless’er House for Remodelaholic
  2. Building a New Mantel
  3. Building a Faux Mantel
  4. Easy Wood Mantel

Styling and Decorating

These design ideas are with actual fireplaces, but the designs and ideas still work with an electric fireplace. ANd will get the design ideas going!

Fun way to hide a TV above a fireplace. SGPH 2019 House 20 Split Rock Fine Homes, Inc, Photo by Remodelaholic

SGPH 2019 House 20 Split Rock Fine Homes, Inc, Photo by Remodelaholic

This is a cool idea for hiding a TV over a fireplace. I also like adding vases, these are on the side, but they would go great on top of a modern mantel.

Decorating and styling neutral built-ins and mantel. SGPH 2019 House 24 K Welch Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

SGPH 2019 House 24 K Welch Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Compliment built-ins or faux built-ins with a fireplace. Style the shelves and the top of the mantel similarly. A TV or a beautiful piece of art is a great way to bring together a mantel.

Statement fireplace wall. SGPH 2019 House 15 Split Rock Custom Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Another example of a TV, the other great idea from this space is to add an electric fireplace in front of a feature wall. IT would create a similar look to this living room.

Minimalist mantel decor idea. SGPH 2019 House 07 Brio Homes LLC, Photo by Remodelaholic

SGPH 2019 House 07 Brio Homes LLC, Photo by Remodelaholic

Simply add a framed piece of art on top of a mantel for a more minimalist decor look. Add freestanding shelves on either side for more design elements.

Adding a mirror above a fireplace. SGPH 2019 House 05 JAR Real Estate Development, Photo by Remodelaholic

SGPH 2019 House 05 JAR Real Estate Development, Photo by Remodelaholic

Or rather than a piece of art of TV, add a mirror. This round mirror looks great with a white fireplace. Add a couple of candles on top of the mantel to finish off the look.

A unique mirror on a mantel style idea. 2019 House 18 American Heritage Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

SGPH 2019 House 18 American Heritage Homes, Photo by Remodelaholic

Another way to use a mirror, place it on the mantel and use a unique shape with an arched top to draw the eye up!

Where would you add an electric fireplace in your home?

Related Reading:
More Faux Mantel Ideas
Mantel Alternatives
Fireplace Makeovers


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