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How to make a fun yarn fireplace insert…

As many of you know, I have  a faux fireplace. My dream house some day will have a real fire place,but for now I am going to have to warm myself by a wool fire 🙂

It was fun to make this insert for the house walk.

Yarn fireplace insertIt was so stinkin’ easy  wanted to share!

I used a large piece of 3 x 4 ft.black foam core from the craft store. It was the perfect size for my opening.

USe white craft glue to make a yarn fireplace insert

I used white craft glue to “draw” the lines for my fire.

Use white craft glue to make a fun fireplace insert

I then just cut my yarn to size and laid it on the wet glue to dry.Use yarn to make a fun insert for your fireplace

I had the colors on hand. I used red,orange and yellow.

Use 3 colors of yarn to make a fire, red,yellow and orange

I let it dry flat. I also recommend cleaning up any extra glue or you might see it once it dries.

Let your yarn insert dry before putting inside your faux fireplaceOnce it was dry it was ready to go!

Jennifer Rizzo yarn faux fireI put some real birch logs in front of it. I love how it looks!

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