I love the charm and warmth a fireplace adds to a home. It makes an entire room seem more intimate and cozy. Before deciding on our home, we looked at dozens of houses with both functional and non-working fireplaces. For me, it wasn’t a deal breaker if a fireplace didn’t function. There are so many ways to style a fireplace without having wood burning capabilities. Although our fireplace does have a gas hookup- we have yet to invest in expensive gas logs. Yesterday, I awoke to find snow on the ground and with the holidays just around the corner, I decided it was time to make our fireplace feel seasonally appropriate.