Build a Perfect Fire in the Fireplace for Christmas Day

Cozy up this holiday.

Related To:
Get more HGTV

How to Build a Fire 00:57

Follow these steps to build a roaring fire in your fireplace.

Building a roaring fire isn't as simple as it looks. There are a lot of elements that go into a long-lasting, warm fire. Watch the video above to see how build one in your fireplace for a cozy Christmas.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Build a Floating Mantel

Add a new design element to your fireplace in four simple steps.

How to Build a Concrete Fireplace Hearth

Carter builds a new concrete hearth to update an old 1950s fireplace.

How To: Resurfacing a Fireplace

A stone fireplace gets a facelift with a contemporary stucco finish.

How to Build a New Fireplace Surround and Mantel

A dated fireplace is given a British Colonial look with the addition of staircase posts, molding and a coat of fresh paint.

How to Improve Your Fireplace

A dated fireplace is dressed up with molding and slate tiles.

Create a Contemporary Fireplace Mantel

Carter shows how to update a fireplace with a sleek new mantel. Find more ways to update your home with Carter Can .

Building a Copper Chiminea

John and Jimmy DiResta build an outdoor fireplace for a friend's patio.

$100 Half-Day Designs: Update Fireplace and Bookshelves

Dress up your living room by creating a candlelit fireplace and decorative bookshelves.

Building an Electric Fireplace with Brick Facade

A masonry kit and electric firebox make installing a brick fireplace easy and fairly inexpensive.

Mantel Cover

Carter Oosterhouse constructs a bamboo cover for a fireplace mantel.

On TV

Tiny Luxury

6:30am | 5:30c

Flea Market Flip

8:30am | 7:30c

Flea Market Flip

9:30am | 8:30c

Flea Market Flip

10:30am | 9:30c

Flea Market Flip

11:30am | 10:30c

Fixer Upper

12pm | 11c

Fixer Upper

1pm | 12c

Fixer Upper

2pm | 1c

Fixer Upper

3pm | 2c

Fixer Upper

4pm | 3c

Fixer Upper

5pm | 4c

Fixer Upper

6pm | 5c

Fixer Upper

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Fixer Upper

8pm | 7c

House Hunters

9:30pm | 8:30c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

House Hunters

11pm | 10c

House Hunters

12am | 11c

House Hunters

12:30am | 11:30c

House Hunters

1am | 12c

Fixer Upper

3am | 2c

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.