Cozy Glowing Fireplace
Build a festive fireplace that crackles and pops! Use LED lights and tinsel to create a fiery glow and build a circuit that allows it to flicker, crackle, and snap just like the real thing. Then customize your mantel with de-light-ful holiday decorations and learn about Christmas traditions around the world.
Why it’s awesome
Create a realistic and safe fire effect with LEDs and tinsel.
Relax to the sound of crackles and snaps that can be turned on or off.
Incorporate your fireplace into holiday decor for years to come!
From the desk of the product designer:
Behind the design
“We found that the ‘flames’ in our earliest prototypes looked sharp and even a bit scary. So we experimented with other materials for a softer, cozier effect. The solution was inspired by another classic Christmas decoration: tinsel!”
- KiwiCo Product Designer
By the numbers
Number of axle designs tested
Hours spent staring into the “flames”
Number of testers that said, “Whoooa!”