I purchased three of these screens to use side by side on my deck railing to grow vines for a privacy screen. These are absolutely perfect for my needs. However, as a fireplace screen, there is no mesh screen to prevent embers popping though the design. Although it is a wonderful decorative piece. The frame and the vines are all made out of twisted metal (like a stick of liquorish), which gives the screen great texture (something I could not see in the photo), so it was a pleasant surprise to see the piece has texture and movement. The birds in the photo are not the same bird shapes on the actual screen, but that is of no consequence. The pine cones and the leaves on the vines have great detail and texture. I find the screen to be a nice piece of artwork and could see using it to hang on a wall (without the feet) and perhaps in front of a window or in my garden as a trellis. I have seen this exact screen on other web sites for far more than Overstock.com pricing. I would not hesitate to purchase this screen if I were you.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Not antique white, more like a light tanish-yellow color.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Well made, clean welding job, sturdy design
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Size is accurate.
This a beautiful addtion to my family room. I have a newer built craftsman style home. This fits well into the decor. It has a period, nostalgic look that I am extreemly pleased with. It covers the black hole of my gas fireplace with distictive style. Everyone who sees it thinks I must have picked it up from an antique dealer!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Creamy Ivory
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very well made and sturdy
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Exactly as I expected, even beyond expectation
I love this screen. I live in 1926 apt and bought an electric insert that looked plasticy (well because it was plastic)...anyway, this delightful screen perfectly camouflages the fake fire while allowing the air to heat the room.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Matched
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Decent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
The actual color of the fireplace screen is like French vanilla ice cream or like a deep butter color--not antique white, so be prepared to spray paint it white or off-white if that's what you want.
It's lovely, somewhat whimsical...not that formal fireplace screen look that's so boring & typical. Looks very organic & natural. Not too heavy or busy. Blends in very nicely with the arts & crafts white brick & white mantle surrounding my fireplace.
Highly recommend. Very easy to spray paint. I spray painted it white. Took 2 coats.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The color on the site is different than the actual product. The color of the actual product is a French vanilla.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very nice. Looks great in front of my fireplace. I spray painted it white & it was very easy to do with 2 coats.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
COLOR IS MORE OF A CREAMY YELLOW. THE BIRDS ON THE SCREEN ARE SMALLER & NOT IN THE EXACT PLACE AS THE PICTURES. I PLAN ON SPRAY PAINTING IT TO MATCH MY SHABBY CHIC FURNITURE SO IT WILL BLEND IN BETTER WITH THE DECOR....NOT BAD FOR THE PRICE THOUGH. I WOULDN"T PAY $75. I PAID $$$. THIS ITEM IS LOOKS LIKE ITS WORTH ABOUT $35-$40....IT IS NICE TO HIDE THE BLACK HOLE OF MY FIREPLACE WHICH IS ONLY USED MAYBE 2 MONTHS OUT OF THE YEAR...HOPE MY REVIEW HELPED SOMEONE WITH THEIR DECISION TO PURCHASE.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? POOR
Please tell us about the quality of the product. FAIR
How accurate was the on site description of the product? ACCURATE
For the price I paid, this is excellent and very cute.
It is not the highest quality (feet rattles as it is not perfectly made) and does not go well with super classic expensive looking fireplace, but it is very nice for casual, normal looking fireplace.
It is not good for WBFP, but for decorative fireplace (l recommend Dimplex heater inside), it adds warm and cozy atmosphere.
The screen is beautiful and provides coverage for the black hole that was the fireplace opening. We decided to not use the legs and have attached it to the underside of the mantel. We have a raised hearth and with the legs on you could see the "black hole" at the bottom. This way it covers the opening completely and provides a custom look. It does not have a screen protector so keep that in mind if you are planning a real fire.
This fire screen is purely ornamental. I needed it for my fake fireplace with fake logs lit with tea lights. I don't think it would stop real embers from flying out of the fireplace, so wouldn't recommend it for one. I wanted it because it is whimsical and fits flat against the fireplace opening, giving me more room to walk past. It was just what I wanted!
What is the height without the floor supports? And does it look the same from both sides?megjepsen on Apr 14, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello megjepsen, The floor supports are 4" so that would make the item 28.5" without the floor supports. It looks the same on both side. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 23, 2013
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