Who in their right mind thinks of fireplaces this time of year?! Ha ha me of course, I always love a good mantel even in May! There are always great alternatives to a fire in the fireplace in summer (obviously, while posting beautiful fireplaces is one thing, actually having a fire is quite another I think!). You can fill a summer fireplace with books, greenery, flowers, or if they’re as beautiful as these, just leave it empty! Winter is actually one of my favorite seasons, and while I love summer, it always warms my heart to know that cozy nights await!