Tools and Materials
- Framed textile (frame should be a few inches larger than fireplace opening)
- Two 3-inch L-brackets
- 2 bricks
1. On bottom of frame, measure 6 inches in from outside edges, and mark holes. Predrill. Screw L-brackets securely into frame to create legs. The perpendicular part of brackets should be flush with edge of frame.
2. Set a weight, such as a brick, on top of each bracket to prevent the screen from tipping forward. Slide back into hearth to hide bricks.
Vintage Alaska tablecloths, cotton, $125 and $165; from Tomato Factory Antique Center, 609-466-9833.