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70 Santa-Proof Fireplaces

These Fireplaces Won't Work When Santa Goes Down the Chimney

— December 11, 2012 — Eco
Christmas is officially two weeks away and, if the elves see this list, they'll be fearing the moment Santa goes down the chimney. That's the way it happens right? Santa lands on your roof. Santa goes down the chimney. Santa places the presents under the tree. Santa goes back up the chimney and on to the next house.

However, fireplaces have changed a lot since the old days. Whereas decades ago, fireplaces were a staple in many homes, today heating methods have evolved and fewer homes have fireplaces at all. And the ones that do have fireplaces, have non traditional versions. How about the tractor beam fire funnel? If Santa goes down the chimney at a house with a fire funnel, he'll definitely get stuck.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
69
Crystalized Fire Pits
Crystalized Fire Pits
The Basalto Fireplace Looks Like it Belongs in the Fortress of Solitude
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68
Plush Portable Fireplaces
Plush Portable Fireplaces
The Qube by Bio-Blaze is Extremely Handy in the Good Old Winter Days
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67
Orbital Basket Infernos
Orbital Basket Infernos
The Mario Mazzer Bioethanol 'Globe' Fireplace Adds Character to Any Home
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66
Electrified Fire Pits
Electrified Fire Pits
The Cozy Bonfire is Designed to Bring Families Together During Winter
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65
Animated Evolution Advertising
Animated Evolution Advertising
The Crown Matches Claymation Campaign Goes Way Back in Time
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64
Tire Fire Places
Tire Fire Places
The Roll Fire Would Have Been a Double-Whammy for Cavemen
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63
Wireframe Fireplaces
Wireframe Fireplaces
The Wireplace by Giulio Iacchetti Burns Away the Bulk of Conventional Hearths
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62
Outdoor Fire Totems
Outdoor Fire Totems
The Iron Maiden is a Beautifully Rustic Vertical Hearth
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61
Portable Block Infernos
Portable Block Infernos
The Bioalcohol Fireplace Brings the Heat Anywhere and Anytime
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60
Square Home Hearths
Square Home Hearths
The 'Lava Cube of Fire' from Secret North is a Cubed Fireplace
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59
Crumbling Flame Photography
Crumbling Flame Photography
The Matches Photo Collection is a Reminder That Nothing is Forever
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58
Artistic Home Heaters
Artistic Home Heaters
The O-Flut Fireplace is an Aesthetically Pleasing Design
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57
Skyline Silhouette Hearths
Skyline Silhouette Hearths
The Nerone Wall-Mounted Fireplace is Designed by James Di Marco
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56
Conical Freestanding Fireplaces
Conical Freestanding Fireplaces
The Modfires by Brandon Williams are Colorful and Contemporary
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55
Indoor Pothole Infernos
Indoor Pothole Infernos
The Vellum Fireplace Heats up the Home in a Contemporary Style
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54
Planetary Patterned Bonfires
Planetary Patterned Bonfires
The Stars & Moon Big Sky Fire Pit Brings the Sky Within Reach
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53
Derelict Chic Fireplaces
Derelict Chic Fireplaces
The Philadelphia Fire Barrel is Just Like Being Homeless
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52
Bookworm Fireplaces
Bookworm Fireplaces
Snuggle Up to a Warm Fire and Hot Cocoa with the Helios Fireplace
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51
Swarovski Crystal Fireplace
Swarovski Crystal Fireplace
Justin Ladda Luxury
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50
Deceptively Floating Hearths
Deceptively Floating Hearths
Bio-Blaze's Veniz Fireplace Produces Absolutely No Smells or Smoke
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49
3-Legged Fireplaces
3-Legged Fireplaces
The Invicta 'Tipi' Brings the Cottage Life Home
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48
iPod-esque Fireplaces
iPod-esque Fireplaces
The Contemporary Curva Firespace from Saferetti
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47
Table Fireplaces Hybrids
Table Fireplaces Hybrids
The Rays of Light Firepit Will Fill You With Burning Desire
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46
Tabletop Fireplaces
Tabletop Fireplaces
The Speak Fireplace is a Heated Work Desk
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45
Fire Pit Seating
Fire Pit Seating
The Fireplace Lounge Maximizes Heat and Comfort
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44
Antrax Bubble Fireplace
Antrax Bubble Fireplace
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43
Eco-Chic Heaters
Eco-Chic Heaters
The Graffiti-Themed Biocamino Wall Fireplace Emanates Artistic Flair
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42
Smokeless Fire Pits
Smokeless Fire Pits
The Secret Fireplace Collection Lets You Breathe Easy
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41
Fireplaces as Art
Fireplaces as Art
Innovative Designs by J.C.Bordelet
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40
Campfire Inspired Indoor Fireplaces
Campfire Inspired Indoor Fireplaces
urBonfire
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39
Table Top Fireplaces
Table Top Fireplaces
'Apoll' Candle Alternative
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38
Fanciful Fireplaces
Fanciful Fireplaces
The Rondo by Castellamonte Collection Features Decorative Wood Stoves
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37
Stylish Wood Burning Fireplaces
Stylish Wood Burning Fireplaces
Eco-Friendly Cera Design
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36
Elegant Outdoor Fire Pits (UPDATE)
Elegant Outdoor Fire Pits (UPDATE)
Ak47 Design Creates Modern Fireplaces for Your Backyard
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35
Fiery Entertainment Units
Fiery Entertainment Units
The I-Vision Fireplace by Helex Also Has an HD Flat-Screen Tv
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34
Panorama Pellet Stoves
Panorama Pellet Stoves
Sleek MCZ Heater
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33
Glass Jug Torches
Glass Jug Torches
21st Century Indoor Conversation Pits by Planika Fires
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32
Scorched Earth Fireplace
Scorched Earth Fireplace
The Third Rock Fire Pit is a Hot Item
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31
Safer Developing Country Cookers
Safer Developing Country Cookers
The Greenway Smart Stove Generates Less Smoke and Uses Less Fuel
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30
Contemporary Sculptural Fireplaces
Contemporary Sculptural Fireplaces
The Cast Concrete Firebowl Brings to Mind a Luxury Bonfire
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29
Pop-Up Fireplaces
Pop-Up Fireplaces
Portable Bonfire Enclosed in a Table
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28
Chic Cabinet Fireplaces
Chic Cabinet Fireplaces
The Conmoto 'Gate' Fireplace is Perfect for Contemporary Homes
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27
Sculptural Fire Pits
Sculptural Fire Pits
The Mikado Focus Grill is Aesthetically Pleasing in a Natural Way
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26
Boomerang-Shaped Fireplaces
Boomerang-Shaped Fireplaces
The EcoSmart Zeta is Perfect for Eco-Friendly Indoor Fires
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25
Modern Modular Fireplaces
Modern Modular Fireplaces
Skema by Mario Ferrarini Takes Fireplace Design to a Whole New Level
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24
Rustic Luxury Hotels
Rustic Luxury Hotels
Le Lodge Park in Paris is the Ultimate Ski-Lover's Destination
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23
Chimney-Top Turbines
Chimney-Top Turbines
The ChimChum Wind Vane is Great for Harnessing Energy Off the Grid
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22
Recycled Steel Fire Pits
Recycled Steel Fire Pits
Great Bowls of Fire
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21
Hanging Fireplaces
Hanging Fireplaces
Spark Modern Fires Introduces Something Sleek & Modern
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20
Fireless Fireplaces
Fireless Fireplaces
The Nobo Firepit Electric Radiator Keeps You Warm Without the Smoke
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19
Wall-Mounted Fireplaces
Wall-Mounted Fireplaces
Vauni Cupola Moves the Company's Signature Fireplace to the Wall
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18
Contemporary Wood Burners
Contemporary Wood Burners
Adriano Design Presents a New Stove Collection Called Stack
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17
Mobile Fireplaces
Mobile Fireplaces
The Eclypsya Fireplace by Benjamin Mesnard
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16
Smokin' Hot Designs
Smokin' Hot Designs
EcoGreen Fire Open-Flame Ventless Fireplace
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15
DIY Portable Fire Pits
DIY Portable Fire Pits
Karen Bertelson Puts Together a Hot, Inexpensive and Safe Project
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14
Cylindrical Fireplaces
Cylindrical Fireplaces
910 Project by Smith Designs is a Show-Stopping Penthouse
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13
Vintage Gamer Fireplaces
Vintage Gamer Fireplaces
The Fontana Forni 'Horus' Fireplace Lets You Play With Fire
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12
Upcycled Bonfire Pits
Upcycled Bonfire Pits
The Fire Ring Sets Aflame with Ease & Holds Your Drinks Conveniently
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11
Dramatic Fireplaces
Dramatic Fireplaces
Wall-Mounted Flame and Butterfly Designs by Arkiane
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10
Fusing Kitchens & Fireplaces
Fusing Kitchens & Fireplaces
Ruegg's CookCook Stove Puts the Kitchen Center Stage Again
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9
Tractor Beam Fire Funnels
Tractor Beam Fire Funnels
The Modus Design Suspended Fireplaces Beam Down a Blaze
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8
Mosaic Fireplaces
Mosaic Fireplaces
Intricate Designer Fireplaces Starting to Heat Up Interior Design
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7
Blinged-Out Home Decor
Blinged-Out Home Decor
Gemstones in Luxury Interior Design
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6
Mounted Stone Fireplaces
Mounted Stone Fireplaces
The 'Blomus Vidro Wall Fireplace' Burns Green And Healthy
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5
Swank Fireplace Surrounds
Swank Fireplace Surrounds
Caminetti Montegrappa Frames Your Fireplace Finely
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4
Antique Weapon Fireplaces
Antique Weapon Fireplaces
Mati Karmin Turns Old Estonian Mines into Furniture
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3
Modern Far-Reaching Fireplaces
Modern Far-Reaching Fireplaces
Escea DX1500 Ultra Wide Can be Controlled by Smartphones
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2
Suspended Fireplaces
Suspended Fireplaces
'Babylon' Portable Ethanol-Burning Fireplaces for Indoors or Patio
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1
Luxury Fire Sculptures
Luxury Fire Sculptures
Ultra Modern Fireplaces by Elena Colombo
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