Built-Ins 54 Ideabooks

Unusual Fireplaces: Bright Spots for Average Homes
The average American home tends to lack signifigant architectural detail. Long, straight rooms of white on white with small molding and builder-grade doors can get old. One of the easiest ways to add a punch is to add a fire feature. The visual impact...
Painted Fireplace Mantels Add Pizzazz
Turn your fireplace mantel into the showstopper it was meant to be through paint. And think about colors other than typical white. A new paint color can dramatize your mantel, turn up the heat on the surround or take the attention off worn brick, stone...
Fabulous Fireplaces Heat Up the Modern Home
Forget the wintery weather and get cozy! We're big fans of sleek and chic modern design (think clean lines and unexpected touches). But just because a space is modern doesn't mean it can't be warm and inviting. These eight rooms are grounded...
The Right Built-ins for Your Fireplace
The depth of a fireplace just naturally creates a void around it begging to be filled with built-ins. But to hold what? Before you haul out your hammer and saw or bring in a contractor, take some time to think about what you actually want and need around...
Embraced by the Built-In Bed
In most houses the bed is a piece of furniture, something that can be moved to various locations within a room or within the whole house, just like any other furnishing, be it a chair or a sofa. But the bed's location is often determined by a number of...
12 Ways With Room Dividers
Sometimes a wide-open floor plan can be very intimidating. One wonders where to even begin, worries the scale of the room will swallow up the furniture, and can be confounded about how to create more intimate spaces within it. If you're searching for...
Great Seating: Cozy Up to the Fireplace
With the holidays and winter in full swing, where better to relax after a long day than by a crackling fire? You can snuggle up with your pet, a good book, a glass of wine, perhaps a few friends or family. Of course, this is tough to do if you...
Surround Your Fireplace With Tile, Brick or Stone
I explored the options of stone slab fireplace surrounds in my last ideabook, so here are some fireplace design ideas using brick and tile. Whether you've got an existing traditional wood and brick fireplace surround and you're looking for a change —...
Sleek, Beautiful Stone Slab Fireplace Surrounds
With the shift of the seasons, many of you may have started using the fireplace, or are at least thinking about it. And maybe you're thinking about the look of yours? Whether your leaning is modern or traditional, tile, brick or stone slab, there...
Create a Customized Office Look Without Built-Ins
Some of the most impressive home offices have drop-dead gorgeous built-ins to hold everything you need. But those built-ins come with a steep price tag, and you may not want a permanent storage solution if you're renting your home. If you're looking for...
Cozy Up in a Built-In Bed Cubby
Do you want to know the one thing that beats a super cozy bed in the wintertime? I’ll tell you: it’s a super cozy bed tucked into a nook or cubby. I’m not sure what it is about sleeping inside of these spaces, but the protective allure of tight...
Heat Your Space in Style with Today's Wood-Burning Stoves
Wood-burning stoves remind me of my grandparents’ house when I was a kid: they had a huge, antique one sitting on a brick hearth in their living room. Since they long ago moved from that house and I don’t recall seeing many since, I’ve always associated...
Dress Up Your Hearth for Fireplace Season
You can find some really great tips on dressing up a fireplace's mantel, but the hearth is often overlooked. But if the hearth is not addressed, your total vision for your fireplace may fall short. Fortunately, it doesn't...
Make Your Fireplace the Focal Point
The main function of a fireplace is to provide warmth, but it’s also a great spot to punch up a room’s style. That said, the fireplace can prove to be the perfect place in a room to create an unexpected focal point. Whether it be lining the interior...
10 Tips for Using Outdoor Fire Bowls
High summer's the perfect time of year to sit outside late into the evening, and nothing makes that better than the cheeriness and warmth of a fire. But if you don't want to spend megabucks on an outdoor fireplace and don't want to spend hours stacking...
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