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10 New Looks for Fireplaces in Older Homes
From updated bricks to modern art on the mantel, these ideas for the fireplace will help your older home feel young at hearth
"on the mantel, these ideas for the fireplace will help your older home feel young... putting your mantel as the focal point in the room. Finishing and accessorizing your fireplace... fireplace and mantel can completely change the atmosphere in a room you probably spend most... take up about 2 ft. of space, has any one been successful at removing brick, I would... think about it. no step shelfs wood floors Colors/fireplace Nice wall color Beautiful..."
Easy Halloween Decorations From Stuff You Already Have
"these DIY mantel decorations made from household items... to your mantel. Experiment with colors beyond the traditional orange and black for... I miss about Halloween, which was my favorite holiday for a long time, is the elaborate... from your mantel as shown, and add white pumpkins as an accent. I painted the stems gold... White MantelTry going with an untraditional color scheme like metallic gold and white... covers the mantel itself, adding ghostly texture. Materials. Duct tape, a ruler, scissors..."
7 Quick and Easy Indoor Halloween Decorating Ideas
Make a pumpkin family portrait — no carving! — and other simple but eye-catching fall tabletop and mantel arrangements
Small Ideas for Big Results
"off the mantel to choosing a new light... excited about opportunities for a decorating overhaul, but what also excites me is... off a mantel is a big one! I'm looking for similar lighting found in photos #8 &... off the mantel. If your mantel is consumed with knicknacks, clear it and begin with..."
Collections: Create Art With the Things You Love
36 Stylish and Spooky Halloween Decorating Ideas
Customize your Halloween decor with pumpkin topiaries, glam mantels, glowing tabletops, wreaths and more
"glam mantels, glowing tabletops, wreaths and more... reats.html Great spooky decorating ideabook! Loved looking at then all - especially... crazy about spooky Halloween, so my decorating tends to be more neutral. My teenage... blog post about decorating with lights for Halloween. http://blog.mrcostumes.com/hal... living room mantel. It's a simple piece that can be used each year, and can be accented... with just about everything to do with Halloween, including giant fake bugs on top a piece..."
A Little Something Extra for Your Fireplace
"fireplace and mantel with color, sparkle, shine — or something unexpected... ambiance and direct focus. Our Dining Room A few modern fireplaces you might also like.... worrying about her pennies! It's your money, you can do what you want with it , you... It's about 11 feet tall on tumbled marble tiles. http://www.aliciatappdesigns.com... worried about defacing the currency! By the way I'm smoking marlboro lights. Think..."
Accent a Room With Colorful Trim
"designer about that room. Usually they will tell about the paint color in those questions... attached about a foot down the wall from where the ceiling meets the wall. 2. Molding... attached about a foot into the ceiling area from where the wall meets the ceiling.... life. How about the acid-yellow trim in this room, with the otherwise economic decor... yourself about resale and pleasing a prospective buyer, I get that. But unless you..."
Can't-Beat Style: Candlestick Clusters
Create high decorating drama with the right mix of candleholders on table, sideboard, mantel and more
7 Areas to Accessorize With Style
"entry, mantel, bedroom and kitchen shine... point about accessories places in ways that make them annoying or inconvenient for... kitchens. 5. Mantels. Avoid the temptation to center one large picture or one large mirror... it's all about scale (low basket and tall finial) and monochromatic color. 7. Bedrooms..."
Guest Picks: Christmas Stockings for Stuffing
Not just any sock will do for this all-important holiday. Treat your mantel to one of these extra-special stockings this Christmas
"Treat your mantel to one of these extra-special stockings this Christmas... in the mantel or using those heavy, cumbersome stocking holders. At least this rack... up your mantel for more holiday decorating. You can personalize each holder with a... comforting about a hand-knit Christmas stocking. It is simple in design yet elegant in..."
Everyday Items Go Glossy and Glam
"give your mantel, door, table or ceiling a chic and shiny new look... How about a Rast hack? The dining room is my favorite - the combination of the... links about the how-to?? Gloss paint needs a great finish. Consider asking a vehicle... worry about their lipstick. Kitchen cabinets. Tired of your cabinetry? Slap on some..."
DIY: Fun Faux Pinecones
Susan Peterson from Freshly Picked shows how to make pretty pinecone decorations for your centerpiece, mantel or tree
Circles Make a Well-Rounded Home
Design Icons: Le Corbusier, Pioneer of Modern Architecture
'Prolific' and 'influential' don't do him justice. Learn about the legendary architect and MoMA's new Le Corbusier exhibition here
"Learn about the legendary architect and MoMA's new Le Corbusier exhibition here... ideas in directions (housing projects, for example) that have made his contributions... thinking about the architect and his prolific output.... be told about it. The thing about interface is that once you've used it a few times... office for about 2 years. Perret was the great French architect who worked in concrete... knowledgeable about concrete which is the structural basis of his 5 points. Nice reportage..."