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Herringbone-Patterned Firebrick Takes Style to Hearth
Fireplaces cross over into craftsmanship territory when the brick inside is laid in this graphic pattern
"when the brick inside is laid in this graphic pattern... standard brick patterns, although I'm especially over the moon for the herringbone pattern... pattern. The bricks take on more of a Roman brick dimension and look so much better than... washed brick look. Does anyone know if it is possible to create this look on traditional... l red brick. Would it be possible to accomplish this with a wet rag and white paint..."
The Hearth: It Makes a House a Home
"say the hearth. Once used only for practical reasons, to heat an entire house and for... cooking, the hearth is an element that was celebrated and accentuated during the Arts and... celebrate your hearth. Surround the fireplace and chimney with texture you love and make it... Is the brick fireplace wall classic or 80's? I'd call it classic - my parents house... I've a brick fireplace wall that was built in the 80's (1980's) and I want it to be..."
Industrial Chic Hearths
"inviting hearth persists even today. Originally a way to heat a room and cook food,... style of hearth we want. No need to consign ourselves to overstated or traditional (or... -chic hearths, raw materials and simplicity are the order of the day. And this smoother... steel and brick, how the room offers a raw refinement. This unusually shaped hearth... panoramic hearth warms from every angle in the room while adding a subtle room division..."
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
"updated bricks to modern art on the mantel, these ideas for the fireplace will help... glowing hearth can add such warmth to a room, both literally and figuratively. This... reddish brick and goes all the way from the front door and wraps around to the living... large brick fireplace in the middle of my rectangle living room wall with a raised... raised hearth that take up about 2 ft. of space, has any one been successful at removing..."
What You Need to Know Before Painting Brick
Sure, painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's how to paint brick like a pro
"painted brick can be a great look. But you need to take some risks into account. Here's... painting brick. Diana Zumeta of Brick Restoration, Scott Crocker of Crocker Breslin... times brick looks beautiful — and sometimes it's an eyesore. Depending on the style... home, a brick fireplace or wall may detract from your ideal ambience. Although painting... painting the brick in your home has been touted as an easy DIY fix, it has its downsides..."
Kitchen of the Week: Brick, Wood and Clean White Lines
"original brick but adds an eat-in area and bright new cabinets... I love brick, i've always loved brick, and this kitchen hits the nail on the head... kept the brick. And the white makes the brick pop, the touches of metal and softer... ceilings and brick hearth. It looks like a great place to raise two kids! Paint colors... with the brick. It works! i love the look of the brick; but next to the stove? how... oven in brick. They had the same knife rack mounted on the brick side wall. It was..."
Surround Your Fireplace With Tile, Brick or Stone
"using brick and tile. Whether you've got an existing traditional wood and brick fireplace... hideous brick in the corner behind it in two tones of brick (changing from one dirty... type of brick to a super dusty whiter looking brick half way up the wall). I would... made of brick. Can we cover it with Sheetrock or do we have to remove the brick first... a red brick fireplace that's an eyesore in my (small) living room. The brick is..."
Skip the Brick for a Statement-Making Chimney
Clad your chimney in metal, concrete or masonry for a dynamic architectural element and a most contemporary design
"has a brick fireplace and it's really just a matter of time before it comes crashing... with the brick chimney and my hus and I and the baby (happily, I was breastfeeding)... England=brick/stone/fieldstone). Much of that depends on the architectural aesthetic... pleasant. www.hearth.com will answer many of your questions, patatas. It's a site devoted... traditional brick-clad chimneys?More: Double-Sided Fireplaces Multiply Design Options..."
What Goes With a Redbrick Fireplace?
Play up or tone down your redbrick fireplace by pairing it strategically with other colors and materials
"painting the brick, taking the natural hue of the masonry into account when planning your... iling brick fireplace with 3 brick high hearth. At the time we built the house, the... like red brick walls, and red brick ovens, but a red brick fireplace, seems to always... than a brick fireplace! I painted my brick, black and added a 3 sided white mantel... exposed brick wall to have interesting texture, a red brick fireplace is never a comfortable..."
9 Gorgeously Modern Kitchen Fireplaces
As sleek and beautifully designed as their modern kitchen surroundings, these fireplaces leave old-fashioned hearths in the dust
"around a hearth. When most people think of kitchen fireplaces, however, they picture... mammoth brick surround with a cavernous firebox that could easily hold a cast iron... "mammoth brick surrounds (and hearth) with a cavernous firebox" and still love it all... true "hearth and home" center of the house. Also love the idea of the ancient hearth... and the hearth to look into one of these. Mine's soapstone. Here is my favorite - it..."
Design Details: Tiled Fireplace Surrounds
"e the Hearth a Beautiful Finish With Colorful Glass, Ceramic or Classic Stone Tile... surround and hearth. I am having a dual sided fireplace surround and hearth covered in... limestone. The hearth was 12' wide and went 14' to the ceiling of the home. The limestones... limestone brick tiles. This is AWESOME! I love seeing what everyone has done at home... to the hearth—it's very clever! More: Surrounding the Fireplace with Texture...."
Turn Your Firewood Into a Focal Point
12 Ways With a Bedroom Fireplace
"of a hearth in the bedroom... up to a hearth in the comfort of your boudoir? Fortunately, this little luxury has... sit on hearth and talk as well as see the fire from the bed. Agree with Ivie. Has... corner hearth is a great way to maximize space and add architectural interest. This... Tile, Brick or Stone9 Portable FireplacesMantel Mania: Sprucing the Space Above Your..."
The Faux Fireplace: A Year-Round Home Accessory
Bask in the Glow of a Copper Fireplace