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312 fireplace tools Ideabooks
Ditch the Rules but Keep Some Tools
"helpful tools that we can turn to for guidance as we create personal, welcoming rooms... all the tools will work in every instance, and not all will apply to every person.... these tools will help us avoid the hodgepodge that was a concern for many of you... Becky's tools will allow more people to fill their rooms with joy and memories instead... use the tools, like repetition, instinctively. My house has original terra cotta art..."
The Right Built-ins for Your Fireplace
Building the perfect storage around your fireplace starts with deciding what it's for. These 14 examples will get you started
"around your fireplace starts with deciding what it's for. These 14 examples will get you... depth of a fireplace just naturally creates a void around it begging to be filled with... around your fireplace. By first deciding what items you want to store, display or have... near the fireplace, you'll then be able to figure out how to provide the needed space... Your fireplace is usually the focal point of the room, so this isn't the place to..."
Stoke Your Fireplace Design With Decorative Screens and Doors
Keep wayward sparks in while setting your fireplace ablaze with style, with a screen that suits your hearth and home
"setting your fireplace ablaze with style, with a screen that suits your hearth and home... aesthetic, fireplace doors and screens keep your fire safely contained while being a beautiful... in your fireplace's design. Whether custom made or store bought, these works of art... slightly used fireplace that could use some updating, try replacing the screen or door for... touch to fireplaces! Fire is dirty therefore the tools are dirty. Don't like it then..."
Decorating the Mantel: Create a Fireplace Focal Point
If the "haphazard disarray" school of style has your mantel as a student, consider these techniques for a more artfully balanced arrangement
"a cool fireplace screen... houseweeks1, it depends on how whole fireplace is constructed... to me fireplace to work with. One thing to think about is that over a fireplace may... paint the fireplace soft white-cream. I will maybe post some before and after photos... against your fireplace surround for an easy display.Decorating your mantel symmetrically... design tool. It's automatically pleasing to the eye. Try basing a mantel display around..."
Clean-Burning Woodstoves Ignite a Greener Heating Trend
No need to rely on oil or gas to heat your home — new woodstove designs burn cleanly and are beautiful to boot
"traditional fireplaces and older woodstoves cause can leave you feeling less than cozy... mention Malm Fireplaces - a family run company which has been making fireplaces in their... the hand tools. The problem with fireplaces is not that they burn wood, it's how they... smoke from fireplaces at ground level. The open fireplaces I eschew really aren't worth... burning fireplaces. Scary. I stopped having all but the occasional fire. Love the..."
Updated Woodstoves Keep Home Fires Burning
"open fireplace) and we're quite cosy - just like with an open fireplace, care needs... for a fireplace insert - a woodstove fitted into the fireplace, more or less - you'll... a gas fireplace, although admittedly, we'd have to reline our chimneys. This very... a gas fireplace we installed more recently when we built an addition to the home... the gas fireplace to get a fire is great, as well, and the larger glass front makes..."
11 Tips for Picture-Perfect Mantel Styling All Year
The garland is gone; the holly is history. But you can keep your mantel arrangements artful no matter which decorations you choose next
"with fireplace on flat wall, BUT what about ideas for fireplace in a corner of the... large fireplace accessory like a wood stand or tool set to balance out the lower... over the fireplace during the holidays that was the full focus of this corner. When... brick fireplace. Any tips for styling a floor to ceiling tradditional brick fireplace... but the fireplace hasn't changed much. I love your ideas. My problem is a corner fireplace..."
How to Paint Brick Like a Pro
"brick fireplace white and began with a primer as suggested above. Then I experimented... brick fireplace? Would Kiltz be a good primer for brick? When I paint brick I mix... brick fireplace if you could see the exterior patio of brick from that room? I've... d? My fireplace surround is covered in a horrid, glossy white white paint. I am... painting our fireplaces; thanks for this so much My neighbor used stain instead of paint..."
Breakthrough Budgeting Info: The Houzz Real Cost Finder Is Here
"interactive tool that helps U.S. homeowners do just that. It’s called the Real Cost Finder... finding the tool useful. Though the current tool supports only the U.S., we are looking... into this tool. Had a chance to play with the tool a bit. It will be useful to assure... great new tool, unfortunately my current remodel is for a basement and there is no tab... see this tool but disappointed when "basement" was not listed as a choice. I would..."
My Houzz: Peeling Back Layers in a 1908 Home
Hidden fireplaces, buried hardwood and covered beadboard resurface thanks to a Mississippi couple's DIY efforts
"idden fireplaces, buried hardwood and covered beadboard resurface thanks to a Mississippi... several fireplaces in the process. “I never thought I would ever sand a floor or... had 6 fireplaces after seeing 6 separate chimneys connected in the attic. (Most of... of the fireplaces are now boarded up.)... pulling tools are for. Save your neck when you do the rest of the floors. The fabric... above fireplace. Is there a place I can see paintings you have for sale? Beautiful..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Holiday Mantel
Do reindeer prance or lights dance above your fireplace during the holidays? Share your decorated mantel with us
"above your fireplace during the holidays? Share your decorated mantel with us... around the fireplace. Do you hang your stockings there, and if so, how? Do you have access... picture. Our fireplace mantel Our Christmas Mantle So what do you do when you don't have... mantel and fireplace is surrounded by our large Christmas tree on one side and then by... for the fireplace mantel with some of my blue and whites. I decided to order my greenery..."
10 Home Fixes That Require a Pro
With some home improvements, your best tool might be the phone. Here are some areas in which it pays to make the call
"your best tool might be the phone. Here are some areas in which it pays to make the call... proper tools could endanger your neighbors or future owners at your house (lead paint... stove or fireplace installation. Fire safety is the biggest concern, but this also is... beyond the fireplace itself, such as insulation. Attempt it yourself, and you're literally..."
Choosing Hues: Roll With the Color Wheel
Inside Houzz: Ideabooks Propel a Major Chicago Remodel
My Houzz: From Underused Dining Room to Family Hangout
"ven a fireplace didn’t help this dining room’s popularity, until an interior designer... figured a fireplace and ample seating would do the trick. “I came up with several strategies... area" for tools that somehow never make it back to the work bench... . Removing the... on the fireplace. I very much like the repositioning of the table. Not sure about... like the fireplace had beautiful craftsman style tile on it. And then they replaced..."