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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..."
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
Get remodeling and product prices by project and U.S. city, with our new, easy-to-use interactive tool
"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..."
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
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..."
7 Outdoor Fire Features Fuel the Soul
Spark some backyard bonding with a fireplace or fire pit, taking inspiration from these shining examples of great design
"with a fireplace or fire pit, taking inspiration from these shining examples of great... reading and tools, but there is a good support forum on the Forno Bravo website that will... a gas fireplace to our patio make-over and we love it! I designed a large fountain... double-sided fireplaces Linger longer. When a fireplace is within an enclosed space, such... gas-powered fireplace that has seating arrangements on both sides.A word about using gas:..."
Houzz Tour: Whole-House Remodeling Suits a Historic Colonial
Extensive renovations, including additions, update a 1918 Georgia home for modern life while respecting its history
"and five fireplaces, but not the right kind of spaces for a family with three young... and a fireplace had wound up in a hallway. The owners had worked with Nilsson on... the old fireplaces, pocket doors, and transom but I can also appreciate the modern... educational tool. We see the moldings, we see the high ceilings and we see the pocket... and the fireplaces) It is in the addition that there is definite veering towards..."
How to Get That Modern Scandinavian Look
It's not all stark design and clean lines. Scandinavian decorating is surprisingly warm and ventures well beyond white
"6. A fireplace. No Swedish home is complete without a fireplace or a stove.... power tool in his life, built very similar chairs from just a picture. This is a... in-wall fireplace surrounded by an eclectic mix of modern and traditional elements... color. The fireplace is the center of the home. This traditional Swedish tiled stove..."
Kitchen of the Week: An Elegant 18th-Century Remodel
A 1790 kitchen in New Jersey is remodeled with modern appliances, cabinetry and finishes while keeping historical character in mind
"brick fireplace might be intimidating to some designers, but Ironwood Cabinet Design... brick fireplace was outfitted for modern functionality with a stove and became the... brick fireplace and the cabinetry. Bravo! The kitchen is gorgous, I love the blue... brick fireplace surrounding the stove. Those bricks would limit your cooking space... heavy-looking fireplace seem more delicate and beautiful. The rolling library ladder was..."