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Fireplaces That Catch the Eye
Frameless, low to the ground, dual sided ... these fireplaces go beyond run-of-the-mill to offer extra visual appeal
"these fireplaces go beyond run-of-the-mill to offer extra visual appeal... A fireplace — from traditional to modern, wood to ethanol and everything in between... used our fireplace this past winter. A recent project needed a fireplace face lift... Fireplace I want a fireplace in my home too but it's not cold enough in Brisbane... have a fireplace they don't use for heating. The put a bunch of candles in it instead..."
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... pinecones for you? Are lights involved? Please tell us about and post pictures of your... collection for the fireplace mantel with some of my blue and whites. I decided to order... so much for sharing! Each year we create a new look. This is our look for 2012! I like..."
8 Artfully Asymmetrical Fireplaces
Playing with placement, shelving and lighting can make an otherwise standard fireplace the focal point of any room
"standard fireplace the focal point of any room... transform any fireplace from drab to daring. Check out these asymmetrical fireplaces that... Fireplaces add design value to any interior space, but those that appear to be more... asymmetrical fireplace. Here are a couple I would like to add. Thanks for such an interesting... looking for a fireplace to just place it in a corner, then I would recommend the ones... Thanks for this collection of photos. We are working on a project in Hollin Hills..."
Fabulous Fireplaces Heat Up the Modern Home
"fabulous fireplace design. A fireplace adds warmth to a space and creates an ideal place... place for gathering and entertaining. Plus, it acts as a focal point for the room... adapted for any home, at any price point. Browse thousands of fireplace designs... face the fireplace to make the most of the room. Most of these designs are custom, but... of the fireplace. Doing a fireplace remodel is one of my favorite projects. There..."
"A fireplace is one of those rare design elements that is right at home in any space... possibilities for materials and styles is virtually unlimited. Here are a few of my favorites... Arabesque fireplace design when she moved into her new home. We drew up a more rustic... style fireplace is ideal for smaller spaces. Pairing a fireplace with a unique architectural... to the hearth. In this contemporary space, the fireplace has been strategically built..."
3-Season Rooms: Fire Warms a Pergola-Covered Pennsylvania Patio
Amish-milled lumber and local bluestone set off a focal-point fireplace beautifully in this comfy outdoor living space
"focal-point fireplace beautifully in this comfy outdoor living space... space for this family of four, he created a new patio that extends their living space... outdoor fireplace, they now have a living room and dining room that they can use until... useless for heat unless you sit very, very close to it. Any suggestions for an inexpensive... does the fireplace flue have to go, in order to avoid sparks falling on the roof? Is..."
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
"techniques for a more artfully balanced arrangement... a cool fireplace screen... houseweeks1, it depends on how whole fireplace is constructed... didn't work for me. Good luck. Thank you Frenchdecor for your comments - lots of ideas... to me fireplace to work with. One thing to think about is that over a fireplace may... Thank you for this piece. I have one ugly mantelpiece which is the only part of the... grateful for any suggestions to help with this project. Thanks! Thank you Vanessa!..."
Room of the Day: A New Family Room’s Natural Connection
Stone and wood plus earthy colors link a family room to its woodsy site and create a comfy gathering spot
"adding a fireplace, cabinets, windows, millwork, layers of texture and comfy seating... on this fireplace. We have a 1982-era orange brick fireplace with a similar orientation... Nice fireplace! I really like how the countertops of the built-ins match the hearth-... of the hearth! Beautiful and functional. Even though they don't use the logs, it's... stone fireplace (similar to the one in our open-plan living/dining room)--it's out..."
Design Workshop: Smart Ways to Store Wood Outdoors
Consider size, location, protection, air circulation and, of course, style for storing your firewood
"allowing for easy access in the dead of winter and to the outhouse when combined trips... account for. Whether you heat entirely with wood, or it supplements another heat source... wood in a fireplace for many years, it pollutes the air horribly and causes the deaths... in the fireplace and then it only holds enough for the weekend. I agree with Sartarehare... summer my fireplace sits dormant for 6 mo of the year, additionally we have fire restriction..."
Great Space: New Take on Cabin Chic
"ChandelierFireplace: Spark Modern Direct Vent Gas FireplaceNext: Take a tour of this... Beautiful FireplacesBrowse: Photos of fireplaces in designMore contemporary living rooms... modern fireplace is the first thing that catches the eye in this stunning photo. This... six-foot fireplace is accented by a simple gray wallpaper, which almost has the appearance..."
Idea of the Week: Driftwood Mantle
"arrested for removing a piece of driftwood from the beach. Great idea, great execution... surround and hearth as well. love it! Love the eclectic mix of furniture, the simplicity... renovate my fireplace, that's what I think I'll place - hopefully I find one first! great... "But for us, that's part of the fun of reusing something unique and reclaimed."Our... stunning fireplace surround made from pieces of petrified wood. Woodmeister Master Builders..."
Conquering the Corner Fireplace
"inspiration for decorating around your corner fireplace, with or without a TV. Each room... believe the fireplace should be the focal point of a room and try to centralize their furniture... corner fireplaces. When a homeowner has this concern and lives in a subdivision, you... ideas for tackling your problem. Take courage homeowners, and be empowered once again... corner fireplace. Thanks for taking this on! Love it! I now have several great..."
Firewood Kindles Summer Style
Clever ways of storing firewood in the warm months enrich your interior with texture, richness and practicality
"Thank you for sharing your ideas. Charmean Neithart Thank you, Charmean! Having a fireplace... asking for trouble. It may look nice, but let them eat the wood outdoors.... Up Your Hearth for Fireplace SeasonMake Your Fireplace the Focal Point... make the fireplace corner even more practical by adding more storage baskets and seat... to your fireplace, but you can get creative with your approach. In this example, the..."
Homes That Might Be Trying to Tell You Something
Happy range hoods, a judgmental fireplace ... once you start noticing faces around the house, you may see them everywhere
"judgmental fireplace ... once you start noticing faces around the house, you may see them... screws for eyes, toggle for nose and the a round something for a mouth) and I think... looking for faces in photos for the rest of the day. The 5th picture down (house with... looking for a pair of gothic arched mirrors to put over a red fireplace - specifically... fridge for its face. This is not so far fetched. For years auto designers have been..."
"stone for walls, fireplaces and more requires a patient approach to placement... technique used for exterior cladding, fences, garden walls, supports, pool surrounds, fireplaces... in this fireplace is dry set, with no mortar joints. Stacked stone creates a surprisingly..."