Thursday, October 11, 2012

Styling a fireplace

One thing I wish our little house had room for is a fireplace, especially this time of year. Besides providing some glow and crackle, a fireplace would give me a mantle to decorate.

Many older homes have fireplaces that are no longer functional, yet they can still be a focal point in the room.

Here are a few ideas I shared with a client some time ago:

Or, if you're like me and don't have a fireplace, you could do what this talented blogger did. Using a vintage mantle she created a faux fireplace. Amazing!

Stacked Log Tutorial at The Hunted Interior

It's awesome! Although it might be a few years down the road, I'd like to use this idea to cozy up our basement when it's finished.
2 comments on "Styling a fireplace"
  1. In our old house I'd always style our fireplace with birch logs in the off season. Now we have a gas log set, with -you guessed it- birch logs.

  2. Hi there, thanks for visiting my blog today! So glad to be introduced to you and yours! And funny timing: I am sitting her procrastinating a fireplace design for a client. Lovely inspiration here.



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