Fall is here! Take a look at this beautiful fireplace mantel display. With a combination of artificial and real pumpkins, Indian corn and some leaf garland, the warm colors pop against the Brick-Anew, Twilight Taupe background.
The mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, says he wants to cut down on air pollution by placing a ban on all new wood burning fireplaces, according to the Washington Post. The mayor wants new fireplaces to use alternative methods of fuel such as natural gas which would not emit as many pollutants into the air as burning real wood .
Almost everyone loves the sound of the crackle and pop of a wood burning fire in the fireplace but due to new environmental regulations in some areas, fireplace lovers are in search of realistic looking gas logs to take the place of the wood they have always burned.
Inspiring summer fireplace decorating – check out these ideas for stack books in the firebox and easily achieve this creative display!
We know how important it is to make a first impression when we meet someone for the first time.
Designer Laura Putnam tells the story about how she made a sad room happy on her blog, “Finding Home”. She was working with a client who had an older home with all the 80’s decor you can imagine…plaid couch, textured wallpaper, oak cabinets, and worst of all a big old dark red brick fireplace that seemed to suck the air out of the room.
If your firebox is the focal point of your fireplace and your fireplace is the focal point of your living room, what do you do with that big, empty space during the summer months when you’re not burning a fire?
Ed had been looking all over town near the Pittsburgh suburb where he lives for doors to fit his Majestic pre-fab fireplace. “No one had doors that would work for me”, he explained. “Everyone seemed to carry masonry doors but not the type that fits zero-clearance or pre-fab metal fireplaces.”