Fire in the hole! | Better After
It appears that this was a functioning fireplace at one time, although it seems you could only make like, the tiniest fire ever in there. Doesn’t that fire-hole look so teensy? I’m sure there’s a better name out there for it than ‘fire-hole,’ but honestly it looks like it could only hold half a log at a time. But enough about me fixating on this fun-size fire-hole. Let’s see how awesome the whole thing looks now that Shannon got her hands on it. She beefed up the mantle, de-beefed all that…
DIY Decorating Project Idea: Faux Stacked Log Fireplace Facade
If you’re stuck with a non-functioning fireplace, forgo the stacked books and candles in favor of rustic logs that give your room a nice warm feeling. Before you start imagining all the spiders that might be crawling in and out of your living room, we’re going to let you in on something: they’re not real! Well actually, the logs are quite real, and the ones used by Pepper Design Blog are neatly sliced eucalyptus wood.
DIY Sat. 170 - How to Decorate your Holiday Mantle (Video)
How to Decorate your Holiday Mantle. Watch a video and see tips for using color, lights, and natural elements for a welcoming fireplace mantle.
Cote de Texas - Top Ten Design Elements – #2
Continuing on with the Cote de Texas - Top Ten Design Elements, the choice for second place should be quite obvious to readers of this blog. Since linen took first place, slipcovers come in second place: these two elements naturally go hand-in-hand. While the benefits of slipcovers are extremely well-known, slipcovers can still be quite divisive. Some people love them and swear by them, while others loathe them with a capital L. Few are in the middle. My love of slips is solid - almost all…
Sprucing Up An Unused Fireplace
If you’re blessed with a fireplace, it better be it’s probably the focal point of your room. And while it’s rare to see a neglected mantel, the inside of the fireplace is another story.