This is actually a cool option for the stairways. The main stairway could have art this way up, as opposed to pictures.photo gallery up stairs, neat and organized. From the article Joanne Hudson’s Beach House in Philadelphia Magazine
Make your own fireplace.no chimney required. Use an old mantle structure and have several candles serve as your "fire." This lovely vintage room lends itself perfectly for this idea well. White mantle and mirror, candles and lanterns.