Published at Wednesday, September 11th 2019, 03:46:26 AM by Laurence Schlicher. Fireplace. Shake things up at home by painting an old, red brick fireplace a bold and unexpected shade. Jennifer, the crafty do-it-yourselfer behind The Suburb Experiment, pulled off the look of Staffordshire brick, which is a gorgeous shade of blue, using paint. The trick behind this project is using paint to tint the bricks instead of thickly covering them with flat color. To do the blogger combined one part blue paint and one part white paint with around four parts of water. Then she applied the homemade color wash to each brick using a brush. Then, before the paint dried, she wiped off the excess color using a clean, dry rag.
Published at Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 23:48:31 PM by Laurence Schlicher. Fireplace. A fireplace should be cozy, so you might be inclined to stay away from a modern design for fear it`ll look too cold and stark—but that`s a serious misconception. Sure, it can definitely read that, and if that`s what you`re going for, more power to you, but you don`t have to sacrifice homey vibes in the name of clean lines. Let these fireplaces prove to you that modern is the move.
Published at Tuesday, September 10th 2019, 18:48:15 PM by Laurence Schlicher. Fireplace. The best modern fireplaces, much like the best modern homes, pay homage to the past without being restricted by it; they incorporate the best of what came before while looking ahead and welcoming what is to come.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 09:17:41 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. The black metal and exposed chimney of this modern fireplace design lend themselves well to a 60`s-inspired room. When set against a large picture window, the boxy frame is echoed perfectly, giving a sense of continuity without being too uniform, as well as offering a welcoming view when the weather gets a bit too dreary. The stark black metal can seem a bit harsh in a smaller space, so complement a fireplace like this with low, angular furniture to make the room seem taller, and bright splashes of color to update its retro-chic feel.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 08:29:04 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. This stunning design is all about modern, clean lines. The clear glass of the chimney ensures that all emissions are carried out of your home, without obstructing the view. This modern fireplace design is perfect for a spacious, light-filled home and beautifully echoes the large glass windows for a continuous theme throughout the living area. The mirror finish of the base gives the illusion of a floating fire, while opening up the floor plan. Pale wood floors and neutral furnishings ensure that this luxurious design will be the focal point of any room, making it the perfect centerpiece for an inviting entertaining area.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 07:47:09 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. This is an example of modern fireplace ideas that create a stunning monochromatic effect when paired with similar shades of wood furnishings. Wood paneling lends a timeless effect to a sleek, modern design, while the elevated hearth breaks up the large expanse of wood, keeping the look freshly clean. For a more striking look, dark wood paneling against a lighter floor and walls instantly draws the eye and makes for a natural entertaining area. The wood stacked along the wall lends a rustic, visually interesting touch that doesn`t disrupt the clean lines and sleek aesthetic. Beautiful plants in varying shades of green make this a perfect design for nature-lovers.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 06:54:35 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. Few can deny the nostalgic joy of a good old fashioned fireplace, to say nothing of the warmth and heavenly glow provided on a long cold night or at an intimate gathering.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 05:18:14 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. From cast limestone to stacked marble, nothing heats up a room like a beautiful stone fire surround. To help you discover the best option for your home`s style, we gathered up the chicest stone fireplace ideas for every taste.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 03:57:52 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. Light it on fire, use it to decorate or do both, because wood is HOT this year! Advancements in combustion engineering technology have transformed the environmental efficiency of wood burning fireplaces. Modern wood burning fireplaces burn wood longer and more completely, which means owners of modern wood fireplaces spend less money on fuel, less time stoking the fire, and less time cleaning the ash drawer.
Published at Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 03:15:51 AM. By Laurence Schlicher. If you are looking to refresh or replace your outdated fireplace, you have come to the right place. From luxurious marble to eye-catching tile these fireplace ideas from our favorite interior designers and bloggers will ignite your inspiration.