Fireplace Ideas And Tips
There is nothing else that comes close to
changing the decor in any room like a fireplace. It not only
adds warmth physically, but it adds it visually as well. If
you're looking for fireplace ideas and designs for your home,
consider a few of these tips.
One of the first things to decide on is
whether you are looking to have a contemporary fireplace design
or a more traditional design. Naturally, there are good and bad
points to each.
The one thing you'll want to keep in mind is
that you want the fireplace to maintain the same overall design
theme of the rest of your home. You wouldn't want a mismatch of
a contemporary or modern fireplace in a traditionally designed
What Is Your
Before you get too far along with your
fireplace ideas you want to keep your overall budget in mind.
You may find that you simply must scale back your dream
fireplace for something more practical.
There's many ways of using different
materials, but maintaining the same fireplace design idea you
initially had in the beginning. Perhaps you need to use faux
granite instead of the real thing, or you can use a less
expensive type of wood for the fireplace mantle. There are many
ways around this that will still give you the design you
What About Ideas For An Existing
For many, redoing an existing fireplace is
what they are looking for. And there are many fireplace ideas
that you can incorporate here.
- Install a fireplace insert. Not only will
it improve the appearance, but also it will be much more
- Add fireplace tile to the face of an old
run-down fireplace. Or you could add a new stone face to it
or an art deco design.
- Install a new fireplace mantle. Consider
a new fireplace mantle design to dramatically liven up the
look of your existing fireplace.
These are only a few of the many different
fireplace ideas you can put into action. Take your time and you
will find yourself with the dream fireplace you've always