Adara Noya Fireplace January 21st, 2018
This living room gets added drama with a white back-painted glass mantel and fireplace surround that replaced a traditional paneled fireplace. The glass-and-metal mantel is kept sleek thanks to minimal accessories. The key here is to vary the height of the accessories to keep the eye moving along the space.
Fioralba Emma Fireplace January 17th, 2018
I love a good fireplace. If you are a member of the always-cold club you know what I’m talking about. Sitting in front of a roaring fire is my idea of cozy. Whether you love the smell and crackle of a wood-burning fireplace or the ease of a gas-burning one choosing the right facing is a big decision.
Mariette Josephe Fireplace November 06th, 2017
Fieldstone. This rustic family room includes a fireplace made from stones that look and feel as if they were found in an adjacent field. The wood mantel and a raised hearth beg for family gatherings. Faux fieldstone is now available for those who are looking for a more budget-friendly alternative to this look.
Irmentrud Vreni Ottoman October 28th, 2017
Serena & Lily is never short on preppy or pretty options and this customizable ottoman is no exception. The options are truly endless — all the way down to the piping. This ottoman will be a long-loved piece in your home.
Fioralba Emma Ottoman October 26th, 2017
For a twist on the pouf trend look no farther than this leather piece from Ballard Designs. Striking a balance between sturdy and sweet it will make the rounds throughout your home.
Adara Noya Ottoman October 25th, 2017
Don’t let the white fool you; this upholstered cube from Ballard Designs is anything but basic or boring. And it’s actually available in myriad colors and patterns.
Mila Avdotya Fireplace October 23rd, 2017
Many of the new prefabricated metal fireboxes don't even require a chimney. Only if the fireplace is meant to be wood burning is there a need to vent smoke up and out. If it's solely a gas-burning fireplace a direct vent (directly outside behind the fireplace) or a no-vent solution works just fine.
Mariette Josephe Ottoman October 20th, 2017
Optional seating. Whether it is styled in the form of a box or a chair on short legs an ottoman is upholstered and can be used as a seat. Perhaps not as comfortable as an armchair but sufficient as an emergency or alternative seating option in your home during parties or when a crowd of friends descend upon you. It can be stored away under a table and pulled out when needed - or rolled out if your ottoman is fitted with casters.
Irmentrud Vreni Ottoman October 19th, 2017
A round ottoman is great for a sectional with a wedge or rounded corners. With no corners it is easy to get around.