The fireplace on the main level of our house should be a beautiful focal point of the living area, but it was…. Several other green products were used including low VOC paints, natural stone countertops, and engineered hardwood flooring in the basement. After brightening the masonry, step back and see how your mantel fits into your fireplace decorating project. For the ultimate in luxury, consider a see through fireplace that connects the indoor space with the outdoor space that you can enjoy year-round.
Additional pieces of marble were placed in the sunroom bookcase windows. Wuensch Construction did this by removing the wing walls in front of the existing shower and removing the dropped soffits over the existing shower and tub. The shutters on the side of the house were custom-stained to work with the shingle color and front door color, then we added a bit of burgundy and red as an accent to the side metal roof, cushions on the porch and flowers.
This outdoor entertaining area has the fireplace as its main feature made of beautiful natural stone. A natural stone fireplace enhances the large living area. Contemporary and sleek – this high gloss wall houses the simple fireplace and dramatic grid wall of white – a fantastic contrast to the brick walls in the room.
Once we have the pieces cut we then need to square the sides to the window casing. We chose a field stone with various colors from Sunset Stone and in order to get all the pieces to fit into this giant puzzle, I went out into the garage and used some of the kid’s sidewalk chalk to draw out the areas we needed to cover with stone.
If your mantel displays candles, sculptures or vases in equal measure on each side, try shaking up the scene on your hearth with a stunning set of fireplace tools at one end, and a gleaming wood holder at the other. We started by painting primer on the walls and ceiling of the sunroom.