Today I am so inspired by a recent post on by Kev and Layla at The Lettered Cottage. They used design software (and TONS of vision) to make this:
out of this:
Pretty amazing, right?
So I got to thinking about other amazing fireplaces. Here are some great ones, falling everywhere from ultra-sleek and modern to as traditional as can be: :
|close up, DecorPad|
I love the look of built-ins squeezed into smallish spaces like the ones surrounding this fireplace. It adds a touch of the unexpected and makes the room look so complete.
|unknown, via DecorPad|
|John Coolidge Photography|
I've seen this next room dozens of times, and every time I do, I like it more and more. In addition to the woodwork over the mantel, I really like how the designer used glass in the side walls rather than the half walls like you might expect to see.
|Buttrick Wong Architects|
Even painted white or plain brick looks great with the right accessories:
Just like in the first photo from The Lettered Cottage, this one has an off-center fireplace. I think it looks perfect in this room:
Shabby-chic done right:
I can't think of anything better than an outdoor fireplace like this one on a cool spring night, glass of wine in hand, surrounded by family and friends!
|Erica Georges Dines Photography via Atlanta Home|
|Julie Albert via Style at Home|
I love how Nate Berkus adds a quirky element to all of his rooms, like the ardvark(?) on the mantel!
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