May 8, 2013

More fireplace progress

Hi friends,

The best of news today - our carpenter installed the initial structure for the new fireplace surround and built-ins. It just needs doors and finishing touches and it can be painted. As a reminder, this post shows the different stages the fireplace has gone through to get to this point

The room does look quite a bit different with this progress. Maybe even a little more closed in but I think its going to look more sophisticated. And I am so happy to be rid of the old ugly brick.

Next on the list - we need to do something with the fireplace box. Any suggestions? One thought is to fill the firebox with wood like this:

Or in a less dramatic way like this:

And for today's thought du jour:

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