How To Drastically Change The Look Of Your Fireplace In Seconds

There are only so many fireplaces out there in the world. Some of the most fantastic fireplaces you’ve seen might actually be the same as the worst offenders. How you decorate & design around your fireplace is just as important as the actual fireplace itself. Choosing brick or stone … or painting either of those … can make a dramatic difference in your room. Today, I wanted to show you a magnetic fireplace screen with doors that drastically changes the look of a fireplace – in
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Guest Post: What Do I Include In A Lighting Plan?

How to plan the lighting for a specific room in your property.

When taking on major redevelopment work or adding new rooms to a property through an extension then you need to create a lighting plan. It is best to complete the lighting plan at the same time as you do a plumbing or electrical brainstorm. In the ideal world a plan is put in place where you don’t have to consider any current electrical points or cabling – this gives you the freedom to place the sockets and cables where you need them.

The best
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Recipe: S’mores Dip

Over on our Pinterest account, we’ve been hard at work bringing you really fun fireplace ideas. Today, we decided that while there are some truly spectacular fireplaces out there, part of the fun is hanging out around them. To that end, we have just added two new boards: Food by the Fire & Drinks by the Fire. Occasionally we will post some of our favorite recipes from those boards here on our blog. Today is one of those occasions.  Presenting … S’mores Dip!

Let’s give credit where credit is due here. This recipe is originally from
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What Is A Zero Clearance Fireplace?

If you’ve been shopping around for a fireplace and have come across the term “zero clearance,” you might not know what that phrase means. Often, the description of the fireplace has “zero clearance to combustibles” as well. If you’ve been wondering “what is a zero clearance fireplace,” you’ve come to the right place!

A zero clearance fireplace is a factory-built fireplace that is constructed to be placed safely against combustible materials (such as walls and floors). This eliminates the
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