Three Top Flooring Matches for Your Fireplace

Finding and installing flooring options to go along with your home’s fireplace is not all that difficult, but may require more consideration than you originally thought. Whether you prefer to surround your fireplace with wood, tile, carpet, or another material, there are things you should consider before installing each type of flooring.


Surrounding your fireplace with hardwood flooring can give the room both a modern and natural look. The only major deterrent, though, is the fact
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9 Perfect Fall Mantles

Today I want to showcase something that often gets overlooked around here … mantles! We get so focused on the fireplaces themselves that sometimes we don’t remember to appreciate how wonderful a mantle can make that fireplace look! So without further ado, here are 9 fall mantles that I think are just perfect:

From Turnstyle Vogue:

From Serendipity Refined:

From Sophia’s Decor:

From Dimples & Tangles:

From Megan Brooke Handmade:

From 52 Mantles:

From The Frugal Homemaker:

From Maria Elena’s Decor:

From Our Prairie Home:

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The Best Fireplaces on Twitter

From Twitter user @CBringuez:
Christine writes: “Lobby of our hotel. Wish I could bring that fireplace home!” What a gorgeous set up! Quite cozy looking.
From Twitter user @danidarcy93:
Dani writes that this is “one beautiful fireplace.” And that’s hand-painted wallpaper in the background, so this is all kinds of awesome & gorgeous!
From Twitter user @TuRkEeSH:

He says this fireplace would give you “Coziness Without Problems.” Since it’s portable, this fireplace would be a great addition to any home. Then you can have
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7 Environmentally-Friendly, Anywhere Fireplaces

Bio-Ethanol fuels, and other “green” fuels, have become increasingly popular lately. It seems silly to say that being environmentally friendly is a trend, but it is! And it’s a trend I love. Now we can have fabulously decorated houses … without worrying about what effect we might be having on the environment. To that end, I would like to show you seven gorgeous bio-ethanol/green-fueled fireplaces. They are from our newest Pinterest board: Green-Bio Ethanol.

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3 Contemporary Corner Fireplaces To Save Space & Add Style

Contemporary fireplaces are stylish alternatives to the traditional brick-and-mortar variety. But contemporary fireplaces can sometimes be so large that it feels as if there is hardly any space left over for furniture! Corner fireplaces can solve this problem by taking up only a fraction of the area that a traditional fireplace would. If you’re looking for stylish & space-saving, a contemporary corner fireplace should fit the bill! Below are 3 drool-worthy fireplaces to get you
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