What's in Style: Fireplaces

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Creative Homeowner, 2002 - House & Home - 127 pages
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A fireplace, whether wood-or gas-burning, is one of the most popular amenities desired by homeowners. In fact, it's not unusual to find more than one fireplace in many houses. Whether a homeowner plans to add a second unit or wants a new look for one that's vintage, What's In Style-Fireplaces offers lots of fabulous ideas for blending a fireplace into any room's design. 167 beautiful photographs and 14 full-color illustrations accompany expert advice for designing and using a fireplace for optimal enjoyment. Readers will learn how to choose the right type: will it be functional or purely for ambiance? Great decorating tips show readers how to create a focal point with a fireplace, how to arrange furniture in relationship to it, and how to create style on the mantel and fireplace surround. What's In Style-Fireplaces also examines the latest outdoor fireplaces, stoves, and all of the up-to-minute technology. A bonus section lists manufacturers and other product-related sources, as well as Web sites and professional associations that can help with the project.

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Joanne Still is a versatile writer who reports about design and new products for magazines, including Woman''s Day Special Publications.

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