10 December, 2012

Get your cozy on!

by Lisa Peck, ASID
A fireplace is always a cozy focal point of a room, right? Not if it is poorly designed and proportioned. Here is a before and after using the same fireplace box and surround. LiLu designed a new mantel and surround to add to the scale and create a real focal point and a cozy seating area within a vaulted space.
 
Before the fireplace is under-scaled and bland.
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After the fireplace creates a cozy focal point within the larger space.
[caption id="attachment_12241" align="aligncenter" width="538" caption="AFTER"][/caption]