Can you believe it? The same fireplace in in both these pictures, and no structural changes were made… just a little bit of paint and fabric… and elbow grease.
Yes, this is what they started out with: click here to read the rest of the story…
In the family room at ‘Our House’ I recently installed a fireplace and brick chimney chase all by myself!
You maybe noticed it in this picture I showed you a little bit ago when I told you how I turned these plantation shutters I found on Craigslist into a giant folding screen behind the sectional.
Well, there on the right is the brick chimney and fireplace I installed, all totally on my own.
Last night I was running errands from the truck to the stores, then another, stop for dinner, then another store, and it was cold out! On top of the cold, I was tired, I got to the point where I just couldn’t get warm, and all I could think of was how much I wished I was home in my cozy house, where I knew I would be warm.
Fortunately for us, we don’t have to be super careful with keeping the thermostat at a moderate temperature to conserve the LP gas usage… Why? Because we heat our entire house, all 4600 square feet of it, with a read more