Home is where the hearth is. Whether you are searching for the perfect fireplace for your kitchen, living area, bedroom, or outdoor room, you can find the right look for your situation. Choose from modern, traditional, stone, or brick surrounds or give your existing fireplace an attractive and affordable makeover.
BHG.com / Housekeeping / Fireplace Magic Fireplace Magic Want to add a cheery hearth to your living room? It's not as hard as you might think, thanks to direct-vent and vent-free fireplaces. These general
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your best Christmas decorations, and now we get to brag on your creativity! Our editors have selected favorites from your hearth and home and compiled them in one idea-generating spot. We've focused on your concepts for dressing up the Christmas mantel
Add warmth to your hearth with a trio of cheerful red wreaths.
Nontraditional holiday colors -- green and orange -- inspired this rich hearth setting.
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Fireplace and Stove Basics
Just about every traditional fireplace, regardless of construction, has a few consistent features. The hearth generally refers to the space in front of the firebox, but the term is often used to refer to the whole fireplace. The unseen
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the kids won't even realize how much you're learning as you see candles and soap made in cast iron, food cooked in open hearths , cloth made on spinning wheels, horses shoed, cows milked, fields plowed. If you're looking for a time machine for your
Our Favorite Bathroom Upgrades
water-resistant remotes. To protect your television, keep bathroom humidity levels in check with proper ventilation. Glowing Hearths Put a fireplace in your bathroom to enjoy the sight and warmth of a roaring fire as you relax in the tub or do evening stretches
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