powered by
Discussions
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Professionals
Users
my after fireplace
ruthyoDecember 10, 2012
this is after
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
michigammemom
Found it! Great transformation. The space looks so much more contemporary without the red brick.
    Bookmark   December 10, 2012 at 1:49PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
tennisanyone
Now I found the after pictures. I still don't like those two chair in front of the fireplace. Try moving them across from the couch and move those other two chairs near the fireplace minus the table and rug. Your rug near your sofa should be bigger or use nothing right now. The scale is very off.
    Bookmark   December 10, 2012 at 1:58PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bdennison
Love it. Great job
    Bookmark   December 10, 2012 at 2:19PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
decoenthusiaste
Would you consider using the skinny rugs as wall hangings? I agree with tennisanyone about the chairs. Would prefer the chairs in front of the sofa go to flank the FP and the others come to this end.
    Bookmark   December 10, 2012 at 2:19PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ruthyo
thanks..soon the carpet will be replaced by hardwood floor. I wish the rug was bigger. It is Persian..the smaller rug is nolonger in front of the fireplace. I intend to move the chairs as suggested. will send anoither picture when done. Before and After..After ruthy
    Bookmark   December 12, 2012 at 8:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
christmas12
the persian rug under the glass table is awsome :)
    Bookmark   December 12, 2012 at 9:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
karen paul interiors
You know what, I didn't see the before pictures but I think your after pictures show so much promise. Yes, there are many things you can do to improve the space, however, in the meantime I think you've done an admirable job. As for the size of your Persian rug(s)....too small, yes! Do they add something wonderful to the space?.....yes. So, I find the room charming at this point. Now, if there is something you want to change or if you are asking how it can be improved, well, that's a whole different scenario. Your room as it is at the moment is way better than so many other interiors we see day in and day out. Now, that said, if you really feel a need to continue working (fine tuning) this room, well, your Houzzers are here for you always. :)
    Bookmark   December 12, 2012 at 9:25PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
bdennison
Here is a picture of the BEFORE fireplace she mentioned. Covering all that brick looks great.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2012 at 3:35AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Gabberts Design Studio
Wow! Looks amazing! Love the colors you chose for this room.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2012 at 4:52AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Carolyn C. Interior Decorator, Brampton, ON.
Nice job. I agree with Karen Paul, there is still lots you can do to make them.

Consider a larger piece of art and go right over the beam on the wall, (maybe that could be the same as the wall colour as well to minimize it. Leave the ceiling white. Or two larger pieces one on either side of the beam.

A larger area rug as well.

See the attached for inspiration.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2012 at 4:52AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Carolyn C. Interior Decorator, Brampton, ON.
I agree with Karen Paul. Nice start, but there is a lot more you can do to make the room sing.

I might consider painting the entire fireplace wall the same colour. I think it might unify the space and make it feel more important. Curious to hear what others think - I could be completely off base here :-)

Consider larger art above the couch, either one large piece and go right over the beam (maybe that could be the wall colour to minimize it) or two large pieces one on either side of the beam.

A larger area rug with your blue and orange shades and pillows that tie into your colour scheme.

See attached for inspiration.

Great start.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2012 at 4:55AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Carolyn C. Interior Decorator, Brampton, ON.
image
    Bookmark   December 13, 2012 at 4:58AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
karen paul interiors
I very much like the idea of pulling your rust over to the other side, replacing your current lamp with the one pictured in the rust base/white shade. Also like the idea of pulling some of the blue down onto the sofa with the pillows as show (good choices). I still prefer the color mix in your current rug, over and above an all rust rug....much more interesting.
    Bookmark   December 13, 2012 at 9:07AM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Who's got a "Before and After" to share?
I'd LOVE to see them! Who doesn't love a great transformation?...
Emily Hurley
Love my large living room....HATE my fireplace.
I think that there is too much brick background to...
Jennifer Farmer
Before & After Fireplace Photo
The Before Photo- is quite boring and plain. The After...
Wyland Interior Design Center
before and after fireplace
Our client lived in a 3000 square foot house that was...
Dan Davis Design
Fireplace Mantle update/before and after
Last week I asked for suggestions on what to pair with...
jjt50
More Discussions
Please help completing my great room
It is a very bare space at the moment as I have focused...
Stefanie
ı need a living room design
there re my stuff u will see on photos. i need your...
Ilknur Cansızoğlu
Paint color suggestions for open floor plan
My wife and I are looking to change our Peachy Tan...
Bill Ziobro
Living room? Style and color
A few different design options (true-to-life images)...
VANGUARD development
Looking for ideas to redecorate my dinning room and living room
I would like kind of teal or turquoise and white colors...
briadrileo
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.