Updating an old fireplace
The vertical placement of the glass tiles has a fresh spin and the cool factor comes from having the TV hidden behind the mirror.
Retrofitting this safety feature to an existing fireplace isn't difficult.
Whether you're updating the red brick to complement a new decorating style or simply sprucing up the existing decor, inject new life into your current fireplace with a makeover.
Blackened soot, ashes and dust particles can accumulate on the exterior and interior spaces of a fireplace, making the bricks look old and dirty.
Use a medium 120-grit sandpaper to lightly sand any loose pieces of mortar or crumbling brick on your fireplace.
Next, clean the bricks with a solution of vinegar mixed with warm water.
The homeowners gained space by eliminating the huge stone wall, and the brighter wall color makes the room seem even bigger.
The combination of rich earthy colors gives this fireplace a classy arts-and crafts vibe.