Thinking About DIY Fireplace Surrounds? Read This First!

by Alice Faggi | December 8, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Your fireplace may not need a full makeover, but a simple update. With a fireplace surround kit, homeowners can start thinking about a DIY approach for a new fireplace look. If you’ve always wanted a different fireplace surround, consider this post as your go-to resource for getting started.

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How to Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel for Christmas

by Alice Faggi | December 6, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Here's some inspiration for getting your fireplace mantel holiday-read this Christmas season!

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Decorating Mantels: Liven Up the Holidays With Our Christmas Mantel Tutorial

by Alice Faggi | December 1, 2016 at 8:00 AM

It’s time to dust off the boxes of Christmas decorations you store in the attic, discover new mantel décor ideas, and give your home a festive makeover. As the holidays approach, we love taking the showcase mantels at Eldorado Stone and transforming them from rustic fall ensembles into heartwarming Christmas focal points. Follow our step-by-step tutorial to turn any mantel into a beautiful and personalized holiday display.

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Fireplace Surrounds: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

by Alice Faggi | November 17, 2016 at 8:00 AM

The fireplace surround gives a fireplace its frame. Typically made from wood, stone, composite, brick, or concrete, the surround transforms the fireplace into a modern design element, a traditional statement piece, or a rustic setting. If you’re interested in updating your fireplace surround, avoid the common pitfalls of custom construction.

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5 Steps for Decorating Your Mantel for Fall

by Alice Faggi | November 15, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Ready for fall? We're here to help you get in a festive mood with our instructions for decorating your perfect fall mantel.

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Use These 3 Steps to Transform Your Space with a Fireplace Makeover

by Alice Faggi | November 10, 2016 at 9:00 AM

A fireplace is a focal point within the home. It draws the eye and sets the tone for the décor and furniture. If you want to update your home without a major remodeling project, consider making over an old or outdated fireplace. Freshen up your home with a new surround, the right mantle, and the right accompaniments. We’ll show you how.

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5 Steps to Creating the Perfect Fall Mantel

by Alice Faggi | November 3, 2016 at 8:00 AM

As the weather finally turns crisp and the leaves begin to turn, autumn is officially upon us. As October comes to a close and we look forward to November, we realize Thanksgiving is just on the horizon. If you’re entertaining guests this holiday season, begin your festive decorating preparations now. Follow this step-by-step guide to turn your mantel into a festive celebration of the Thanksgiving season.

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Fireplaces: 8 Warm Examples You’ll Want for Your Home

by Alice Faggi | October 20, 2016 at 8:00 AM

As fall settles in, start thinking about how you want the focal point of your space (the fireplace) to look. From a stone fireplace to a modern take on an old shiplap mantel, your fireplace represents the home, your style, and your personality. Explore these fireplace surround ideas to find the perfect design for your home this year.
8 Fireplaces to Consider for Your Home
Here are some of our favorite fireplace surround ideas, including all kinds of materials, colors, and accents.

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8 Step Guide to Decorating Mantels This Halloween

by Alice Faggi | October 6, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Decorating mantels gives homeowners an opportunity to change the look and feel of a home for the season or a holiday. On Halloween in particular, mantel décor ideas range from witches and potions themes to more traditional pumpkin and spider web layouts. Consider giving your mantel a spooky makeover in keeping with the theme of the day.

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How to Create a Fireplace That’s a Focal Point of Your Home

by Alice Faggi | April 21, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Everyone's dream home is different, but there are some design elements that are truly timeless. A hearth is not only functional but also beautiful and a stone fireplace is a nod to tradition that doesn't necessarily have to be traditional. From country to contemporary, elegant fireplace design invites social gatherings and special moments.

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