Mantel Ideas for a Warm & Cozy Fireplace

The fireplace mantel is where we show off what is best about our home. There are so many fireplace mantel ideas out there to choose from.  No doubt, it’s a popular spot for family photos and quintessential annual school pictures. Yet it also highlights our personal taste, acting as the anchor for a cherished piece of artwork, one-of-a-kind decor from a favorite vacation spot, or a stately mirror that reflects all that is good in your home. Fireplace mantel decor reflects our style and substance all at once. Here are a few mantel decorating ideas to get you started. [...]

Gaming and Pool Table Room Sizes

Let's take a look at a very popular request: a pool table room or game room. Who doesn't love having a space set aside just for fun? Do you love your current home and/or its location, but a pool table room addition or upgrade would make it your ultimate dream home?  Then why incur the headache and expense of moving, when you can improve your existing home for a fraction of the cost? But before we delve into figuring pool table room sizes for your new space, we need to make a few design decisions. [...]