Built ins next to fireplace. Storage was our main priority with the fireplace built ins but were also craving more space to display our seasonal items. I wanted something with a bit of texture but nothing too busy. Extreme fireplace makeover find this pin and more on built in next to fireplace by marilyne t.
Beautiful built ins really do make my heart go pitter patter. The fireplace was a little tricky. Its mostly white with a mixture of greys and beiges.
After about two years of considering our options hiring vs diy we went ahead with adding built ins around our fireplace on our own. Tiling fireplace built ins. I needed to add some depth to the fireplace before putting a finishing piece of crown molding.
Fireplace built ins the yellow cape cod. Fireplace built ins design concept. Other built ins are in the same plane as the fireplace.
The light wood of the cabinetry and shelves echos the color of the hardwood floors while the white molding complements the homes architecture. Tiling the surround was up next. Decide on symmetrical or asymmetrical.
Many fireplace built ins are stepped back by several inches to accommodate the depth of the fireplace while providing usable storage that isnt too unwieldy. Stepping back the built ins offers a bit of visual relief particularly useful in a small room. Im excited to show you the built ins diy ed by todays guest blogger.
Tv over fireplace wall shelving units on each side. I went with a 624 ledgestone that we found at a local tile store ottawas euro tile stone. After the fireplace details were in order the carpenter secured the two shelving units on both sides of the fireplace.