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I’m settling into my remodel house while I build my future home Val-ore House.  The last few details have been added including the fireplace surround. I had concrete fabricated to look to like soapstone.
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Here is a look at the fireplace before and during the remodel. What do you think?
Fairview Cottage Front Room Before & After
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I named the home Fairview cottage and wanted it to have a quaint feeling. The cabinets in the kitchen were too current for a cottage feel, so I added color to create charm and add dimension to the space.
Fairview Cottage Before Kitchen
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In the dining nook I painted the walls High Reflective White by Sherwin Williams. I added some interior details below the windows and had a custom phrase hand painted above the windows.
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Fairview Cottage Interior

January 25th, 2018

Welcome inside Fairview Cottage. Keeping with small affordable changes, in the remodel I started by painting everything High Reflective White by Sherwin Williams. I added the beams to relate to the mantel and stained them to match the kitchen cabinets. I toned down the fireplace because I had wood furniture and didn’t want it to look too heavy. I am replacing the tile with a black concrete material. So keep following and I’ll reveal the final result.
Fairview Cottage Front Room Before & After
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When arranging a room I look at it architecturally. To balance the large window behind the couch I used a big piece of art on the opposite wall.
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The whole composition on this wall was designed to relate to the fireplace wall opposite of it. The elements in these spaces could be smaller so I selected the piece with the multi colored drawers instead of a solid chest which would feel heavier in the space and wouldn’t be as effective in the grouping and scale of it all.
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