Cute idea for a faux fireplace: Old crate filled with logs, greens, pinecones, and lights.This would look great on the porch by the front door! Or place it by a painted wall square surrounded by molding for a faux fireplace in any room!
Practical shelving makes the most of the alcove space in this living room, with a large space on the bottom shelf to store logs to fuel the traditional wood-burning stove. Light wooden flooring is teamed with a fresh white rug to match the sofa.
floating "built-in" shelves in alcoves to either side of fire place; lower cabinets with punch tin fronts to store stereo & speakers; upper cabinets for books & knick-knacks; largest spacing between shelves is
This reminds me of my first flat. Classic Victorian house interior with an original fireplace, books in the alcove. However I wasn't stylish enough to have those wonderfully chic grey walls with high white accents.